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Algerian leader secures fugitive officer with Erdogan call, source says

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Algeria’s president phoned his Turkish counterpart last month to secure the return of a fugitive military official who fled Algeria days after its powerful...

Eastern-based Libyan parliament asks Egypt to intervene in war

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Libya’s eastern-based parliament has called for Egypt to directly intervene in the country’s civil war to counter Turkish support for the internationally recognised Government...

Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

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President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to ramp up Turkey’s support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, and promised...

Erdogan assumes new presidential powers, tightening control over Turkey

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Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan will fulfil a long-held ambition on Monday when he is sworn in as president with sweeping new powers over...

Turkey’s Erdogan says nuclear-armed states ‘threatening the world’

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused countries with nuclear weapons of "threatening the world", and criticised the United States's withdrawal from...

Erdogan says Turkey and Iran discussing joint action against Kurdish militants

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Turkey and Iran have discussed possible joint military action against Kurdish militant groups, after talks in Ankara last week between the chief...

After military shake-up, Erdogan says Turkey to tackle Kurds in Syria

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Days after a reshuffle of Turkey's top military commanders, President Tayyip Erdogan has revived warnings of military action against Kurdish fighters in...

Turkey detains journalists, politician, pollster as post-coup purge deepens

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Turkish authorities detained journalists, a politician and a pollster on Wednesday and issued arrest warrants for another 105 people over suspected links...

Turkey’s anti-Gulen crackdown ripples far and wide

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Barely 12 hours after a failed coup in Turkey, Somalia's cabinet met in Mogadishu to consider a request from Ankara to shut...

Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces

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Turkey will shut down its military academies and put the armed forces under the command of the defence minister, President Tayyip Erdogan...

Erdogan wants army under president’s control after coup

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, a parliamentary official...

Erdogan announces army overhaul in latest post-coup shakeup

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to overhaul the army in response to last week's failed coup, a sign that a newly imposed...

Arrests hit 6,000 as Turkey cracks down on army and judges...

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Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in...

Kremlin says Turkey apologised for shooting down Russian jet

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has apologised to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over last year's shooting down of a Russian air force jet...

Turkish security forces kill 7,600 militants since July – Erdogan

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Turkish security forces have killed 7,600 Kurdish militants since July 20, 2015, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, citing the date when...

Turkey’s Erdogan offers to help West Africa fight terrorism

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Turkey stands ready to help fight the growing threat of terrorism in west Africa under a new strategic partnership that aims to...

Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan travelled to the Somali capital Mogadishu under heavy security on Sunday, making his second visit in four years...

Turkey spreads its wings into Africa

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Turkish Prime Tayyip Erdogan visited South Africa the latest stop in a diplomatic drive into the resource-rich continent whose attention is increasingly...

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