Turkey

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

Turkish photographer beats groom for marrying child bride

A Turkish wedding photographer is declared a hero on social media after admitting that he beat up a man who was getting married to a 15-year-old girl.

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

24 killed as Turkish train derails after heavy rain

Twenty-four people are killed when a train derailed in northwest Turkey this weekend, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag says.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

Turkish court sentences journalists to prison over coup links: Amnesty

A Turkish court hands six journalists jail sentences on Friday of up to just over 10 years for links to a failed military coup in July 2016, rights group Amnesty International says.

February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018

8 Turkish troops die in Syria operation

Turkey says eight of its troops were killed Saturday in Ankara's military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia, the deadliest day in the two-week-old offensive in the enclave of Afrin,...

December 24, 2017
December 24, 2017

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 with emergency rule decree

Turkey says that 2,756 people have been dismissed from their jobs in public institutions including soldiers, teachers and ministry personnel over links to “terror” organisations.

November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017

A tale of turkeys

When North Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, of all the festival dishes none is more significant than roast turkey. In the United

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

US-Turkish visa spat: A fight for basic freedoms

Moves by the United States and Turkey that largely ban travel of their nationals between the two countries are about more than two long-standing NATO allies having a spat amid shifting alliances in...

October 9, 2017
October 9, 2017

Turkey, US suspend most visa services

Turkish embassy in Washington said on Sunday it suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all Turkish diplomatic facilities in the United States, after US missions reduced visa services in...

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

Turkey sentences 34 to life in jail over Erdogan death plot

A Turkish court gives life sentences to 34 people convicted of plotting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel during last year's failed coup.

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

Iraqi Kurdish to pay price for vote: Erdogan

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan says Iraqi Kurdish authorities would pay the price for an independence referendum which was widely opposed by foreign powers.