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Turkey survey indicates traditional distrusts, shift to the West

Turkey heading to a November election, a comprehensive public opinion survey indicates the country's population feels isolated and preoccupied with a deteriorating economy.
October 8, 2015

Erdogan: Ankara-Moscow relations at risk

Turkey's president on Tuesday questioned the future of relations between Ankara and Moscow after multiple reports of airspace violations by Russian military planes along the Turkish border with Syria.
October 7, 2015

Turkey's Erdogan mocks EU migrant efforts on eve of visit

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan appeared to mock European Union overtures for help with its migration crisis as he arrived for a long-awaited state visit to Brussels and a string of meetings with EU leaders set to start on Monday.
Reuters: October 5, 2015

Migrants see no future in Turkey, want to head to Europe

Saad Ali hid his face behind a checkered scarf as he talked to the media. He feared for half of his family, who were still in a Syrian area controlled by Islamic State.
September 23, 2015

Turkey alarmed over Russian military buildup in Syria

The condemnation came as U.S. officials said they were still trying to fathom Russian President Vladimir Putin's strategy in Syria - whether his military objective is to help battle against Islamic State extremists, as Moscow claims,
September 22, 2015

Turkey threatens to oust refugees camped near Greek border

Turkish authorities have announced that hundreds of refugees who have set up camp on a main road at Edirne near the Greek border will be forcibly removed in three days if they refuse to leave.
Guardian: September 17, 2015

Turkey's Demirtas warns leaders heading towards civil war

The head of the pro-Kurdish opposition HDP has accused the ruling AKP of orchestrating nationalist attacks and pushing Turkey towards civil war.
BBC: September 9, 2015

Turkey bombs PKK after militants attack convoy

Turkish fighter jets responded overnight with airstrikes against Kurdish militants after the Kurdish fighters attacked a troop convoy near Turkey's border with Iraq and Iran.
September 7, 2015

Migrants streaming into Germany, Austria

Germany and Austria are welcoming thousands of migrants within their borders Sunday.
September 6, 2015

Ankara angry over refugee crisis

As the European Union is struggling to deal with a chaotic flood of migrants, Turkey, which is home to more refugees than any other country in the world, is blaming EU leaders for the chaos
September 4, 2015