German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu and French president François Hollande at the summit meeting  at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Thierry Monasse/AFP/Getty Images

The EU-Turkey agreement signed on Sunday represents one of the most significant political engagements by the European Union with Turkey for d(...)

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey dismisses Russian response as “emotional” and “unfitting”. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey yesterday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down(...)

Alpaslan Celik, a deputy commander in a Syrian Turkmen brigade (C), holds handles believed to be parts of a parachute of the downed Russian warplane near the northern Syrian village of Yamadi, near the Turkish-Syrian border. Photograph: Reuters

Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria on Wednesday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions (...)

US President Barack Obama disembarks Air Force One after arriving at Antalya International Airport in Antalya, Turkey, for the G20 summit. Photograph: Okan Ozer/Reuters

US President Barack Obama and other world leaders arrived in Turkey on Sunday for a summit that has taken on new urgency after attacks in Paris pushed(...)

Eighteen people were killed in clashes with the military in southeastern Turkey on Thursday, lifting this week’s death toll to almost 40 in the mainly(...)

A woman looks at newspapers at a kiosk in Istanbul, Turkey, saying ‘AK Party on its own’ after president Tayyip Erdogan’s party   won almost 50 per cent of the vote in a snap  election. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters.

The campaign for Turkey’s parliamentary elections, which saw the ruling AK Party win back a majority on Sunday, was unfair and marred by fear and viol(...)

AKP supporters celebrate after hearing the early results of Turkey’s general election in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: EPA/STR

Turkey looked set to return to single-party rule after the Islamist-rooted AK Party swept to victory in a general election on Sunday, in a result that(...)

A supporter of the ruling AK Party holds a scarf with a slogan that reads, “Man of the nation – Ahmet Davutoglu”, in reference to the prime minister, during an election rally in the central Anatolian city of Konya, on Friday. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Turkey goes to the polls on Suday for the second time this year following months of fractious political wrangling, deadly bombings and a return to war(...)

Plainclothes police officers scuffle with a protester outside the Kanalturk and Bugun TV building in Istanbul on Wednesday.  Brawls broke out and police sprayed water cannon to disperse dozens of people. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkish police have stormed the offices of an opposition media company, days before the country’s election, in a crackdown on companies linked to a(...)

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said operations against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants “will continue until peace is attained. It is the job of the state to protect its citizens and the country.” Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

Three Turkish soldiers and 28 Kurdish militants have been killed in air strikes and clashes over the past two days in Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish (...)