Turkish Police Blocked Entry to a Party Meeting That Threatened Erdogan's Presidential Plans
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.
Fist Fights and Slurs as Turkey Moves to Strip 'Terrorist' MPs of Immunity
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 of Turks Flee Deadly Violence As City Curfew Lifted
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.
Protests Erupt Across Turkey After Killing of Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci
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.
Prominent Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci Gunned Down in Southeast Turkey
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.
Erdogan Expected to Tighten Grip on Turkey After Party's Unexpectedly Decisive Victory
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.