Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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
Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Following an all-out brawl in the Turkish parliament, MPs have approved key measures likely to lead to 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…
Turkish police have arrested the chief legal adviser Erem Turgut Yücel and a former chief executive of Dogan Holding Yahya Üzdiyen as part of the probe into last year’s failed…
In Turkey, lifestyle differences are being touted as a motivation for Saturday's massacre in a nightclub in Istanbul.
Turkish President Erdogan said on Tuesday he had evidence the U.S.-led coalition supports terrorists in Syria, including ISIL and the Kurdish militant groups YPG and PYD.
Twenty nine police officers charged with disobeying orders have appeared in court
The manager of a cafeteria at a Turkish opposition newspaper has reportedly been arrested after saying he would refuse to serve President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a cup of…
Bana Alabed the seven-year-old Syrian girl who captured the imagination of Western media from inside besieged Aleppo has met Turkey's President
Turkey's president blames the PKK Kurdistan Workers Party for a car bomb attack that killed at least 13 people.
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235 people have been detained in raids across Turkey over alleged links to Kurdish militants. The arrests come two days after 44 people died and 150 were injured in twin bombings at a major football s
A court in Athens has ruled that three of eight Turkish officers said to be implicated in July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey should be extradited back to their home…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Angered by the European parliament's vote to suspend EU membership talks, Turkey's President Erdogan threatens Europe with a new wave of refugees.
Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.
Turkey's President Erdogan slams the EU for its upcoming vote on halting membership talks, saying the ballot has "no value" in Turkish eyes.
Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim, whose group is a key force fighting ISIL in northern Syria.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged member states to enlarge the military alliance by ratifying the accession of Montenegro during a summit in…
Several thousands demonstrators have taken to the streets of Brussels to protest against Turkish President’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Turkish President has accused Berlin of not being fully committed to the fight against terrorism. Speaking before a trip to Pakistan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan also claimed to have proof of German supp
A tense atmosphere has marked the latest visit to Turkey by the German foreign minister.
The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a university audience in Istanbul he doesn't care if critics call him "a dictator".
Protests take place in Turkey and across Europe in support of the opposition journalists and pro-Kurdish MPs arrested this week.