Erdogan needs to move fast to heal Turkey's divides

The Guardian 22 January 2013
By Fiachra Gibbons

Even for Turkey, where day-to-day politics is conducted at a pitch of tension and paranoia that makes prime minister's questions look like quiet hour at a Trappist monastery, the last few days have been cathartic.

Half the country has spent the weekend red-eyed in front of the TV, in anger as much as sorrow. (continue reading...)