CUMHURIYET

Cumhuriyet ("The Republic") is a Turkish-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 and headquartered in Istanbul. In 2015, the center-left paper was awarded the Freedom of Press Prize by NGO Reporters Without Borders for its stand against the government's mounting pressure.

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What Divides Turkey And The EU Goes Deeper Than Politics

Fighting with the EU continues Nuray Mert/Cumhuriyet I have been among those who have criticized both the European Union and Turkey's EU membership pro......

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Turkey, Beware Of Erdogan's Blind Faith In Majority Rule

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A Woman's Sacred Right To Wear Shorts — Or A Headscarf

-OpEd- ISTANBUL — After a woman was kicked in the face on a public bus for wearing shorts, President ...

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Turkey's Failed Coup, Why The Official Line Doesn't Add Up

Who knew what and when? Questions linger two months after the coup attempt was quickly stamped out.

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Turkish Editor Can Dundar: Why I Am Forced Into Exile

Can Dündar, a recipient of the *Committee to Protect Journalists' 2016 International Press Freedom Awards who served jail time this past year and was facing another prosecution, announ......

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Turkey, The Boomerang Of Erdogan's Post-Coup Crackdown

Tensions remain high in Turkey following the July 15 fa......

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Erdogan's Post-Coup "New Turkey"? Islamism Disguised As Unity

Both President Erdogan and top opposition parties are focused on national reconciliation. But Erdogan's plans will ultimately exclude democracy.

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As Turkey's Relationship With West Sours, Russia Comes Calling

-OpEd- ISTANBUL — Having survived the coup attempt is not enough to put our minds at ease in Turkey. Turkey is on a road that doesn't lead t......