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12 killed as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

Thirty-one others have been saved by rescuers.

Turkey’s Erdogan sees S-400s delivery starting in July

The S-400s are not compatible with NATO's systems and have been a growing source of discord between Turkey and the US in recent months.

Turkey hits out at Moody’s after credit rating cut

Moody's downgraded Turkey's long-term debt rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintains its negative outlook for Turkey.

Turkish street food has many hidden gems

There is plenty of delicious Turkish food in Istanbul if you know where to look

Turkey upset world champion France with a 2-0 home win

World champion France loses in a Euro 2020 qualifier against Turkey, which kept up the pressure throughout the game for a 2-0 home win and placed itself in the lead in Group H.

Russia plans to deliver S-400s to Turkey in 2 months

The purchase concerns four systems valued at US$2.5 billion.

Turkey’s Erdogan says no backtracking on S400 deal with Russia

Ankara's desire to buy the Russian S400 system has been a major source of contention between NATO allies Turkey and the United States.

US may suspend training of Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia missile...

The United States may suspend training for Turkish pilots on its F-35 fighter jets as the latter is planning to buy a Russian missile defence system.

Istanbul’s musical ferry can be a soulful experience

For some commuters listening to the musicians play can be a truly emotional experience after a hard day at work. 

France call up Lenglet for Bolivia friendly, Euro qualifiers

Lenglet makes the cut on personal choice according to France coach Didier Deschamps.

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves

Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes are sleeping in olive groves near the Turkish border without enough food and no place else to go.

Chinese firms seek Turkish partners in Africa

Chinese firms are eyeing partnerships with Turkish construction firms in Africa, whom they have discussed possible acquisitions with.

Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber

Turkish court hands multiple life sentences to Yusuf Nazik, who is convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people.

Afghan refugee entrepreneurs thrive in Turkey

Turkey has a relatively open business environment for refugees, which in turn has led to their increased contribution to the Turkish economy.

Turkey PM Erdogan refuses to budge over re-run of Istanbul vote

The original vote was narrowly won by the opposition candidate, dealing the ruling AKP party its first defeat in the city.

Erdogan welcomes controversial move to re-run Istanbul vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party lost the mayorship over Istanbul by a narrow margin and has refused to accept defeat.

Turkey board to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal, says AKP

Turkey's AK Party's huge loss of Istanbul in the country's recent polls is being taken badly by President Tayyip Erdogan who now demands a re-run appeal. 

Dozens detained by Istanbul police as Turkey marks May 1

Istanbul police detains some 127 protestors in Turkey during the annual Mayday global protest on attempting to head for an unauthorised demonstration at Taksim Square.

Cornered by Iran sanctions, Turkey is said to eye more Iraqi...

The US is ending waivers that allowed a few countries including Turkey to continue importing oil from sanctioned Iran.

Erdogan’s AKP lodges second call for rerun of Istanbul election

Based on initial results and a series of recounts, the main opposition Republican People's Party won the mayoralty in Turkey's largest city,

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi link

An official says they are investigating whether an intelligence officer's arrival in Turkey was related to the Jamal Khashoggi murder.

Turkey’s opposition takes office in Istanbul, appeal still pending

Turkey may have a re-election despite Ekrem Imamoglu being declared as Istanbul's mayor.

Turkey detains dozens more over alleged coup ties

To date, tens of thousands have been taken into custody by the Turkish government for their role in the 2016 attempted coup.

Erdogan’s AK Party to seek recount of all Istanbul votes

The AKP is reeling from its apparent loss of the mayoralties of Istanbul and the capital Ankara.