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 Turkish-backed Syrian fighters move on the way to northeast Syria  in Akcakale district in Sanliurfa, Turkey on Tuesday. Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA

Russia has said Turkey’s military assault on northeastern Syria is “unacceptable”, heaping pressure on Ankara as Moscow seeks to capitalise on a US wi(...)

Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate for mayor of Istanbul Ekrem Imamoglu celebrating in front of supporters at Beylikduzu in the city after his decisive win in Sunday’s election. Photograph: CHP press service/AFP/Getty Images

Delivering a victory speech at his party’s election headquarters on Sunday night, Istanbul’s new opposition mayor declared that his triumph in a (...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Ankara on Wednesday, as he announced snap elections. Photograph: EPA/Turkish presidental press office

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called snap elections, bringing Turkey’s parliamentary and presidential polls forward by more than a year as concerns grow ab(...)

A general view of the US consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the US’s move to cut back visa services at its mission in Turkey as “upsetting”, amid continued f(...)

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, who   is part of the legal team representing Reza Zarrab, a Turkish gold trader jailed in Manhattan on charges of conspiring to violate the American sanctions on Iran. Photograph: Kevin Hagen/New York Times

In late February, as the United States and the rest of the world were adjusting to President Donald Trump, and Turkey was focused on a push by its pre(...)

Mevlut Altintas: The one-time “introverted and silent” boy is pictured just after murdering the Russian ambassador to Turkey  in Ankara on December 19th.  Photograph: AP/Burhan Ozbilici

Those in the small Turkish town of Soke who knew Mevlut Altintas, the smartly dressed young man who shot dead Russia’s ambassador last week, recall a (...)

Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during an election campaign rally in Istanbul yesterday. Photograph: Tolga Bozoglu/EPA.

Turkish prime minister Tayyip Erdogan turns to the ballot box that has favoured him over a decade today in his battle to ward off graft allegat(...)