Turkey has dismissed more than 7,000 police, ministry staff and academics, ahead of the first anniversary of an attempted coup. It comes as
Turkey has opened a vast centre dedicated to housing and educating orphans from war-torn Syria. The complex, in the south-eastern border town of
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected criticism by monitors who say the referendum campaign fell short of international standards.
Turkey says it has “successfully” ended its seven-month Euphrates Shield military campaign in northern Syria.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim made the announcement
Turkey’s interior minister says Ankara could send 15,000 refugees a month to Europe, to “blow its mind.” He said the bloc is
Turkey’s war of words with the Netherlands has worsened after the Turkish president accused the Dutch of carrying out a massacre of
Turkey has announced a series of measures in retaliation for a Dutch decision to block its ministers from campaigning for a referendum.
Officials in several European countries have stopped mass rallies by top Turkish politicians to attract support for a constitutional referendum.
A ban on female army officers in Turkey wearing the Muslim headscarf has been lifted by the government.
The military is the
Two attackers, a policeman and a court worker have been killed in a car bomb and gun assault on a courthouse in
Turkish police have launched raids in Istanbul and arrested 12 people, as the hunt for an attacker who killed 39 people in
A nationwide ceasefire between Syrian government forces and rebel groups has come into effect.
The truce, brokered by Russia and Turkey, which
The body of the Russian ambassador assassinated by a Turkish policeman in Ankara has been flown home.
Andrei Karlov was shot by
A Turkish policeman has shot dead Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia’s involvement in Aleppo.
Ankara has summoned the US ambassador to Turkey to explain Washington’s “unacceptable” comments about Turkey’s anti-ISIS operation in Syria, rejecting any talk of
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has lashed out at NATO, saying the alliance is not fully cooperating with Ankara. In an interview with
Turkey will resume airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, and has asked Russia to carry out joint operations against its “common enemy.”
Nearly 1,400 culled from Army as shutdown of related schools leave NATO allies rattled ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a
Teachers, university deans, ministry workers among huge purges by Erdogan after failed military putsch ISTANBUL — Asserting that “all the evidence” points to
Members of police, civil service, judiciary and Army suspended or detained as EU, US urge restraint ISTANBUL/ANKARA — The purging of thousands of
Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 42 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul airport this week were from
The White House on Tuesday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the attack on the Istanbul airport and said the United States remains
Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up in the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least 36 people
Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon and detained more than 200 people after scuffles broke out at May Day celebrations in
A Turkish court sentenced two journalists to two years in jail for blasphemy today, their newspaper said, after they reprinted a controversial cover
ANKARA — A suicide car bomb went off near bus stops in the heart of Turkey’s capital yesterday, killing at least 34 people
ISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL — Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria yesterday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force
Ten more people have been detained in connection with messages they wrote on Twitter about the suicide bombings which killed 99 people in
Three scientists from Sweden, the United States and Turkey won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry today for working out how cells repair
Turkey’s president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was “about to fall” as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that