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'Come home', begs husband after finding wife abducted in 1990

The husband of a Turkish woman kidnapped in Saudi Arabia 27 years ago has pleaded for her to give up her new life and return home.

The husband of a Turkish woman kidnapped in Saudi Arabia 27 years ago has pleaded for her to give up her new life and return home.

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Child dies in Turkish car bomb attack

A car bomb exploded in the garden of a housing complex in the southeastern Turkish town of Viransehir on Friday. A child was killed. 17 people were wounded.

A car bomb exploded in the garden of a housing complex in the southeastern Turkish town of Viransehir on Friday. A child was killed. 17 people were wounded.

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Referendum campaigning kicks off in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kicked off campaigning for the popular vote that aims to create an executive presidency in the country.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has kicked off campaigning for the popular vote that aims to create an executive presidency in the country.

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The woman who returned from the dead to face an impossible choice

She’s the victim of a gripping and extraordinary tale of kidnap that escaping would mean death for either her or the father of her three children.

She’s the victim of a gripping and extraordinary tale of kidnap that escaping would mean death for either her or the father of her three children.

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Robotic arm used to save puppy from well

A puppy that was trapped in a well in Turkey for ten days has been rescued, thanks to a robotic arm developed by students. The young dog, named

A puppy that was trapped in a well in Turkey for ten days has been rescued, thanks to a robotic arm developed by students. The young dog, named

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CIA Director Pompeo in Ankara to discuss the fight against ISIL

Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.

Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.

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The woman who returned from the dead to face an impossible choice

For months, Turkish television viewers have been gripped by an extraordinary tale of international kidnapping; of a wife trapped between two "husbands", when choosing one would mean the death of the other.

For months, Turkish television viewers have been gripped by an extraordinary tale of international kidnapping; of a wife trapped between two "husbands", when choosing one would mean the death of the other.

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Hundreds detained in Turkey anti-ISIL raids

In the biggest round-up in Turkey's efforts to thwart ISIL, close to 450 people are detained nationwide in an overnight operation.

In the biggest round-up in Turkey's efforts to thwart ISIL, close to 450 people are detained nationwide in an overnight operation.

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UK and Turkey sign mammoth defence deal

Announced by May and Turkish Prime Minister Binaldi Yilidirim, it involves BAE systems and Turkish Aerospace Industries working together to develop the TF-X Turkish fighter programme.

Announced by May and Turkish Prime Minister Binaldi Yilidirim, it involves BAE systems and Turkish Aerospace Industries working together to develop the TF-X Turkish fighter programme.

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May talks trade in Turkey for a fresh Brexit boost

Prime Minister Theresa May has left the US and flown to Turkey for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Insiders say it is part of a charm offensive to bolster her hand in negotiations to leave

Prime Minister Theresa May has left the US and flown to Turkey for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Insiders say it is part of a charm offensive to bolster her hand in negotiations to leave

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Turkey threatens to cancel the Greek-EU migration deal

A row over the extradition of eight soldiers it says were involved with last year's coup means Ankara is threatening to cancel the Greek migration deal

A row over the extradition of eight soldiers it says were involved with last year's coup means Ankara is threatening to cancel the Greek migration deal

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Turkish MPs approve bill to extend president's powers

The bill would see changes in the system of government which would allow the president to keep ties with his party and restructure the country's highest judicial body.

The bill would see changes in the system of government which would allow the president to keep ties with his party and restructure the country's highest judicial body.

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"Reina looked suitable for an attack"

Media reports in Turkey say an Uzbek gunman who is said to have killed 39 people in a nightclub in Istanbul at New Year has told police he changed his target at the last moment.

Media reports in Turkey say an Uzbek gunman who is said to have killed 39 people in a nightclub in Istanbul at New Year has told police he changed his target at the last moment.

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Turkey: Hundreds sought over Bylock app

More than 200 military personnel are being sought as part of the ongoing crackdown following last summer's failed coup. They are suspected of using a messaging app the government says was used by the

More than 200 military personnel are being sought as part of the ongoing crackdown following last summer's failed coup. They are suspected of using a messaging app the government says was used by the

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Turkey's parliament backs controversial constitutional changes

Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Brawl erupts in Turkish parliament during debate on constitutional reform

Lawmakers in Turkey’s parliament engaged in scuffles yesterday, January 11, as a heated debate over proposals to expand the executive powers of President Erdogan…

Lawmakers in Turkey’s parliament engaged in scuffles yesterday, January 11, as a heated debate over proposals to expand the executive powers of President Erdogan…