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Russia concerned about progress of Turkish troops in Syria

Russia voiced concern on Wednesday about the movement of Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces deeper into Syria's territory and warned that it could...

Polling company owner Sencar released from detention

Political observer and owner of the MetroPoll polling company Professor Özer Sencar was released from custody after he was detained in a police raid...

Ministry: DW footage taken because interview questions not cleared in advance

  A crisis that erupted on Monday evening when officials from Turkey’s Youth and Sports Ministry seized video footage of an interview German broadcaster Deutsche...

Anti-Gülen witch-hunt extends to nationalists as 3 Yeniçağ columnists detained

Three columnists from the nationalist Yeniçağ daily were detained early on Wednesday as part of an ongoing witch-hunt targeting the Gülen movement, the daily...

Erdoğan confesses anti-Gülen witch-hunt has gone off track

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has acknowledged that a witch-hunt he launched against the faith-based Gülen movement has gotten out of control and that people...

FSA takes control of 6 more villages from ISIL

The Free Syrian Army (FSA), supported by the Turkish military and allied forces, took control of six more villages from the Islamic State in...

347 arrested, 339 others detained over coup links on Tuesday

A huge cleansing of Turkey’s state and other institutions is continuing as people from all walks of life find themselves being hunted down and...

Erdoğan calls on US to either extradite or detain Gülen

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the United States administration to either extradite Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen or detain him, despite not...

Teacher commits suicide after dismissal over alleged Gülen links

A teacher of 25 years who was fired last week over alleged links to the Gülen movement committed suicide late on Tuesday, media outlets...

Report: Leftists, Kemalists suspended from posts for being Gülenists

A report prepared by Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Chairman Veli Ağbaba has revealed that the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, which launched...

No takers for Erdoğan statue after municipality reneges on order

Nuh Açın, a sculptor in the Kartepe district of Kocaeli province, has put on display a four-meter-high statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan...

Turkish army: 3 soldiers killed in ISIL attack in northern Syria

A statement from the Turkish military said on Tuesday that threeTurkish soldiers were killed and five others were wounded after the Islamic State in...

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