20,000 Syrians stranded at Turkey border after Aleppo siege
Up to 20,000 Syrians fleeing a government advance in northern Aleppo province have gathered at a border crossing with Turkey, the United Nations said on Friday.
At least 37 dead, including children, as migrant boat sinks off Turkey
The Turkish coastguard on Saturday recovered the bodies of women and children washed up on a beach after yet another migrant boat sank while trying to reach Europe, leaving at least 37 dead.
In Turkey, now an 'obscene hand gesture' can land you in jail
A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced a woman to almost a year in jail for making an obscene hand gesture at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
IS suicide bomber kills 10 tourists in Istanbul
A Syrian suicide bomber struck the heart of Istanbul's busiest tourist district, killing 10 people, most of them Germans, in the latest deadly attack blamed on Islamic State jihadists.
It's getting harder for refugee families to reunite in Europe
Still, family reunification remains one of the few legal means by which they can apply for asylum.
Erdogan friends Zuckerberg over pro-Muslim message
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday praised Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for emphasising the difference between Islam and terror.
Germany sent its first troops and Tornado jets into battle against the Islamic State
The first batch of German troops and aircraft took off Thursday for Turkey as part of a deployment in the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria.
Turkey's prime minister accuses Russia of 'ethnic cleansing' in Syria
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says Moscow is trying to drive out local Turkmen and Sunni Muslim populations to protect its military interests in the northern Syria.
Iraq summons Turkey's ambassador over troop deployment near Mosul
Iraq's foreign ministry said Turkish forces had entered Iraq without the knowledge of the central government in Baghdad, and that Iraq considered such presence 'a hostile act.'
Turkey will not apologize for downing Russian fighter jet
But Moscow should still reconsider retaliatory sanctions, Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday.
Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet
The shooting down of the Russian fighter jet by NATO-member Turkey has set back efforts to forge a united front against the Islamic State.
Turkish president 'saddened' by downing of Russian jet
Erdogan said Saturday that he wished the incident had never happened.
Top Kurdish lawyer shot dead in southeast Turkey
The pro-Kurdish HDP Party called the killing of Tahir Elci a 'planned assassination' and urged people to protest.
Turkey warns against Russia travel in tit-for-tat jet downing dispute
Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens off non-urgent travel to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat move as the two nations square off over Ankara's downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.
The Cold War analogies are back. Again
The fallout over Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane continues.
Putin and friends say Turkey’s doing the terrorists' bidding
Turkey shot down a Russian jet, and Russians are about as angry as could be. But it's no World War III.
What Turkey's stunning election means for the world
The party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan just won a majority. Not everyone is happy about that.
Turkey returns to single-party rule in boost for Erdogan
Erdogan said the outcome was a vote for stability, and a message to Kurdish insurgents in the country's restive southeast that violence could not coexist with democracy.
Turkey sentences 244 protesters to jail in Gezi park trial
A Turkish court on Friday sentenced 244 people to up to 14 months behind bars for taking part in mass protests in 2013 that rocked the ruling Islamic-rooted conservative party.
Some of Syria's most marginalized people don't even feel safe in refugee camps
The Dom refugees in Turkey fled the same civil war other Syrians did, but they're still surrounded by threats.
EU solution to refugee crisis: Pay Turkey to deal with it
Turkey has already taken in 2.5 million refugees, far more than anyone else.
Turkey’s deadliest terror attack divides the country more than ever
The weekend's bombings are threatening to plunge Turkey, a key NATO member, into deeper instability.
Turkish author and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk blames Erdogan for bringing country to brink
Turkey's leading writer warned the country could collapse into sectarian conflict and blamed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Whoever bombed Ankara succeeded in further polarizing Turkish society
The government has made it clear that elections will still be held on Nov. 1. Let's hope there are no more opening acts.
Thousands rally in Ankara to remember victims of bombings
Suspected suicide bombers killed at least 95 people in twin bombings at a peace rally on Saturday, making it Turkey's deadliest attack in recent history.
Turkey mourns 95 dead in twin Ankara blasts
Suspected suicide bombers carried out the country's deadliest attack in recent history at a peace rally of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists.
A daily hustle to survive: This is the life of a Syrian refugee
The often unbearable existence of a Syrian refugee drives some to unthinkable acts.
Instead of making the dangerous boat trip to Europe, these Syrians staged a sit-in
'The healthy people go on boats. It’s too dangerous for us.'
Gazans pay tribute to Syrian toddler Aylan with sand sculpture
'It reminded me of the children of the Bakr family who were killed on the Gaza beach during the last war.'
UK's Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees
The change in policy will apply to Syrians already living in refugee camps.
Vice reporters join dozens of journalists detained in Turkey
In 2012 and 2013, Turkey was the world’s biggest jailer of journalists. Media watchers worry terrorism charges against foreign reporters is a bad sign of things to come.