President Erdogan To Return To AKP As Chairman

A constitutional referendum, which was approved by a slight majority of the Turkish people on April 16, will go into effect in 2019. The...

Road To Judicial Posts In Turkey Passes Through Party Membership

Submission of Turkey's already battered judiciary into the political sway of the ruling party reached a new level, making judicial independence nothing but a...

NATO Presses Turkey To Respect Rule Of Law In Latest Arrests

NATO has urged Turkish authorities to respect the rule of law while prosecuting suspects who participated in the coup attempt last summer, joining a...

U.S. Says Turkish Air Strikes In Syria Put American Troops At...

The United States has said recent Turkish air strikes in northern Syria put U.S. soldiers at risk, reiterating its concerns over Turkey's bombardment of...

Turkey Sought To Bury Story On Iran Sanctions Buster

A Turkish journalist has revealed that senior Turkish officials had worked hard to bury a story that his newspaper was working on about Iranian...

Turkey Suspends 9,000 Police In Latest Purge

The Turkish government has suspended more than 9,000 police officers in the latest purge wave since abortive coup attempt last summer, bringing the total...

Disrobed And Jailed, Turkey’s Judges Suffer In Dark

A frail man in a black tracksuit with sparse hair next to a frighteningly big V-shape surgery scar on his head, looking down in...

US Says ‘Very Concerned’ About Turkish Air Strikes On Syrian Kurds

The U.S. State Department has expressed its concern over Turkish air strikes on Syrian Kurdish militants in northern Syria, allied forces in the fight against the...

Flynn Broke Law By Taking Money From Turkey, Russia — House...

Former White House National Security Adviser Michael T. Flynn does not appear to have complied with the law when he received money from Russia...

Anti-ISIS Coalition Dismisses Turkey’s Claim About YPG Influence

Syrian Kurdish militants did not push the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) to halt support for Turkish operations in Syria, coalition spokesperson...

In 13-Year Setback, European Assembly Reopens Turkey Monitoring

Only 7 years ago, Mevlut Cavusoglu, a Turkish lawmaker from Antalya was elected to lead the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE), a...

Trump Emulates Obama, Describes Armenian Genocide A ‘Great Tragedy’

U.S. President Donald J. Trump has avoided uttering the term "genocide" to define mass killing of ethnic Armenians at the hands of Ottomans in...

Turkey Deports Italian Journalist After Two-Week Detention

Turkey has deported an Italian journalist following a two-week detention, adding to a long list of foreign reporters who are unwanted in the country. The...

Demanding Jobs Back, Turkey’s Purged Academics Are On Hunger Strike

Nuriye Gulmen has become a symbol of civil disobedience and peaceful resistance to political repression under the state of emergency. She is just one...

Caliphate’s Days Are Numbered. Long Live ISIS?

In 2015, three British schoolgirls left London for Turkey and then joined the Islamic State in Syria, illustrating the power of the extremist group...

Turkey’s Witch Hunters Turn Fire Against Each Other

For years, Cem Kucuk made a career for leading a McCarthy-like witch-hunt on TVs. He won many enemies, as he turned many lives upside...

Erdogan Came Close Losing His Most Powerful Weapon — Polls

In Ankara's Sihhiye Square in 2007, nearly 300,000 supporters of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gathered to show support for an embattled politician who...

US Raid Kills ISIS Operative Linked To Istanbul Nightclub Shooting

An operative of the Islamic State (ISIS) who coordinated the Istanbul nightclub attack was killed in a US military ground operation near Mayadin, Syria...

Surge In Kidnappings Of Purged Officials Recalls Dark 1990s

'White Toros' was an old vehicle specially designed for Turkish drivers by French Renault's local representative. Millions of low-income Anatolians had been moved by...