Demonstrators taking part in sweeping anti-government protests across Turkey say they are surprised by the excessive use of force riot police have used against protesters and activists since the unrest kicked off in Istanbul Friday.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s uncompromising response to widespread protests has kept many out on the streets, angered by what they describe as his ‘dictatorial’ rule.
Syrians in Turkey see echoes of the first days of their uprising in anti-Erdogan protests.
Protesters in Turkey celebrated their hold — for now — on Istanbul’s Taksim Square. But it’s unclear what will happen next in the anti-government movement.
In an unprecedented deal, Kurdish militants will begin withdrawing from positions in Turkey. Will the peace hold?
Fazil Say’s case highlights a curtailing of free expression in Turkey that has also put 49 journalists in prison. He was convicted of insulting Islam in a series of mocking tweets.
The deal will help rebuild intelligence links between Turkey and Israel. The Turkds do not want to be caught off guard by any use or transfer of chemical weapons in nearby Syria.
After three decades of war, Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan has proposed a cease-fire agreement to jumpstart steps toward limited self-governance.
Think Marxist terrorists went out of style in the 1990s? In Turkey at least, they’re back.
An explosion outside the US embassy compound in Ankara killed and wounded several people.
With its attempts to join the EU stalled and its leadership role in the Middle East marred by Syria’s conflict, Turkey is turning its attention to a less tumultuous border — the Black Sea.
Relations between US and Turkey have soared under US President Barack Obama.
As part of Istanbul’s modernization push, the government wants to kick its dogs off the streets and into parks. Some city residents are howling.
A Syrian shell hit a Turkish health center and violence raged in northern Syria as hopes for an Eid ceasefire dimmed.
Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says a Syrian Air passenger jet grounded by Turkish warplanes was illegally carrying Russian-made defense supplies.
For the sixth consecutive day, Turkey and Syria have exchanged artillery fire. Neither wants to see the Syrian conflict turn into a regional war, analysts say, but other factors point to rising tensions.
The Turkish government has been bolstering its forces along the 560-mile border after a Syrian shell killed five Turkish citizens on Wednesday.
Residents of the Turkish border town of Akçakale buried their dead and blamed their government in Ankara for not acting sooner to stop Syrian shelling.
Syrian mortar fire struck a town across the border, killing five. Turkey fired back, raising fears of a cross-border escalation.
So many Syrians have shown up along the Turkish border, hoping to cross and enter a refugee camp, that Turkey is calling on the international community to create a safe zone for them inside Syria.