Turkish lawmakers push each other on the assembly floor in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: AP Photo

Brawls between lawmakers from Turkey’s ruling AK Party and the pro-Kurdish opposition have delayed efforts to pass legislation on a migration deal wit(...)

A friend a victim killed at Sunday’s explosion in Ankara, cries over his Turkish flag-draped coffin, during a funeral procession in Istanbul.

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (Tak) militant group on Thursday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Turkish capital Ankara that killed 37(...)

A Turkish police officer holds an assault rifle during clashes with protesters demonstrating against government-imposed curfews on February 15th in Diyarbakir, Turkey. Photograph: Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

A claim of responsibility on Friday by the little-known Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (Tak) for last Wednesday’s bombing in Ankara, which killed 28 people(...)

The bus damaged by a bomb detonated by remote control on a road linking Diyarbakir to the district of Lice . It followed Wednesday’s attack in Ankara, which left 28 dead. Photograph: Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey has claimed Kurds based in Syria were responsible for Wednesday’s car bomb attack on a military convoy in Ankara, as another explosion hit a co(...)

A police officer  at the site of the explosion on February 17th, 2016 in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: AFP/StringerCihan News Agency/Getty Images

Turkish authorities have arrested nine suspects over the bombing in Ankara that killed at least 28 people, as prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Kurd(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement on the Istanbul attack: at least 10 people died, most of them German tourists, in the city’s historic area. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Istanbul’s usually thronged tourist districts fell quiet last night following a suicide bombing that claimed the lives of 10 foreign tourists and call(...)

Mourners carry the coffin of killed Kurdish militant Osman Karadeniz during his funeral in   Diyarbakir. Tensions continue to run high in the southeast of the country. Photograph: Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey’s military operation against militants in the Kurdish-populated southeast has entered a third week with government forces still unable to decis(...)

Several Kurdish-populated towns have been subjected to a series of often-deadly military sieges and blockades this year. Photograph: Reuters

The convoy of Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish trucks stuck outside besieged Cizre has been here for six days. Empty egg shells and potato skins litter the (...)

Demonstrators walk past  an armoured police vehicle during a protest in Diyarbakir, Turkey. Photograph: Sertac Kayar/Reuters

Seven people were killed in clashes with security forces in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast, officials said on Monday, as authorities declared curfe(...)

The funeral of Tahir Elci:  The well-known human rights lawyer had been arrested and tortured under military rule a number of times in the past. Photograph: Sertac Kayar/Reuters

Last month, Tahir Elci argued on a popular Turkish television show that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was not a terrorist organisation, in defia(...)

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