Kurds accuse Turkey of backing IS militants

A Kurdish organization has accused the Turkish government of backing Islamic State militants fighting with Kurds in Syria, and suggested that could jeopardize a truce that Kurdish rebels in Turkey began in March 2013.

After Twitter, Turkey bans YouTube

After a week-long ban on Twitter, Google`s YouTube video site is the latest to be blocked by the anti-social media Turkish government.

Turkish Parliament gives government more control over judiciary

Turkey`s Parliament approved a law giving the government more control over the appointment of judges and prosecutors on Saturday, after a heated debate and a brawl in which an opposition lawmaker was hospitalised.

Hollande arrives in Turkey amid political crisis

French President Francois Hollande arrived in Turkey on Monday for a state visit amid a political crisis plaguing the Turkish government and turmoil roiling his private life.

Turkey to formally appoint new military commander

Turkey`s four most senior commanders quit in protest over the detention of 250 officers.