Four dead after bombing and shootout in western Turkish city of Izmir

At least two people were killed in a car bombing at a court in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday, before police killed two attackers in a shootout, the city's governor said.

Turkey detains brother of cleric accused of orchestrating failed coup

Authorities in western Turkey have detained the brother of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of plotting a failed coup on July 15 against his government.

Christians celebrate first Epiphany in Turkish City in almost century

For the first time in 94 years Orthodox Christians received permission to celebrate the Epiphany holiday in the Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday.