The extent of the latest crackdown on civil liberties in Turkey, in the context of the military offensive, raises serious concern that authorities are now using war in northern Syria as a pretext to further crush dissent and inflict fear.
The Russian-brokered agreement concluded on Tuesday highlights how central President Vladimir Putin has become in the Syrian conflict, experts told Euronews.
Turkey will resume military operations "with determination" after a US-brokered ceasefire expires later on Tuesday if promises given by Washington have not been kept, President Tayyip Erdogan said ahead of the visit.
Western countries have widely condemned Ankara for its military operation in northeast Syria, but Luxembourg's top diplomat said they could be dragged into the conflict should Turkey, a NATO member state, trigger the body's defensive clause.
The US president cautioned Erdogan: "History will look upon you favorably if you get this done the right and humane way. It will look upon you forever as the devil if good things don't happen."
Turkey's invasion of Syria aims to crush the YPG, the Syrian ally of the PKK.
Turkeys' president has said he will end the ongoing military offensive in northern Syria if the Kurds lay down their weapons and withdraw from the border.
Apart from the immediate disastrous results for the Kurds who have freed their areas from Islamic State (IS) with tremendous sacrifice, the US troops’ pull-out will have vast security implications for Europe as well.
US President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on Turkey over its military operation in Syria — a move Democrats are calling "too little, too late".
President Donald Trump said Monday he plans to sanction Turkey, a move apparently prompted after numerous Republican lawmakers repudiated him for withdrawing US forces from Syria to make way for Turkey's military operation.
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The Kurdish SDF have been a key US-ally in the fight against ISIS
Erdogan opponent in Istanbul sentenced to nine years in jail for crimes including insulting Turkey’s president
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will "open the gates" for migrants to Europe if international support for a refugee safe zone in northern Syria fails to materialise.
Erdogan's one-day visit comes to Russia comes less than two weeks after a Turkish convoy was targeted in Syria's Idlib province by the Syrian army.
A wave of populist electoral triumphs has been presented by those who have surfed it into power as reflecting a turn in history’s tide. They should know their history better, argues Robin Wilson.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara will launch a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area of northern Syria.
The new British leader's great-great-grandfather was born in Kalfat, in central Turkey, in 1813.
Ekrem İmamoğlu’s election as Istanbul’s Metropolitan Mayor in June, following an increased margin of votes in a second poll, highlights the unfaltering determination of the Turkish people to live in a fully democratic state.
More than 250 journalists have been arrested since that long summer’s night in 2016. Mahir Zeynalov is one of the lucky ones.
President Erdoğan has dismissed the governor of Turkey's central bank in a move that has prompted concerns about the bank's independence
Istanbul’s new mayor Ekrem Imamoglu — a potential major new opponent to President Erdogan — was being sworn it at a ceremony on Thursday.
Thousands of supporters of Turkey's Republican People's Party filled the centre of Istanbul to celebrate Ekrem Imamoğlu's election as the new mayor of Istanbul
Running under the slogan "Everything will be fine", Ekrem Imamoglu confirmed his victory as Istanbul mayor on Sunday. His supporters already see him challenge Erdogan in the 2023 presidential election.
The defeat of Turkey’s ruling AK Party in the rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral race could pave the way to early general elections and ultimately bring an end to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rule, a senior member of the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) told Euronews.
An expert on Turkish politics has told Euronews that the AK Party's defeat in Istanbul's mayoral election could be the beginning of the end of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.