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Turkey buys Russian missiles, angers NATO ally US

Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington.

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Russian ambassador gunned down in Turkey

GRAPHIC IMAGE WARNING: The Russian ambassador to Turkey has been shot in the back and killed as he gave a speech at an Ankara art gallery by an off-duty police officer who shouted “Don’t forget Aleppo” and “Allahu Akbar” as he opened fire.


Australians warned off travelling to Turkey

Turkey’s foreign minister has offered assurances his government is back in control after an attempted military coup, but Australians are still being warned to reconsider travel to Istanbul and Ankara amid chaotic scenes in those cities.