Andrew Wilks

Andrew Wilks

Andrew Wilks is a freelance journalist based in Ankara, Turkey. He previously worked as the deputy editor of Anadolu news agency and for UK-based newspapers.

Turkey

Twenty years after deadly quake, is Turkey better prepared?

Experts say there is a 50 percent chance Istanbul will be hit by a major earthquake in the next two decades.

Twenty years after deadly quake, is Turkey better prepared?

Turkey

Turkey laments exclusion from US training on F-35 jets

Ankara says US reaction to arrival of Russian S-400 missile system in Turkey is unjustified.

Turkey laments exclusion from US training on F-35 jets

Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan reveals new judicial reforms amid bid to join EU

After years of criticism of a crackdown on dissident following a 2016 attempted coup, Erdogan announces reforms.

Turkey's Erdogan reveals new judicial reforms amid bid to join EU

Turkey

Vanishing profits: Lira rout hits Turkey's top firms

Turkey's leading industrial firms wrestle with mounting financing costs triggered by the depreciation of the lira.

Vanishing profits: Lira rout hits Turkey's top firms

Turkey

Turkey faces hike in oil prices as US thwarts Iran oil sales

Because of oil-import dependency, Turkey's economy is vulnerable to price rises while the lira could plunge further.

Turkey faces hike in oil prices as US thwarts Iran oil sales

Turkey

After Turkish election setback, AK Party reaches fork in the road

Opposition gains in Turkey's biggest cities in local votes present a challenge for President Erdogan's party.

After Turkish election setback, AK Party reaches fork in the road

Turkey

Turkish elections: Much at stake in Kurdish-majority southeast

Nearly 100 mayors from the pro-Kurdish HDP party have been removed from office and replaced by government trustees.

Turkish elections: Much at stake in Kurdish-majority southeast

Turkey

Turkey elections: Mansur Yavas leads polls in Ankara mayoral race

He is running for the third time and thinks he will win because 'there is a big demand for change among the people'.

Turkey elections: Mansur Yavas leads polls in Ankara mayoral race

Turkey

Turkey elections: Thousands of observers to oversee local vote

Half a million security personnel and thousands of observers on duty on Sunday to oversee elections, officials say.

Turkey elections: Thousands of observers to oversee local vote

Turkey

Turkey announces joint raids with Iran against Kurdish rebels

Interior minister says Turkey and Iran launched joint operation against PKK, a claim state media in Tehran denies.

Turkey announces joint raids with Iran against Kurdish rebels

Turkey

Food prices slashed as Turkey readies for local elections

President Erdogan told a campaign rally that rising food prices were a 'terrorist attack' by unidentified powers.

Food prices slashed as Turkey readies for local elections

Syria's War

Syria safe zone: 'A long-term problem rather than a solution'

While talks on safe zones for Syrian refugees continue, there is no clear plan on who will govern them and how.

Syria safe zone: 'A long-term problem rather than a solution'