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Erdogan's Toughest Battle? Turkish president reverses course on key issues (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Erdogan's Toughest Battle? Turkish president reverses course on key issues (part 1)

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THE INTERVIEW

EU policy consigns Greece ‘to deeper depression’, says Stiglitz

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FOCUS

India - Pakistan: A new generation takes up arms in Kashmir

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

The road to exile: A Syrian family’s journey across Europe

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Film Show: Wes Craven, ‘The Brand New Testament’, ‘This Ain't California’

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How Europe’s migrant crisis became a political battle

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BUSINESS DAILY

France cracks down on internship abuses with system overhaul

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Middle East

Episode 5: 'The Standing Man', by Erdem Gündünz

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Text by SAMAR MEDIA

Latest update : 2014-08-09

FRANCE 24 and SAMAR media take a closer look at the complex web of relations between Turkey and its Arab neighbours ahead of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's likely election as Turkey's new president on Sunday.

Erdem Gündüz is better known as "The Standing Man" ('Duran Adam’ in Turkish). A dancer and choreographer, he became famous because of his “stand” taken during the Gezi demonstrations in 2013. In his interview with SAMAR, he looks back at his participation in the Gezi protests and explains his opposition to the ruling AKP party.

Check episode 4: The Turkish economy, by Dr. Ziya Öniş

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Date created : 2014-08-09

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    Episode 4: The Turkish economy, by Dr. Ziya Öniş

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    Episode 3: 'The humanitarian action of IHH, reaching out to Muslims in need'

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    Episode 2: 'Politics and the AKP in Turkey'

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