Turkey

05Aug 2020

Most of the Christian world was shocked by the recent announcement made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, who declared that the sixth century Hagia Sophia would become a mosque yet again. The decision, which was backed by a top Turkish court who revoked the 1934 decree by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of… Continue reading

19Jun 2018

With less than a few weeks before the Turkish Presidential election, Turkey’s islamists and secularists have shocked the establishment by announcing that they would join forces in order to unseat Erdogan, a move seen as a desperate attempt to oust the Turkish President that has tried to secure a tight grip on the country, ever… Continue reading

24Mar 2017
Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, Fehtulah Gulen, Russia, China, religion, power, Constitution, opposition, AKP, referendum

Seen by mostly everyone as one of the countries that would join the European Union in the next rounds of invitations, the Republic of Turkey has underwent some drastic changes in the last year, both socially and politically. From the massive migration wave caused by the Syrian Civil War – that has brought more than… Continue reading