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Turkey's Erdogan to meet Qatar's emir to discuss regional issues

Ankara and Doha have developed solid ties during testing times and the countries' leaders enjoy a strong relationship. → Read More

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria: One month on

Al Jazeera looks at last month's developments that followed Ankara's offensive on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. → Read More

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Turkish government denies claims as 'untrue and imaginary', adding that it sticks to its policy of 'non-refoulement'. → Read More

Turkey, Russia reach deal for YPG move out of Syria border area

After talks with Putin, Erdogan says Kurdish fighters will withdraw 30km (19 miles) from frontier within 150 hours. → Read More

Turkey's election board orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

President Erdogan's party had lodged a complaint and demanded the rerun of the neck-and-neck race in the metropolis. → Read More

Erdogan's ruling AK Party takes lead in key local polls

The AK Party leads the polls countrywide and in the two largest cities, according to partial results. → Read More

Turkey local elections: Voters go to polls in key municipal vote

President Erdogan and his AK Party in bid to retain control of Turkey's major cities, amid sharp economic downturn. → Read More

Millions of Turkish voters gear up for key local elections

The Turkish economy, which has slipped into its first recession in a decade, has topped the election agenda so far. → Read More

New test for Erdogan: What's at stake in Turkish local elections?

March 31 polls seen as test for Turkish leader and his AKP amid economic downturn triggered by 2018 currency crisis. → Read More

What to expect as Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria's war?

US troop withdrawal, a security buffer zone, and hardline fighters' control of Idlib province high on the agenda. → Read More

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for Jamal Khashoggi

Riyadh open to examination of consulate, Turkey's foreign ministry says, a week after disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. → Read More

Explained: EU parliament targets Hungary's 'breach of values'

European Parliament votes to launch disciplinary action against Hungary for flouting its core values. What's next? → Read More

US pastor held in Turkey prepared to go to European court: lawyer

Case to be taken to European Court of Human Rights if Andrew Brunson is not released by Turkish judiciary, lawyer says. → Read More

Life goes on the Syrian way in Istanbul's 'Damascus Bazaar'

Syrians fleeing the war in their country have found a new home in the heart of Turkey's biggest city. → Read More

Erdogan set to be sworn in as Turkey's first executive president

Turkish leader is scheduled to announce his cabinet on Monday, which may result in policy changes in a number of areas. → Read More

What next for Turkey after Erdogan's executive presidency win?

New era for Turkey as election victory grants President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers. → Read More

Erdogan wins re-election in historic Turkish polls

Erdogan becomes Turkey's first executive president after winning more than half the votes, election officials say. → Read More

Turkey votes in crucial twin polls: The full story

Erdogan seeks to keep his seat with increased powers after key vote that will transform the country's political system. → Read More

Who will Kurds vote for in key Turkey elections?

Votes of millions of Kurds are likely to determine outcome of upcoming polls by tipping balance of power in parliament. → Read More

Turkey's AK Party, opposition scramble for votes ahead of polls

Turkish voters head to the polls on June 24 to simultaneously elect a president and new members of parliament. → Read More