In a historic shift, Turks elect Yazidis, Armenians and Roma candidates to parliament
The Kurds were not the only winners in this game-changing election.
Time for Turkey’s president to learn about sharing
For the first time since the ruling AKP came to power in 2002, Erdogan's party is now required to form a coalition government after slipping at the polls.
Turkey's LGBT community is fighting for acceptance through the ballot box
LGBT candidates are trying to take the community’s fight against discrimination from street activism into national politics for the first time.
Lacking a supportive community, many LGBT people in Turkey live double lives
Even with LGBT candidates running for parliament for the first time, the country is still far from welcoming lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Turks.
Turkey's Kurds are threatening Erdogan's quest for greater powers
The Turkish president wants greater powers. The Kurds stand in his way.
Turkey's Erdogan sues opposition chief over 'gold toilet seat' claim
He's seeking $37,300 in damages for slander.
Turkey's Erdogan challenges opposition to find his golden toilet seat
Erdogan moved into a controversial new 1,000-room palace after winning a presidential election last August. Now the opposition is trying to use his lavish home against him.
Turkey's Erdogan blasts New York Times editorial
The president accused the venerable paper of meddling in Turkey's affairs, angrily telling the US daily to 'know your place.'
Three men reportedly held for shooting Turkish TV contestant in the head
Nineteen-year-old Mutlu Kaya remains in critical condition. She had been participating in a talent show against the wishes of some in her family.
Anger at Turkey's refusal to recognize the Armenian genocide is written on Beirut's streets
Bourj Hammoud is home to many descendants of the WWI-era atrocity. They've made their opinions known.
Kurds in Turkey atone for their role in the Armenian genocide
'Our silence makes us guilty'
Apparently, taxpayers don't like it when you use their money to build a robot statue
Ankara's mayor now wants to erect a dinosaur statue in its place.
Turkish journalists face prison over Charlie Hebdo cartoon
Prosecutors say Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya are 'inciting public hatred.'
Twitter complies with Turkey's request to remove pictures of slain prosecutor
Other social media sites are complying with the ban even as they appeal it in court.
Turkey detains 30 suspects after bloody hostage drama
Turkish authorities on Wednesday rounded up more than 30 members of the radical leftist group behind a hostage standoff that left a top Istanbul prosecutor dead and shocked the country.
Hostage-takers in Turkey are holding an Istanbul prosecutor and threatening to kill him
The kidnapping may be tied to the investigation into the death Berkin Elvan, who died after sustaining a head wound during anti-government protests.
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.