Turkey's governing party workers were campaigning in southeastern Sanliurfa province ahead of June 24 elections when the incident occurred.
CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu says Ankara has sent enough evidence to US authorities to take legal action and urged Washington to extradite Fetullah Gulen, whose FETO organisation orchestrated the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.
Ankara has confirmed six candidates who will stand in the presidential election on June 24, as the nation heads to the polls to elect both their new president and new members of parliament.
A manifesto by nearly 300 French personalities that urged prominent Muslims to obsolete anti-Jewish and anti-Christian references in the Quran has caused a furore in Turkey as well as in France.
Turks will go to the polls on June 24 to decide their future president, who will govern for the next five years. Members of the parliament will be elected, too. Ahead of the elections we take a close look at the main presidential candidates.
Turkey’s President Erdogan announces plans to bring forward the November 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections to June 24 this year following a meeting with nationalist opposition leader Devlet Bahceli.
Current chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu gets 790 out of 1,237 votes at the party's 36th ordinary congress on Saturday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the disrespectful behaviour of NATO cannot be covered over with a simple apology after his name, along with the name of Turkey's founding president, was included in an enemy list during a training exercise.
The founder of modern-day Turkey, Mustafa Kamal Ataturk, was remembered 79 years after his death.
An appeals court annulled the 25-year sentence of opposition lawmaker Enis Berberoglu, ordering a retrial. But it said he should remain in custody pending the new hearing.
A court official said Celal Celik was detained over alleged ties to the Gulen network, blamed for the July 2016 attempted coup in Turkey. Celik is the lawyer of main opposition CHP chief Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who slammed the arrest.
On the first anniversary of the coup attempt, Turkish citizens paid tribute to those who gave their lives to protect democracy.
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