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Turkey Sledgehammer trial: Key coup sentences upheld

Turkey Sledgehammer trial: Key coup sentences upheld

A Turkish court has upheld the convictions of key military officers ruled to have plotted the overthrow of PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. A retired general accused of being the coup plot organiser, Cetin Dogan, had his 20-year prison sentence ...

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Did Microsoft steal its fonts from the Turkish army?

Did Microsoft steal its fonts from the Turkish army?

The Turkish court that sentenced more than 300 officers on coup plotting charges in September (2012) apparently thinks so. The Turkish military has long set the ground rules for Turkish politics, and this was hailed as a landmark trial. Many ...

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Erdoğan Is Not Turkey’s Only Problem

Erdoğan Is Not Turkey’s Only Problem

Türkan Saylan was a trailblazing physician, one of Turkey’s first female dermatologists and a leading campaigner against leprosy. She was also a staunch secularist who established a foundation to provide scholarships to young girls so they could attend school. In ...

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