Syria's War

Rocket attack in northwest Syria kills two Turkish soldiers

Attack comes two weeks after Turkey and Russia agree to a ceasefire in Idlib, halting a three-month Syrian offensive.

Rocket attack in northwest Syria kills two Turkish soldiers

Turkey

Turkey reports first 2 coronavirus deaths amid jump in cases

President Erdogan says such outbreaks have had severe consequences around the world and could trigger 'transformations'.

Turkey reports first 2 coronavirus deaths amid jump in cases

Greece

Violence and vigilantism on the Greece-Turkey border

Asylum seekers, villagers and vigilantes share their stories as tensions grow along the border.

A journey through the refugee crisis on the Greece-Turkey border

Sport

Footballer Obi Mikel quits Turkish club over coronavirus fears

The player's contract was cancelled after his post on social media that he is no longer comfortable playing matches.

Footballer Obi Mikel quits Turkish club over coronavirus fears

Syria's War

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Syria, refugees with European leaders

Convergence on Idlib fighting but on refugees 'a number of clarifications' by the Europeans from Turkey's president.

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Syria, refugees with European leaders

Coronavirus pandemic

New coronavirus cases in Turkey as 12 test positive overnight

Interior ministry orders temporary shutdown of bars, nightclubs across its 81 provinces.

New coronavirus cases in Turkey as 12 test positive overnight

Opinion

How long will the Turkish-Russian deal on Idlib last?

The March 5 agreement will likely follow the fate of all previous Idlib deals and fall apart soon.

Galip Dalay

by Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay

Humanitarian crises

A day in the life of refugees on the Turkish border

In a hotel near the border, a group of refugees enjoys shared meals, music and a fleeting chance to feel normal.

One day of respite for refugees on the Turkey-Greece border

Syria's War

Russia, Turkey begin joint patrols along Syria's M4 highway

The patrols are part of ceasefire deal reached by Ankara and Moscow to halt an escalation of violence in Idlib province.

Turkey

Turkey says Idlib ceasefire details largely agreed on with Russia

Under the deal, Turkish and Russian forces will carry out joint patrols along M4 highway and set up a security corridor.

Turkey says Idlib ceasefire details largely agreed on with Russia

Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan accuses Greece of 'Nazi tortures' on refugees

Greece responded to the Turkish president's Nazi comments by denouncing Holocaust comparisons.

Turkey's Erdogan accuses Greece of 'Nazi tortures' on refugees

Podcast

An open border, with nowhere to go

Thousands of refugees have attempted to cross the Greek border from Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan allowed them to leave.

An open border, with nowhere to go

Turkey

Turkey threatens 'heavy' retaliation if Idlib ceasefire is broken

Turkey and Russia, which back opposing sides in Syria's war, agreed on a ceasefire to stop escalating clashes in Idlib.

Turkey threatens 'heavy' retaliation if Idlib ceasefire is broken

Europe

Greece condemned over ill-treatment of refugees held on ship

HRW says Greece's move to detain more than 450 people on a naval vessel 'flagrantly' violates international law.

Greece condemned over ill-treatment of refugees held on ship

Coronavirus pandemic

Turkey's 1st virus case traced to man who returned from Europe

Health minister calls on citizens to avoid heading abroad if possible or self-quarantine for 14 days after coming back.

Turkey's 1st virus case traced to man who returned from Europe