Day after arrest, gunman who killed 39 in Istanbul says: 'I was given instructions to search for a new target… Reina looked suitable for the attack.'
The Peoples' Democracy Party chairman is accused of leading a terror organization and blamed for the 2014 protests over Turkey's policies on Syria, which caused over 30 deaths.
Abdulgadir Masharipov, born in Uzbekistan and trained in Afghanistan, admits his guilt, Istanbul's governor says.
Most of the victims were residents of village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog.
Parliamentarians trade blows during debate on controversial constitutional reforms that could leave President Erdogan in office through 2029.
The latest dismissals join more than 100,000 people already suspended or dismissed following the July coup attempt.
Police have detained at least five suspected ISIS militants in connection to the attack.
Security experts believe the attacker is a skilled marksman. 'He could have been fighting in Syria for years,' says one.
Gunman who killed 39 people in Istanbul still at large; officials believed he is either from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan.
The perceived success of massive attacks by ISIS and Kurdish groups in Turkey could spur disenfranchised entities to join the terrorist ranks – including the lone assailants that Israel is so familiar with.
To date, 39 people have been confirmed dead and 69 wounded, four of them seriously, in the New Year attack on an upscale nightclub in Istanbul.
A deadly New Year's assault on an Istanbul nightclub follows a long string of attacks.
Armed gunman reportedly dressed as Santa opens fire in Istanbul nightclub on New Year's eve; manhunt underway; many foreigners among dead, including 18-year-old Israeli.
Proposed law to reform the constitution and give president greater authority now faces debate in general assembly set for January.
Senol Buran runs the cafeteria at the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper. Since the July coup, more than 110,000 people have been sacked or suspended and 40,000 jailed pending trial.
Crackdown in Turkey moves from the streets to the internet.
New video by Islamic State group purportedly shows two Turkish soldiers being burned alive in Syria.
What Putin has dismissed as a 'provocation' to derail relations with Turkey has others wondering why Ambassador Andrey Karlov had no protection against his assassin.
Battle around town of al-Bab was one of deadliest since Turkey launched its Syrian operation.
AP's Burhan Ozbilici was covering an exhibition when a Turkish policeman fatally shot Andrey Karlov, Russia's ambassador to Turkey. He recounts the chaos that unfolded as he captured the scene.