Fury in Turkey as bombs rip up hopes of peace
Yesterday thousands gathered in Ankara to pay respect to those killed in weekend bombings. Turkey is a vital bridge between East and West. Is it also the key to a global crisis?
Kurds’ poll triumph disrupts Turkish politics
A new left-wing party has prevented Turkey’s President Erdogan from winning a majority in the country’s parliamentary elections. What is next for this unique state?
US air support helps roll back Islamic State
Frightened by the rapid and brutal success of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, its opponents have buried their differences to fight their common enemy. But could it be too little, too late?
Iraq becoming ‘police state’, says report
When US troops left Iraq, President Obama described the country as ‘stable’. One month later, Iraq is rapidly sliding back towards dictatorship. Who is to blame for this disaster?