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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech at the 39th TRT International Children’s Festival in Ankara. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in the constitutional referen dum to grant him extensive new executive powers was undermined by an u(...)

Supporters of Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan at a   Yes rally for the upcoming referendum in Izmir. Phtograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Much like the vast mosque he has commissioned atop one of Istanbul’s highest hills, president Tayyip Erdogan’s supporters hope a referendum on Sunday (...)

Supporters of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan sit on a statue of Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, as they shout slogans and hold flags during a demonstration against the  failed coup attempt, at Taksim Square, in Istanbul on Wednesday. Photograph:  Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

On the streets of Turkey, an atmosphere of defiance prevails. Each night since the failed coup rattled the country last Friday, thousands of people ha(...)

A deputy commander in a Syrian Turkmen brigade  holds handles from a parachute of the downed Russian warplane near the northern Syrian village of Yamadi: Turkey has reportedly apologised to Russia over the incident  which occurred last November. Photograph:  Reuters/Stringer

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has apologised to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over last year’s shooting down of a Russian air force jet by Turkey’s(...)

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan: “When Turkey is under attack from terrorist organisations and the powers that support them directly, or indirectly, the EU is telling us to change the law on terrorism.” Photograph:  Murad Sezer/Reuters

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the European Union on Friday that Turkey would not make changes to its terrorism laws required under a deal to cur(...)

Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu leaves  a press conference  on Thursday. Photograph: Burhan Ozbilici/AP

Turkish politics and a deal with the European Union on migrants are likely to face testing weeks following the announcement that prime minister Ahmet (...)

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu leaves a news conference at his ruling AK Party headquarters in Ankara, Turkey. Mr Davutoglu had offered only lukewarm support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s vision for a presidential system and his departure follows weeks of tensions. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced on Thursday he would not stand again as leader of the ruling AK Party, bowing out as President Recep (...)

Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel with Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu after visiting a refugee camp in Turkey late last month. Photograph: Steffen Kugler/EPA

The announcement by the European Commission that it has provisionally backed visa-free travel for Turkish citizens marks the latest stage in the EU’s (...)

President Michael D Higgins said democracy was “made fragile”, most often unintentionally, whenever decisions that were the legitimate object of political debate were abandoned to the automaticity of rigid fiscal rules. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The challenges being faced by the European Union may also present a “generational opportunity” to rekindle the European vision, President Michael D Hi(...)

 Chancellor Angela Merkel has authorised a Turkish demand for criminal proceedings against German TV comedian Jan Böhmermann (right) over a satirical poem about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) in a bitter row over free speech. Photograph: Rolf Vennenbernd/AFP/Getty Images

One of Germany’s leading satirists could face jail time for insulting the Turkish president after Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to a request from An(...)

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