Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing
Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil.
Syria Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil installations
Wheat growers in northeast Syria battle a blaze in an agricultural field near oil installations in the town of al-Qahtaniyah, in the Hasakeh province near the Syrian-Turkish border as fires have ravaged through vital wheat fields in the latest of such blazes nationwide.
Turkish prosecutor seeks 12-year jail term for Barcelona's Turan
Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Basaksehir, has been charged over a clash with a prominent singer, and prosecutors are seeking up to 12-1/2 years in jail for the Turkey international, state media reported on Tuesday (October 16).
Talks about Turkish currency crisis expected in Berlin
What does Turkish President Erdogan want from Germany and Angela Merkel? People in Istanbul share their views on Turkey’s currency crisis and Erdogan’s visit to Berlin.
Turkish society divided on heels of Erdogan reelection
The reelection of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to change life in Turkey for the unforeseeable future. Nowhere are the resulting divisions in Turkish society more apparent than in Istanbul, where the mood is noticeably tense.
Demands for release of jailed German journalist in Turkey
German Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel is one year behind bars in Turkey pending a trial on charges of terrorism. Human rights groups say the charges are politically motivated. Berlin supporters demand his release.
Turkey seizes tonne of heroin in raid on Congo-flagged ship
Turkish security forces seized more than a tonne of heroin in the largest seizure in recent Turkish history on Friday.
U.S. forces kill Islamic State militant linked to Turkey nightclub attack
The United States disclosed on Friday a secret military ground operation that killed an Islamic State operative seen as a close associate of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and linked to an attack on a Turkish nightclub that left 39 people dead.
Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens after Erdogan's Nazi jibe
A diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands deepens as both sides trade bitter accusations after Turkish ministers were blocked from holding rallies to win support for plans to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.