Turkey

US halts training of Turkish F-35 pilots amid S-400 row

Washington cancels training of NATO ally's F-35 pilots over Ankara's planned purchase of Russian S-400 missiles.

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at US base amid S-400 row

Turkey

Turkey condemns Iceland over 'mistreatment' of football team

Ankara issues diplomatic protest over treatment of team who were reportedly searched for three hours by airport police.

Turkey condemns Iceland over 'mistreatment' of football team

Middle East

US threatens sanctions over Turkey missile purchase

The US is threatening to impose sanctions on Turkey if it does not cancel a deal to buy a Russian S400 missile defence system.

Sport

Ozil ties the knot, with Erdogan as best man

German-Turkish footballer Mesut Ozil sparked controversy when he asked Erdogan to be best man in March.

German footballer Ozil ties the knot, with Erdogan as best man

United States

US starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 programme over Russia deal

Pentagon tells Turkey it's cancelling its purchase of F-35 jets if Ankara continues purchase of Russia S-400 system.

US starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 programme over Russia deal

Earthrise

Ecosystem Alert: Protecting Lands in Peril

We meet some of the conservationists fighting to protect the world's rare and precious ecosystems.

Turkey

Erdogan: No step back from S-400 deal with Russia

Turkish president says US offer to sell Patriot missiles to Ankara is not as good as Russia's S-400 offer.

Erdogan: No step back from S-400 deal with Russia

Middle East

Syrian refugees head to Aleppo from Turkey for Eid holiday

The Syrian refugees are able to head home for the Eid holiday for the first time in almost 10 years.

Counting the Cost

What can stop Turkey's economy from unravelling?

From credit-fuelled boom to currency crisis. As Turkey's economy unravels, we ask what can be done to stop the rot.

Syria's War

Syrian NGOs warn of mass displacement in last rebel-held area

White Helmets says some 300,000 people displaced near Turkey border during recent bombardments in northwest Syria.

Syrian NGOs warn of mass displacement in last rebel-held area

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

Turkey releases US NASA scientist after years in prison

Serkan Golge was detained in 2016 on a visit to Turkey as Ankara cracked down on alleged supporters of a failed coup.

Turkey releases US NASA scientist after years in prison

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan reiterates call to create working group on Russian S-400

In a phone call, Trump and Erdogan agree to meet on sidelines of G-20 next month in Japan.

Erdogan reiterates call to create working group on Russian S-400

Turkey

EU says Turkey 'backsliding' on democracy, Ankara disagrees

EU Commission report finds Ankara moving 'further away' from European Union, but Turkey says it is 'a part of Europe'.

EU says Turkey 'backsliding' on democracy, Ankara disagrees

Turkey

Turkey busts international human trafficking ring

One of Europe's most notorious people smugglers arrested, along with 19 others, in joint operation across Turkey.

Turkey police bust human trafficking ring, arrest smugglers