Turkey carries out military operations in Syria and uses arms and weapons that it manufactures domestically. Technological progress in Turkey's defence industry is helping the nation become a major exporter in the region.
Of Syria's estimated 10 million children, 8.6 million are now in dire need of assistance, up from about half a million after the first year of war.
“(The perpetrators) will pay a heavy price (for downing the Turkish helicopter),” Erdogan says. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says two military personnel "martyred" in incident.
Two houses and several cars in the neighbourhood were also damaged after five rockets were fired.
Christian community in Turkey's Hatay province say Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region will make them more secure as it will bring peace to the region.
Turkey's main opposition the Republican People's Party’s (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) express support for the country's cross-border operation in Syria's Afrin.
Authorities say one Syrian national was killed and 46 others were injured in 11 rocket attacks launched from the YPG-controlled areas in Syria's Afrin.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the operation against PYD/PKK and Daesh elements in Syria's Afrin will complete “in a very short time”.
The PYD/PKK fired on two hospitals in Syria’s Azez in Aleppo province. 12 mental patients were injured, four seriously, authorities of the psychiatry hospital told Anadolu Agency.
The deployments, sent as reinforcements to the Turkish border units in Hatay, follow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's call on PKK/YPG militants in the Afrin district of Syria's Aleppo province to surrender.
While much of Istanbul has changed beyond recognition over the past 100 years, Balat retains a link between Turkey’s Ottoman past and the present. We look at how the neighbourhood is redefining itself in the 21st century.
Ten-year-old Abdulbasit Alsattuf caught the world's attention eight months ago when footage of the aftermath of an air strike in Syria's Idlib went viral. He's now making progress and trying out his new prosthetic legs at a centre in Hatay.
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