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    Opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 04:08pm on June 24, 2019

    Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility...

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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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    Turkey sentences 24 to life in ‘coup ringleaders’ trial

    Agence France-Presse . Sincan, Turkey | Updated at 12:07am on June 21, 2019

    A Turkish court on Thursday gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed...

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    12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:55pm on June 17, 2019

    Twelve people died after a boat carrying  migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said. Thirty-one migrants were rescued after the boat went...

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    Saudi crown prince warns against ‘exploiting’ Khashoggi murder

    Agence-France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 02:11pm on June 16, 2019

    Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned against ‘exploiting’ the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi for political gains, in what appeared to be a...

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    Over 500 purged Turkish judges, prosecutors go to top rights court

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg, France | Updated at 12:25am on June 04, 2019

    Over 500 Turkish judges and prosecutors have applied to have cases heard at Europe’s top rights court after they were caught up in the crackdown...

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    Turkey says to produce S-500s with Russia after S-400 missile deal

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:05pm on May 19, 2019

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey and Russia would jointly produce S-500 defence systems after Ankara’s controversial purchase...

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    Turkey: revenge of the Kurds

    Conn Hallinan | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    AFTER 18 years of unchallenged power and success, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suddenly finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises...

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    Turkey keen to set up medicine plants in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:05pm on April 08, 2019

    Turkish deputy minister for health Emine Alp Mese on Monday called on health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque, expressing his country’s interest to establish...

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    EU launches WTO cases against India, Turkey

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    The European Union has launched two World Trade Organisation disputes against India over import duties on IT products and against Turkey over measures affecting pharmaceutical...