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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Not A Game: Erdogan, Maduro, Trump And The Thirst For Power

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G20 To Gaza, Conflicts Among And Within Nations

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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

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

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