Turkish leader delays Somalia trip

2015-01-23 11:16

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says he has postponed his planned trip to Somalia to attend the funeral of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, a day after a bomb targeted a Turkish delegation in the capital Mogadishu.

Turkish man guilty of killing wife for giving birth to a girl

2015-01-22 16:42

A Turkish man has been given a life sentence for electrocuting his wife in her sleep because he was angry at the fact that she had given birth to a daughter instead of a son.

Turkish policemen get 10-years for killing protester

2015-01-21 13:57

Two Turkish policemen have been jailed on Wednesday for at least 10 years over the killing of a teenage protester during 2013 demonstrations against the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

S Korean cops find ISIS images on missing teen's computer

2015-01-19 13:41

A South Korean teenager who went missing in Turkey near the Syrian border had images of what appeared to be ISIS militants on his home computer, police say.

Turkey says no-fly zone needed

2015-01-16 22:30

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says the Syrian city of Aleppo must be protected from bombardment by President Bashar Assad's forces.

Turkey blocks websites featuring Charlie Hebdo cover

2015-01-14 19:03

A Turkish court has decided to block access to websites featuring the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, state-run news agency Anatolia reports.

Turkey urges citizens to leave Libya 'quickly'

2015-01-08 15:27

Turkey has urged all Turkish citizens remaining in Libya to leave “quickly” due to the deteriorating security situation in the conflict-torn country.

Female bomber hits Istanbul police station

2015-01-07 05:00

A female suicide bomber blew herself up inside a police station in Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district killing one officer and wounding another.

Armed man detained near Istanbul palace

2015-01-02 08:31

A man carrying an automatic weapon has been detained near the Turkish prime minister's office in Istanbul after he threw a home-made bomb at police.


Five killed in Mogadishu car bomb

2015-01-22 18:37

Five people have been killed in a suicide car bombing against a hotel in Mogadishu, on the eve of a visit to the Somali capital by the Turkish President.

Car bomb hits hotel in Mogadishu

2015-01-22 16:39

A suspected suicide car bomb attack has hit a hotel near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, causing casualties, police and witnesses say.

Erdogan foes get wire tapped - report

2015-01-20 16:32

Turkish police have carried out raids targeting dozens of people suspected of a role in illegal wiretapping, a move local media say is aimed at supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan's ally-turned-foe cleric Fethullah Gulen.

3 000 in Turkey linked to ISIS - report

2015-01-17 18:30

Around 3 000 people in Turkey are believed to be linked to the Islamic State jihadist group, a Turkish intelligence report has said, warning of possible attacks by extremists.

Kouachi brothers honoured in Istanbul

2015-01-16 16:05

Scores of men in Istanbul have honoured the perpetrators of the French attacks with funeral prayers.

Bomb found outside Istanbul shopping centre

2015-01-10 15:46

Turkish police have defused a bomb outside a shopping centre in Istanbul, with the city on a high security alert following an earlier suicide bombing.

Marxist group claims Istanbul tourist attack

2015-01-07 22:23

An outlawed Turkish Marxist group has claimed a strike by a female suicide bomber in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district, raising fears of a wave of attacks.

Turkish PM denies bid to stifle graft investigation

2015-01-06 21:08

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says graft allegations against four former ministers were part of a coup attempt.

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