Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan calls on followers to lay down arms
'We view this statement as important to accelerate the work on disarmament,' Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said.
Joining the Islamic State is still remarkably easy
Analysis: Despite efforts by Turkish authorities to crack down on wannabe jihadists crossing into Syria, the number of foreign fighters continues to grow.
Here's why Turkish men are wearing skirts to Taksim Square
The brutal murder of a woman who resisted rape has sparked outrage.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
Turkish PM equates Israel's Netanyahu to Paris attackers
Both are guilty of "crimes against humanity," he said.
Dutch journalist detained in Turkey as president claims 'no freer press anywhere in world'
Frederike Geerdink has covered the Kurdish issue in Turkey extensively over the past few years.
Russia's strategy for undermining Western unity is working
From gas for Turkey to funding for French rightists, Putin sows division by making deals.
The world's largest-ever generation sees burden and opportunity
A new report by the United Nations says that up to 60 percent of young people in developing regions are not working or in school. And how well countries accommodate their youth wil
Here are 9 eyebrow-raising things Turkey's Erdogan has said over the years
This week, the Turkish president said it is 'against nature' to treat men and women equally.
Video appears to show a gang of Turkish ultra-nationalists attacking US Navy sailors in Istanbul
This is really scary.
How other famous landmarks compare to Erdogan's huge new palace
Erdogan's new palace is so big the White House could fit in it 58 times.
Turkey's Erdogan just moved into the world's most expensive palace. Here's what $615 million could have bought instead
For a start, he could have stopped Ebola.
At least 24 migrants die as boat sinks in Black Sea near Istanbul
Media reports said some 40 migrants, including children, were believed to have been on the boat.
Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan says US weapons airdrop on Kobani was wrong
'Why did it turn out wrong? Because some of the weapons they dropped from those C130s were seized by ISIL (Islamic State),' Erdogan said.
Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town
Islamic State militants attacked Kurdish fighters with mortars and car bombs.
US-led coalition jets strike Kobani, Islamic State shells hit Turkey
Islamic State militants have battled Kurdish fighters for a month to take control of Kobani.
Why Turkey won’t support the Kurds against IS
Analysis: Age-old hatreds are playing a central role in the country’s foreign policy today.
Mideast violence spreads as Turkey bombs Kurdish militants
The peace process with the Kurds is one of the main initiatives of President Tayyip Erdogan's decade in power, and its potential collapse shows the difficulty Turkey has had in designing a Syria policy.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
Islamic State suicide bomber detonates truck near Syria-Turkey border
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported more heavy clashes on Monday inside the city, where US-led airstrikes have so far failed to halt the militants' advance.
Turkey's president calls for ground operation as IS closes in on key Syrian town
The Turkish parliament last week week authorized the government to take military action against IS extremists, but so far no plans to carry out military operations have been announced.
Kurds warn of massacre by Islamic State in Syrian town
Turkey said it would do what it could to prevent Kobani from falling into Islamic State hands but stopped short of committing to any direct military intervention.
The ferryman of Istanbul helps Syrian refugees
One man has made it his mission to help his Palestinian Syrian countrymen find safe harbor.
45,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the last 24 hours
Islamic State fighters have seized dozens of villages close to the border, prompting the flight of thousands.
49 Turkish hostages held by the Islamic State are released
The 49 Turkish citizens were held hostage for more than 100 days by IS militants.
Turkey has stepped in to help Gazans where Arab countries didn't
Nael Salamah lost his entire family, except for his sister, in an airstrike. Now, his sister is being treated in Turkey. Egypt almost didn't let him in on his way through to meet her.
Turkey's emergency room doctors are tired of getting beaten up
The past 10 to 15 years have seen increasing numbers of attacks on health workers in Turkey. Most of the time, it’s because patients are tired of waiting in line.
Kurdish troops battle to retake Iraq's largest dam
Peshmerga forces lost control of the dam on Aug. 7 as Islamic State fighters were sweeping the region.
Looks like Turkey has a totally unsurprising election winner
Guess who! That's right: Tayyip Erdogan is making a smooth move from prime minister to president.
Even without any voting fraud, Turkey's elections aren't a fair fight
To understand why Sunday's outcome isn't in doubt, look to the countryside, where farmers depend on support from the current prime minister's party.