Turkish police detain 12 academics, activists in raids

Police in Istanbul detained 12 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation into an association that was headed by a jailed prominent businessman and activist, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Friday.

Turkey ‘patiently’ waiting for Saudi insights into killing

Turkey is waiting for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to shed light on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last month, the country's president was quoted as saying Tuesday.

The Latest: Bulgaria says it won’t sign UN migration pact

The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Bulgarian officials are signaling the country will not sign a global pact to promote safe and orderly migration, saying that it would harm national interests.

Erdogan: Saudi officials, others heard tapes of writer death

Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain have listened to audio recordings related to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey's president said Saturday, in the first public acknowledgement of the existence of tapes of the slaying.

The Latest: US urges UN to press Saudi Arabia on slaying

The Latest on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Five months after quitting the U.N.'s top human rights body, the United States has resurfaced at a Human Rights Council venue — calling for a "thorough, conclusive and transparent" investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The Latest: 1 dead, 22 hurt as migrants try to enter Spain

The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 8:15 p.m Morocco's Interior Ministry says a migrant has died and 22 others have been injured while climbing a fence separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco during a mass attempt to cross the border.

The Latest: Ex-UK spy links senior Saudis to Khashoggi fate

The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 4:40 p.m.

Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

A summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria and efforts for a lasting solution to the war in the Arab country, a Turkish official said Friday.

The Latest: Greek officer who rescued migrants mourned

The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration: (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Greek authorities say a coast guard officer credited with saving thousands of lives off the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos at the height of Europe's migration crisis has died at age 44.

Lawyer takes US pastor’s case to Turkey’s highest court

The lawyer for an American pastor at the center of a spat between NATO allies Turkey and the United States petitioned Turkey's highest court on Wednesday seeking his release from house arrest.

Turkey accuses US of failing to abide by deal on Syrian town

Turkey's president in remarks published Friday accused the United States of failing to abide by a deal for a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia to withdraw from a town it had liberated from Islamic State militants in northern Syria.

A look at Turkey’s post-coup crackdown

Turkey blamed military officers loyal to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen for a failed military coup attempt on July 15, 2016 and declared a state of emergency five days later to clampdown on a vast network of alleged Gulen supporters in the military and other state institutions.

Turkish leader vows death penalty after bomb kills mom, baby

Turkey could move soon to reinstate the death penalty, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday while attending the funeral of a young mother and her infant son who were killed by a roadside bomb.

Turkish court rejects appeal to end US pastor’s house arrest

A Turkish court rejected an appeal Tuesday to end the house arrest of an American pastor who is at the center of an escalating diplomatic row between NATO allies Turkey and the United States, Turkey's state-run news agency reported.