They have graduated from the university, are bilingual and at home in two cultures: college graduates of Turkish descent in Germany. A recent study provides the first statistics about this elite segment of the population and reveals surprising findings.
The moderate Islamist Prime Minister Erdogan promises the realisation of a colossal project for 2023 to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the founding of the modern republic. This project has been criticised for its impact on the environment.
In Turkey, the Armenian genocide is still largely taboo. Despite ranking among the greatest tragedies of the twentieth century, it remains either buried or avoided. But attitudes seem to have changed profoundly—enough that Turkey may finally witness real efforts to bring the history of the Armenians to light.