With an Islamist government in power, Turks are debating the roles of religion and of secularism, a major principle of first president Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
The Mediterranean island nation, split for four decades between Greek and Turkish governments, is exploring for energy and starting trouble.
A story of two young students, torn apart by one of the world's most brutal regimes and reunited by the uprising against it
The schools, part of a network of hundreds around the world, aim to create a "golden generation" of educated Muslims by emphasizing science and technology, but some regional governments are worried.
Turkey's youth, once the hope of their country's rise, are increasingly unemployed and politically disconnected
Islamic banks do not charge interest, and share the profit and loss risks of their customers. What that means for their success and for Turkey.