A Turkish court has blocked access to a website for the country`s first atheist association, ruling it was an "insult to religious values" in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation, the group said on Wednesday.
Turkey's state-run news agency says a journalist has been arrested pending trial for his alleged role in a conspiracy against military officers who were convicted in 2012 of plotting to overthrow the government.
Turkish Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz on Monday said Turkey will consider taking part in military operations by US-led coalition forces to retake control of Mosul city from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived Sunday in Riyadh, as his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is accused of backing the Cairo-banned Muslim Brotherhood, also visited Saudi Arabia.
As UK police investigate the case of three missing schoolgirls, who are believed to have fled to Syria to join the Islamic State, CCTV pictures have emerged that show the teenagers waiting at a bus station in Turkish capital of Istanbul.
The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Saturday urged the separatists to take a "historic" decision to lay down arms, a key step in efforts to end Turkey's long-running Kurdish insurgency.
Expressing optimism about the clinching of a practical deal in the near future between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers, Islamabad says very good progress has been made in the nuclear talks between the two sides over the past one-and-half years.
Turkey does not place a high priority on fighting Islamic State jihadists and as a result foreign fighters are able to travel through the country into Syria, US intelligence chief James Clapper said on Friday.
A Taliban suicide attack targeting a Turkish diplomatic vehicle killed two people in Kabul on Thursday, highlighting the fragile security situation as the Afghan government presses for peace talks with the militants.
Turkey has alarmed fellow NATO members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal.