It happened at around 3am local time during the course of a Turkish-led Syrian rebel operation, according to a statement from the Turkish military.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Turkey's ruling AK Party comes under fire for proposing a law critics say legitimises rape in some cases.
Turkish police have reportedly arrested Akin Atalay, chairman of the opposition daily Cumhuriyet.
The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…
Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition has announced a partial boycott of parliament, after the controversial detentions of it co-leaders and other lawmakers.
The Turkish authorities have arrested the leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party as part of a terrorism inquiry.
Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party has pledged to show a "democratic reaction" after its two co-leaders and at least 11 lawmakers were detained in raids overnight.
A car bomb has rocked the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, reportedly killing at least eight people and wounding more than 100 others.
Turkish police have detained the co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) party as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism investigation.
In Turkey, the pro-Kurdish HDP leaders and other MPs are reportedly arrested as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism investigation.
Months after Turkey’s attempted coup, the purge is continuing.
The Turkish judicial system has been inundated with 70,000 appeal requests by those implicated in the abortive July coup.
Scores of people have been injured in a car bomb attack on local government offices in the southeastern Turkish city of Van.
They are angry about Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria and what they say is the Turkish president's "dictatorial behaviour".
Turkey’s main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu escaped unhurt on Thursday after his convoy came under fire in the northeastern Black Sea province of Artvin.
In a joint operation with the US military Turkey has launched its largest incursion into Syria yet, with the aim of taking control of the border town of Jarablus away from…
The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July.
A car bomb exploded outside the police headquarters in the city of Elazig on Thursday. At least five people died and 146 were injured, 14 seriously.
Turkey’s president has accused followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of being involved in the latest bombings to hit the country.
The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.
Turkish police have raided offices at three Istanbul courts after arrest warrants were issued for 173 judicial staff.
The Turkish president is calling on the United States to choose between Turkey or FETO, an acronym for what Ankara calls the ‘Gulen Terror Group’.
Could hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees Turkey is currently preventing from crossing into Europe be on the move westwards again soon?
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Saint Petersburg.
Turkey’s Justice Minister has said 16,000 people have been detained following last month’s failed coup attempt.