Syndicate content
Analysis
Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters on Sunday evening
11/08/2014 - Analysis: Turkey presidential election 2014

Erdogan presidential win unlikely to unite turbulent Turkey

Outgoing prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the simple majority he was hoping for in Turkey’s first-ever direct election for president.
Lawyer Edip Yigit in  Diyarbakir
09/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey-Kurd peace process faces uncertain future as Erdogan stands for president

Turkey’s Kurdish minority has high hopes of the peace process started under Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is standing for president in Sunday's election.
Selahattin Demirtaş
01/08/2014 - Explainer: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkish presidential candidates: Selahattin Demirtas

Selahattin Demirtas could be called the Gezi Park candidate in Turkey’s presidential election.
Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu
01/08/2014 - Explainer: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey's presidential candidates: Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu

Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu is not a politician but an academic and diplomat, who has headed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for the past nine years.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses an election rally
01/08/2014 - Explainer: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey’s presidential candidates - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan ends more than 10 years as prime minister with an impressive level of support, despite vocal opposition in some quarters.
A pro-Erdogan rally in Diyarbakir, south-east Turkey
31/07/2014 - Analysis: Turkey presidential election 2014

Erdogan defends Islamic AKP’s pro-business record in Turkey’s presidential election

Turkey’s current Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to change job in the first-ever direct election of the country’s president this month. After last year’s opposition protest, will the majority of Turks endorse the pro-business policies of his Islamic AKP party?

Nicolas Sarkozy, TF1, Wednesday 02 July
03/07/2014 - Explainer: France

Sarkozy claims magistrates out to get him in pugnacious TV comeback

Sarkozy is back. Not in the way he had envisaged, not at a time of his choosing, but totally back.

Andrés Iniesta in 2011
12/06/2014 - Brazil World Cup 2014 player portraits

Will Iniesta’s skill save Spain’s place in the World Cup sun?

Andres Iniesta is acknowledged as one of the greatest players of his generation.
Lionel Messi playing for Dan wasan Barcelona with Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Real Madrid
12/06/2014 - Brazil World Cup 2014 player portraits

Can Messi win his place among the football giants?

Is Lionel Messi the Mozart of modern football? And can he make beautiful music for Argentina in the Brazil World Cup? If he does, the little man will have a place among the soccer giants.

Cristiano Ronaldo in April
12/06/2014 - Brazil World Cup 2014 player portraits

What makes Ronaldo so good?

Ronaldo has struggled to the top of world football from humbl origins in Madeira. With him onside can Portugal hope to win the 2014 World Cup?

Close