With little hope of working with an orchestra, Mouataz Arian is using his computer to create compositions about the refugee crisis while in exile in Turkey.
Each year we seem to arm ourselves with a sort of collective willful amnesia and forget a basic culinary truth: Turkey, at Thanksgiving or any other time, is the absolute fucking worst.
The knee-jerk assumption that refugees are responsible for the terror in France is moronic and disturbing.
This week, we infiltrated an Islamic cult in Turkey whose followers religiously undergo plastic surgery procedures, visited Rikers Island jail with Carmelo Anthony, and more. Take a peek at where we've been and where we're headed.
Is a girl dressed as a turkey cuter than a dog tangled up in a sweater?
Hanna Bohman, a.k.a. Tiger Sun, returned to the war recently, saying she couldn't imagine returning to her real job.
We met up with the Nobel Prize-winning Turkish author to discuss his 12th novel, A Strangeness in My Mind, censorship in his home country, and writing a novel meant to represent the lower class without any melodrama.
Your support means a lot to us, but the fight isn't over yet.
The Australian government will now take 12,000 additional refugees from Syria. But is it enough?
One vacationer even had a mystery liquid labeled "fuel" poured over him by a guy with a crudely drawn-on beard and an improvised headdress.
Even though California resident Agasi Vartanyan is experienced at hunger striking and doctors are keeping tabs on him, there's some danger in going almost two months without food.
A organization unknown to most Westerners seems to be reasserting its presence in Turkey and could make life miserable for security officials in the years ahead.
Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah reports that the Turkish government has detained a Canadian agent.
It's difficult to play Minecraft without being overcome by blind rage.
Kapil Ghosh spent 20 months trying to survive sharing a room with 50 snoring, sniffing, stabbing criminals.
The Iranian director's latest experimental feature, filmed in secret and smuggled out of his home country, is one of the Berlinale's most highly anticipated premieres.
In recent years, the rights of women, homosexuals, and basically anyone who doesn't fit Tayyip Erdogan's Ottoman fantasy have waned significantly.
The mother of a returned British jihadist who fought for the Islamic State warns that other former jihadists in Britain are "walking time bombs" because of the lack of government support.
Is the animosity between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots still too great for any chance of reconciliation?
Over the past year and a half, regimes throughout the Middle East, from Turkey to the United Arab Emirates, have been snapping up former members of Congress to help push their interests in Washington.
Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
With BAs in International relations and photography, Sarah applies considered thought to what she's shooting.
Gotham now lays claim to Great Depression levels of homelessness, with nearly 60,000 humans sleeping in shelters, on the street, or underground. Can a new mayor change the game?
There will be tears, there will be shouting, there will be someone trampled to death at a store by others who yearn for value and savings. Here's how to get through all that.