Turkey puts on trial 17 staff from anti-Erdogan daily

2017-07-24 14:25

Seventeen directors and journalists from one of Turkey's most respected opposition newspapers go on trial Monday after spending over eight months behind bars in a case which has raised new alarm over press freedoms under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Merkel says 'deep differences' remain with Erdogan

2017-07-08 20:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "deep differences" remain between her and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after they met at the G20 summit.

Tense trial opens of alleged Turkey coup ringleaders

2017-05-22 23:17

More than 220 suspects, including over two dozen former generals, went on trial accused of being among the ringleaders of an attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Erdogan visits Trump amid much friction

2017-05-15 21:06

The US is pushing ahead with plans to arm Kurds fighting against ISIS in Syria over staunch objections from Turkey.

Turkey fires 100 more judges, prosecutors in anti-Gulen purge

2017-05-06 09:50

Turkey's judicial authorities have announced the sacking of over 100 more judges and prosecutors deemed to be followers of the alleged mastermind of the July 15 failed coup, in a purge that shows no sign of letting up.

Erdogan revives spectre of death penalty

2017-04-20 20:12

"What George, Hans or Helga say does not interest us!" roars Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "What counts for us is what Ayse, Murat, Mehmet, Hatice say! What Allah says!"

Will death penalty be the death knell for EU-Turkey talks?

2017-04-19 07:28

Turkey and the EU have spent three decades trying to unite, but the EU membership talks seem to be moving toward a permafrost.

Trump congratulates Erdogan after contentious win

2017-04-18 08:54

Despite concerns from monitoring groups, President Donald Trump has called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on his country's referendum expanding presidential powers.

Yes vote gives Turkish lira assets rare break from political pressure

2017-04-17 14:48

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's victory to get more control over policy making won’t stop investors from taking advantage of some of the cheapest assets in emerging markets.

Turkey's Erdogan claims referendum win

2017-04-16 22:03

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a "historic decision".


Turkey marks failed coup that changed country

2017-07-10 13:07

Turkey marks one year on July 15 since a coup attempt aiming to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that failed within hours but etched far-reaching consequences into its society and politics.

Turkey plans to build walls along borders with Iraq, Iran

2017-06-02 08:05

Turkey plans to build walls along borders with Iraq, Iran; wall along Syrian border under way.

Trial begins of alleged Turkey coup ringleaders

2017-05-22 17:02

The trial of more than 220 suspects has opened, including over two dozen former Turkish generals, accused of being among the ringleaders of the attempted coup last year aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey slams 'occupation' of Jerusalem

2017-05-08 22:58

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on Muslims' to stand up for the Palestinian cause, saying the 'occupation is an insult'.

Turkey blocks Wikipedia over 'terror' claims

2017-04-29 20:17

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups.

Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid'

2017-04-19 18:21

Turkey's top election authority has rejected an opposition bid to annul the referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers after complaints of vote-rigging.

Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

2017-04-18 13:47

Turkey's prime minister has called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the president.

Turkish body urges state of emergency extension

2017-04-18 05:07

Turkey's National Security Council is recommending an extension to the state of emergency that was declared last year.

Turkey vote: Fraud ruled out

2017-04-17 12:13

The head of Turkey's electoral board has rejected suggestions of fraud in Turkey's referendum that will grant the president vast new powers.

Turkey decides its 'destiny' in tight referendum

2017-04-16 16:30

Turkey is voting to decide whether to expand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers in a bitterly-contested referendum.

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