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Quango

So, What Was Boris Johnson Doing in Copenhagen Anyway?

Lathering up autocrats, of course.
Simon Childs
8.6.18
Germany

Politics And Terror Could Hurt Turkish Football

Citing security threats and a fraught political situation, German clubs are no longer going to Turkey, their once-preferred winter training camp destination. Will a player exodus be next?
Brian Blickenstaff
12.28.16
coup crackdown hits turkish football

Turkish Football Federation Fires 94 Referees and Other Officials After Failed Military Coup

President Erdogan’s authoritarian purge has now spread to Turkish football.
UK Sports Staff
8.2.16
News

'I Have a Bad Feeling About This': My Experience of the Failed Military Coup in Turkey

It's been an absurd and frightening few days in Turkey. This is what it felt like to be there.
David Jegerlehner
7.23.16
News

What Boris Johnson’s Crappy, Prize-Winning Limerick Tells Us About the Privilege of Power

The man is a fraud.
Sam Kriss
5.20.16
Çarşı

The Turkish Football Supporters Accused of Terrorism

We spoke with the leader of a Beşiktas supporters group who was accused of terrorism by the Turkish government following demonstrations against President Erdoğan.
Lara Villalón & Pelin Doğan
2.12.16
Highlights

Turkish Football Club President Holds Referees Hostage After Not Being Awarded a Penalty

Locking them up in the stadium seemed like a good idea at the time.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.30.15
VICE News

Istanbul's Gentrification Wars

Meeting Turkey's antigentrification militants – the Revolutionary People's Liberation Front.
VICE Staff
8.11.14
Stuff

Social Media Isn't a Threat to the Turkish Government

Twitter might have turned Erdogan into a TV villain, but it's not going to end his political career.
Boran Guney
3.25.14
News

Protesters in Istanbul Rioted to Save Their Internet

The government don't want people finding out about corruption, so they're trying to restrict online freedom.
Deniz Agah, Photos: Charles Emir Richards
2.10.14
News

The Sixth Day of Fire, Tear Gas and Blood in Istanbul

Protesters and police are still fighting in Turkey.
Esra Gurmen, Photos: Nazim Serhat Firat and Ali Gü
6.1.13