Latest news Turkey

  1. Turkey completes over half of border wall with Syria
    • 11:19
    • 27 feb

    Turkey completes over half of border wall with Syria

    511 km cement barrier designed to increase security

  2. Turkey nixes 1734 for 'terrorist propaganda' on social media
    • 13:43
    • 24 feb

    Turkey nixes 1734 for 'terrorist propaganda' on social media

    70,000 accounts and 22,000 suspects identified since failed coup

  3. Turkey completes citizenship procedure for Syrian refugees
    • 12:34
    • 23 feb

    Turkey completes citizenship procedure for Syrian refugees

    Final decision after April referendum, deputy premier says

  4. Turkey issues 100 new arrest warrants for 'links' with Gulen
    • 11:11
    • 23 feb

    Turkey issues 100 new arrest warrants for 'links' with Gulen

    Ankara reiterates extradition request for suspected coup plotter

  5. Turkey-Italy: Calenda reopens Istanbul mosque
    • 20:00
    • 22 feb

    Turkey-Italy: Calenda reopens Istanbul mosque

    Restored in joint project

  6. Turkey: Iran Foreign ministry summons Turkish ambassasor
    • 18:29
    • 20 feb

    Turkey: Iran Foreign ministry summons Turkish ambassasor

    Over 'uncostructive', 'anti-Iran' remarks by Turkish FM

  7. Trial for attempted murder of Turkish president starts
    • 12:45
    • 20 feb

    Trial for attempted murder of Turkish president starts

    In attack on Marmaris hotel, 47 defendents risk life in prison

  8. Construction of controversial Istanbul mosque gets underway
    • 11:43
    • 17 feb

    Construction of controversial Istanbul mosque gets underway

    Taksim Square project sparks debate 2 months ahead of referendum

  9. 24 killed in Turkish air strikes against ISIS stronghold
    • 14:06
    • 16 feb

    24 killed in Turkish air strikes against ISIS stronghold

    11 minors, 8 women among victims at al Bab

  10. At least 86 arrested in new blitz against PKK
    • 15:21
    • 14 feb

    At least 86 arrested in new blitz against PKK

    Operation coincides with anniversary of Ocalan capture

    • 14:11
    • 14 feb

    Turkish army clashes with Kurdish YPG at Syrian border

    YPG says responded to trespassing, Ankara says killed militant

  11. Amnesty Intl says EU-Turkey accord shouldn't be replicated
    • 11:19
    • 14 feb

    Amnesty Intl says EU-Turkey accord shouldn't be replicated

    Refugees in 'squalid conditions' and illegal repatriations

  12. Over 40% of Turkey's Syrian refugee kids don't attend school
    • 09:31
    • 14 feb

    Over 40% of Turkey's Syrian refugee kids don't attend school

    Ankara says 483,000 enrolled, EU promised 300 mn