Turkey ready to send troops to Syria

2016-05-04 17:02

Turkey is ready to send ground troops into Syria if necessary after weeks of deadly rocket strikes on a Turkish region from jihadists across the border.

Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrants

2016-02-08 13:19

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe.

Turkey will not apologise for downing Russian fighter jet

2015-11-30 14:39

Turkey will not apologise for downing a Russian fighter jet along the Syrian border but urged Moscow to reconsider retaliatory sanctions in the hope of calming the crisis, Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu says.

Turkey's coalition talks collapse, snap elections loom

2015-08-17 19:00

Coalition talks between Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party and the far-right have collapsed, increasing the likelihood of snap polls later this year.

Turkey - TNT used in Kurdish rally blasts

2015-06-06 18:54

Turkish officials say TNT and cellphones have been used in Kurdish rally blasts 2 days before the election.

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.

US 'critical of Turkey's inaction over ISIS'

2014-10-08 14:55

Washington is concerned by Turkey’s reluctance to engage Islamic State militants in the Syrian border town of Kobane, a report says.

Minister heads to Europe

2013-06-07 17:28

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is scheduled to leave for Europe for bilateral talks in Belgium, Turkey and Finland.

Turkish PM: Syria used chemical weapons

2013-05-10 17:21

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told an American television channel he believes Syria has used chemical weapons, crossing a "red line" set out by US President Barack Obama.

Turkey remains open to Syrian refugees

2013-01-23 18:06

More than 650 000 people have fled the conflict in Syria, a top UN official says, as Turkey's foreign minister pledged Ankara would continue to accept refugees.


Turkey blames Kurds, Syria for Ankara attack

2016-02-18 15:57

Turkey blames top enemies, including Kurdish militant groups and the Syrian government, for the suicide bombing in Ankara and vowed strong retaliation.

Turkey PM convenes emergency security meeting after blast

2016-01-12 13:04

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has convened an emergency security meeting of key ministers and officials after a suspected attack on Istanbul's tourist hub of Sultanahmet left 10 people dead.

Hundreds march in Ankara against bombing

2015-10-12 20:29

Hundreds have marched in Ankara to condemn the slaughter at a peace rally.

Turkey denies turning blind eye to Islamic State

2015-07-21 16:59

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu rejected accusations Turkey had in the past tacitly supported Islamic State militants operating from Syria and unwittingly opened the door to a suicide bombing that killed at least 32 people.

Pope’s genocide claim encourages racism – Turkey PM

2015-04-13 14:51

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says the pope’s remarks describing Armenians as the victims of "the first genocide of the 20th century" are wrong and encourage racism in Europe, according to dpa.

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.

Turkey ready for ISIS

2014-09-26 22:56

Turkey says it is prepared to take any measure that ensures its own security in the fight against ISIS, keeping Ankara’s options open amid growing pressure from its Western allies for concrete action.

Turkey - 'rising xenophobia' in Europe

2013-05-12 21:53

Turkey's foreign minister has voiced concern about rising anti-foreigner sentiment in crisis-hit Europe, on a visit to Germany where a neo-Nazi cell's bloody murder spree claimed mostly Turkish migrants among its victims.

Assad plan B ethnic cleansing: Turkey

2013-05-08 17:14

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of resorting to a new strategy of "ethnic cleansing" to create a safe zone for his Alawite sect.

At least 17 die in Syria as deadline passes

2011-11-20 14:08

Activists say at least 17 people have been killed across Syria as an Arab League deadline for Damascus to stop its lethal crackdown on dissent expired.

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