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Turkey could extend state of emergency, President Tayyip Erdogan warns EU

Turkey could extend state of emergency, President Tayyip Erdogan warns EU

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned the European Union that Turkey could extend by at least another three months a state of emergency that has been in place since the failed July coup.

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.

To please Turkey, Pak-Turk schools staff told to leave country

The Pakistan Interior Ministry has asked the Turkish staff of Pak-Turk schools and colleges to leave the country by November 20 ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s visit.

Pakistan orders over 100 Turkish teachers to leave the country

Pakistan has ordered more than 100 Turkish teachers and their family members to leave the country by November 20, in an apparent move to "please" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who starts his two-day visit to Islamabad.

Turkey`s Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses Germany of `harbouring terrorists`

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused Germany of being one of the worst countries in the world for harbouring "terrorists", saying Berlin had not responded to requests to hand over suspects from the July 15 failed coup.

US denounces latest Turkish media crackdown

Washington regularly expresses concern about the increasingly authoritarian treatment of the media by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s government.

Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

The Cumhuriyet, which had published revelations embarrassing for the government, said at least a dozen journalists and executives were detained in early morning raids.

Turkey parliament to consider death penalty for coup plotters

Capital punishment was abolished in Turkey in 2004 as the nation sought accession to the European Union.

Erdogan says Turkish military operation will target Raqa

Erdogan says Turkish military operation will target Raqa

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that the military operation supporting Syrian opposition fighters in northern Syria will target the IS-held city of Raqa.

Pentagon chief in Turkey as Mosul tensions grow

Pentagon chief in Turkey as Mosul tensions grow

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Ankara on Friday for talks with the leaders of Turkey, a crucial but sensitive ally in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Turkish-backed Syria fighters advancing on IS-held Dabiq

Turkish-backed fighters were advancing Saturday on the northern Syrian town of Dabiq, which has become a rallying cry for the Islamic State group as the prophesied scene of an end-of-days battle.

Russia says it could sell missile defence systems to Turkey

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia could sell missile defense systems to Turkey.

Turkey to extend emergency rule for 3 more months

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said the government was preparing to extend the state of emergency for another three months, a media reported.

Turkey set to extend state of emergency, 32,000 jailed

Turkey`s top national security body on Wednesday called for an extension of the controversial state of emergency imposed after the July 15 coup that has already seen 32,000 suspects placed under arrest in an unprecedented crackdown.

US has removed troops from Syria: Turkey President

US has removed troops from Syria: Turkey President

At least 27 men of the US Special Operations Forces were removed from northern Syria as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) does not want American interference, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

Turkey welcomes Russia-US Syria truce plan: Foreign Ministry

Turkey welcomes Russia-US Syria truce plan: Foreign Ministry

Turkey, which has sent dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops into Syria in an unprecedented incursion, today welcomed a deal agreed by the United States and Russia for a ceasefire in its conflict-torn neighbour.

US pushes Russia on `true` Syria deal ahead of talks

Syrian rebels supported by Turkish and coalition air strikes pushed further west into areas held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria.

Turkey, US ready to work on ousting IS from Raqa: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey, US ready to work on ousting IS from Raqa: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Washington and Ankara are ready to work together to push Islamic State jihadists out of their de facto capital of Raqa in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in comments published on Wednesday.

Turkey, US ready to work on ousting ISIS from Raqa: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Washington and Ankara are ready to work together to push Islamic State jihadists out of their de facto capital of Raqa in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in comments published on Wednesday.

Putin and Erdogan seek to restore Russia-Turkey ties

Putin and Erdogan seek to restore Russia-Turkey ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan backed on Saturday the healing of relations between their nations, damaged by Ankara`s shooting down of a Russian war plane last year.