Turkey’s top judge defends court independence after Erdogan criticism

Turkey's top judge asserted his court's independence on Tuesday after President Tayyip Erdogan and the justice minister both criticized a ruling that the detention...

Massive explosion reported in southern Turkey

On Tuesday evening, a massive explosion was reported from the predominately Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in southern Turkey, killing one civilian and wounding 4 other bystanders. According...

Turkey’s Erdogan offers to help West Africa fight terrorism

Turkey stands ready to help fight the growing threat of terrorism in west Africa under a new strategic partnership that aims to boost trade...

Turkish Army shells foreign journalists in Latakia

A group of foreign journalists came under a terrorist attack in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia, a source on the ground told SANA on...

Greek Coast Guard detains Turkish ship carrying weapons to Lebanon

Local media outlets in Turkey reported that the Greek Coast Guard detained a Turkish ship carrying a large cache of weapons destined for Lebanon on...

Turkish Army shells ISIL positions in Syria

Turkish armed forces shelled positions of the ISIL group in Syria in coordination with the US-led international anti-jihadist coalition, local media reported on Monday. Turkish...

Turkish presidential spokesman rules out early election

Turkey's presidential spokesman said on Friday he could "confidently rule out" the possibility of an early election and said the country could hold separate...

British MP: Turkey experience was ‘terrifying’

A Scottish MP who was detained by security forces in Turkey has described the experience as "terrifying". Natalie McGarry, who represents Glasgow East, was briefly...

Turkish newspaper expects release of editors in case that drew condemnation

Turkey's top court ruled on Thursday that detaining two journalists from an opposition newspaper had violated their rights, and the newspaper's acting editor-in-chief said...

Davutoglu: Syria truce ’not binding’ for Turkey if security threatened

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday said a ceasefire agreed between Syria's warring parties was only valid inside Syria and was "not binding"...
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