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Ankara's ties to Iraq deteriorated significantly on Monday as Baghdad demanded the withdrawal of Turkish troops from its territory by late Tuesday and the...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other top Turkish leaders are directly involved in the illegal oil trade with the Islamic State militant group, Russian...

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged Moscow on Monday to reconsider economic sanctions that it issued after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane...

Brussels (dpa) - The European Union agreed Sunday to grant Turkey 3 billion euros (3.2-billion dollars) in refugee aid and promised to boost relations...

Tens of thousands of people on Sunday attended the funeral in south-eastern Turkey of pro-Kurdish human rights lawyer Tahir Elci, DHA news agency reported.Elci...

The armed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) declared Thursday an end to a unilateral cessation of military activities against Turkey that it had announced last...

In June, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to have taken the biggest hit of his career after his party lost the ability to...

Turkey's Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) reclaimed its majority in parliamentary elections Sunday, according to state broadcaster TRT, with 96 per cent of...

Polls closed Sunday in Turkey's second general election this year, with citizens anxiously awaiting results which will determine if the ruling Justice and Development...

Two police officers and seven alleged members of the Islamic State group were killed in pre-dawn clashes Monday in south-eastern Turkey, the state-run Anadolu...

Turkey on Sunday holds its second parliamentary election this year amid deepening polarization, political instability and security fears. President Erdogan's popularity is nose-diving, and...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Turkey on Sunday to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the first time since February 2013, for talks...

Amnesty International called upon German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday to directly address the issue of human rights during her upcoming visit to Turkey."Again and...

Turkey is drawing its red lines, amid concern the US is doubling down on support for Syrian Kurds and Syrian President al-Assad is getting...

The Turkish government dismissed Ankara's police chief and two top security officials following terrorist attacks that killed nearly 100 people, state media reported Wednesday.The...

Turkey's military said Tuesday it killed 12 members of the armed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in air operations in the restive south-east, while the...

Istanbul (dpa) - The Islamic State group is the focus of authorities' investigations in the wake of twin blasts that killed at least 97...

The worst attack in Turkey's modern history, a twin bombing of a pro-Kurdish peace rally that killed at least 95 people, exacerbated political tensions...

Twin bomb blasts on Saturday killed 86 people gathering for a pro-Kurdish peace rally in the Turkish capital, Ankara, in the worst attack in...

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday condemned a series of Russian incursions into Turkish airspace, saying they don't appear accidental, while President Recep Tayyip...

A Russian military plane has for the second time violated Turkish airspace and Moscow's envoy to Ankara has again been summoned to the Foreign...

NATO ambassadors strongly protested Monday after a Russian warplane, apparently operating inside Syria, violated Turkish airspace over the weekend.Turkey is a member of the...

Turkey issued a sharp warning Monday after a Russian warplane, apparently operating inside Syria, violated Turkish airspace over the weekend.Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu...

Turkey has launched new air strikes against the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the south-eastern province of Hakkari, the army said Wednesday.Twenty-four targets...

Thai police on Friday claimed they have evidence that a detained suspect is the man responsible for last month's bombing in Bangkok. The head...

The lawyer for a suspect in last month's Bangkok bombing denied reports Friday that his client had confessed to planting the device that killed...

Turkey has spent 7.6 billion dollars on caring for 2.2 million Syrian refugees since the civil war began in 2011, Deputy Prime Minister Numan...

The United Nations urged Palestinians and Israeli authorities to refrain from provocation on the third day of clashes at holy sites in the Old...

The fatal bomb attack in Bangkok last month was partly motivated by Thailand's earlier deportation of ethnic Uighurs to China, police said Tuesday.The repatriation...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the United Nations to take action and slammed Israel after clashes in the Old City of Jerusalem, state-run...

Turkey on Monday lifted a curfew on the embattled Kurdish town of Cizre, the local governor's office said, and imposed tight restrictions on other...

Istanbul (dpa) - An internationally condemned curfew that had been lifted on a predominantly Kurdish town in south-eastern Turkey was reinstated Sunday, 36 hours...

Istanbul (dpa) - Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) reaffirmed Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as its leader in an uncontested election on Saturday...

A predominantly Kurdish town in south-eastern Turkey is no longer under full-day curfew, a day after the governor of Sirnak province had promised to...

Turkey's mainstream pro-Kurdish party warned Thursday that the country was "drifting into a civil war" as the party's leaders staged a peaceful march in...

Turkish authorities have detained 93 people in connection with attacks by nationalist mobs that caused damage to property, the Istanbul governor's office said Wednesday.Violence...

The Turkish military Tuesday briefly sent ground troops into northern Iraq, broadcaster CNN Turk reported, a move coming after fighter jets overnight pounded 20...

A bomb attack in eastern Turkey killed 14 police officers Tuesday, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported, after more than 50 Turkish fighter jets...

The Turkish army said Monday that 16 soldiers were killed and six wounded in an attack by Kurdish militants, the ANF news agency reported.The...