Eight Turkish soldiers killed in deadliest PKK attack

Eight Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in the deadliest attack by Kurdish militants since the government began an anti-terror offensive last month, as the country battles its most serious security and political crises in years.

Eight soldiers killed, Istanbul palace attacked as Turkish unrest mounts

Gunfire was heard on Wednesday near the entrance to the Dolmabahce palace in Istanbul, an Ottoman-era building popular with tourists which also houses the prime minister`s Istanbul offices, the Dogan news agency said. 

US to withdraw Patriot missiles from Turkey in October

 Turkey and United States said on Sunday that Washington would withdraw its Patriot missile batteries from the country in October after bolstering Ankara`s air defences against threats from Syria`s civil war.

Fenerbahce player`s car attacked in Istanbul
Fenerbahce player`s car attacked in Istanbul

Unknown attackers on Tuesday fired at the car of Turkey international Mehmet Topal in Istanbul but the Fenerbahce midfielder escaped unhurt, the club said. 

Turkish Marxist group claims US consulate attack in Istanbul
Turkish Marxist group claims US consulate attack in Istanbul

An outlawed radical Turkish Marxist group on Monday claimed responsibility for a gun attack on the US consulate in Istanbul, the latest strike by the secretive organisation.

Gunmen fire on US consulate in Istanbul: Reports
Gunmen fire on US consulate in Istanbul: Reports

Unknown armed individuals on Monday opened fire on the US consulate in Istanbul, television reported, with tensions high in Turkey due to Ankara`s bombing campaign against Kurdish rebels.

North Iraq urges PKK to leave as Turkish strike toll mounts

Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed Saturday, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out with concerns growing over civilian casualties.

`PKK attack` kills two police as Turkey tension mounts

Two more Turkish police were killed Friday in an attack blamed on Kurdish militants as tensions in the country boiled over amid the military`s cross-border bombing campaign against extremists in Syria and Iraq.

Two Turkish cops killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: Reports

Two Turkish police were killed today in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the official Anatolia news agency reported.

NATO vows solidarity with Turkey over Islamic State

NATO strongly backed Turkey`s fight against Islamic State militants in Syria at emergency talks Tuesday but some countries expressed concerns that strikes on Kurdish fighters could torpedo peace talks with the rebels.

Turkey policeman killed in Istanbul clashes

 A Turkish policeman was killed on Sunday during clashes with protesters in the flashpoint Istanbul district of Gazi which have raged for the last three days following the death of a leftist activist during raids by the security forces.

Turkey launches new strikes on PKK as NATO meeting called

 The Turkish military on Sunday launched new air strikes on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq as Ankara invoked an article of NATO to call a meeting of the military alliance over its campaign against the PKK separatists and IS jihadists.

Turkey army blames PKK for deadly attack as truce unravels

 The Turkish army on Sunday blamed PKK militants for a deadly car bomb attack that killed two of its soldiers in the Kurdish-dominated southeast, as a fragile truce risked collapsing after Ankara's air strikes on rebel positions in Iraq.

Turkey detains over 250 suspected militants

Turkey on Friday detained 251 people in coordinated nationwide dawn raids against suspected Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Kurdish militants following a wave of deadly violence in the country, the prime minister`s office said.

Militant Kurds kill `IS fighter` in Istanbul: Reports

A militant group allied to Turkey`s outlawed Kurdish party has shot dead in Istanbul an alleged member of the Islamic State group who had fought in Syria, media said Thursday.

Evidence shows Islamic State behind Turkey attack: Officials

Preliminary evidence suggests an Islamic State suicide attack caused the blast that ripped through the Turkish border town of Suruc on Monday and killed at least 20 people, two senior Turkish officials told Reuters.

Fenerbahce say Robin van Persie deal done
Fenerbahce say Robin van Persie deal done

Turkish top flight club Fenerbahce said the transfer of Manchester United`s Robin van Persie is a done deal and the Dutch striker will arrive in Istanbul this weekend, reports said Sunday.

Turkish woman detained over 'honour' killing of husband

Turkish authorities have detained a 28-year-old woman for murdering her husband out of "honour" after he repeatedly beat her and tried to force her into prostitution, reports said on Friday.

Turkey arrests 21 suspected IS members in major operation

Turkey on Friday detained 21 suspected members of the Islamic State group, including three foreigners, in a major operation in several cities including Istanbul, state media said.

Thai consulate attacked in Turkey

The Thai consulate in Turkey`s Istanbul city was closed on Thursday after being attacked overnight by a group protesting Thailand`s handling of ethnic Uyghurs who fled China.