Turkey PM urges Russia, US to stop 'street fighting' over Syria

Turkey PM urges Russia, US to stop 'street fighting' over Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday told Russia and the United States to end their "street fighting" over Syria, saying it was time to put aside a rivalry that risked harming civilians.

Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

Turkey was on Sunday deporting hundreds of Afghan migrants back home on special flights, in a major operation after thousands illegally entered the country in recent weeks.

Turkish opposition calls for PM's resignation over sons' offshore assets

Turkish opposition calls for PM's resignation over sons' offshore assets

Turkey's main opposition called for the resignation of Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday, saying that reports his sons owned offshore companies amounted to a breach of ethics.

Turkey replaces land, air and navy commanders – local media

Turkey replaces land, air and navy commanders – local media

Turkey decided on Wednesday to replace the heads of the army, air force and navy, local media reported, in the latest shake-up of the armed forces following last year's failed coup.

Turkey PM warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkey PM warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday warned Cyprus its moves to explore for energy around the eastern Mediterranean were "untimely and dangerous", adding that Ankara would continue to protect the rights and interests of Turkish Cypriots.

Turkey slams Greek Cypriot attitude after talks collapse

Turkey slams Greek Cypriot attitude after talks collapse

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim condemned on Friday what he said was the lack of a "constructive attitude" on the part of Greek Cypriots, blaming them for the failure of talks to reunify Cyprus.

Turkey discusses nuclear plant with Russia

Turkey discusses nuclear plant with Russia

Turkey has discussed with Russia bringing the first phase of the Akkuyu nuclear plant online before 2023, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday.

Erdogan wants trade with Russia, China in local currencies

Erdogan wants trade with Russia, China in local currencies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country was moving towards allowing trade with Russia, China and Iran to be conducted in local currencies, as he continues his efforts to strengthen the falling lira.

Bill boosting Erdogan's power going to Turkey parliament

Bill boosting Erdogan's power going to Turkey parliament

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Thursday a bill expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power would be brought to parliament next week, just months after the leader survived a coup attempt.

Turkey will never allow 'artificial state' in Syria: PM

Turkey will never allow 'artificial state' in Syria: PM

Turkey will never allow the formation of an "artificial state" in northern Syria, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday, referring to the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters whose advance Ankara is now aiming to stop.

Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six months, PM says

Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six months, PM says

Turkey will take a more active role in addressing the conflict in Syria in the next six months to prevent the war-torn country being divided along ethnic lines, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday.

Turkey jails generals as PM warns against revenge

Turkey jails generals as PM warns against revenge

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday warned against exacting revenge on supporters of the failed coup, as Ankara arrested top generals in a relentless crackdown that has sparked global alarm.