Turkey, Saudi Arabia could launch anti-IS ground operation in Syria: Ankara

Turkey, Saudi Arabia could launch anti-IS ground operation in Syria: Ankara

Saudi Arabia and Turkey both see the ousting of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as essential for ending Syria`s five-year civil war and are bitterly critical of Iran and Russia`s support of the Syrian regime.

Turkey says 100,000 refugees in border camps inside Syria

Some 100,000 Syrian refugees are being looked after in camps inside Syria close to the Turkish border, including 35,000 who this month fled a Russian-backed regime offensive in northern Aleppo province, a top Turkish official said on Friday.

Erdogan threatens to send refugees outside Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday slammed EU and UN pressure to open Turkey`s borders to more refugees, threatening to send the millions already in the country to other states.

''Allah is punishing'' Turkey''s rulers: Vladimir Putin

''Allah is punishing'' Turkey''s rulers: Vladimir Putin

 With the war of words between the two nations escalating since the downing of the Russian jet by Turkey, President Vladimir Putin hit out at the Turkish leadership saying, that `Allah` was punishing their leaders by stripping off their `sanity` and depriving them of `intelligence`.

Vladimir Putin swears to make Turkey regret plane downing

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday vowed Turkey's leadership would be made to regret the downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.

Putin swears to make Turkey regret plane downing as diplomats meet

Putin swears to make Turkey regret plane downing as diplomats meet

Moscow announced a halt to talks on a major gas pipeline with NATO member Ankara as Putin fired another salvo in their war of words.

Erdogan says Turkey has proof Russia involved in IS oil trade

The Russian defence ministry accused Turkish PM of involvement in the illegal oil trade with IS jihadists.

We have proof of Russian involvement in ISIS oil trade: Turkey's President Erdogan

We have proof of Russian involvement in ISIS oil trade: Turkey's President Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said Turkey had proof Russia was involved in illegal oil trade with the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, countering "immoral" Russian allegations that his own family was importing oil from the jihadists.

'Erdogan and his family' involved in oil trade with IS: Russia

Russia's defence ministry on Wednesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his family of involvement in illegal oil trade with Islamic State jihadists, as a dispute rages over Ankara's downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.

Erdogan says Russia has no right to 'slander' Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that Russia had no right to "slander" Turkey with allegations that it had bought oil from Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria.

Russia-Turkey war of words escalates over downed warplane

Russia-Turkey war of words escalates over downed warplane

Moscow slapped sanctions on Ankara on Friday as the war of words over a downed Russian warplane escalated, with Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning Russia not to "play with fire".

Turkey 'charges 2 editors' over claims Ankara supplied arms to Syria jihadists

A court in Istanbul on Thursday charged two journalists from the opposition Cumhuriyet daily with spying after they alleged Turkey's secret services had sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria, Turkish media reported.

Vladimir Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey

Vladimir Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey

Russian and Turkish presidents both pose as strong leaders and would be reluctant to back down and seek a compromise.

Hundreds of activists hurl stones at Turkish embassy in Moscow

Several hundred young activists on Wednesday hurled stones and eggs at Turkey's embassy in Moscow and brandished anti-Turkish placards after Ankara downed a Russian warplane on the Syrian border.

Erdogan says Turkey does not want escalation with Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said Turkey did not want any escalation with Russia over its downing of a Russian plane on the Syrian frontier but vowed to always defend Turkish borders.

Erdogan, Obama agree on need to reduce tensions: Ankara

The statement said that Obama had emphasised in the telephone talks that Turkey's right to defend its sovereignty was "supported by the United States and NATO".

EU-Turkey leaders summit on Sunday in Brussels: Tusk

More than 700,000 of the 850,000 migrants who have reached EU countries by sea this year have left from Turkey.

Turkey Kurdish party says leader escapes assassination attempt

The prominent co-chairman of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party was targeted by an assassination attempt while travelling in his official vehicle but escaped unharmed, the party said on Monday.

Turkey issues special stamp featuring PM Modi

A personalised postage stamp featuring Prime Minister Narendra was issued by Turkey.

PM Narendra Modi meets Turkish President, Spanish PM

PM Narendra Modi meets Turkish President, Spanish PM

PM Modi met Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Mariano Rajoy Brey on Monday.