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.
Turkish women are laughing in public because a politician told them not to
Defiance in Turkey is alive and well.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
These Turkish border towns are now aid industries focused on Syria
The view from Reyhanli.
Turkey's Erdogan accuses international media of spying, fueling unrest
'[CNN] doesn't care about a free, impartial and independent press. They are assigned to work like spies,' Erdogan said, singling out the news outlet.
Turkish police fire teargas on demonstrators marking Gezi protests anniversary
Turkey's prime minister warned protesters that police would do 'whatever is necessary' to clamp down on demonstrations.
China indicts 8 people over last year's deadly Tiananmen Square attack
The government blamed the Beijing attack on separatist militants from Xinjiang.
Turkey charges mining company CEO and 2 others over deadly mine disaster
A total of eight officials from Soma Komur have now been charged over last Tuesday's accident at the Soma mine.
Soma begins burying its miners as riot police fire tear gas at protesters in Turkey
Protesters in Turkey's eastern mining town of Soma were met by tear gas and water cannons as they protested the deaths of more than 280 miners.
A blast in a Turkish coal mine claims more than 200 lives
The disaster highlighted Turkey's poor record on worker safety and drew renewed opposition calls for an inquiry into a drop in safety standards at previously state-run mines.
Hundreds of miners are trapped following an explosion in a Turkish coal mine
At least 20 miners are feared dead.
Man casually confesses to murdering his past lovers on a Turkish dating show
He's 62, he's an axe murderer and he's looking for love.
The Turkish way of controlling protests: Just shut down the city!
It helps if you deploy water cannons and tear gas preemptively, too.
Turkish riot police clash with May Day protesters in Istanbul (LIVE VIDEO)
The Istanbul governor's office said it had advance information that 'illegal terror organizations and their extensions' would resort to violence to stoke unrest.
Turkish prime minister calls on the US to extradite his rival Fethullah Gulen
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accuses Gulen of contriving criminal allegations that his son and the children of three ministers took billions of dollars of bribes.
Remembering the Armenian Genocide — in Turkey
Several groups are attempting to do what, a few years ago, seemed impossible: change the attitude in Turkish society towards the events of 1915.
Turkey's prime minister offers condolences for 'inhumane' Armenian genocide
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan also called for setting up a historical commission to probe events surrounding the killings.
Turkish parliament approves wider powers for its spy agency
The changes ratified by parliament give the agency more scope for eavesdropping and foreign operations.
A new idea out of Turkey: Using Twitter to verify election results
Meet the group that's taking citizenship to a new level — by counting their own votes. It just might be able to prove fraud.
These 5 countries are crushing the whole gender equality thing at home
And then, of course, there are those that are not.
Turkey lifts Twitter ban after court ruling
Legal challenges against the YouTube ban are pending.
Turkey's constitutional court says the country's Twitter ban violates individual rights
The court received several individual applications challenging the ban, including from a main opposition CHP party deputy and a prominent legal academic.
Turkey's latest enemy of the state: Cats
The Turkish energy minister blamed an election-night power cut on a cat, raising not-entirely-genuine fears of a sinister feline lobby.
Another victory for Erdogan
It looks like the ruling AKP party swept Turkey's municipal polls.
The Turkish elections, as seen from a campaign van
Municipal elections Sunday are seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Erdogan, whose party is mired in corruption allegations.
The rise and fall of modern Turkey's most powerful prime minister
Months of political turmoil have cast a shadow over Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was long hailed as the leader of an emerging global player and a model Muslim democracy.