In an effort to keep Turkish ideals strong in migrants, President Erdoğan has instituted weekend schools. But all is not what it seems.
Elif Shafak’s success is built on great conflict. She illustrates the endless clash between the people and the state, religion and the self, and man against woman.
As Turkey goes to the polls to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, there’s something far more sinister brewing in the background.
Morning! It was an historic evening as Berkeley saw another bloody demonstration, Bernie Sanders’ legacy was ruined and a one-note song played its part in a referendum.
Erdoğan’s moves since the Turkish coup have been compared to Germany of 1933. Have we been too quick to label, and missed the point?
The violence of today, has its roots in the past. As the bloodied pages of history has taught, the carrot is needed alongside the stick to create change.
This Turkish coup might be new in its intensity, but ancient in its origin. However, the wounding of the westernised Turkey is sure to be felt elsewhere.
After the horrors of Nice, collective fear asks for collective safety, but we should be careful what we wish for, for safety also means control.
Morning! What happened while you were catching z’s? More Police were slain in the US, the Turkish Coup got more dark, and we saw Han Solo’s new face.
The week that was, was not very good: more violence in Turkey and France, US political criticism got childish, Sanders supporters full of hot air.
Europe once again heard the doorbell of terrorism on its doorstep, the UK continues to get worse post Brexit, and Australia voted, but we don’t have a leader.
What happened while you were asleep? Well, Turkey was rocked by terrorism, and kept the details unofficial and James Packer will get his Casino. I’ll pop the jug on.
Having lived in both countries, the reaction to Terrorism in Belgium and Turkey are markedly different.
A Prime Minister saves a life, Bushfires threatened countless more and the gaffe of all gaffes at the Miss Universe Pageant. All in Rob Idol’s Current Affairs Wrap.
Rob Idol’s Current Affairs Wrap tackles the multi-faceted downing of a Russian aircraft, Vanstone’s take on Bindi Irwin’s DWTS victory and an epic battle between man and arachnid.
Today’s Current Affairs Wrap on potential outcome for the 12,000 Syrian refugees, the trouble in Yemen and Donald Trump’s latest ally.
Michael Burrill tackles parliamentary funding, Turkey’s bombing of IS/Kurd targets and Gina’s firesale to China, all in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap.
#Anzac100 has come and gone, but for many Armenians, or those of Armenian descent like Ara Sarafian, the day had little reason for commemoration for the genocide it brought.
As the struggle for Kobane on the Syrian/Turkey border rages, with potential fearful consequences for the Kurds who live there, Michael Burrill fears we are playing into the hands of IS…