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Agence France-Presse . Istanbul

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    NGOs claim Turkey forcibly deported refugees to Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:16pm on October 26, 2019

    Human rights organisations on Friday accused Turkey of ‘forcibly’ deporting refugees to war-torn Syria in the months leading up to its military incursion in the...

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    Erdogan accuses West of standing by terrorists in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday lashed out at Western states, accusing them of ‘standing by terrorists’ in failing to support Turkey’s operation against Syrian...

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    Turkish star Turan gets suspended sentence

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2019

    Turkish football star Arda Turan was given a suspended sentence of nearly three years over a brawl with a prominent singer, Turkish media reported on...

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    Adrian stars in Liverpool’s Super Cup win

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Stand-in goalkeeper Adrian capped a ‘crazy week’ as his save from Tammy Abraham allowed Liverpool to beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties and win the UEFA...

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    Turkey unimpressed by US buffer zone ideas in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    Turkey said Wednesday that it was not satisfied with the buffer zone solutions offered by the United States in northern Syria, aimed at preventing clashes...

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    Turkey receives Russian missile

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Turkey received the first batch of Russia’s S-400 missile defence system on Friday in a move expected to raise tensions with the United States, which...

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    Istanbul votes in test for Erdogan and Turkish democracy

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 04:57pm on June 23, 2019

    Istanbul returned to the polls on Sunday in a re-run of the mayoral election that has become a test of Turkish democracy as well as...

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    Erdogan says Mursi was ‘killed’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 08:43pm on June 19, 2019

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said his close ally Mohamed Mursi was ‘killed’ and accused Egyptian authorities of failing to intervene to save...

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    Istanbul’s musical ferry can be a soulful experience

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on May 28, 2019

    It’s already one of the world’s most original commutes -- the ferry trip between Istanbul’s European and Asian sides gives a daily quarter of a...

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    7 Turkish journalists jailed for ‘terrorist propaganda’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    A Turkish court has handed multiple jail terms for editors and journalists from the now defunct pro-Kurd daily Ozgur Gundem on charges of spreading ‘terrorist...

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