A  Turkish air force aircraft takes off from the Incirlik air base in southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015. Air strikes have hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets including shelters, depots and caves in six areas.  Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish’s air force launched its heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, hours after pres(...)

Left-wing rotesters with their face hidden, wait in front of a barricade during clashes with Turkish riot police in Istanbul’s Gazi district. Photograph: Ozan Koseozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images 1:08

Kurdish fighters in northern Syria accused the Turkish army of shelling their positions on Monday, highlighting the precarious path Ankara is treading(...)

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(...)

Armed left-wing militants escort the coffins of  Suruc bomb victims as they arrive at the Gazi Cemevi an Alevi district of Gazi in Istanbul. Photograph: AFP Photo/Yasin Akgul

Kurdish militants claimed responsibility for the assassination on Wednesday of two Turkish police officers in what they said was retaliation for a sus(...)

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(...)

 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(...)

An injured man is carried after an explosion during an election rally of pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Diyarbakir, Turkey. Photograph: Reuters

Two blasts ripped through a Kurdish rally in Turkey on Friday, killing two people and injuring more than 100 two days before a general election, and t(...)

 A flower-laying ceremony in the Armenian capital Yerevan to mark the centenary of the mass killings of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. Photograph: Vahram Baghdasaryan/EPA

Armenia has marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders, as (...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina with Prince Charles at a remembrance concert in the Istanbul Congress Centre. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

On a stone memorial at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli, where world leaders will gather today to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the bloodiest campaigns (...)

Members of the European Parliament observe a minute of silence as they commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, at the EU Parliament in Brussels April 15th, 2015. Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

The European Parliament backed a motion yesterday calling the massacre a century ago of up to 1.5 million Armenians a genocide, days after Pope Franci(...)