Luftunterstützung im Kampf gegen IS: Erdogan nennt US-Waffenpakete für Kobane falsch

Luftunterstützung im Kampf gegen IS: Erdogan nennt US-Waffenpakete für Kobane falsch

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 22, 2014

Per Flugzeug haben die USA kurdische Kämpfer in Kobane mit Waffen versorgt, zum Ärger der Türkei. Präsident Erdogan kritisierte die Lieferung: Die Kurden in der belagerten Stadt bezeichnete er als Mitglieder einer Terrororganisation. mehr... Video | Forum ]

Internet in der Türkei: Richter kippen Erdogans Überwachungsgesetz

Internet in der Türkei: Richter kippen Erdogans Überwachungsgesetz

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 02, 2014

Präsident Erdogan wollte das Surfverhalten der Türken noch genauer beobachten lassen - doch daraus wird nichts. Das oberste Gericht des Landes hat eine umstrittene Gesetzesänderung kassiert. mehr... Forum ]

Syrien: IS steht wenige Kilometer vor Ain al-Arab

Syrien: IS steht wenige Kilometer vor Ain al-Arab

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 29, 2014

Mit Raketen und Mörsergranaten greift der "Islamische Staat" die kurdische Stadt Ain al-Arab in Nordsyrien an, Augenzeugen berichten von mehreren Toten. Die türkische Armee verlegt Panzer an die Grenze. mehr... Video | Forum ]

The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem

The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 29, 2014

For years, Ankara has been tolerating the rise of the extremist Islamic State. But now that the jihadists are conquering regions just across the border in northern Syria, concern is growing that Islamist terror could threaten Turkey too. By Katrin Elger, Hasnain Kazim, Christoph Reuter and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

Türkei: Erdogan unterzeichnet neues Internet-Kontrollgesetz

Türkei: Erdogan unterzeichnet neues Internet-Kontrollgesetz

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 12, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan verschärft erneut die Kontrolle des Internets in der Türkei. Der Präsident hat ein Gesetz unterzeichnet, das auch die Sperrung von Webseiten erleichtert. Auch ohne Gerichtsbeschluss. mehr... Forum ]

One-Man State: Presidential Election Set to Seal Erdogan's Supremacy

One-Man State: Presidential Election Set to Seal Erdogan's Supremacy

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 06, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan began his political career as a democratic reformer. But those days are long gone. His battles against the country's old elite and the demonstrators of Gezi Park revealed his despotic tendencies. Now, he wants to become president. By Hasnain Kazim and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

For Erdogan, or Against Him: Turks in Germany Get the Vote

For Erdogan, or Against Him: Turks in Germany Get the Vote

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 06, 2014

For decades, Turks in Germany weren't able to vote, neither in their homeland nor in their adopted country. Now, Prime Minister Erdogan has changed that in the search for more support. But the Turkish electorate in Germany is torn. By Katrin Elger and Özlem Gezer more... Comment ]

Soma Tragedy: Erdogan Faces Fall-Out From Mine Disaster

Soma Tragedy: Erdogan Faces Fall-Out From Mine Disaster

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 19, 2014

Across Turkey, the grief sparked by the recent mining disaster in Soma is spiralling into anti-government outrage. Prime Minister Erdogan could end up paying for his insensitive response to the tragedy if he decides to run for president in August. more... Comment ]

Turkey Mine Disaster: Erdogan Loses His Grip

Turkey Mine Disaster: Erdogan Loses His Grip

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 16, 2014

This week's mine explosion in Soma, Turkey has killed almost 300 people and galvanized the country. Now Erdogan's insensitive outbursts, and a video of him calling a man an "Israeli brute," are spurring widespread anger. An Analysis By Raniah Salloum more... Comment ]

On the Stump: Erdogan Lashes Out at Germany in Search of Votes

On the Stump: Erdogan Lashes Out at Germany in Search of Votes

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 09, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan has been sharply critical of comments made by German President Joachim Gauck about his country's democratic deficiencies. His assertiveness plays well with Turks in Germany, who could be a strong force in the next election. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]