Texas Gov. Rick Perry was asked if Turkey should remain within the NATO alliance, during Monday night's Republican presidential debate.
The Duchess of York faces charges in Turkey for going undercover and secretly filming children at a state-run home for a documentary, according to the semiofficial Anatolian news agency.
On the second day of his planned four-day visit to Turkey and Greece, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden traveled Friday from Ankara to Istanbul, where he is to participate in the Second Global Entrepreneurship Summit, convoked by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived Thursday in Ankara, Turkey, the first stop on a four-day visit to Turkey and Greece, where he is to meet with leaders to discuss what his office called "the full range of bilateral, regional, and international issues."
Twelve people have died and 28 have been rescued since an earthquake shook eastern Turkey late Wednesday, the government said Friday.
As relations continue to deteriorate between neighbors Turkey and Syria, the Turkish armed forces announced Tuesday it will conduct a weeklong series of military exercises in a province along the Syrian border.
Three people died Tuesday in an explosion in the Turkish capital Ankara, in what may have been a terror attack, Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin told CNN sister network CNN Turk.
Police investigate an explosion in Ankara. CNN's Rima Maktabi reports.
Tensions continue to escalate as Turkey expels three diplomats from the Israeli embassy in Ankara.
In a further escalation of tensions between Israel and Turkey, at least three Israeli diplomats are being expelled from the Israeli Embassy in Ankara, Israeli officials said Wednesday.
Turkey's fiery prime minister ratcheted up rapidly-escalating tensions with Israel on Tuesday, comparing Ankara's once-close ally in the Middle East to a "spoiled boy" and announcing additional sanctions would soon be imposed.
Turkey suspends trade and defense ties with Israel as their relationship worsens.
Turkish warplanes carried out a second night of airstrikes against suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq, as deadly clashes erupted within Turkey between security forces and guerrilla fighters.
Turkish warplanes bombed suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq's rugged mountains for a second consecutive night Thursday after an ambush on a southeastern Turkey highway killed eight soldiers and a government-employed guard, the semi-official Anatolian News Agency reported.
Syria rejects calls for an independent investigation as the military siege continues in Daraa. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
Turkish officials engaged in last-minute shuttle diplomacy with their restive neighbor Syria and repeated calls for restraint ahead of what is expected to be another violent day of protests across the Arab nation on Friday.
Six Turkish journalists were among at least 11 people seized in police raids Thursday in a longstanding probe over an alleged plot to overthrow the government, Turkish media reported.
Four people were killed and at least 27 others injured Thursday in an explosion at a manufacturing facility in Turkey, the country's interior minister told CNN Turk.
As the fallout continues from the release of thousands of diplomatic cables on the WikiLeaks website, Turkey's prime minister is threatening to file a lawsuit over comments made about him in one of the messages by the U.S. ambassador to his country.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says President Obama was "not pleased" with WikiLeaks' documents disclosure.
Dozens of diplomatic cables released by the website WikiLeaks reveal a complex and often difficult relationship between the United States and Turkey in recent years, with persistent anxieties among U.S. officials that long-time Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is prodding the country in a more Islamist direction.
A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer was under European diplomatic protection Friday after Turkish authorities released him from a detention center for illegal immigrants.
Turkey's prime minister announced Friday he will send his country's ambassador back to Washington next week.
The pilot of a Boeing 737 was in the cockpit, preparing to take off with 101 passengers, when police arrested him for flying with a fake pilot's license, investigators said.
Authorities in Turkey have detained 120 people after raids targeting al Qaeda, the country's semi-official Anatolian News Agency reported Friday.
U.S. officials have taken "very seriously" a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama involving a Syrian man who was arrested late last week in Turkey, according to two U.S. officials familiar with the matter.
The yellow bus with a giant photo of the prime minister on its side raced through Elazig, a provincial town in eastern Anatolia, blaring patriotic music.
Turkish authorities have arrested three managers and charged them with negligence in the collapse of a girls' dormitory that killed 18 people last week, an official said Monday
A girls' dormitory collapsed in the south-central Turkish town of Taskent in Konya province early Friday, killing at least 15 girls and injuring 22 others, the governor of the region said.
Gunmen believed inspired by al-Qaeda stormed a guard post at the U.S. consulate in Istanbul Wednesday, touching off a firefight that killed three police and three assailants
Turkey's deputy prime minister defended the ruling party in the country's top court Thursday against charges that it is steering the country toward Islamic rule
Political tensions rose Tuesday across Turkey as police seized two retired generals, a prominent journalist and others accused of plotting to overthrow the government and prosecutors undertook a court case to ban the Islamic-rooted ruling party.
Vice President Dick Cheney arrived Monday in Turkey to shore up relations with the key U.S. ally, which is facing protests from internal critics and complaints from neighboring Iraq.
Even the most popular Turkish celebrities suffer caustic criticism when they take on Turkey's invasion of northern Iraq
Turkey's armed forces stepped up their offensive against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq on Wednesday amid rising diplomatic tensions between Baghdad and Ankara.
Turkey's parliament has passed a constitutional amendment that would end a ban on Islamic headscarves at universities, despite public protests.
CNN's Paula Hancocks looks at the controversy in Turkey over traditional headscarves worn by Muslims.
The Turkish military's air strike against Kurdish rebels had the advantage of US military cooperation and intelligence
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is headed to Turkey, where she will meet with officials on the Iraq-Turkey border crisis.
American U2 reconnaissance planes have been flying over the Turkey-Iraq border to observe military movements, said three U.S. military sources Wednesday.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on Turkey's show of military might as fighting continues on the Iraq-Turkey border.
Turkey's president on Thursday said his country's "patience has come to an end" over Kurdish rebels operating in Iraq, but a high-level Iraqi delegation started a mission in Ankara in an effort to keep Turkey from launching a full-scale cross-border offensive against the guerrillas.
CNN's Nic Robertson finds a new generation of Kurds are being politicized.
Thousands of Kurds and their supporters poured into the streets of northern Iraqi cities on Thursday to protest the Turkish parliament's approval of cross-border raids into Iraq.
Iraq's prime minister will hold emergency talks with his ministers Tuesday on the crisis with Turkey after the Turkish government asked for authority to launch cross-border raids against Kurdish separatists.
The Bush administration Monday condemned the recent attacks by Kurdish separatist guerillas in Turkey that left up to 27 soldiers and civilians dead and urged Iraqi authorities to take action.
Turkish police Tuesday defused a bomb inside a vehicle in a multi-level parking lot that would have affected a nearly two-mile (three-kilometer) radius, authorities said.
Turkish police were working to defuse a bomb found inside a small bus parked in Ankara, Turkey.
Voters in Turkey hailed Recep Tayyip Erdogan's emphatic re-election victory as a triumph for democracy, as the re-installed prime minister pledged to heal the wounds of a bitterly divisive campaign by "embracing all of Turkey with no discrimination."
Turkey's prime minister has promised to promote national unity and fight terrorism after his ruling Islamist party comfortably won parliamentary elections.
In the searing heat of an Anatolian afternoon, work continues busily on the vast building site that fills an entire block of Cankiri's otherwise quiet town center.
The war drums are getting louder in Turkey, and they can be heard next door in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, and across the globe in Washington as well.
A powerful bomb explosion in the Turkish capital Tuesday killed five people and injured 60, the prime minister said
A suicide bomber was behind the rush-hour blast that tore through an Ankara shopping district Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding at least 100 others, the governor of Ankara said Wednesday.
A powerful blast believed to be a bomb ripped through an Ankara shopping district Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding dozens more.
Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul has vowed to continue in his bid to become the country's next president despite opposition from lawmakers, business leaders and military chiefs and a massive public demonstration in Istanbul on Sunday.
The European Union and the U.S. have urged the Turkish army to respect the country's democracy after military chiefs voiced concerns over the current presidential election.
Authorities at Ankara's airport are questioning a man they believe tried to hijack a Turkish airliner -- possibly to Iran -- transport officials and passengers told CNN Turk Tuesday.
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Snipers and police security teams took up positions around Ankara airport as Pope Benedict XVI arrived for his first visit to a Muslim country.
Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday began his visit to Turkey -- his first to a Muslim country -- with a message urging "dialogue" between Christians and Muslims as he moved to ease anger over his perceived criticism of Islam.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accused of snubbing Pope Benedict on his first official trip to a Muslim country, says he has agreed to meet the pontiff when he arrives in Ankara on Tuesday.
Celebrations of a nation's founding are typically occasions that emphasize national unity. But Turkey's Republic Day on Oct. 28, the 83rd anniversary of Kemal Atatürk's founding of the secular repu...
Standing at the south-easterly edge of mainland Europe, Turkey's fortunes have always been closely linked to the continent's wider historical currents.
The Turkish Army's chief of staff Monday warned against politicizing religion in his country and cautioned that the army would "take sides" to preserve the secular nature of the government.
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Former Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit is in a critical condition in hospital after undergoing surgery for a brain hemorrhage, hospital and political sources say.
The World Health Organization says two more people have died from bird flu in China, as Turkey sets up a bird flu crisis center in its capital Ankara to curb a growing spate of human cases.
The bird flu virus could become endemic in Turkey and poses a serious risk to neighboring countries, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says.
Preliminary tests show five new cases of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu among people in Turkey, Turkish officials said Sunday.
Turkey was elated and relieved finally to have started talks on joining the European Union, but amid the joy some warned on Tuesday of big obstacles strewn on the road to membership.
The European Union overcame a last-minute crisis and opened membership talks Tuesday with Turkey -- a historic move to include a mostly-Muslim nation that brought relief in Turkey and all round Europe.
Diplomats say the European Union has postponed a ceremony to mark the historic start of Turkey's membership talks, setting no new time.
Britain said the European Union was on the "edge of a precipice" on Monday over terms for historic membership talks with Turkey.
The European Union opened historic membership talks with Turkey, after Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul arrived in Luxembourg.
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The European Commission is expected to recommend that Turkey start accession talks with the European Union after 40 years of stop-go negotiations.
The European Commission has recommended -- with conditions -- that the European Union start accession talks with Turkey after 40 years of on-off negotiations.
Nineteen miners died Wednesday as a fire swept through a Turkish copper mine in the north-central part of the country and trapped the workers, according to sources cited by the state-run Anatolia news agency and a government official quoted by other news operations.
At least six people have been killed and as many as 40 injured as two passenger trains crashed in northwestern Turkey, according to media reports.
Three crew members of a high speed train that derailed in Turkey killing 36 people and injuring 81 have been arrested, CNN Turk television reported.
The train that derailed Thursday night east of Istanbul was traveling faster than it should have been, the Turkish transportation minister says.
At least 36 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday when a high-speed train derailed in northwestern Turkey, according to a health ministry official.
Treasurys rallied and the dollar fell Thursday as a report on durable goods proved to be weaker than expected, adding to speculation that the Federal Reserve would shy away from an aggressive interest rate hike.
Four people have been killed and at least a dozen injured after a bomb carried by a woman exploded on a bus near Istanbul University Hospital, authorities say.
Four small explosions have targeted offices of a British-owned bank in Turkey just ahead of a visit by UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says Britain wants Turkey to join the European Union and would like to see accession talks begin later this year.
Four small explosions have hit the Turkish cities Ankara and Istanbul, targeting offices of a British-owned bank, HSBC.
At least seven people are reported to have been killed and eight others injured after a train hit a minibus carrying students near the Turkish capital Ankara.
Rescuers pulled a 24-year-old woman alive from the rubble of an apartment building a week after it collapsed, killing more than 80 people.