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Cagri Ozdemir


Ozdemir is based in Turkey

Feature: Could centuries-old tomb be Turkey's weakest spot in Syria or the AKP's Achilles heel?

01 March, 2015

Feature: Turkish officials are lobbying against schools affiliated to Fethullah Gulen, as the rift deepens between President Erdogan and the exiled religious leader.

12 February, 2015

Officials call for the universal teaching of 'Old Turkish' but public opinion is divided and opposition says it is another attempt at Islamising society. Academics are broadly in favour but some also suggest government's motives are political.

31 December, 2014