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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.
Escalating war of words between Ankara and Vienna, which suggested Turkey was heading towards "dictatorship" after last month's failed military coup.
A court in Istanbul has issued an arrest warrant for US-based Turkish cleric Fetullah Gulen.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for his former alliance with the Gulenist movement, suspected of orchestrating last month’s attempted coup…
In a scathing attack on western powers, Turkish President Erdogan accuses allies of supporting terror and last month's attempted coup d'etat.
The handling of a pro-Erdogan rally in Cologne over the weekend has further strained relations between Turkey and Germany.
In scenes reminiscent of recent rallies in Istanbul and Ankara, members of Germany’s Turkish community have staged a mass show of support for President Recep Tayyip…
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is dropping all lawsuits filed against people accused of “insulting” him, as a one-off gesture.
Some 99 military top brass have been promoted in Turkey in an overhaul of the country’s armed forces following this month’s failed coup.
In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…
Turkey ordered a further 47 journalists detained on Wednesday as part of a sweeping crackdown in the wake of the failed military coup.
Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.
Ankara says the measures are necessary to ensure stability. But concerns are being voiced about the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.