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Plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul after fisticuffs fly at 30,000 feet

An ugly fistfight erupted on a packed London-bound flight at 30,000 feet after an air hostess was assaulted, prompting an emergency landing in Istanbul.

Turkey to begin debating new Recep Tayyip Erdogan powers

Turkey's Parliament on Monday begins debating a controversial new draft constitution aimed at expanding the powers of the presidency under Recep Tayyip Erdogan that is expected to be put to a referendum by the spring.

Thousand fired in new wave of Turkey coup purges

Ankara blames the coup plot on US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen and says an unrelenting campaign is needed to root out his influence from public life.
 

Slain policeman hailed for `thwarting new Turkey bloodbath`

Turkey was shaken just 75 minutes into the New Year by the gun attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul that killed 39 people, including 27 foreigners.
 

Turkish Police kills two suspected attackers after car bomb in Izmir

Turkish Police kills two suspected attackers after car bomb in Izmir

Turkey has been hit by a series of bombings over the past 18 months, some of them blamed on Islamic State, others on Kurdish militants.

Turkey identifies Istanbul nightclub attacker: Foreign Minister

Turkey identifies Istanbul nightclub attacker: Foreign Minister

The Islamic State group claimed the massacre on Monday, the first time it has produced such a claim for a mass attack in Turkey.

Turkey detains 5 in connection with Istanbul nightclub attack

Turkey detains 5 in connection with Istanbul nightclub attack

The gunman, who fled after the attack, remains at large.

Gunman in Istanbul nightclub attack may have trained in Syria

Gunman in Istanbul nightclub attack may have trained in Syria

A selfie video of the alleged attacker, apparently walking around Istanbul`s central Taksim Square, was broadcast by Turkish news channels on Tuesday.

Istanbul nightclub attack: Manhunt continues for lone gunman who killed 39 persons

Istanbul nightclub attack: Manhunt continues for lone gunman who killed 39 persons

The manhunt continues for the lone gunman who killed 39 persons and injured 69 others at a high-end nightclub in Turkey's Istanbul.

EU condemns Istanbul nightclub attack

EU condemns Istanbul nightclub attack

"It is our common responsibility to repel terrorism. Let me assure you and through you the people of Turkey that you can count on our continued support in this endeavour," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Istanbul 'terror' attack: 39 dead so far after gunman 'dressed as Santa' opens fire at nightclub in Turkey

Istanbul 'terror' attack: 39 dead so far after gunman 'dressed as Santa' opens fire at nightclub in Turkey

In yet another horrific act of terrorism, at least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New Year`s revellers on Sunday.

US says shooting outside US embassy in Ankara, mission shut as precaution

The United States has repeatedly warned its citizens of security risks in Turkey after a string of attacks blamed on Kurdish militants and jihadists this year.
 

Car bomb explodes in Turkey's Kayseri; 13 soldiers killed, dozens wounded

Car bomb explodes in Turkey's Kayseri; 13 soldiers killed, dozens wounded

Thirteen Turkish soldiers were killed and 48 wounded on Saturday after a car bomb exploded near public bus in the central Turkish city of Kayseri, reports said.

29 dead, 166 wounded in Istanbul twin blasts

29 dead, 166 wounded in Istanbul twin blasts

Twenty-nine people were killed, mainly police officers, and 166 wounded in double bombings that struck Istanbul on Saturday after a home football match hosted by top side Besiktas, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

15 dead, 70 injured in Istanbul twin blasts

Fifteen people were killed and nearly 70 wounded in Istanbul on Saturday when twin bombings struck the heart of the city close to the stadium of football giants Besiktas after a major game.

Istanbul car bomb injures some 20 police officers

Around 20 police officers were injured in a car bomb explosion outside an Istanbul football stadium on Saturday, in the latest attack to rock Turkey this year.

Turkey reinforces military campaign in Syria; dispatches 300 commandos

Turkey reinforces military campaign in Syria; dispatches 300 commandos

In the western Turkish province of Denizli where 300 commandos from a base were first taken in buses to a military airport and then to the border region in military planes to join the Turkish-led operation.

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to open borders to migrants

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to open borders to migrants

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, threatened to throw open Turkey's borders to illegal migrants, after the European Parliament voted to back a freeze in membership talks with Ankara.

EU lawmakers' vote on Turkish membership "has no value": Tayyip Erdogan

EU lawmakers' vote on Turkish membership "has no value": Tayyip Erdogan

Leading members of the European Parliament on Tuesday called for a halt to membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

Turkish police detain 73 academics in Gulen-related probe

Turkish police detained 73 academics in dawn raids on Friday targeting followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in July, state-run news agency Anadolu reported.