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From comrade to rival - outgoing Turkish president Abdullah Gül
11/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Crisis in Turkey's ruling party follows Erdogan presidential win

The victory of outgoing Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has meant crisis for his Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip  Erdogan votes in Istanbul
10/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Voters and police turn out in force as Turks cast ballots in historic presidential election

Voting was brisk in Istanbul on Sunday morning as Turks cast their ballot in the country’s first-ever direct election of its 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.

A banner backing Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Diyarbakir
07/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Left-wing candidate Demirtas counts on Kurds in Turkey’s presidential election … but second round may surprise

Selhettin Demirtas is standing for minority rights and a left-wing agenda in Turkey’s presidential election.

Gezi Park a year after the protests against its redevelopment
06/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey’s Gezi Park protesters fear Erdogan presidential victory

In Turkey’s first-ever direct election of its president Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is defending the 12-year legacy of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) in government.

06/08/2014 - Report: France

The homeless become Parisian guides

Former homeless people are becoming guides in Paris as part of their rehabilitation process.

Men sit outside a cafe in Kasimpasa, the home area of Recep Tayyip Erdogan
05/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Who supports Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey’s presidential poll and why?

Turkey’s conservative Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is fighting to become the country’s first-ever directly elected president. He faces two opponents

The Flight of the Dragon is on at the Musée Guimet in Paris, until 15 September 2014
03/08/2014 - Report: Culture

A chance to catch fleeting Vietnamese dragons

A feast of culture, art and history exhibition is open to all at the Asian Arts Museum in Paris, The Musée Guimet, in the year of Vietnamese culture in France.

The body of Somali member of parliament Sado Ali Warsame lies next to a vehicle in Mogadishu
24/07/2014 - Report: Somalia

Al-Shebab murders Somali woman MP

Somalia's armed Islamists al-Shebab have shot and killed a female Somali lawmaker on Wednesday in Mogadishu. Sado Ali Warsameh was the second Somali MP killed in less than a month, police and ...

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo
23/07/2014 - Report: US - Egypt - Middle East

Kerry in Cairo to push for Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo on Tuesday in an attempt to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

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