Middle East

Hundreds face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial

Almost 500 suspects are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters' hub.

Hundreds face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial

Human Rights

Turkey orders release of suspects in newspaper trial

Seven journalists from Cumhuriyet newspaper must be released under judicial supervision, Istanbul court rules.

Court orders release of 7 suspects in Cumhuriyet trial

Weather

Severe storms batter Turkey's Istanbul

Giant hailstones and torrential downpours leave the streets of Istanbul under water.

Severe storms batter Turkey's Istanbul

Middle East

Erdogan: Era of bowing to Western pressure is over

Turkish president accuses West of manipulating his country, saying he will not back down in feud with Germany.

Erdogan: Era of bowing to Western pressure is over

Al Jazeera Selects

Refugees: Between worlds in Israel, Turkey and Greece

Short docs about an Eritrean boarding school in Israel, refugee children in Turkey and a hotel-turned-squat in Greece.

Inside Story

Will calls for direct talks to end Gulf crisis work?

During Gulf Arab tour, Turkey's president says blockade against Qatar must end for diplomatic efforts to be effective.

Turkey

Qatar's Emir and Erdogan discuss Gulf crisis

Turkish president reviews Gulf row with Qatar's Emir on the last leg of his shuttle diplomacy tour in the region.

Middle East

Erdogan visits Saudi Arabia over Gulf crisis

Turkey's president to discuss Gulf crisis with Saudi king and crown prince before heading to Kuwait and Qatar.

Erdogan visits Saudi Arabia over Gulf crisis

Syria's Civil War

Syrian refugees rebuild their lives in Istanbul

Since the outbreak of Syria's war in 2011, Turkey has welcomed more than three million Syrian refugees.

Syrian refugees rebuild their lives in Istanbul

Earthquake

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

Deaths on Greek island of Kos as magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes Greek Dodecanese Islands and Turkey's Aegean coast.

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

Europe

Turkey accuses Germany of harbouring 'terrorists'

Reaction follows German threat to slap sanctions and decision to issue travel advisory amid row over activists' arrest.

Middle East

Germany criticises Turkey for jailing rights activists

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's foreign minister, has criticised Turkey over the jailing of six human-rights activists and warned German citizens they could face arbitrary arrest in the country.

Middle East

Turkey: 'The smallest sound frightens orphaned Syrian refugees'

The conflict in Syria has displaced millions of civilians and killed hundreds of thousands of people. At least 50,000 orphaned children have escaped to Turkey, where some are cared for by charities.

Reporter's Notebook

Refugee children overcome trauma with circus skills

Social group restores young people's confidence by teaching them how to perform circus tricks in Mardin.

Middle East

Turkey: Circus skills help Syrian refugee children forget trauma

It is not uncommon for youngsters to dream of running away to join the circus. For Syrian refugee children in Turkey, they didn’t escape to the big top, but ran away from conflict.