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Tourists wait to be evacuated from the  smoke-engulfed Mazi area as wildfires rolled down the hill toward the seashore, in Bodrum, in Mugla, on Sunday. Photograph: Emre Tazegul/AP Photo

Wildfires continued to rage on Sunday near Turkey’s holiday beach destinations of Antalya and Mugla as the discovery of more bodies caused the death t(...)

Burnt car and house near the town of Manavgat where a massive forest fire  engulfed a Mediterranean resort region on Turkey’s southern coast. Photograph: AFP/ Getty Images

Tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats on Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean resort of Bodru(...)

Damage and flooding are seen on a coastal road following a strong earthquake on the Greek island of Kos. Photograph: AP

Two people were killed and five seriously injured on the Greek island of Kos after an earthquake hit tourist destinations around the Aegean sea in the(...)

The quake, which struck at 1.31am (11.31pm Irish time on Thursday), was located off the southwestern coastal city of Marmaris, the USGS said.  It was close to the Turkish town of Bodrum and the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese Islands archipelago. File photograph: Google Street View

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck off the southwestern Turkish coast on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake could hav(...)

Medics and rescue workers  at the scene after a tourist bus crashed near the southwestern holiday town of Marmaris, Turkey, May 13th, 2017. Photograph: Kenan Gurbuz/Reuters

At least 23 people have died and 11 others are in a critical condition after a tour bus tipped over, fell 15 metres (50ft) down a cliff and then hit a(...)

Turkish gendarmeries with one of the 11 fugitive commandos accused of being involved in a bid to seize President Tayyip Erdogan during the failed coup. Photograph: Kenan Gurbuz/Reuters

Turkish forces have detained 11 commandos who were on the run after their alleged involvement in an attempt to kidnap the Turkish president, Recep Tay(...)

 Turkish police secure the area in front of Eminonu Mosque in Istanbul on Thursday. The  Turkish parliament has formally approved a three-month state of emergency declared by Turkish president Erdogan. Photograph: EPA

Turkey has said it will suspend the European convention on human rights during a state of emergency declared in the aftermath of last weekend’s coup (...)

Clothes and weapons belonging to soldiers involved in the coup attempt who  surrendered lie abandoned on the Bosphorus bridge on Saturday in Istanbul. Photograph: Gokhan Tan/Getty Images

It was midnight in the Turkish capital, just 2½ hours into the attempted coup, and the group of nine senior ministers who were gathered in a conferenc(...)

People wave the Turkish flag as they join the celebratory crowd in Taksim Square, Istanbul, early yesterday. Photograph: Ismail Ferdous/The New York Times

It fluttered from public buildings, lay draped across the facades of chic department stores and was hoisted triumphantly out the windows of beeping ca(...)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks on CNNTurk via facetime:  A senior Turkish official said  Erdogan’s jet had been harassed by two F-16s commandeered by the coup plotters but that he had managed to reach Istanbul safely. Photograph: Burak Kara/Getty Images

At the height of the attempt to overthrow Turkey’s president, the rebel pilots of two F-16 fighter jets had Tayyip Erdogan’s aircraft in their sights(...)

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