Turkey


Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal

2019-05-14 17:52

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country.

Trade war escalation sends shock waves amid sell-offs

2019-05-11 19:04

Emerging-market equities saw their worst rout since October 2018, while currencies extended a four-week losing streak as trade clashes intensified between the world’s two largest economies.

Turkey's election board orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

2019-05-07 10:54

Turkey's top election board has announced that the vote for the mayor of Istanbul, the country's largest city and economic hub, will be re-done.

Turkey investigates Istanbul local election 'irregularities'

2019-05-03 06:03

Turkish prosecutors have launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities made by the ruling party after its shock loss in Istanbul's local elections held on March 31.

Heroic man catches toddler falling from balcony

2019-04-18 12:38

A two-year-old boy, who dangled from a second-floor balcony before suddenly plunging to the ground, was caught by a heroic passerby.

Erdogan faces serious setbacks in Turkish local elections

2019-04-01 21:20

Unofficial results being reported by Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency after all votes were counted show a razor-thin win for the opposition in the race for mayor of Istanbul, the country's largest city and commercial hub.

'No news is good news' for rand at start of week

2019-04-01 10:28

The rand was stable in early trade on Monday morning, after ratings agency Moody's skipped issuing a rating review of SA's sovereign debt on Friday.

WATCH: Australian PM denounces Erdogan for 'reckless' NZ attack comments

2019-03-20 10:26

Turkey's leader told a rally anti-Muslim Australians would be 'sent back in coffins' like their grandfathers in WWI.

WATCH: Istanbul vets make city's stray animals feel at home

2019-02-19 12:49

In Istanbul, stray cats and dogs are not chased from the streets, instead authorities keep them in good shape, feeding them and giving them veterinary care.

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 21

2019-02-10 11:20

The death toll from the collapse of an apartment building in Istanbul rises to 21, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said authorities have "lessons to learn" from the incident.

 

Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber

2019-05-14 06:36

A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported.

Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step'

2019-05-07 20:12

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country.

WATCH: Doll with hair from Jewish Holocaust victim displayed in Turkey

2019-05-07 06:17

The Anatolian Toy Museum in the southern Turkish city of Antalya, has put on display a 78-year-old baby doll with real human hair from a victim of the Holocaust.

Australia leader plays down terror threat at Gallipoli event

2019-04-25 09:33

Australia's prime minister plays down any potential link between the arrest of an a suspected Islamic State group member in Turkey and a World War I battle commemoration attended by hundreds.

Turkey, a democracy in crisis

2019-04-14 14:00

President Erdogan regularly vilifies journalists as "terrorists" while stoking fears of terrorism among his citizens. He frequently eschews facts and voices conspiracy theories, writes Ivan Phahle.

Erdogan sees win in local votes, but loses Turkish capital

2019-04-01 11:38

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in municipal elections but the opposition's success in key cities dealt a significant blow to his party's dominance.

Lira falls as Erdogan suffers blow in Turkey's municipal ballot

2019-04-01 07:36

The Turkish lira fell after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party looked set to lose control of key cities in a vote on Sunday.

WATCH: Would you buy a carpet that has been driven on for 15 days? Incredibly, this is a real antiquing technique!

2019-02-27 09:44

Carpet sellers in Turkey lay their products down on city streets for 15 days and allow cars to drive over them as a way to enhance their overall appeal.

WATCH: Turkey opens govt veg stalls in battle with inflation

2019-02-17 16:00

Battling high levels of food inflation, Turkish authorities opened their own markets to sell cheap fruit and vegetables directly to consumers, cutting out retailers who the government has accused of hiking prices.

WATCH: Death toll rises to 16 In Istanbul building collapse

2019-02-09 12:43

Turkey's interior minister has said the number of killed in the collapse of an eight-story building in Istanbul has risen to 16

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