Ahead of the crucial NATO and G-20 meetings, the country's defence minister reached out to opposition parties to send a strong message to Washington.
As the clock ticks down to Turkey’s local election day, politicians have deployed a wide variety of tactics to woo voters - but that will only be enough for party loyalists.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds mammoth rally in Istanbul drawing some 1.6 million followers ahead of March 31municipal polls in which governing AK Party is allying with Devlet Bahceli-led Nationalist Movement Party.
The pre-poll alliances have emerged for the upcoming municipal elections, following the pattern of a similar alliance in 2017 when Turkish citizens voted to change the country's parliamentary system into a presidential one.
Turkey envisions a safe zone without the PKK-linked YPG, the US wants to include what Ankara recognises as a terrorist organisation, while Russia and other regional powers think differently.
Syria's Manbij region should be protected from YPG/PKK terrorists, said Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahceli.
Nationalist Movement Party leader Devlet Bahceli says his party will not put forward city mayoral candidates for Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir in competition with President Erdogan's AK Party in the March 2019 municipal elections.
As President Erdogan was re-elected on Sunday to lead Turkey, we spoke to Ahmet Tarik Celenk, a prominent political analyst, who explained what Erdogan's victory implies in local and geopolitical contexts.
With less than a day till the 2018 presidential and general elections in Turkey, here's a look at the political parties running, and their political inclinations.
An unpredictable politician, Bahceli is once again at the center of power politics. What makes him so significant?
Turkey's political discourse has markedly changed from previous elections. The need to gather a popular majority for a presidential candidate is forcing parties to broaden their appeal with more inclusive messaging.
With election activities in full swing, party flags, posters and campaign tents of political parties across Istanbul portray a contentious political atmosphere ahead of Turkey's upcoming polls.
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