Angola orders Gulen-linked Turkish school to close

2017-02-15 20:55

Angola has ordered the closure of a school linked to the Gulen movement, which is blamed by Turkey for a July coup attempt, an official source has said.

Erdogan: Troops entered ISIS stronghold

2017-02-13 07:07

Turkey's president says his troops and allied Syrian opposition fighters have entered the centre of the northern town of al-Bab that is a stronghold of ISIS.

Turkey sacks another 4 500 civil servants after coup bid

2017-02-08 08:29

The Turkish authorities have ordered the dismissal of nearly 4 500 civil servants in the latest wave of a purge after last July's attempted coup, according to a decree.

Turkish Nato soldiers seek asylum in Germany

2017-01-29 06:22

Several dozen Turkish soldiers assigned to Nato have sought asylum in Germany, a report says, quoting officers who said they fear jail.

Turkish president warns Mozambique of alleged Gulen threat

2017-01-24 18:30

The group blamed for last year's botched coup attempt in Turkey could infiltrate state institutions in other parts of the world where it operates, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, during a visit to Mozambique.

Erdogan pushes to create powerful presidency

2017-01-21 17:16

Turkey's president has started campaigning for constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of his office.

Turkey, UK agree on importance of Cyprus talks

2017-01-08 07:05

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Theresa May have agreed that key talks on Cyprus are a real opportunity to reach a solution.

Newspaper's cook arrested for 'insulting Erdogan'

2016-12-26 23:03

A cook from a Turkish opposition newspaper is in custody, accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkish PM threatens to reopen borders to migrants

2016-11-25 17:10

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the EU that if it continues threatening his country he will open the border gates and allow hundreds of thousands of migrants to flood into EU countries.

EU warns 'backsliding' Turkey

2016-11-09 22:29

The EU has warned Turkey that "backsliding" on rights after a coup attempt was putting its membership bid at risk.


German police raid homes of Turkish imams

2017-02-15 20:02

German police have raided the homes of four Turkish Muslim preachers suspected of spying for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

New CIA chief in Ankara on first foreign visit

2017-02-09 18:03

New CIA chief Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on his first foreign visit since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

Merkel, Erdogan hold tense meeting

2017-02-02 19:10

In a terse exchange of words, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkey to uphold democracy, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took offence.

British PM reaches $125m jet deal in Turkey

2017-01-28 23:05

Turkey and Britain have signed a deal to jointly build fighter jets during Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Ankara.

Turkish president lands in Mozambique for talks

2017-01-24 14:30

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Mozambique on an Africa tour in which he is promoting trade and asking governments to crack down on institutions linked to Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric accused of organizing a coup attempt last year.

Top press rights defender in Turkey court for 'terror propaganda'

2017-01-11 23:01

The Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders and two other campaigners appeared in court, risking years in jail in a high-profile trial, charged with aiding Kurdish militants.

Turkey fixed in ISIS crosshairs

2017-01-03 21:56

Turkey risks encountering a new level of threat on its own territory from ISIS after the Istanbul nightclub attack.

ISIS 'burns Turkish troops alive'

2016-12-23 11:13

The Islamic State jihadist group has released a video purportedly showing two captured Turkish soldiers being burnt alive.

EU, US have little leverage as Turkish democracy backslides

2016-11-21 19:24

Since quashing a July coup attempt, Turkey's president has used extraordinary powers from a state of emergency to arrest and purge thousands of opponents

Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

2016-10-31 22:28

Turkish police detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, the latest move against the daily that has published revelations embarrassing for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

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