25 Jun 2018
Turkey Presidential election: Erdogan claims outright victory in first round
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won tightly-contested presidential polls after securing outright victory in the first round, the election authority said, tightening his grip on the nation he has ruled for 15 years.
30 Dec 2017
Turkey signs $2.5bn deal with Russia for missiles, NATO concerned
Turkey and Russia have reportedly signed a $2.5 billion deal for Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Ankara.
15 Jul 2017
Turkey celebrates first anniversary of failed coup attempt
Turkey has declared a national holiday on July 15 to mark the first anniversary of a failed coup which left at least 260 people dead and around 2,200 wounded.
17 Apr 2017
Turkish Referendum: Erdogan wins amidst opposition challenge
Unofficial results declared on Sunday night indicated the passage of the Turkish Referendum, securing 1.25 million votes more than the "no" vote.
17 Apr 2017
Turkey's Erdogan granted sweeping powers after referendum win
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a referendum which expands his presidential powers and could allow him to stay in office until 2029.
21 Jan 2017
Turkey close to constitutional amendment expanding Erdogan's powers
Sources said Turkey is moving closer toward implementing constitutional reforms that will significantly bolster President Erdogan's powers.