• Turkey 2017-04-18 02:39

    By Frida Ghitis

    Turkey's democracy died today

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum over a new constitution that will make him far more powerful, potentially for many more years to come. The result, which the opposition is calling fraudulent, promises to make Turkey less democratic, more bitterly divided and more religious than ever.

  • Erdogan 2017-01-25 01:24

    By Noah Feldman

    Turkey's new constitution would end its democracy

    With all eyes on the U.S. as it inaugurates a new leader, Turkey is preparing to amend its constitution to make its president even more powerful than the American executive.

  • Antonio Tajani 2017-01-21 02:10

    An end to cosy consensus in the European Parliament

    Antonio Tajani’s election as president brings some welcome debate.

  • Turkey 2017-01-21 00:08

    By Michael Daventry

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan is about to make himself a virtual dictator in Turkey

    As you read this, a rapid and turbulent revolution is underway in Turkey. The country's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party is pushing proposals through parliament that would radically alter the system of government.