Istanbul election: 'Lose-lose' situation for Erdogan; win will deepen mistrust in Turkey's democracy, loss dent president's reputation, say analysts
In a move termed as 'lose-lose situation' by analysts, Turkey's ruling party AKP will contest re-run for Istanbul mayoral elections, after suffering defeat due to alleged irregularities.
Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will not be cowed by the US over the Andrew Brunson row
Turkey's official news agency says two ruling party officials serving in district organisations have been shot and killed, and ruling party officials blamed Kurdish militants.
Ankara: Millions of Turks will head to the polls on Sunday to vote in a tight referendum race that could transform the country into a presidential republic, granting sweeping new powers to the President.
Turkey is to scrap the office of the prime minister in a historic switch under a government-backed proposal for a new presidential system, a minister said.
An explosion rocked the eastern Turkish city of Van on Monday, leaving several people wounded, state-run <em>Anadolu </em>news agency reported.
Gulen had supported Erdogan's mildly Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party in its rise to power in Turkey at the start of last decade.
Elements of the Turkish military backed by tanks staged an attempted coup Friday night against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey's army launched a coup attempt on Friday in a country that has seen three full military coups since 1960.
Turkey's ruling party named a loyal ally of Turkish President Erdogan as the new prime minister, as the strongman seeks to tighten his grip on power.
Turkey's long-dominant Justice and Development Party (AKP) scored a stunning electoral comeback on Sunday, regaining its parliamentary majority in a poll seen as pivotal for the future of the troubled country.