28 Jan 2017
Fresh from meeting new US President Donald Trump at the White House, May was to hold talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on a one-day visit to the Turkish capital Ankara.
7 Jan 2017
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said at a joint press conference after meeting Turkey's Binali Yildirim that the issue would be solved soon.
23 Nov 2016
A Turkish parliamentary committee on Wednesday threw out a bill that could have pardoned men convicted of child-sex assault, sealing the end of a controversy that led to a huge public outcry and protests.
22 Nov 2016
The Turkish government on Tuesday withdrew a controversial bill from parliament that could overturn men's convictions for child-sex assault, after an angry public backlash that saw thousands take to the streets.
22 Oct 2016
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim warned the EU Saturday not to forget that Turkey has alternatives to the bloc, whose ties with Ankara have become increasingly strained.
20 Aug 2016
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim vowed Saturday Ankara would play a "more active" role in the next six months in efforts to solve the five-year Syrian civil war.
20 Aug 2016
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Saturday insisted the United States was Turkey's "strategic partner, not our enemy" despite Ankara's anger at Washington for failing to extradite Fethullah Gulen, whom it blames for last month's failed coup.
16 Aug 2016
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday a fair trial would represent a harsher punishment for suspected coup plotters than the death penalty -- an apparent step back from threats to re-introduce capital punishment.
7 Aug 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Istanbul on Sunday for a pro-democracy rally organised by the ruling party, bringing to an end three weeks of demonstrations in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after last month's failed coup.
1 Aug 2016
Turkey admitted Monday there may have been some "unfair" treatment in its post-coup crackdown as it voiced anger with Germany for barring President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing a rally in Cologne.
30 Jul 2016
Turkey was on Saturday holding 17 journalists on charges of "terror group" membership as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Western critics to "mind your own business" over a relentless crackdown following a failed coup.
27 Jul 2016
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim warned the crackdown following a failed coup attempt was "not completed yet" and there could be more arrests, he told Sky News on Wednesday.