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Supporters of the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) at an election campain rally  in Batman, south east Turkey, on March 12th. Photograph:  Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

When police came to arrest her as the campaign for Turkey’s local elections got under way, Berivan Kutlu was not surprised: it was the third time the (...)

A still image taken from CCTV video of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi  as he walks into Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul  on October 2nd. Photograph: TRT World/Handout via Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate was premeditated, reve(...)

The kingdom’s claim that Jamal  Khashoggi (pictured) died in a “fistfight” was met with international scepticism and allegations of a cover-up to absolve the 33-year-old crown prince of direct responsibility. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears primed to assemble two weeks of leaks, insinuation and police evidence in an explosive speech in the Turkish parliament o(...)

A Turkish forensic police officer walks in front of the back garden of the Saudi Arabian consulate general residence. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a city near the Sea of Marmara for remains of a Saudi dissident journalist who (...)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets US secretary of state Mike Pompeo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Leah Millis/Pool/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has again appeared to give Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt in the deepening diplomatic crisis over disappeared journal(...)

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (right) arriving at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd,  in a video grab from CCTV footage obtained by Turkish news agency DHA. Photograph:  Demiroren News Agency/AFP/Getty Images

Top Turkish security officials have concluded that Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on orders from (...)

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman and Egyptian opposition politician Ayman Nour (left) hold pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Monday. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey said on Tuesday it would search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished last week, as close ally B(...)

People gather for a minute of silence on Tuesday in front of the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, days after a gunman killed 39 people during New Year celebrations at the venue. Photograph: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images

Conflicting reports emerged on Tuesday night surrounding the identity and recent movements of a man suspected of killing 39 people at an Istanbul nigh(...)

Turkish soldiers carry the coffin of  Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov during a ceremony at Esenboga airport. Photograph: Tumay Berkin/EPA/

Police investigating the murder of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey on Monday have detained six people, including three members of the perpetrator’s fami(...)

US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen, who the Turkish government blames for an attempted coup last month. He denies involvement. Photograph: Selahattin Sevi/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish police raided the country’s biggest courthouse and two other halls of justice in Istanbul yesterday, detaining dozens of judicial staff as par(...)

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