US Defense Secretary Ash Carter at a Nato defence ministers meeting in Brussels. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

Nato will double the size of its emergency response force and may send ground troops to Turkey, its secretary general said yesterday. Speaking after (...)

Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at  a press conference  in Brussels on Tuesday. “I will not speculate on the motives but this does not look like an accident,” he said. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

Nato general secretary Jens Stoltenberg rejected claims by Russia that its incursion into Turkish airspace last weekend was accidental, amid claims t(...)

Footage released by Russia’s defence ministry shows airstrikes carried out by the country’s air force in Syria. Photograph: Reuters

Nato ambassadors told Russia to halt its incursions into the airspace of Turkey, a member of the alliance, saying the violations were both extremely d(...)

Turkish soldiers secure the border line between Turkey and Syria. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters.

Nine British nationals detained in Turkey after allegedly trying to cross illegally into Syria could be deported on Thursday.Footage shows the Briton(...)

A Syrian woman holds her baby in a refugee camp in the border town Reyhanli, in the Turkish Hatay province. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

On a bustling Antakya street in southern Turkey, a young man in replica seventh-century Islamic dress, complete with western backpack, gets dis(...)

A board shows the alternative was to access Twitter, is placed at an election campaign office of the main opposition Republican’s People’s Party (CHP) in Istanbul yesterday. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

A Turkish court upheld an appeal today to end a blockage of Twitter that has provoked public outrage and drawn international condemnation only (...)

Turkish prime minister Tayyip Erdogan condemned the “burn and destroy” tactics of some of those involved in days of violent protests today, and promis(...)

People view the debris of the Saturday explosion sites that killed 46 and injured about 50 others in Reyhanli. Photograph: AP Photo

On a drizzling Sunday afternoon in Reyhanli, a rural city near the Syrian border in Turkey’s Hatay province, locals wandered streets littered w(...)