Turkey

Tillerson says US-Turkish relations at 'crisis point'

Turkey demands US 'turn words into actions' as Pentagon continues to back Syrian Kurdish YPG in fight against ISIL.

Turkey

Turkey: Six journalists given life sentences over coup

Six Turkish journalists have been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to a failed 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey: Six journalists given life sentences over coup

Turkey-Syria border

US and Turkey look to mend ties as Syria tension grows

On a visit to Turkey, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hopes to ease anger over US support for Syrian-Kurdish YPG.

Turkey

US' Tillerson to visit Turkey, ties strained over Syria

Tillerson will be meeting President Erdogan in what is expected to be a tense discussion over the two countries' goals in Syria.

Turkey

Turkey warns Greece over Aegean Sea tensions

Turkish PM urges Greece to rein in tensions as the two sides blame each other over the recent collusion in the Aegean.

Turkey warns Greece over Aegean Sea tensions

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan warns US of 'Ottoman slap' in northern Syria

Ankara says Washington can no longer use fighting ISIL as an excuse to support Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

Erdogan slams US 'support for Kurdish YPG fighters'

Turkey

Turkey targets people spreading 'terror propaganda'

Probe launched into conduct of leader of main pro-Kurdish party over criticism of Turkey's military offensive in Syria.

Turkey targets critics of Operation Olive Branch

Turkey-Syria border

Pentagon chief: Some PYD/PKK shifting to Afrin

James Mattis says some fighters of the Kurdish-led SDF are shifting towards Afrin region to fight Turkish troops.

James Mattis: Some PYD shifting to Afrin

Middle East

Turkish soldiers die in northern Syria fighting

Turkish PM says two soldiers died after their helicopter was shot down during Ankara's offensive in northern Syria.

Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed

Turkey-Syria border

Assad quietly aids YPG against Turkey

YPG depend on Assad regime to supply Afrin against Turkey, Assad relies on YPG for grain and oil to supply his forces

Assad quietly aids YPG against Turkey

Reporter's Notebook

Can Tillerson avert breakdown of US-Turkish ties?

US state secretary is expected in Ankara amid strained relations between the NATO allies over Kurdish rebels in Syria.

Tillerson's Turkey visit: Will it help mend ties?

Turkey

Turkey: Broad public support for Afrin's operation

Turkey's operation in northern Syria against Kurdish fighters has strong support from the public.

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey resumes Afrin operation in northern Syria

Overnight air attacks hit 19 targets, 'neutralising' dozens of Syrian Kurdish YPG and ISIL fighters, Turkish army says.

Turkey resumes Afrin operation in northern Syria

Inside Story

Is Syria's de-escalation deal done?

More than 100 people killed in just one day in Syria's rebel-held areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib.

Turkey

Ayse Gurel: Why Google honours her today

Described as an 'outstanding composer', Turkish poet, actress and song-writer Aysel Gurel would have been 89 today.

Ayse Gurel: Why Google honours her today