Volunteers and rescue personnel search for survivors in a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey. Photograph: Yasin Akgul/AFP via Getty Images

A 70-year-old man has been rescued from a collapsed building in western Turkey some 34 hours after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea struck Turkey(...)

Pedestrians wear face masks in Ankara, the Turkish capital, which is home to 5.5 million people. Photograph:  Adem Altan/AFP via Getty Images

The mayors of Turkey’s two biggest cities have accused the central government of covering up the true scale of a coronavirus resurgence in the country(...)

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan: his government is already short of cash and has depleted reserves shoring up the Turkish lira over the last year. Photograph: Pavel Golovkin/Pool

For weeks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has presented Turkey’s performance in handling coronavirus as one of the world’s most successful, as he maint(...)

Emergency services workers evacute passengers after a Pegasus Airlines plane skidded off the Sabiha Gokcen airport runway in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday. Photograph: EPA

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on(...)