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Umit Bektas

Wider Image: Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom

12 Jul 2019

KHARTOUM After six years abroad, Khadija Saleh returned to Sudan in March to join protesters in the streets demanding change. | Video

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring

07 May 2019

KHARTOUM Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum. | Video

Plundered 'Gypsy Girl' mosaics back in Turkey after decades in U.S.

09 Dec 2018

GAZIANTEP, Turkey Missing fragments from one of Turkey's most striking ancient treasures, the haunting, wide-eyed "Gypsy Girl" mosaic, have returned home more than half a century after they were plundered and smuggled to the United States.

Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats

04 Sep 2018

DALYAN, Turkey June Haimoff first stumbled across a loggerhead turtle on Turkey's southern coast more than 30 years ago. It was a chance encounter that changed her life and the future of the beach she was wandering along.

Young Turk voters show deep divisions of Erdogan era

20 Jun 2018

ANKARA Eighteen-year-old student Sena Su Baysal, a first-time voter in Turkey's election on Sunday, can't remember life before President Tayyip Erdogan took power but she wishes she had grown up in those earlier times.

Turkey's 'Eastern Express' puts romance back on tracks

29 Apr 2018

KARS, Turkey Emre proposed to his girlfriend Mine Nur in a candlelit wagon on the "Eastern Express", a thousand kilometer train ride across eastern Turkey which he says formed the perfect start to their voyage through life. | Video

Escaping 'conservative' Istanbul, women find freedom in pole dancing

02 Mar 2018

ISTANBUL In Istanbul's busy Kadikoy district, a group of women attend a pole dancing class, working out in a gym which many see as a refuge in an increasingly conservative Muslim city.

Breast milk and soot mark Turkey's fading beauty

08 Dec 2017

KIZILTEPPE, Turkey When Ayse Yusufoglu was a girl, she and her friends in southeast Turkey tried to win the hearts of young men in their village using breast milk and soot. | Video

Erdogan tells Iraqi Kurds they will go hungry if Turkey imposes sanctions

27 Sep 2017

HABUR, Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Iraqi Kurds would go hungry if his country halts the flow of trucks and oil across the border with northern Iraq and warned that all military and economic measures were on the table against its neighbour. | Video

Erdogan tells Iraqi Kurds they will go hungry if Turkey imposes sanctions

26 Sep 2017

HABUR, Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Iraqi Kurds would go hungry if his country halts the flow of trucks and oil across the border with northern Iraq and warned that all military and economic measures were on the table against its neighbor.

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