Police search an area after a bomb attack in Mardin, Turkey on Wednesday – half a dozen blasts in Ankara, Istanbul and elsewhere in recent months claimed by separatist Kurdish militants have killed more than 80 people. Photograph: Mehmet Ali Dinler/ DHA via AP

Turkey has cracked down on the sale and distribution of agricultural fertiliser feared to have been used by Kurdish militants to kill dozens of people(...)

A still image taken from video footage shows emergency vehicles at the scene of a bomb blast in Kiziltepe, Turkey. Photograph: Reuters

A wave of Kurdish rebel attacks targeting police and soldiers in southeast Turkey have killed at least 12 people. Turkish officials said rebels from (...)

 Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a security council meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: Turkish presidential press office/EPA

The Turkish government is expanding its purge of suspected backers of an attempted coup and has begun to revoke the licences of 21,000 teachers at pri(...)

Ottoman-era ruin  in northeast Anatolia: According to government figures, net migration from the region has reached 46,000 people, or 21 per cent of the population, in the past two years alone – the highest anywhere in Turkey. Photograph: DeAgostini/Getty Images

While Turkey’s major cities and the Anatolian heartland have reaped the fruits of more than a decade of major government investment, the predominantly(...)

Relatives of one of the victims of Tuesday’s blast at Istanbul Ataturk airport mourn in front of a morgue in Istanbul on Wednesday. Photograph:  Osman Orsal/Reuters

Since the outbreak of revolutions in the Arab world five years ago, Turkey has been unable to shield itself from violence. Although responsibility ha(...)

Armed Turkish policeman patrols after multiple suicide bomb attacks at Ataturk international airport in Istanbul,Turkey. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

The triple suicide attack in Atatürk airport in Istanbul that killed dozens and wounded scores more may well become the deadliest bombing in Turkey th(...)

Forensic police work the explosion site at Ataturk airport. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A total of 36 people were killed and 150 more wounded in Tuesday’s attack on Istanbul’s main international airport, broadcaster HaberTurk said, citing(...)

Turkish deputy Selahattin Demirtas: “The war in Syria is tied to the conflict here because the Turkish government sees Kurds in Turkey and in Syria as one.” Photograph: Lukas Lehmann/EPA

One of Turkey’s leading politicians says the war in Syria will continue unless unrest between Kurdish separatists and Turkey is first resolved. The co(...)

The lobby of a hotel  in the Vezneciler district of Istanbul which was damaged in a bomb attack on a bus transporting anti-riot police on Tuesday. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

A Kurdish rebel suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a police headquarters near Turkey’s border with Syria, killing at least t(...)

Fire engines attend the Turkish police bus which was targeted in a bomb attack in Istanbul on Tuesday. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters

A car bomb which ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul on Tuesday has killed 11 people and wounded 36 near the main tourist district. The c(...)

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