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-Syria border

Turkish public, politicians voice support for Syria military push

Citizens and political parties rally behind President Erdogan's Syria move, in defiance of international condemnation.

Turkish public, politicians voice support for Syria military push

Turkey-Syria border

Used to economic pain, some Turks shrug off US sanctions threat

Some in Ankara dismiss US politician's threat to hit Turkey with 'sanctions from hell' over Syria military operation.

Used to economic pain, some Turks shrug off US sanctions threat

Turkey-Syria border

How would a battle between Turkey and the SDF play out?

Ankara expected to send its forces across the border in northeast Syria following US move to withdraw troops from area.

How would a battle between Turkey and the SDF play out?

Turkey

History threatened as Turkey prepares to flood ancient city

Residents of Hasankeyf are apprehensive as the deadline to evacuate their 12,000-year-old village looms.

History threatened as Turkey prepares to flood ancient city

Turkey

Ankara summit on Syria: 'A win for Moscow and al-Assad'

Creation of committee to write Syria's constitution democratises and legitimises Syrian president, analysts say.

Ankara summit on Syria: 'A win for Moscow and al-Assad'

Syria's War

What next for Turkey-Russia ties after Erdogan's Moscow trip?

Presidents of Russia and Turkey agree to 'normalise' situation in Syria's Idlib but offer few details on compromise.

What next for Turkey-Russia ties after Erdogan's Moscow trip?

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