Ankara

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

No compromise with US over Gulen extradition: Turkish PM

Turkey's prime minister says that Ankara cannot compromise with the United States over its request for the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen which it blames for orchestrating last month's attempted coup.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Turkey coup: Rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in sights yet let it fly on

At the height of the attempt to overthrow Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, the rebel pilots of two F-16 fighter jets are reported to have Erdogan's plane in their sights, and yet he was able to fly on.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Thousands of Turkish police suspended

Turkish officials say that nearly 8,000 police officers have been suspended, reportedly on suspicion of having links to the failed coup attempt at the weekend.

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Turkey regains control after deadly anti-Erdogan coup bid

Turkish authorities say they have regained control of the country after thwarting a coup attempt by discontented soldiers to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than 250 lives.

March 19, 2016
March 19, 2016

Istanbul shopping area hit by suicide bomber

A suicide bomb attack at a busy shopping area in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed at least four people, officials say.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Turkey pounds Kurdish bases after Ankara bombing

Turkish warplanes pound Kurdish rebel bases in northern Iraq, the day after a suicide car bomb tore through downtown Ankara killing at least 36 people, the third attack on the capital in five months.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

Turkey in mourning after blast

Turkey is beginning three days of mourning after two blasts at a peace rally in the capital Ankara killed at least 95 people on Saturday, the deadliest ever such attack in Turkey.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

86 killed in Ankara explosions

Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials.