Arrest warrants have been issued for Turkey's former intelligence chief, his deputy and two other intelligence agents, the semi-official Anatolian Agency reported Friday.
Turkey says it will compensate the families of 35 civilians killed last week in a military airstrike in a Kurdish area on the border with Iraq.
Turkey is fuming over French legislation that would criminalize any public denial of what the bill calls the Armenian genocide last century in Ottoman Turkey.
The former U.S. ambassador to Turkey responds to a French bill that makes it illegal to deny the Armenian "genocide."
On the second day of his planned four-day visit to Turkey and Greece, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traveled Friday from Ankara to Istanbul, where he is to participate in the Second Global Entrepreneurship Summit, convoked by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The death toll from Wednesday's 5.6-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 40, the government said Sunday.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports from a town in eastern Turkey devastated by back-to-back earthquakes.
Emergency officials said Saturday that 38 people have died and 26 have been rescued as a result of Wednesday's 5.6 magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey.
It's not often that the issue of polygamy makes it to the top of the political agenda. But in the past week it's become a litmus test for the course of the Arab spring, and part of the debate about the compatibility of Islam and democracy.
Violence broke out in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, over election seats being eliminated. Journalist Zied M'hirsi reports.
As relations continue to deteriorate between neighbors Turkey and Syria, the Turkish armed forces announced Tuesday it will conduct a weeklong series of military exercises in a province along the Syrian border.
Turkey's prime minister planted himself at the heart of the Arab world's turbulent politics on Tuesday, when he declared himself a champion of the Palestinian cause during a speech at the headquarters of the League of Arab States.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on how Turkey's prime minister is trying to exploit the Arab Spring.
Turkey's prime minister arrived in Egypt Monday for an official visit, as twin diplomatic crises are shaking the foundations of several critical Middle Eastern alliances.
In a further escalation of tensions between Israel and Turkey, at least three Israeli diplomats are being expelled from the Israeli Embassy in Ankara, Israeli officials said Wednesday.
Tensions continue to escalate as Turkey expels three diplomats from the Israeli embassy in Ankara.
Turkey's fiery prime minister ratcheted up rapidly-escalating tensions with Israel on Tuesday, comparing Ankara's once-close ally in the Middle East to a "spoiled boy" and announcing additional sanctions would soon be imposed.
Turkey suspends trade and defense ties with Israel as their relationship worsens.
The Turkish government moved Friday to resolve a crisis that erupted earlier in the day when the country's top four military officers left their jobs en masse in the latest power play between the government and the Turkish military.
The Turkish prime minister huddled Wednesday with a special Syrian envoy in an effort to help stem the growing tide of refugees racing into Turkey from conflict-wracked Syria.
The party of Turkey's ruling prime minister sailed to an easy victory in parliamentary elections on Sunday, winning a third term in office with 49.9% of the vote with 99.9% of the votes counted.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on Sunday's parliamentary elections in Turkey and the controversies overshadowing them.
Analysts, politicians, pollsters and citizens of all stripes are in agreement about this Sunday's parliamentary election in Turkey.
Turkey is no stranger to name-calling and over-heated rhetoric, especially in the final days before a national election.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports from Istanbul as the Turkish people prepare to head to the polls.
At a campaign rally in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan tried Wednesday to draw parallels between the oppression and persecution Turkey's largest ethnic minority has faced and the pressure he himself faced under Turkey's former secularist leaders.
At least one demonstrator died and a bodyguard protecting Turkey's prime minister was hospitalized after clashes erupted around a campaign rally Tuesday, less than two weeks before Turks go to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections.
A separatist rebel group claimed responsibility Friday for an ambush on a convoy connected with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday one policeman was killed and another injured when his convoy was attacked on its way to a campaign rally.
Syria rejects calls for an independent investigation as the military siege continues in Daraa. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
Turkish officials engaged in last-minute shuttle diplomacy with their restive neighbor Syria and repeated calls for restraint ahead of what is expected to be another violent day of protests across the Arab nation on Friday.
Less than two months before voters are expected to go to the polls in national elections, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday announced ambitious plans to dig a new canal through Istanbul that would bypass the existing Bosphorus Strait.
As the fallout continues from the release of thousands of diplomatic cables on the WikiLeaks website, Turkey's prime minister is threatening to file a lawsuit over comments made about him in one of the messages by the U.S. ambassador to his country.
Voters in Turkey on Sunday handed an emphatic victory to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan but results in a referendum on constitutional reform have exposed stark divisions within Turkish society, according to politicians and analysts.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports from Istanbul on a landmark referendum victory for Turkey's prime minister.
The European Union praised Turkish voters for approving wide-ranging reforms on Sunday, but warned that more needed to be done -- and that the government should not ram new changes through the system.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan hailed the passage of a wide-ranging package of constitutional amendments as a "milestone for democracy" after voters approved the measures in a Sunday referendum.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on Turkey's polarized electorate as voters go to the polls in a referendum on constitutional reform.
Turkish voters go to the polls on Sunday in a crucial referendum on constitutional reform which could bring about the biggest change to the country's political landscape in three decades.
The recent flotilla incident is the culmination of a steep decline in Israeli-Turkish relations that started with the Gaza war in 2008 and 2009. Relations between these two countries, after reaching a high point in the late 1990s and early 2000s, are now beyond repair, and it will probably take the better part of a decade for them to be resuscitated.
Though they are burying their dead, CNN's Ivan Watson reports activists in Turkey consider this day a victory.
President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Tuesday with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to express condolences for the deaths and injuries from Israel's raid on a Turkish ship that was part of a flotilla hauling relief supplies to blockaded Gaza, the White House said.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Sunday he was heading to Iran to join nuclear talks in Tehran involving Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Turkey's prime minister declined to support President Barack Obama's push for tough new sanctions against Iran but said his country was willing to act as a mediator in the diplomatic standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Turkey's prime minister announced Friday he will send his country's ambassador back to Washington next week.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said more than 40 people had been detained in a probe into an alleged coup plot against Turkey's ruling political party.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Wednesday added itself to a growing number of European voices expressing alarm at a record fine levied against Turkey's largest media conglomerate.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is denying accusations that a record fine levied against the country's largest media conglomerate, Dogan Holding, was politically motivated.
A Turkish television show is offering contestants what it claims is the "biggest prize ever" -- the chance for atheists to convert to one of the world's major religions.
Forty-four people were killed during an attack on a wedding party in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province Monday.
Police raided the homes and offices of at least a half dozen prominent Turkish academics across Turkey Monday against what was reported to be a plot to overthrow the government.
Turkey's prime minister, the most polarizing Turkish politician in a generation, opens his election campaign to CNN.
At least five people were killed and dozens more wounded in clashes as municipal elections were held across Turkey.
Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he would be receptive to the possibility of allowing American troops to withdraw from Iraq across Turkish territory, if the United States asks for permission.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's ambassador to the Turkish capital of Ankara on Saturday to issue a formal complaint over a top Israeli commander's reported remarks criticizing Turkey.
Thousands turned out to greet Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his return home from Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, a day after a heated exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres over Israel's military campaign in Gaza.
CNN Fareed Zakaria comments on the mood of the world economic forum in Davos Switzerland.
Israeli President Shimon Peres said he had an amicable phone conversation with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after Erdogan stormed offstage during an angry exchange with Peres at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Israeli President Shimon Peres says many countries silently support the offensive in Gaza.
Thousands of people turned out to greet Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his return home from Davos Friday, a day after he stormed off stage following a heated exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres over Israel's military campaign in Gaza.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan stormed off stage at the World Economic Forum on Thursday during an angry discussion with Israeli President Shimon Peres over the crisis in Gaza.
Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon on Sunday to disperse thousands of Kurdish protesters demonstrating against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to Turkish media reports.
Members of Turkey's ruling party have expressed relief after the country's top court narrowly rejected calls for the party and its leaders, including Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Abdullah Gul, to be banned from politics.
Turkey's Constitutional Court rejects a ban on the nation's Islamic-rooted ruling party. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Judges refrain from banning the country's Islamist-rooted ruling party but issue an ominous warning over secularism
Thousands of mourners were joined Monday by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the funerals of victims killed in Sunday's double bombing in Istanbul.
Prosecutors on Monday indicted 86 secular Turks -- including high-ranking ex-military officials -- on terrorism charges for their alleged involvement in coup plots
Two former generals are being questioned about their alleged involvement with a group suspected of plotting to overthrow the government
Vice President Dick Cheney arrived Monday in Turkey to shore up relations with the key U.S. ally, which is facing protests from internal critics and complaints from neighboring Iraq.
A prosecutor accuses the ruling party of attacking the sacrosanct principle of secularism. But the electorate has other ideas
Turkey's parliament has passed a constitutional amendment that would end a ban on Islamic headscarves at universities, despite public protests.
CNN's Paula Hancocks looks at the controversy in Turkey over traditional headscarves worn by Muslims.
At least four people have been killed and 52 injured -- six critically -- after a car bomb exploded in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir Thursday, prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
The Turkish Prime Minister comes to Washington with a slew of crises on his country's border with Iraq -- and the U.S., thanks to its own crises in the region, needs to make him happy
Fereydun Hilmi, former member of the Iraqi Kurdish regional government on the growing tensions between Iraq and Turkey.
The newly reelected Recep Erdogan is tackling one of Turkey's most sensitive issues head on
New Turkish President Abdullah Gul approved a pro-EU reformist cabinet on Wednesday which reflected Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's aim to push ahead with stalled political and economic reforms needed to join the bloc.
With the election of its first President with Islamist roots, the country enters a new era. Just what it will bring is the question
Despite secularist fears of its Islamist roots, Erdogan's party gets even more support than it did five years ago
Voters in Turkey hailed Recep Tayyip Erdogan's emphatic re-election victory as a triumph for democracy, as the re-installed prime minister pledged to heal the wounds of a bitterly divisive campaign by "embracing all of Turkey with no discrimination."
Turkey's ruling Islamist-rooted party claimed a resounding victory Sunday, winning nearly 47 percent of the vote in the country's parliamentary elections, electoral officials said.
Turkey's prime minister has promised to promote national unity and fight terrorism after his ruling Islamist party comfortably won parliamentary elections.
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A powerful blast believed to be a bomb ripped through an Ankara shopping district Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding dozens more.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will address the country on Monday amid a deepening crisis prompted by a clash between secularists and Islamists over the country's political future.
Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul has vowed to continue in his bid to become the country's next president despite opposition from lawmakers, business leaders and military chiefs and a massive public demonstration in Istanbul on Sunday.
The European Union and the U.S. have urged the Turkish army to respect the country's democracy after military chiefs voiced concerns over the current presidential election.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday criticized a decision by the European Union this week to freeze talks on his country's entry into the union, saying it was "very unfair."
Snipers and police security teams took up positions around Ankara airport as Pope Benedict XVI arrived for his first visit to a Muslim country.
Police say they have arrested a man who allegedly fired a pistol into the air outside the Italian consulate in Istanbul, then shouted slogans in protest of Pope Benedict XVI's upcoming visit.
Iran's president has told Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his country is ready and willing to give peaceful nuclear technology to Islamic states, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported Thursday.
The train that derailed Thursday night east of Istanbul was traveling faster than it should have been, the Turkish transportation minister says.
President Bush sought Wednesday to reassure Turkey that the United States does not support an expansion of autonomy for Kurds in neighboring Iraq.
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