Middle East

Trump: US not considering Fethullah Gulen's extradition to Turkey

Comment comes after report says Washington is looking at extraditing Gulen in bid to ease Ankara's pressure on Riyadh.

Trump: US not considering Fethullah Gulen's extradition to Turkey

United States

Freed US pastor prays for Trump at White House

Pastor at the centre of Washington-Ankara dispute is hosted at White House after his release from Turkey.

Trump hosts freed US pastor Brunson at White House

US & Canada

American pastor Brunson leaves Turkey after release

Pastor at heart of Washington-Ankara diplomatic dispute leaves Turkey after a court ordered his release.

US pastor Andrew Brunson leaves Turkey after release

Middle East

Turkey arrests 61 soldiers over alleged Gulen links: state media

Those arrested are suspected of having links with US-based Muslim leader Gulen who is blamed for the 2016 failed coup.

Turkey arrests 61 soldiers over alleged Gulen links: state media

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