LONG READ: Erdogan loses an election and a new cycle of controlled chaos breaks out. No-one should be surprised

Akin Nazli in Belgrade April 26, 2019

Apparent attempted lynching of opposition leader shows dark polarising forces are again stirring age-old enmities. Populist president has been here before, though not amid such economic turmoil.

COMMENT: The art of the dodgy deal — freeports, fine art and the Azerbaijani Laundromat

Nicholas Kaufmann in Brussels April 26, 2019

Revelations keep trickling in about the extent of the Azerbaijani Laundromat, with the latest tying together controversial Azeri figures, Swiss art dealers and Luxembourg officials close to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.