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Umut Uras

Umut Uras

Umut Uras is an online producer with Al Jazeera English with experience covering the Cyprus dispute, Turkish politics and EU affairs.

Specialised in international relations and EU studies, he usually writes on foreign policy and diplomacy. He is also interested in human rights issues.

Follow Umut Uras on Twitter: @Um_Uras

Syrian Refugees

Life goes on the Syrian way in Istanbul's 'Damascus Bazaar'

Syrians fleeing the war in their country have found a new home in the heart of Turkey's biggest city.

Life goes on the Syrian way in Istanbul's 'Damascus Bazaar'

Sport

German football federation denies Mesut Ozil's 'racism' claims

DFB insists footballer should explain Erdogan meeting, as Turkish and German politicians slam treatment Ozil received.

German football federation denies Mesut Ozil's 'racism' claims

Turkey

Turkey's emergency ends as bill seeks to keep some of its powers

State of emergency imposed in 2016 is lifted as bill seeking to retain some of its powers is brought to parliament.

Turkey's emergency ends as bill seeks to keep some of its powers

Turkey

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's first executive president

Turkish leader is scheduled to announce his cabinet on Monday, which may result in policy changes in a number of areas.

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's first executive president

Turkey Elections 2018

What next for Turkey after Erdogan's executive presidency win?

New era for Turkey as Recep Tayyip Erdogan becomes country's first executive president with sweeping new powers.

What next for Turkey after Erdogan's executive presidency win?

Turkey Elections 2018

Erdogan wins re-election in historic Turkish polls

Erdogan becomes Turkey's first executive president after winning more than half the votes, election officials say.

Erdogan wins re-election in historic Turkish polls

Interactive

Turkey election: All you need to know about the June 24 polls

Al Jazeera takes an in-depth look at the June 24 snap election in Turkey with all the major players.

Turkey election: All you need to know about the June 24 polls

Turkey Elections 2018

Turkey votes in crucial twin polls: The full story

Erdogan seeks to keep his seat with increased powers after key vote that will transform the country's political system.

Turkey votes in crucial twin polls: The full story

Turkey Elections 2018

Who will Kurds vote for in key Turkey elections?

Votes of millions of Kurds are likely to be a key factor in upcoming polls by tipping balance of power in parliament.

Who will Kurds vote for in key Turkey elections?

Turkey Elections 2018

Turkey's AK Party, opposition scramble for votes ahead of polls

Turkish voters head to the polls on June 24 to simultaneously elect a president and new members of parliament.

Turkey's AK Party, opposition scramble for votes ahead of polls

Turkey Elections 2018

United against Erdogan: Turkey opposition's alliance of necessity

Four politically distinct parties form bloc to challenge Turkish president and his party in key polls.

United against Erdogan: Turkey opposition's alliance of necessity

Turkey Elections 2018

Why Erdogan is entering key elections with a far-right ally

The unconventional alliance between Erdogan's AK Party and MHP seeks to make him Turkey's first executive president.

Why Erdogan is entering key elections with a far-right ally