Middle East

Timeline of attacks in Turkey

Bombings since start of 2015 have mostly been blamed on ISIL and armed Kurdish groups.

Europe

Greek court blocks extradition of Turkey coup suspects

Turkish military officers, sought by Ankara over July's failed coup, fled to Greece in helicopter and requested asylum.

Middle East

Turkey commission clears draft expanding Erdogan power

Draft constitutional amendments will abolish prime minister's post to hand full executive powers to the presidency.

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey's failed coup attempt: All you need to know

An in-depth look at the key issues surrounding the deadly coup attempt that shook Turkey in July 2016.

The Listening Post

Counting the closures: Turkey's media shutdown

We take a closer look at the ever-increasing numbers of media closures and steadily decreasing numbers of news sources.

The Listening Post

Outnumbered outlets: Turkey's post-coup media crackdown

The story of Turkey's media crackdown, told through the numbers. Plus, the state of the media in Serbia today.

Turkey

Turkey detains pro-Kurdish party MPs, including leaders

Co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish HDP, Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, arrested on terrorism-related charges.

Turkey

Turkey detains pro-Kurdish party MPs, including leaders

Co-leaders of HDP party among 11 MPs in detention for not appearing at court over terror-related charges.

Turkey

Turkey's PM rejects EU criticism on media freedom

The EU criticised Turkey on press freedom following the arrest of senior staff members of a national daily.

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Turkey sacks 10,000 civil servants, shuts media outlets

Post-coup crackdown continues as government fires thousands of employees and closes down 15 pro-Kurdish media groups.

Turkey attempted coup

Turkish minister: Fethullah Gulen is our bin Laden

Ankara makes a fresh push for the extradition of US-based businessman it holds responsible for July coup attempt.

Turkey

Ankara bans public gatherings due to 'terror alert'

Public meetings in Turkish capital banned until November 30 due to alert over "potential terror attacks", officials say.

UpFront

Death penalty 'not on the agenda' in Turkey

"Strong alliance" with US and EU to continue despite crackdown, says Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek.

UpFront

Turkish deputy PM: Mass arrests 'largely done'

Tens of thousands detained after failed coup attempt in Turkey not a "purge", says Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek.

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey shuts down TV channel over 'terror propaganda'

Pro-Kurdish IMC TV becomes the latest media outlet to be closed down under the government's state of emergency powers.