The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Turkey are turning the page on years of strained relations, exacerbated by the 2018 assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Face-to-face dialogue is the order of the day between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
3 Nov 2021
After a summer of devastating forest fires and flooding, Turkey has become the last G20 country to ratify the Paris Agreement. Although it's among the world's biggest economies, Turkey wants UN climate officials to reclassify it as a developing country. That way, it would gain access to funding that could help Ankara adapt its inefficient farming methods. Our correspondents Shona Bhattacharyya, Ludovic de Foucaud and Hussein Asad report from Central Anatolia, where the country's second-biggest lake – Tuz Gölü or Salt Lake – is drying up.
28 Aug 2021
The rotting dinosaur toys outside the abandoned "Wonderland Eurasia" theme park tell the tale of grand ambition, waste and troubles facing the long-ruling party of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
6 Feb 2021
Clashes between students from Bogazici University and Turkish police show no sign of abating. Many students have been arrested, while the interior minister has lashed out with homophobic hate speech over an artwork.
16 Dec 2020
GuardianTV had a chat with the talented Ify Obi the founder of Olive Ankara to discuss her transition from the world of science to the world of fashion. The fashion designer who is a Nigerian-Italian is based in Singapore discussed her fascination with the African Print popularly called Ankara.
19 Jul 2020
Ankara's decision to convert Haghia Sophia into a mosque has been met with disapproval across the bloc. EU chiefs have also been discussing China and Hong Kong during their first face-to-face talks in several months.
16 Mar 2020
Yilmaz S., a lawyer working with the German Embassy in Ankara, was arrested by Turkish authorities in September 2019. The prosecution fits a pattern.
23 Nov 2019
Ankara doesn't take kindly to critics — and has been using Interpol to hunt down Turkish dissidents in Germany and elsewhere. An exclusive DW report.
6 Jan 2018
Germany and Turkey's foreign ministers agree to pull out all the stops to improve ties that have soured due to disputes over Ankara's post-coup crackdown and the arrests of German citizens in Turkey.
12 Mar 2017
The dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands over Ankara's political campaigning among Turkish emigres worsened Saturday as a Turkish official was reportedly detained while the Dutch embassy in Istanbul was sealed off.
11 Mar 2017
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan announce the "normalisation" of ties between the two countries, damaged by Ankara downing one of Moscow's warplanes in 2015.
20 Dec 2016
The assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, and its implications for Turkish-Russian diplomacy. In our other main story, we look at reactions from the German press and abroad after a deadly truck attack at Berlin's Christmas market.