Middle East

Turkey parliament approves new anti-terror law

The new law strengthens the authorities' powers in detaining suspects and imposing public order.

Turkey parliament approves new anti-terror law

Turkey

Turkey's emergency ends as bill seeks to keep some of its powers

State of emergency imposed in 2016 is lifted as bill seeking to retain some of its powers is brought to parliament.

Turkey's emergency ends as bill seeks to keep some of its powers

Turkey

Turkey sacks 18,500 state employees over alleged 'terror' links

More than 8,998 police officers and 3,077 army soldiers among public employees dismissed by emergency decree.

Turkey sacks 18,500 state employees over alleged 'terror' links

Greece

Turkey halts migrant re-admission deal with Greece

Days after Greece released Turkish soldiers from prison, Turkey suspends migrant return deal.

Turkey halts migrant re-admission deal with Greece

Turkey

Why Turkey’s military is not what it used to be

After several corrective measures after the 2016 failed coup, the military is enjoying better ties with the government.

Why Turkey's military is not what it used to be

Turkey

Turkey: Why did Erdogan call early elections?

June 24 elections take place during a state of emergency, economic concerns, and Turkey's regional interventions.

Turkey: Why did Erdogan call early elections?

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey court jails 104 'coup plotters' for life

Former military personnel given life sentences for trying to overthrow the constitutional order, state media says.

Turkey coup trial: Court sentences 104 army 'plotters' to life

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey to detain 101 air force personnel over coup

Operation targets air force members over suspected links to religious leader Gulen, who is blamed for 2016 failed coup.

Turkey to arrest 101 soldiers over alleged links to coup attempt

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey anti-emergency rallies draw government criticism

Opposition holds sit-in protests across the country as the government prepares to extend the state of emergency.

Turkey anti-emergency protests draw government criticism

Greece

Greece demands release of soldiers held in Turkey

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Ankara uses Greek soldiers as 'pawns to blackmail', an accusation Turkey denies.

PM Tsipras demands release of Greek soldiers held in Turkey

Human Rights

Turkey slams UN over human rights report

UN rights office calls for halt to 'continued deterioration of human rights' in a report described by Ankara as biased.

Turkey slams UN over human rights report

The Listening Post

July 15: The day Turkey's media narrative changed

What is the media's role in framing the 2016 coup attempt as an explanation for the challenges facing the country?

The Listening Post

Pyeongchang 2018: Sport, politics and the media game

The media get caught up in North Korea's diplomatic games at the Winter Olympics. Plus, journalism in post-coup Turkey.

Turkey

Turkey: Six journalists given life sentences over coup

Six Turkish journalists have been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to a failed 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey: Six journalists given life sentences over coup

Amnesty International

Turkey releases Amnesty chairman Kilic

Taner Kilic was imprisoned over alleged connections to the Gulen movement, accused by Ankara of an attempted coup.

Turkish court orders release of Amnesty's Taner Kilic