Turkey

Armenian genocide: why the debate rages, a century on

Briefing
Mon 20 Apr, AT 11:32

Turkey says there was no systematic attempt to wipe out Armenians, but many scholars disagree

Iraqi government forces hold an Islamic State flag after they claimed they controlled an Islamic State town

Trio 'trying to join Islamic State' arrested after parents' tip-off

One-Minute Read
Mon 16 Mar, AT 08:50

British teenagers intercepted in Istanbul and returned to England, but they have since been released on bail

Turkish MPs exchange punches in the parliament

Turkish parliament brawl: five other political punch-ups

Video
Fri 20 Feb, AT 11:29

Parliamentary brawls are not uncommon around the world – here are five of the most chaotic

US 'drops weapons into hands of Islamic State'

One-Minute Read
Wed 22 Oct, AT 10:08

Pentagon investigating whether weapons intended for Kurds accidentally ended up with Islamic State

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to become Turkey's first directly elected president

Erdogan: why is Turkey's new president such a divisive figure?

Profile
Mon 11 Aug, AT 15:43

Promising a 'new Turkey', the former prime minister is yet to silence his critics after over a decade in power

Two schoolgirls embrace and laugh

Women shouldn't laugh in public, says Turkey's deputy PM

One-Minute Read
Wed 30 Jul, AT 14:08

Politician prompts online outcry with speech denouncing moral decay in Turkey

A man kisses his rescued son

Turkish coal mine explosion leaves 200 dead and 80 injured

One-Minute Read
Wed 14 May, AT 08:59

Hundreds of families were desperately waiting for news but rescuers pulled out ‘body after body'

Turkey tries to ban YouTube after Syria leak – will it work?

One-Minute Read
Fri 28 Mar, AT 13:46

Turkey's attempt to stop people using video-sharing website YouTube are doomed to fail, analysts say

Why did Turkey shoot down a Syrian warplane?

Briefing
Mon 24 Mar, AT 12:01

Turkey says fighter plane violated its borders, but Syria says Turkey's internal politics are to blame

Turkey Twitter ban

US condemns Turkey Twitter ban as ‘21st-century book burning’

One-Minute Read
Sun 23 Mar, AT 10:53

Turkish government stands by ban, saying ‘no global company is above the law’

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