In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul
Voters in Istanbul returned to the polls Sunday for a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies lost control of Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years
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 elections: Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins tightly-contested snap polls, vows to implement new presidential system 'rapidly'
Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party
Ankara: Turkish police on Sunday killed two suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group in Ankara. The suspects were believed to have been planning an attack on the capital, the regional governor said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to rejoin the ruling party after an absence of almost three years, the first major change to come into effect following the referendum victory on boosting his powers.
Ankara: Up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated during Turkey's presidential referendum, a number that if revised could reverse the "Yes" outcome of the vote, a Council of Europe (CoE) electoral observer announced on Tuesday.
In the wake of the coup attempt, an anti-coup stance has become a unifying force for different political factions in Turkey.
Turkey is caught in a power struggle between former Islamist allies which is shaking democratic institutions and raises questions about its future path.
On the night of 15 July, Turkey had witnessed a coup attempt by a faction within the Turkish military against the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government and the president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
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.
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.
The information after snooping on Turkey was shared with the key intelligence partners of the United States -- Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Erdogan remains the hot favourite to win Sunday's presidential election, thanks to a core base of religiously conservative Turks who have prospered under his decade-long domination.
If he wins the elections, Erdogan, 60, would serve as president until 2019, with the possibility of a second mandate.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday hailed what appeared to be a decisive victory for his party in local elections, providing a boost that could help him emerge from a spate of recent troubles.
Erdogan, who has said the protests must end immediately, was to meet with top officials from his Justice and Development Party in Istanbul Saturday.