Thursday, 28th September 2023

Turks blame government negligence for quake devastation

As hope of recovering survivors fades, many grieving Turks are asking why more wasn’t done to prepare for the inevitable. DW spoke to people along the Turkish-Syrian border.


12 Mar 2017
People protest outside the Dutch consulate in Istanbul after the Netherlands barred Turkish ministers from visiting.
11 Sep 2017
Alleged medical negligence - Family accuses medical officials of mother's death.
15 Sep 2017
Many Turks believe President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has renewed their sense of national pride, which they feel is closely tied to Islam.
20 Sep 2017
More than a million Turks have voting rights in Germany but a boycott called by Turkish President Erdogan may keep many away from the polls.
22 Sep 2017
Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico, heads for Turks and Caicos.
9 Jan 2018
People in Turkey are choosing to brew their own alcoholic beverages to avoid high prices in pubs and clubs.
10 Feb 2018
Turkey's offensive targeting Kurdish militia in the region of Afrin is known as Operation Olive Branch. Most Turks appear to approve of their government's new war.
12 Aug 2018
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Turkish citizens to sell their FX savings for lira as he said the nation faces a wave of "artificial Financial Instability."
15 Nov 2019
Again, Sen. Aliero faults NNPC over negligence
22 Feb 2020
Plaintiff sues hospital for alleged medical negligence
28 Jun 2021
Lush, thick woodland and green tea fields coat the slopes of an idyllic valley, a slice of pastoral heaven near the Turkish president's familial home that will soon be gone. A government-friendly company plans to extract 20 million tons of stone from a quarry in the northeastern town of Ikizdere for one of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's latest development projects. The locals are rising up in protest, challenging the government and its priorities in a region dear to the powerful Turkish leader's heart.
8 Aug 2021
Turks react to the deadly fires that have been raging in Turkey for several days. The nation of 84 million has been transfixed in horror as the most destructive wildfires in generations erase pristine forests and rich farmland across swaths of Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean coasts.