Turkish Government criticised

On 30 May I contacted a journalist on the Turkish newspaper Zaman offering a comment on the decision of the Financial Times to throw out the paper’s journalist from reporting a speech being given in the paper’s London office by Turkey’s finance minster Mehmet Şimşek...

A disaster waiting to happen

No one can tell the political fallout that will occur in the wake of the dreadful mining disaster in Soma in western Turkey. Anger at the scale of the disaster was expressed across Turkey and to the remarks made by prime minister Erdogan on Wednesday when he commented...