Turkish coast guard intercepts dozens of migrants on Aegean

The Turkish coast guard has apprehended dozens of migrants on the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece. About 60 people, including some Syrians, were brought...

Turkish warplanes target PKK positions in northern Iraq

The Turkish Air Force has reportedly targeted several positions belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq this afternoon, killing and wounding...

Curfew declared in southeastern Turkey

Turkish authorities declared a curfew in the southeastern town of Silopi on Tuesday after Kurdish militants rocketed an armoured police vehicle, killing one officer...

Erdogan suggests PKK supporters could be stripped of citizenship

The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested to a group of lawyers during Turkey's "Lawyer's Day" that supporters of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) could...

Turkey’s Erdogan says Obama spoke ‘behind my back’ on press freedom

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused U.S. counterpart Barack Obama of going behind his back for criticizing Turkey's press freedom record and linked it to...

Obama: troubled by trends in Turkey against free press, democracy

U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday said he was troubled by trends in Turkey against a free press and said he had urged President...

Turkish president threatens to sue those who insult him

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday that he will continue to sue critics who insult him in Turkey, where journalists and other critics...

Turkey key supplier of weapons to ISIL: Russian envoy to UN

Moscow has submitted data on Turkey’s illegal arms and military hardware supply to ISIL in Syria to the UN Security Council. Supplies are supervised by...

Turkish journalists back in court for press freedom case

The controversial trial of two well-known Turkish journalists enters its second day Friday in a case seen as a test of press freedom under...

Amnesty International: Turkey illegally returning Syrian refugees

Amnesty International have claimed that Turkey has illegally forced thousands of refugees to return to war-torn Syria. They estimate that an average of 100 Syrian...
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