Recep Tayyip Erdogan: his AKP Party lost its majority in June,  plunging Turkey into political uncertainty. Photograph: EPA

President Tayyip Erdogan and the ruling AK Party will keep their grip on power when an interim government is formed next week to lead Turkey to a snap(...)

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu: failed in a last-ditch effort to agree a working government with nationalist party. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu officially returned the mandate to form a government to President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, the presidency sai(...)

Turkey’s prime minister and leader of the Justice and Development Party  Ahmet Davutoglu: he said a fresh election now appeared to be the only option. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey faces a snap election this autumn after talks on forming a coalition government broke down on Thursday, increasing uncertainty in the NATO mem(...)

The site of the bombing on Sunday, August 2nd. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed two soldiers and wounded 31 in a suicide attack overnight in eastern Turkey, the army said on Sunday, a(...)

Kurds protest outside the Turkish embassy in Paris. The Turkish military confirmed on Tuesday it had used jets to target Kurdish rebels. Photograph: EPA 1:21

Nato has said it stands in “strong solidarity” with Turkey following last week’s suicide bomb in Suruk, after Nato ambassadors met for an emergency me(...)

Members of the Kurdish community hold a rally outside the Turkish embassy to protest against the Turkish air force attacks on the PKK military campaigns. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA 1:21

Nato gave Turkey its full political support in fighting militants in Syria and Iraq at an emergency meeting on Tuesday but several nations urged Ankar(...)

Left-wing rotesters with their face hidden, wait in front of a barricade during clashes with Turkish riot police in Istanbul’s Gazi district. Photograph: Ozan Koseozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images 1:08

Kurdish fighters in northern Syria accused the Turkish army of shelling their positions on Monday, highlighting the precarious path Ankara is treading(...)

Protesters clashed with Turkish riot police in Istanbul after the death of an activist during raids against militants by government forces. Attacks on police officers, soldiers and installations have also occurred in the country’s predominantly Kurdish southeast. Photograph: EPA

Nato is to hold an emergency meeting at the request of Turkey on Monday as efforts to end the country’s decades-long war with the Kurds appeared to be(...)

A Turkish soldier check cars at a check point in Diyarbakir on July 26th, 2015 following the death of two Turkish soldiers. Photograph: Inilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

Kurdish militants killed two Turkish soldiers in a roadside bombing on Sunday, the military said, apparently retaliating for Ankara’s crackdown on th(...)

An image showing one of the strikes by  Turkish fighter jets on  targets in  Syria on Friday. Photograph: Getty

Turkey said on Saturday that its fighter jets hit militant camps of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq overnight, and Turkish ground (...)