Erdogan issues confinement order for under-20s

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday issued a mandatory confinement order for everyone aged under 20 starting from midnight, as part of tougher measures to stem the spread of the ...

Turkish World Cup hero Rustu Recber in hospital with coronavirus

Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a "critical period", his wife said late on Saturday.

Turkey charges 20 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkey has charged 20 suspects including two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the 2018 murder of Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi, prosecutors said on Wednesday

Turks fight coronavirus with secret weapon: eau de cologne

In Turkey, sprinkling hands with cologne has long been a ritual for a visit to the barber, a meal at a restaurant or even a trip on the bus

Turkey shuts schools after first coronavirus case

Turkey said Thursday it would shut all schools for two weeks and bar spectators from football matches through April after recording its first case of the new coronavirus.

Turkey's Erdogan to hold refugee talks with EU

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will hold talks in Brussels Monday as he called on Greece to “open the gates” for migrants at Turkey’s border trying to get to Europe

Erdogan threatens Europe with 'millions' of migrants

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that "millions" of migrants would soon head for Europe, drawing accusations from EU leaders that he is trying to pressure them into backing his ...

Quake in Iran kills nine in Turkey

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northwestern Iran on Sunday killed at least nine people in neighbouring Turkey and injured dozens more on both sides of the border, authorities said.The epicentre of the ...

Coronavirus: Pakistan, Turkey to close borders with Iran, Afghanistan bans travel

Pakistan on Sunday closed its land border with Iran while Turkey announced that it would "temporarily" close its border with the neighboring nation as alarm grows over a spike in new coronavirus ...

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