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.
Twitter’s blocked. YouTube’s blocked. But Turkey’s political cartoons remain
Meet the illustrators who still criticize the government in an age of muzzled media.
A government source said Turkey's YouTube block is over a 'national security issue'
An anonymous YouTube account on Thursday posted what it claimed was an audio recording of Turkey's intelligence chief discussing possible military operations in Syria.
Turkish court lifts ban on Twitter days before municipal elections
Turkish authorities are expected to restore access to Twitter after a court issued a temporary injunction against the ban.
Turkey bans Twitter: Here's why
It's hard not to see this as having to do with the audio files Twitter users are passing around involving the prime minister and a corruption investigation.
Turkish president says on Twitter that social media bans are unacceptable
Courts blocked access to Twitter after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's defiant vow, on the campaign trail on Thursday.
Erdogan says this cleric living in a Penn. compound is trying to bring down his government
Fethullah Gulen has been a thorn in the side of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan even in exile.
48 hours on the streets with Istanbul's protesters
A dispatch from the unrest that has followed the death of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan.
Turkish protesters took this epic selfie... in the back of a police van
Ali Emre Mazlumoğlu's fit 14 demonstrators in the selfie. But was it taken with a Samsung or iPhone?
Turkey's Erdogan accused protesters of trying to sow chaos after riot police used tear gas, water cannons on them
Erdogan portrays the clashes, and a corruption scandal dogging his government, as part of an anti-government plot embracing foreign and domestic forces.
Thousands clash with police during the funeral of a young boy in Turkey (PHOTOS)
The photos are brutal.
The death of this Turkish boy injured in protests last year has sparked fresh unrest
Police fired tear gas and water cannon in the capital Ankara to disperse more than 2,000 people, mainly students from the Middle East Technical University.
The player conspicuously silent on Crimea: Turkey
Istanbul has crucial ties to NATO, Russia, and the Crimean Tatars threatened by recent incursions. It also has leverage.
Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns YouTube and Facebook could be banned
In stark contrast, President Abdullah Gul, a frequent social media user, said Facebook and Youtube cannot be unplugged.
Turkish prime minister's office calls leaked audio recordings a 'dirty conspiracy'
The recordings are purportedly of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his son Bilal discussing how to get rid of large sums of money.
Ukraine launches terror probe over Turkish plane hijack bid
The would-be hijacker "said the hands of Yanukovych and Putin were drenched in blood."
Pretty much every dangerous material you can think of is being shipped through the Bosphorus
The amazing thing is that this is entirely legal.
Hijacker aboard Turkey's Pegasus Airlines flight wanted to land in Sochi, reports say
A Pegasus Airlines flight from Ukraine to Turkey landed safely after an alleged hijacker demanded the plane divert to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympic Winters Games were being held.
Turkey destroys Al Qaeda-linked convoy battling inside Syria
Turkish fighter jets destroy two trucks, bus belonging to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
What it's like to be a veteran of Syria's civil war
As talks continue in Geneva, rebel amputees in Istanbul feel abandoned. No one is helping them pay for their medical care.
How to behave at a Turkish camel wrestling match
Drink raki. Eat sausage. Yell.
From breadseller to prime minister: The rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Once a poster-boy for successful Middle Eastern democracy, the Turkish premier has recently attacked judicial power and civil liberties in the country. But to the residents of his teenage neighborhood, he can do no wrong.
Politicians trade punches during political debate in Turkey as 20,000 rally (VIDEO)
About 20,000 protesters gathered at Ankara's major Sihhiye Square, chanting "revolution will clean this filth" and "they are thieves."
Turkey's judiciary hits back at government's plans to curb its powers
The changes were slapped down by the judicial body itself as unconstitutional, while the United States and the European Union weighed in citing serious concerns.
Turkey's police purge reaches top ranks as Erdogan seeks tighter grip on judiciary
Erdogan's government sought to tighten its grip on the judiciary and continued to dismiss police officers amid a corruption scandal.
Turkish corruption scandal deepens with firing of 350 police officers
The move comes as the government is trying to contain the massive political fallout from the graft probe that has become the biggest threat to Erdogan's 11-year rule.
Turkey rules out amnesty for jailed military officers
Deputy prime minister says army officers convicted of plotting against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government will remain behind bars.
Protesters and police clash in Istanbul's Taksim Square
Protesters and police clashed in Istanbul's Taksim Square when protests against the government reignited in Turkey over a high-level bribery and corruption investigation involving close government allies.
Turkey corruption scandal sparks anti-government protests
Protesters called on Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to step down, as the political turmoil caused by a corruption probe spread.
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
2013 was the second worst year for journalists in jail
More than 200 journalists have been imprisoned this year so far, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.