Erdogan is seeking a "completely new constitution" for Turkey, which would effectively give him considerably more authority by centralizing power in the office of the president rather than in parliament.
Turkish politicians have been fist-fighting over a controversial proposal to strip members of parliaments of immunity from prosecution, which it's alleged is aimed at Kurds only.
Hundreds have fled their homes amid violence still raging in Turkey's southeast. In another city, six people out of a group trapped in a basement for nearly two weeks are reported to have died.
Turkish police detained senior local officials from the pro-Kurdish HDP in a raid on one of its Istanbul offices, days after President Tayyip Erdogan said he backed legal action against its members.
Caught Between the Islamic State and Erdogan: Turkey's Most Important Opposition Politician Talks to VICE News
VICE News sat down with Selahattin Demirtas, co-chair of HDP and figurehead of the Kurdish political movement in Turkey, as violence between security forces and PKK militants continues to escalate.
Selahattin Demirtas, co-leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), urged local residents to embrace "honorable resistance" after fierce urban fighting that state media claims has killed dozens of Kurdish militants.
Riot police in Istanbul used tear gas, rubber bullets, and a water cannon to quickly disperse a demonstration over the killing one of Turkey's most prominent human rights lawyers.
An unidentified gunman killed Elci in what the pro-Kurdish HDP Party called a "planned assassination," urging people to take to the streets in protest.
Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian president and his ruling party won enough seats to form a comfortable majority in the country’s parliament in a snap election on Sunday.
Early results from Turkey’s second general election in less than six months suggest a major surge in support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling party.
The prosecutor's office in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir said that it would seek to put the boys behind bars for up to four and a half years on charges of "insulting the Turkish president."
Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday for the second time this year. And much has changed since June's general election, including a "war on terror," renewed insurgent violence, and unprecedented terror attacks.