Turkey


Reports: US troops deploy along Syria-Turkish border

2017-04-28 22:06

A Syrian war monitor and Kurdish activists say US armoured vehicles have deployed in areas in northern Syria along the border with Turkey.

Death toll from migrant boat sinking in Aegean rises

2017-04-24 20:48

Greek authorities say a migrant boat sank overnight in the eastern Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, leaving at least 16 people dead, including two children.

Earthquakes hit western Turkey, causing panic

2017-04-21 19:27

Turkey says two earthquakes, both with preliminary magnitudes of 4.9, have shaken the western Turkish province of Manisa.

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.

No Turkish delights for SA

2017-04-18 22:24

It is foolish to invest in politicians whose true aims we could never predict for sure, says Solly Moeng.

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.

Hot spots in emerging markets this week: Turkey, South Korea

2017-04-17 07:50

Easter is keeping some of the world’s markets closed, but it hasn’t stopped macro and political events from piling up.

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.

Turkey detains ISIS suspects planning 'poll sabotage'

2017-04-11 19:06

Turkish authorities have detained 19 suspected ISIS supporters accused of planning to "sabotage" voting in the weekend referendum on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.

 

Turkish woman jailed for 'terror propaganda' in TV phone-in

2017-04-27 12:48

A Turkish court on Wednesday handed a woman who phoned into a top television talk show to complain about military operations in the Kurdish-dominated southeast a one year and three month sentence for "terror propaganda."

Time to contest Turkey's vote results over: Minister

2017-04-22 20:43

Turkey's ruling party and the main opposition party are still embroiled in a fight over the results of the referendum on expanding the president's powers.

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.

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'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".

Erdogan-style moustaches trending in Turkish ruling party

2017-04-13 09:47

Neatly-trimmed moustaches, similar to that worn by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have become increasingly popular among government ministers.

2 Turkish nationals kidnapped in Nigeria - police

2017-04-11 18:33

Nigerian police say gunmen have kidnapped two Turkish nationals from their hotel in southern Nigeria's oil-rich Akwa Ibom state.

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