Turkey

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the controversial referendum over the weekend that granted him sweeping new powers amid accusations of human rights violations. Trump called Erdoğan on Monday to discuss the outcome of the vote, which gives the Turkish president the power to rule by decree and...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
With a new system of government and consolidated power structure, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan could rule until 2029. (Photo: Murad Sezer/Reuters)
In a very close—and closely watched—referendum vote, Turks on Sunday handed...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Turkish women are leading the opposition. This is not a coincidence," writes author and activist Elif Shafak. "When societies slide into authoritarianism, ultranationalism and fanaticism, women have much more to lose than men." (Photo: Guido Menato/cc/flickr)
Turkish citizens head to the polls on Sunday to vote on a historic referendum...