Latest news and updates on the country which straddles both Europe and Asia.
Following his election victory, Turkey’s long-standing leader faces huge economic and foreign policy challenges, and the need for more inclusiveness on the home front.
China has set out its position on the conflict and has called for talks to find a solution while the West wants to see Russia defeated.
As the death toll in southern Turkey and northern Syria climbs, now is the time for local and global mercy efforts to get under way.
Turkey’s President Erdogan has so far blocked Sweden’s Nato membership, accusing Stockholm of being a haven for Kurdish activists considered ‘terrorists’ by Turkey.
‘We promise to work with all our power to protect the Turkish Republic’s glory, boost its reputation in the world,’ Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at his presidential palace in Ankara.
Beijing’s treatment of the Uygur minority in Xinjiang is expected to remain a challenge for ties, observers say.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appealed for national unity after winning a historic runoff election that extended his transformative but divisive rule until 2028.
The election on Sunday will decide not only who leads Turkey but also how it is governed and the shape of its foreign policy, which has seen Turkey irk the West by cultivating ties with Russia and Gulf states.
The Development Road aims to tie the Grand Faw Port in Iraq’s oil-rich south to Turkey, turning the country into a transit hub in a bid to rival the Suez Canal.
This could bolster Erdogan’s already comfortable lead and boost his chances of victory in the May 28 run-off, and extend his 20-year rule.
Hundreds of entities in Asia, Europe and Middle East targeted as well as Moscow’s ‘future energy and extractive technical capabilities’.
Russia confirmed reports on Wednesday that the Black Sea grain deal to allow Ukraine to export its grain safely across the Black Sea had been extended for two months.
Readers discuss the reality of English teaching in a globalised world, the validity of the argument against using the golf course for housing, the daily annoyance of junk calls, and what Turkish voters should demand of their new government.
Turkey is headed for a runoff presidential vote on May 28 after President Tayyip Erdogan outperformed projections in Sunday’s election as he sought to extend his two-decade rule.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held his last election rallies in Istanbul on Saturday. ‘Biden gave the order to topple Erdogan, I know this. All my people know this,’ said Erdogan.
Muharrem Ince, leader of the Homeland Party, had come under intense criticism for splintering the votes of the six-party Nation Alliance, which has united behind main opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
The high-stakes election will decide not only who leads Turkey but also how it is governed, where its economy is headed, and the shape of its foreign policy.
With his two-decade rule in the balance, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stepped up his rhetoric against his opponents a week before what is expected to be a tight election.
Three-month-old German shepherd Arkadas – ‘friend’ in Turkish – will join the famed canine unit that helps locate survivors during natural disasters.
Turkey’s president said Abu Hussein al-Qurashi was ‘neutralised as part of an operation’ by Turkey’s MIT intelligence agency.
Air force pilot Alper Gezeravci was selected to be the first Turkish citizen in space. Erdogan made the announcement at the Teknofest aviation and space fair in Istanbul, his first public appearance since falling ill during a TV interview on Tuesday.
President Vladimir Putin and President Tayyip Erdogan marked the launch of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey’s southern Mersin province, built by Russia’s state nuclear energy company Rosatom.
A 72-hour ceasefire between warring factions runs through Thursday to allow foreigners to leave the country.
Moscow’s inaction in helping Armenia deal with its arch-foe Azerbaijan has led to calls for the country to leave the Collective Security Treaty Organisation.
With one foot in Europe and the other in Asia, Istanbul truly deserves the East-meets-West label, and few other places can rival the Turkish city’s wealth of tourist attractions.
The sanctions apply to more than 120 entities and individuals in 20 countries, including facilitators of sanctions evasion