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Turkey Religion

Erdogan Opponent: 'Religion And Politics Should Be Kept Separate'

Reuters | Gulsen Solaker | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - The main Turkish opposition candidate for president stressed the need to keep religion out of politics on Thursday and called for national...

Sophia Jones

Syrian War Drives Religious Minorities From Historic City

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

ANTAKYA, Turkey -- Azur Havre stands over a lunch of steaming meatballs in a courtyard owned by Sister Barbara Kallash, a quirky German nun who runs a...

Religious-Secular Clashes in Turkish Politics

Peter Henne | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Peter Henne

There is a significant cultural divide in Turkey today. Secular, Westernized and liberal segments of society are worlds apart from conservative, pious communities in the interior of Turkey.

Turkey: Rising Islamist Movements Challenge Secularism (VIDEO)

World Focus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Almost all of 77 million people in Turkey are Muslim, but signs of Islamic faith are noticeably divorced from everyday life. But a growing number of...

Penitents Compete: Turkish Game Show That Tests ProsTurkish game show a leap of faith

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL -- First came "Big Brother," about which many here had their doubts. Then came "The Big Donor Show," a highly questionable Dutch brainchild ...