By Markus Becker
With Turkey's vote on Sunday for sweeping constitutional reforms, autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has consolidated his power and divided the country.
By Frida Ghitis
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum over a new constitution that will make him far more powerful, potentially for many more years to come. The result, which the opposition is calling fraudulent, promises to make Turkey less democratic, more bitterly divided and more religious than ever.
By Patrick Cockburn
In the final days before Turks vote in a referendum on 16 April on whether or not to give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dictatorial powers and effectively end parliamentary government, the mood in Turkey is prone to conspiracy theories and suspicion of foreign plots
With U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s meeting in Ankara on March 30, he became the first senior official in U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to visit Turkey.
By Maximilian Popp
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it seemed, had run out of stories to tell. He had retold the legend of his rise from the very bottom of society to the political pinnacle, and of his energetic battle against his country's enemies, so often that his referendum campaign had long felt like a repeat of earlier elections.
TEHRAN -- Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar (1906-1988), the Iranian poet who also composed works in Azerbaijani, was commemorated during the Second Conference of Pioneers of the Turkic World, which was held in Ankara, Turkey on Thursday.
TEHRAN – Tehran rejected on Friday recent remarks by the Turkish foreign minister on Iran’s role in Syria as “unconstructive,” saying it adds complexity into an already intricate situation.
Heydar Soheili Esfahani
With the sound of the repeated shootings that targeted Russian ambassador to Turkey, everyone suddenly woke up.
Iran strongly condemns the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried on its official website on Monday.
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov who was badly wounded in an armed assault in Ankara has died, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Monday. Moscow now views the murder of Russian Ambassador in Ankara as a terror attack, the statement said.
The Russian envoy to Turkey was wounded after a gunman stormed into a building where the official was attending a Russian photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed.
TEHRAN – An exhibition of photos by 26 Iranian women photographers is currently underway at the CerModern Arts Center in Ankara, Turkey.
TEHRAN – A dozen shots were fired outside the Iranian embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday, media outlets reported.
TEHRAN – Iran and Turkey announced on Wednesday they have agreed on an arrangement to provide humanitarian aid to Syria, after the U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire failed after one week.