‘Bakhmut is only in our hearts. There is nothing, just ruins and dead Russians’ – the words of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy who insisted at the G7 summit in Japan his forces still control a small part of the besieged town in the east of the country.
Turkey’s President Erdogan is headed for his – and his country’s – first presidential runoff vote.
Millions of voters will go to the polls tomorrow in Turkey, where tomorrow’s election is set to be the closest fought for decades. The opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is mounting a serious challenge to the man who has dominated Turkish politics for twenty years – President Erdogan. The two men have starkly different visions of…
After two decades of rule, this weekend Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces his toughest election challenge yet.
Fierce clashes have broken out in Sudan between the army and rebel paramilitary forces – with heavy gunfire and explosions in the centre of the capital Khartoum.
A couple have been convicted of the brutal murder of their 10-month old son just weeks after he was returned to their care by social services in Derbyshire.
The beaches of Antalya in southern Turkey have long been a favourite holiday spot for Russians but since their country invaded Ukraine it has now become home for tens of thousands.
Turkey’s President Erdogan has said that more than 2.2 million people have now been evacuated from areas affected by last week’s devastating earthquake, while 1.6 million have received emergency shelter.
The ancient city of Antakya lies almost entirely in ruins. Most of those who remain in the city are now waiting for the bodies of their loved ones to be unearthed from their homes.
People are still being pulled alive from collapsed buildings, following the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. But they are now outnumbered by the dead.
The death toll from Monday’s earthquakes raced past 11,000 today. It’s possible that tens of thousands more lie dead in the rubble of thousands of collapsed buildings in Turkey and Syria.
Right across the regions affected by the quake, there has been growing anger with the lack of aid as rescue teams struggle to cope with the sheer scale of the destruction.
Our reporter Emily Wither is in Adana, a city in southern Turkey that’s around 150 miles from the first quake’s epicentre.
The government has said that it wants local communities to take ‘bold action’ to help the country meet its climate change targets. But how much difference can they really make in the transition to net zero?
At least 63 Russian troops have been killed in a Ukrainian missile attack in the occupied Donetsk region, according to Russia’s Ministry of Defence.