Istanbul supporters celebrate AKP victory .... President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains determined to introduce controversial executive presidency,  although his stunning elction victory has still left him short of the supermajority  he needs in parliament. Photograph:  Ozan Koseozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Two disconcerting indicators for the future of Turkish democracy have flown under the radar in the week since Sunday’s surprising parliamentary electi(...)

Musicians play as supporters wait for Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu at Ataturk airport in Istanbul on Tuesday. Turkey’s long dominant AK Party scored a stunning election success at the weekend. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Following a failed government-forming process, Turkey’s worst-ever terrorist attack and the return to war with militant Kurds, how is it Turkey’s AK P(...)

Migrants clamber on to a dinghy to sail for the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme on Wednesday. Greece and Bulgaria complain that Turkey does nothing to halt the flow into their countries of refugees. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

In celebration of the parliamentary election victory of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Ankara arrested three dozen opposition figures and mo(...)

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(...)

Erdogan’s gamble has paid off handsomely. With a stunning and unexpected comeback, the Islamist party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took back its (...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan  said he deserved respect from the whole world following Sunday’s result. Photograph: Huseyin Aldemir/Reuters

International observers of Turkey’s parliamentary elections have criticised the climate of “violence and fear” that preceded the vote, saying the secu(...)

Supporters of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party celebrate outside the party’s headquarters in Ankara. Photograph: Getty Images/ Adem Altanadem Altan/AFP

Turkey’s AK Party scored a stunning victory in snap parliamentary elections yesterday, winning 49 per cent of the vote with 95 per cent of ballots cou(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Relatives mourn  during the funeral for a victim of Saturday’s Ankara bomb attacks in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Burak Kara/Getty Images

Turkey is focusing on Islamic State in its investigation into a twin bombing that killed at least 128 people in Ankara, while investigators are close (...)