A demonstrator waves a flag of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) during a gathering to celebrate the spring festival of Newroz in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, earlier in March.  File photograph: Sertac Kayar/Reuters

Turkish security forces have killed 5,359 Kurdish militants since the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) abandoned a two-year ceasefire in July, the state-(...)

A girl is covered with a blanket as refugees and migrants arrive on a dinghy on the shore near the city of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos, on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe will be sent back across the Aegean sea under the terms of a deal between the EU and Turkey that came into fo(...)

Papers carrying news on the election results in Istanbul. Photograph: Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Editors of a left-leaning Turkish news magazine were charged on Tuesday with attempting to topple the government over a cover suggesting Sunday’s elec(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu walk on the banks of the Bosphorus during a meeting in Istanbul on Sunday. Photograph: Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung/Getty Images

Pressure is growing on German chancellor Angela Merkel to ease Germany’s refugee crisis ahead of a far-right march this evening in Dresden and the sta(...)

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference after an EU summit in Brussels, October 16th, 2015. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Thursday night’s agreement on an EU-Turkey deal could signal a changing point in the European Union’s relationship with Turkey. Engagement between th(...)

European leaders at a summit dominated by the migration crisis at the European Council in Brussels. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey demanded on Thursday that the European Union start easing restrictions on Turks travelling to the EU next year if it wants co-operation to stem(...)

Smashed glass is seen at the entrance of the headquarters of the Hurriyet daily newspaper after it was attacked by a mob in Istanbul. Photograph: Levent Kulu/Hurriyet Daily/Reuters
Turkey targets Dogan Media group
  • Europe
  • September 16, 2015, 07:07

Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into Dogan Media Group for alleged “terrorism propaganda”, authorities said on Tuesday, a move like(...)

A boy holds a sign reading “The palace wants war, people want peace”’ during a demonstration in Istanbul on Sunday demanding an end to Turkish military air strikes against Kurdish targets. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

The Turkish military have ratcheted up pressure on Kurdish militants with a fresh round of air strikes in the southeast of the country as the insurgen(...)

Justice and Development Party (AKP) supporters wave party and Turkish flags at Istanbul’s AKP headquarters. Photograph: Yasin Akgulyasin/AFP/Getty Images

In a stunning rebuke of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ambitions to expand his powers, Turkish voters have stripped his party of its simple majority(...)

 Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan greeting supporters during a rally in Ankara. Photograph: Kayhan Ozer/EPA.

Turks began voting on Sunday in the closest parliamentary election in more than a decade, one that could pave the way for president Tayyip Erdogan to(...)