Gunfire and explosions had rocked both Istanbul and Ankara through the night after soldiers took up positions in both cities.
17 Jul 2016 11:54 AM
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday that 161 people were killed in the coup attempt against the government, with 2,839 soldiers now detained on the suspicion of involvement.
17 Jul 2016 7:38 AM
Troops clash with public, more than 250 killed
17 Jul 2016 7:12 AM
Iran’s judiciary has indicted three detained Iranian dual nationals and a Lebanese citizen also held in the Islamic Republic, the judiciary’s official news website Mizan said on Monday.
12 Jul 2016 7:12 AM
Turkey and Israel will this week start the process of exchanging ambassadors after they signed a deal to restore ties following a bitter row in 2010, Ankara said on Tuesday.
29 Jun 2016 12:46 AM
Turkish police have seized a jewel-encrusted ivory dagger said to have belonged to Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi and which was going to be sold for millions of dollars on the black market, Anado
15 Jun 2016 2:23 AM
The EU’s top diplomat in Turkey has stepped down after a row with Ankara over his criticism of the government’s conduct in a landmark migrant deal, his office said on Tuesday.
15 Jun 2016 12:52 AM
Armenian activists embrace outside the Bundestag after the German legislators voted to recognise the genocide. (Photo: AFP)
03 Jun 2016 7:27 AM
Turkey’s state-run news agency said US-led coalition airstrikes and Turkish artillery fire against the ISIS group in Syria have killed 104 militants.
29 May 2016 12:44 AM
Turkey’s experienced transport minister Binali Yildirim, a steadfast ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was on Sunday named ruling party chief and was set to be also appointed as Prime Minister i
22 May 2016 11:50 PM
The PKK, considered a terrorist organization by Turkey and its allies, has waged a three-decades-long insurgency against Turkey.
13 May 2016 3:58 PM
Erdogan wants visa-free travel for Turks to EU by October ‘at latest’
11 May 2016 6:45 AM
Turkey will develop the necessary policies on visa liberalisation with the European Union and execute them in line with President Tayyip Erdogan’s recent statements, the Turkish foreign ministry spoke
10 May 2016 6:43 AM
A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station on Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people, according to media reports.
02 May 2016 6:24 AM
Turkey has killed almost 900 alleged members of the ISIS group since January through artillery fire and air raids, the state-run Anatolia news agency said on Monday, citing military sources.
26 Apr 2016 6:32 AM
Aid groups launched their largest delivery of assistance yet in war-torn Syria on Thursday after the UN evacuated hundreds of besieged residents, intensifying relief efforts even as peace talks falter
22 Apr 2016 1:33 AM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the European Union Tuesday it needs Turkey more than Ankara needs the bloc, as tensions grew over promises for visa liberalisation in a crucial deal on stemming t
20 Apr 2016 6:25 AM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to the United States for only the second visit of his presidency at a time when relations between the two key Nato allies are severely tested by widening d
30 Mar 2016 7:18 AM
The explosion caused extensive damage to the police lodgings and left a large crater on the road.
04 Mar 2016 2:16 PM
Saudi jets are due to arrive at a Turkish base this week to take part in the air campaign against ISIS jihadists in Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.
26 Feb 2016 6:54 AM