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Alexander Christie Miller

Turkey: Is Restitution of Armenian Property Sign of Greater Public Tolerance?

A campaign for the restitution of an historic Armenian orphanage in Istanbul...

Turkey: Seeking New Cultural Balance

Turks’ growing fascination with the past, a phenomenon known as Ottomania, is...

Turkey: ISIS Recruiting in Turkish Cities?

By now, it's a well-established fact that foreign fighters looking to join...

Turkey: Facing an Uncertain Prognosis on Healthcare

A slowing economy and rising healthcare costs, coupled with a possible crackdown...

Turkey: Istanbul’s Bird-Keepers Vie for the Perfect Tune

On a sweltering Istanbul afternoon, some 60 or so men sit in...

Turkey: Is Law Being Rigged to Help Azerbaijan’s SOCAR?

A David-and-Goliath legal battle between Azerbaijan’s state oil company and a small...

Turkey: Government Now Claims Trials That Helped it Consolidate Power Were a Sham

The massive Ergenekon and Balyoz trials, which helped send a large number...

Turkey: Reform Package Gets Tepid Reception

Turkey’s new democratization reform package may mark a step forward for civil...

Turkey: Taking the 11th Step toward Prohibition?

After a fruitless haggle over a bottle of whisky, Cevdet Yavuz reflects...

Turkey: End in Sight for “Cancer Village”

Ümit Balak may be the only mayor in the world who is...

Turkey: Syria Crisis Becoming Potent Domestic Issue

The Syrian government protested loudly when Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Turkey: Village Preserves “Bird Language” in a Cell-Phone World

In most ways, Kuşköy resembles countless other villages nestled in the Pontic...

Turkey: Eco-Damage Sparks Fish Fight in Istanbul

At Köksal Yılmaz’s fish stall along the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul’s...

Turkey: Preserving Kurdish Culture Through the Power of Music

In a sunny courtyard in the city of Diyarbakir in southeast Turkey,...

Turkey: Development and Istanbul's Tale of Two Cities

The subject of Istanbul and its booming growth appears to be in...

Turkey: Could Istanbul’s Building Boom Spur Crime?

A bucket dangles on a string from a top-floor window in one...

Turkey Prepares to Vote, Faces Uncertain Future

Turks go to the polls on June 12 for a parliamentary election...

Turkey: Sizing Up the Impact of Sex on Politics

As Turkey’s June 12 parliamentary elections draw nearer, public attention is focusing...

Turkey: Whistleblower on Toxic Town’s Cancer Problem Faces Investigation

Telephone engineer Yilmaz Hakal remembers as a child catching fish as big...

Turkey Drops Ban on Kurdish-Backed Candidates

Turkish election officials on April 21 approved the bids of seven out...

Turkey: Kurdish Youth Losing Faith in Peaceful Protests

Amed cannot recall the day 19 years ago when the Turkish army...

Turkey: Roman Ruins Lost amid Economic Development

Standing at one end of a half-submerged ancient bridge, Abdullah Sengul reflects...

Turkey: Urban Renewal Push Raises Rights Issue

Water and electricity have been cut off, and the top three stories...

Turkey: Tradition of Camel Wrestling Making a Comeback

In its 2,400-year history, the tradition of camel wrestling in Turkey has...

Turkey: Football Provides Brief Relief for Hard-Pressed African Migrants

At a rundown football stadium in Istanbul, Nigerian team members huddled together...

Turkey: Will WikiLeaks Cables Upset Status Quo in Ankara?

Corruption allegations in US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks have generated some...

Orthodox Patriarchate in Turkey Wins One Battle, Still Faces Struggle for Survival

On the picturesque island of Buyukada in the Marmara Sea about an...