Members of the police special forces patrol outside a police station   after a car bomb in Istanbul claimed the lives of  three police officers and injured seven. Photograph: Huseyin Aldemir/Reuters

At least eight people, including five police officers and a soldier, were killed on Monday in a series of attacks in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city(...)

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(...)

The mother of a victim cries for her son on his coffin during a funeral ceremony in Gaziantep on Tuesday, following a suicide bomb attack the day before which killed at least 32 in the southern Turkish town of Suruc. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP Getty Images 0:55

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu has rejected accusations that the country had in the past tacitly supported Islamic State (IS) militants ope(...)

Garo Paylan, Huda Kaya, Selahattin Demirtas and Pervin Buldan celebrate the Kurdish-rooted Peoples’ Democratic Party’s election victory in Istanbul earlier this month. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Idris Ozkan wears a broad smile as he talks about Turkey’s recent parliamentary election. As a Kurd who sells tea from the back of a van in Istanbul’s(...)

There is a Shakespearean quality to the hubris that drives Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – a “vaulting ambition that o’erleaps itself”. Erdo(...)

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(...)

Supporters celebrate early election results outside the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) headquarters in Istanbul on Sunday night. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

The Kurdish-rooted People’s Democratic Party (HDP) is set to enter Turkey’s parliament for the first time following elections on Sunday that were a sw(...)

Turkish voters will make a fateful choice in tomorrow’s parliamentary elections on the future of their political system and constitutional freedoms. T(...)

Supporters of the ruling AK Party hold aloft a placard with a picture of Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan as they attend an election rally. The slogan on the placard reads: “National willpower. National power. Goal: 2023, 2053, 2071.” Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Everywhere the political class meets in Ankara these days, at diplomatic receptions, noisy dinner parties and quiet lunches, the talk is all of arithm(...)

Supporters of Turkey’s prime minister Recep  Tayyip Erdogan  in front of an election centre in Istanbul today. Mr Erdogan said  the Turkish people had “shown their will” in a presidential election which local media and allies said he had won, but stopped short of formally declaring victory, saying he would make a full statement later. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters

An unofficial vote count indicates prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to win Turkey’s first ever presidential election in the first round, acc(...)