Turkey has dismissed almost 15,000 civil servants, military officials, police and others over alleged links to a failed coup, a decree said.Read the full story ›
Turkey wants US policy under Donald Trump to recognise the strategic importance of Turkey, the country's president said.
President Tayyip Erdogan's said its expectation from the US after the election is fighting terrorism.
A three-month state of emergency declared after Turkey's failed military coup has been extended by another three months.
The state of emergency was introduced on July 20, five days after the failed coup attempt which left at least 270 people dead.
The Turkish government accuses US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen of masterminding the coup, and the state of emergency has allowed the government to carry out a massive crackdown on his movement.
Turkey has arrested 32,000 people in connection with the coup, with tens of thousands of people dismissed or suspended from government jobs including the police, judiciary, and military.
Mr Gulen's brother was detained on Sunday.
According to Turkish media authorities had been searching for Kutbettin Gulen on charges of "membership in and leadership of a terrorist organisation".
The suicide bomber who attacked a wedding celebration in Turkey killing at least 51 people was aged between 12 and 15, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
Erdogan added that 69 people were wounded by the blast in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep, 17 of whom were "heavily" injured.
The state-run Anadolu news agency put the figure of injured victims at 94.
Turkey's president said another coup attempt would not be easy, as authorities are now 'more vigilant'.Read the full story ›
He was speaking after the failed coup which saw authorities arrest thousands of people across Turkey.Read the full story ›
More than 50,000 people have been rounded up, suspended or sacked amid a government purge following Turkey's failed coup attempt.Read the full story ›
The dispatch comes after President Erdogan called on US to hand over cleric Fethullah Gulen, who he blames for Turkey's failed coup.Read the full story ›
Turkey's president broke down in tears at a funeral for one of his supporters as he vowed to cleanse his country.Read the full story ›
Merve Buyuksarac, who was crowned Miss Turkey in 2006, was handed a 14-month suspended sentence for sharing a satirical poem on Instagram.Read the full story ›