Why ‘Turkey’ wants to change its name to ‘Turkiye’?

Earlier this month, Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a communique, tweaking the country’s internationally recognised name from “Turkey” to Turkiye. “The word Turkiye represents and expresses the culture, civilisation, and values of the Turkish nation in the best way,” said the communique. Type “Turkey” into Google, and you will get a muddled set of […]