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Turkey Requests NATO Meeting

The U.S. is backing Turkey's two-pronged air offensive and artillery strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq.
July 27, 2015

Europe’s twin crises collide in Greece as migrant numbers soar

The Turkish coastline is clearly visible from the beaches of Lesbos island in Greece. And it is from those shores that the migrant boats arrive day and night, with their human cargo packed tightly on board.
July 26, 2015

US, Turkey working to overcome strains

Disagreements over Syria policies have strained relations between allies Turkey and the United States.
July 21, 2015

Blast near Turkey's border with Syria kills 28

A suicide bombing in Turkey's southeastern city of Suruc has killed at least 28 people and left nearly 100 others injured.
July 20, 2015

Turkey warns US about Kurdish advances in Syria

Ankara has warned the United States and Western powers of red lines when it comes to the Kurds and their military advances against Islamic extremists in northern Syria,
June 23, 2015

Erdogan calls for Turkish coalition government

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made his first televised appearance since disappointing parliamentary election results on Sunday left him without the supermajority he sought.
June 11, 2015

Turkey's ruling party loses parliamentary majority

Voters handed Turkey's president a stumbling block to his plan to expand his powers when his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed for the first time to win an outright majority, its biggest setback in 13 years.
June 8, 2015

Polls close in contentious Turkish parliamentary elections

The polls have closed in Sunday's crucial parliamentary elections in Turkey, with voters deciding whether to elect lawmakers favoring a rewrite of Ankara's constitution to give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power.
June 8, 2015

Turkish president attacks pro-Kurdish party as election nears

Turkey's general election set for Sunday is predicted to be one of closest in more than a decade for the ruling AK Party.
June 5, 2015

Thousands perform morning prayer near Hagia Sophia, call for its reopening as a mosque

Thousands of people performed the morning prayer on Sunday in front of the historic Hagia Sophia museum, a former church turned into a mosque after the conquest of Istanbul, while demanding that it be turned back into a mosque.
Today's Zaman: May 31, 2015