Turkey in turmoil: Protesters hold placards that read “We know the killer” as Turkish riot police block their way on Tuesday. Photograph: Ozan Koseozan/AFP/Getty Images

Kurds in Turkey have found themselves increasingly singled out for violence, as the death toll from Saturday’s twin bombings in Ankara is expected to (...)

Turkey's Republican People’s Party deputies argue with ruling AK Party lawmakers on deploying troops in the face of threats from within Syria and Iraq. Photograph: Reuters

Tucked away down the back alleys of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, the shrill of men calling out numbers and figures rings loud. Each one has at least one p(...)

Demonstrators hold Kurdish flags and portraits of jailed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan during a gathering to celebrate Newroz in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir today. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has ordered his fighters to cease fire and withdraw from Turkish soil as a step to ending a conflic(...)