Sinem Koseoglu

Sinem Koseoglu

Middle East

COVID-19 lockdowns take toll on Turkey tea harvest

As thousands of Georgian seasonal workers are unable to access Turkey tea plantations, tea producers turn to local communities for help.

COVID-19 lockdowns take toll on Turkey tea harvest

Middle East

Turkish lira becomes the currency of choice in northern Syria

Syrians take on the Turkish lira as the value of their pound plummets.

Turkish lira becomes the currency of choice in northern Syria

Turkey-Syria border

What is on the agenda for Russia-Turkey talks in Istanbul

Russian delegation, including its FM, arrived in Istanbul for talks on regional issues.

What is on the agenda for Russia-Turkey talks in Istanbul

Middle East

Turkey's seasonal workers face lower wages and extra competition

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened existing economic problems.

Turkey's seasonal workers face lower wages and extra competition

Middle East

Turkey cracks down as cybercrime rises amid pandemic

Country is among many to have seen an enormous increase in the number of phishing sites, designed to steal users' financial information.

Turkey cracks down as cybercrime rises amid pandemic

Libya

Analysis: Turkey is winning in Libya, but challenges remain

Turkey wants an immediate political solution to the conflict in Libya - with or without Haftar's collaboration.

Analysis: Turkey is winning in Libya, but challenges remain

Middle East

Turkey touts 'contact tracers' in bid to curb COVID-19

More than 3,600 people have died since March, but deaths have been falling for 17 straight days.

Turkey touts 'contact tracers' in bid to curb COVID-19

Middle East

Turkey imposes COVID-19 movement curbs before Ramadan begins

To stop the spread of coronavirus, Turkey orders partial lockdown on some provinces and says new infections tapering off.

Turkey imposes COVID-19 movement curbs before Ramadan begins

Middle East

Extreme medical shortages in rebel-held Idlib city in Syria

Idlib people have not faced coronavirus cases, but locals try to take some humble measures, like producing masks.

Extreme medical shortages in rebel-held Idlib city in Syria

Middle East

Idlib humanitarian crisis: Aid agencies struggling to help

Aid workers in the field say they are unable to meet the needs of so many people.

Idlib humanitarian crisis: Aid agencies struggling to help

Turkey-Syria border

Will Turkey succeed in creating a 'safe zone' for Syrians?

Development projects planned for safe return of Syrian refugees, but critics raise questions about feasibility.

Will Turkey succeed in creating a 'safe zone' for Syrians?

Middle East

Hundreds of thousands flee fighting in northern Syria

Displaced people in northern Syria have nowhere else to go as the border with Turkey is sealed.

Hundreds of thousands flee fighting in northern Syria