If this is a mask for an assault on Syrian Kurds then it will be opposed by both the US and Russia
The Turks don’t want a Kurdish mini-state on their frontier any more than the Syrians want to lose territory to the Kurds
Turkish tanks, rocket launchers and planes hit Isis territory with hundreds of strikes overnight
Media reports say shells hit Isis-held border town and Kurdish targets after deadly wedding blast in Turkey
The group maintains an army of child soldiers, which it seeks to re-educate at IS-run schools
Suicide bomber in deadliest attack on Turkey this year was a boy aged between 12 and 14, President Erdogan says
Could it be that the Sultan is thinking of renewing his old friendship with the Lion of Damascus? Be sure that he is
President blames attack on Isis as suicide vest discovered
The complexity of the conflict is well described as three-dimensional chess played by nine players with no rules
'The government’s steps to limit a broad range of human rights go beyond what can be justified'
Flight 240 took off as scheduled but performed a U-turn after a 'bird strike'
Separatist Kurdish groups were suspected of being behind the blasts
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu claims: ‘It can’t be that we implement everything that is good for the EU but that Turkey gets nothings in return’
'Countries' reputations take a long time to build but can drop in an instant,' warns the 2016 Most Reputable Countries report
Mr Erdogan says ties could be expanded not just restored as both leaders seek to mend relations
Not long ago, it was Hillary Clinton who wanted to press the ‘reset’ button with Putin. Now it’s Erdogan – with, one suspects, a far greater effect