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Barçin Yinanç

Barçin Yinanç

Barçın Yinanç started her career in journalism in 1990 at Milliyet Daily, one of Turkey's major newspapers. She worked as a diplomatic reporter covering Turkish foreign policy issues, Turkey–EU relations, transatlantic ties and regional developments from the Middle East to the Caucasus. In 2001, she became a television reporter for CNN Türk, later becoming a program editor for the same channel. She is currently a columnist for the English-language newspaper Hürriyet Daily News. She lives in Istanbul.

Erdoğan vs. the Central Bank

The victory of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) in three consecutive elections is usually attributed to the country’s impressive …

Triumphant and Unrepentant

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) incurred every assault imaginable in the lead up to Sunday’s municipal elections. Now …

Turkey’s Vote of Approval

On December 17, 2013 the followers of the self-exiled Turkish imam Fethullah Gülen declared war on Erdoğan’s ruling Justice and …

Sochi’s Buried Tragedy

Last month I was one of three torchbearers from Turkey to participate in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics relay. While …

Votes for Erdoğan’s Morality

Speaking at a closed-door party meeting, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently said that male and female university students …

Turkey Turns East

Judging from the reactions, as well as from private conversations with diplomats, Turkey’s decision to co-produce a missile defense system …