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Turkey puts its best foot forward to charm Chinese investors

Turkey plans to draw on its geographical position and an EU customs deal to entice Chinese investors keen to access European markets tariff-free, as...

Breakaway Turkish Cypriot state needs recognition, leader says

The breakaway Turkish Cypriot state in north Cyprus hopes to end its international isolation, its leader, Ersin Tatar, told Agence France-Presse in an interview,...

Turkey has investigated more than 700K people over Gülen links since failed coup: minister

Turkish Justice Minister Yılmaz Tunç has revealed the details of an ongoing crackdown on followers of the faith-based Gülen movement since a failed coup...

5 planes, luxury hotel: Erdoğan’s US trip criticized for extravagance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan faced criticism after traveling to Washington, D.C., with a five-plane entourage and staying in one of the city's most...

A former Turkish justice minister got €400K in bribes to help me get out of jail: witness

A former justice minister of Turkey received €400,000 in bribes to help an inmate secure early release from prison, wiretaps of the convict's phone...

Turkey detains 16 over alleged Gülen links

Turkish police have detained 11 students and five homemakers in recent raids in Bursa and İstanbul over suspected links to the faith-based Gülen movement,...

Former Galatasaray star Sneijder had ties to outlaw motorcycle gang: report

Wesley Sneijder, a former Dutch footballer who played for Galatasaray, has been linked to the Comanchero Motorcycle Club, an outlaw biker gang involved in...

Turkey asks Saudi Arabia about detention of journalist over alleged Khashoggi remarks

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has asked for an explanation from Saudi Arabia about the detention of a Turkish journalist last week due to his...

Grease, sweat and tears for Turkey’s Ottoman oil wrestlers

Their torsos slick with oil and sweat, the fighters grapple and tussle for gold and glory, competing in a venerable Turkish sport dating back...

Turkish Airlines office in Tehran closed after employees defy Iran’s headscarf law: report

Police in Iran shut down the Turkish Airlines office in the capital of Tehran after female employees there apparently refused to wear the mandatory...

More than one-fifth of Turks receive gov’t assistance: report

The number of people experiencing financial difficulty in Turkey increased dramatically in the first five months of 2024, with households receiving government assistance seeing...

Turkish volunteer fights to save fire-scarred sheep

Lying on her back, the sheep struggled as the man approached to bandage her udders, which had been burned in a fire last month...

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