Turkey

Turkey's Hagia Sophia and the fight for a mosque

Turkey's highest court convenes to decide status of the Hagia Sophia, but experts say a legal ruling is only symbolic.

Turkey's Hagia Sophia and the battle to reconvert it to a mosque

Syria's War

Russia, Turkey, Iran talk about stabilising Syria

im体育官网For the first time since September, the three key players in the conflict hold a virtual meeting to map the way forward.

Iran, Russia Turkey in talks to find political solution for Syria

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi killing: Cengiz hopes for new evidence at Turkish trial

Saudi journalist's fiancee hopes trial of 20 Saudi officials indicted over the killing will reveal details about body.

Khashoggi killing: Cengiz hopes for new evidence at Turkish trial

NATO

France suspends role in NATO naval mission after Turkey tensions

France freezes its role in NATO naval operation off Libya's coast after a standoff with Turkish ship earlier this month.

 France suspends role in NATO naval mission after Turkey tensions

Social media

Turkey: Erdogan vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish leader threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law.

Turkey: Erdogan vows social media controls over insults to family

Refugees

Turkey: Boat carrying up to 60 refugees sinks in Lake Van

The lake is near the border with Iran, from where refugees regularly cross into Turkey to head west towards Europe.

Turkey: Boat carrying up to 60 refugees sinks in Lake Van

Libya

France's Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal' role in Libya

im体育官网Turkey and France have engaged in a war of words in recent weeks over each others' role in war-torn Libya.

France's Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal' role in Libya

Middle East

Turkish soldier dies in clashes with PKK fighters

Turkey has launched an air and ground offensive against the PKK which it terms a 'terrorist' group.

Turkish soldier dies in clashes with PKK fighters

AJ IMPACT

COVID-19 lockdowns take toll on Turkey tea harvest

im体育官网As thousands of Georgian seasonal workers are unable to access Turkey tea plantations, tea producers turn to local communities for help.

The Listening Post

Ertugrul: Turkish TV's Ottoman phenomenon goes global

im体育官网TV dramas like Dirilis: Ertugrul have gained global popularity and continue to shape Turkey's national narrative.

The Listening Post

Sino-Indian clash: Disputed border, divided media

Chinese and Indian media take opposite approaches to reporting the deadly clash between troops along the border.

Turkey

Leaders of Greece, Turkey discuss COVID-19 in rare call

Call between Mitsotakis and Erdogan focused on the consequences of coronavirus, issues relating to border reopening.

Leaders of Greece, Turkey discuss COVID-19 in rare call

Middle East

One killed by Turkish strike on northern Iraq: Local official

im体育官网Baghdad condemns Turkish strikes over northern Iraq as violation of its sovereignty that led to killing of civilians.

One killed by Turkish strike on northern Iraq: Local official

AJ IMPACT

Turkish lira becomes the currency of choice in northern Syria

im体育官网Syrians take on the Turkish lira as the value of their pound plummets.

Libya

'Old colonial times': Turkey blasts France over Libya

France 'wants to divide' war-torn Libya in attempt to go back to 'old colonial times', Turkey FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says.

Turkish FM slams France's Macron for remarks on Libya