Refugees

'Tolerated' in Romania after surviving deadly Black Sea

After travelling to Romania from Turkey via the dangerous Black Sea, refugees and migrants struggle to survive.

Refugees 'tolerated' after crossing deadly Black Sea

Greece

Grandstanding 'derails' Greek-Turkish rapprochement

Landmark visit to be remembered for public spat between Erdogan and his Greek counterpart over 1923 Lausanne Treaty.

Grandstanding 'derails' Greek-Turkish rapprochement

Opinion

Turkey and Greece: old habits die hard

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's landmark visit to Greece has been mired in controversy from the get go.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Politics

Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Greece for two-day visit

The trip, the first by a Turkish president since 1952, is aimed at boosting ties despite long-standing border disputes.

Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Greece for two-day visit

Middle East

Erdogan: Jerusalem move could plunge the region in endless crisis

Protesters have gathered outside the US embassy in Istanbul, adding their voices to the Turkish president's, condemning Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Politics

Turkey, Greece and the era of 'Cold Peace'

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's landmark trip to Greece aims at boosting dialogue between the two countries.

Turkey, Greece and the era of 'Cold Peace'

Europe

NATO foreign ministers meet amid strained alliance ties

NATO foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss global security challenges. They are expected to focus on North Korea's missile programme and perceived hostility from Russia.

Turkey

Erdogan helped Iran evade US sanctions, Zarrab claims

Erdogan has claimed the testimony by the Turkish gold trader in New York is a trick by US-based Muslim scholar Fethullah Gulen to undermine his government.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Erdogan: Jerusalem status a red line for Muslims

Turkey threatens to cut ties with Israel over reports that the US plans to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

Erdogan: Jerusalem status a red line for Muslims

Qatar

Turkey, Iran, Pakistan see big trade boost with Qatar

The Gulf crisis helps open new trade routes and increase bilateral trade from Iran, Turkey and Pakistan to Qatar.

Turkey, Iran, Pakistan see big trade boost with Qatar

ISIS

Georgia kills suspected leader of Istanbul attack

Chechen Akhmed Chatayev was the mastermind of the 2016 Istanbul airport attack, according to Turkish authorities.

Georgia kills suspected leader of Istanbul attack

Turkey

Turkey urges US to drop case against gold trader Reza Zarrab

Turkish President Recep Erdogan claims the case against Zarrab is politically motivated and ultimately intended to bolster US-based dissident Fethullah Gulen, who seeks to overthrow Erdogan's government.

Opinion

On the Kurdish Question

Formation of an independent Kurdistan would be disastrous for all peoples of the region, including the Kurds themselves.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Human Rights

Turkey's president vows to protect women from violence

Government has dealt 20,000 cases of abuse against women, Erdogan says, and perpetrators will be punished with new laws.

Erdogan pledges new plan to protect women from violence

Opinion

Instability in the Middle East is not the Kurds' fault

For decades, Kurds have been denied civil rights; their desire to secure them is perceived as dangerous.

Bayar Mustafa

by Bayar Mustafa

Bayar Mustafa