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Turkey, Russia agree to set up joint working group for Syria’s Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to form a joint working group on Syria's Idlib issue as...

Turkish Leader Calls Reconciliation and Peace in Sudan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday called for national reconciliation in Sudan and managing the transition process peacefully. "I hope...

Presidency Dissects Erdogan’s Remarks on New Zealand Attacks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks on New Zealand terror attack, were "taken out of context," Presidency said on Wednesday amid a diplomatic spat...

President Erdogan, Trump Deliberated on Syria’s Safe Zone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed Syria issues, including the establishment of a safe zone in...
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, August 28, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Erdogan rationalizes missile system purchase deal with Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to justify Turkey's purchase of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system, a day after its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation...

The US may ignore Turkish onsluaght on Syrian Kurds

Recently Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his readiness to conduct a new military operation in the north of Syria to prevent the emergence...

Turkey declines Arab demands over Qatar military base

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday denounced the list of demands put forward by four Arab states in efforts to defuse the diplomatic...
European Union

Turkey-EU relations: New lease of life or just wishful thinking?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned from a crucial visit to Brussels last week, spreading a wind of hope on tensions between Turkey and...

Will Erdogan resume capital punishment in Turkey after referendum victory?

A reinstatement of the death penalty in Turkey will inexorably be a deal breaker for already faltering relations of the NATO country with the...
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Turkey presses for safe zone in Syria after U.S. missile attack

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged on Friday the international community to declare a safe zone in war-torn Syria, private NTV channel reported. ...

Turkey threatens Netherlands to pay price of ban on Turkish politicians

Turkish leaders has threatened Dutch government to retaliate in the "harshest ways" after Turkish ministers were barred from holding rallies in Rotterdam for a...
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Feb. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ISTANBUL -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's ultimate goal in its military operation in northern Syria is not the...

Erdogan, Trump agree to deepen cooperation against terrorism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to enhance the cooperation in fighting against terrorism, according to an official statement...
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Erdogan says up to people to decide presidential system

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday there will be a change of system in the country rather than a change of regime, one...
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Turkey president says eager to hear Trump’s Mideast policies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he is eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East policies. "Turkey wants to...
AFP / Ibrahim Chalhoub A Syrian girl holds a placard during a rally in solidarity with Aleppo, in the Lebanese northern port city of Tripoli, on May 1, 2016

Turkey’s President Erdoğan Helped Chinese and Russian foreign Jihadists To Enter Syria

Turkey’s Schindler’s List today involves members of the Gülen movement who have done nothing wrong other than volunteering their time, money and expertise to...
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Turkish president says no new state allowed in northern Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Saturday not to allow a new state to be established in northern Syria. "We will...
Figures around President Vladimir Putin have been the subject of EU and US sanctions

Aug. 9 world news summary at 1530 GMT

ST. PETERSBURG -- Russian President Vladimir Putin met here with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. The meeting, which is...
Tabs

First Turkish African Business Summit Launched In Accra

The three-day Business Summit, which is being organised by the Turkish African Business Association (TABA), would gather more than 5,000 African and Turkish business...
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Turkish president pays a working visit to Uganda to enhance ties

This is the first time a Turkish president is visiting the east African region, an economic bloc that brings together Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda...
Binali Yildirim addresses his supporters at the congress of Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey on May 22, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Turkey’s New PM Suggests New Constitution, Presidential System

"Are you ready to bring presidential system? The most important thing we have to do today is to turn this de facto situation into...
AFP/File / Adem Altan Ahmet Davutoglu has served as prime minister since Recep Tayyip Erdogan became president of Turkey in August 2014

Turkish ruling party head promises to let in a presidential system of governance

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has further consolidated his grip on the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) with his long-time ally officially throned...

Erdogan Warns EU That Ankara’s Anti-terrorism Law Still Intact

"The EU says: you will change the anti-terror law for visas," Erdogan said in a televised speech in Istanbul. "Pardon me but we are...
Pictures released by Cumhuriyet daily show Turkish journalists Hikmet Cetinkaya (L) and Ceyda Karan, sentenced to two years behind bars for illustrating their columns with a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed (AFP Photo/)

Disseminating Mohammed Cartoon Sends Turkish Journalist To Jail

The sentence handed to columnists Hikmet Cetinkaya and Ceyda Karan, both columnists with the opposition Cumhuriyet daily, intensified alarm over press freedoms in Turkey...
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Baku Forum Declaration embraced to redirect peace initiatives

The participants of the forum recognized the importance of intercultural and interreligious dialogue and cooperation in order to promote tolerance, pluralism and mutual respect...
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Islamic Nations Must Stand United Against Terrorism – Erdogan

"We should be unifying and not a divider. We should strengthen alliances and not the controversies," Erdogan said in his opening speech delivered at...
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March 18 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ISTANBUL -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused European countries of backing the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) outlawed by Turkey. ...
Protesting the government takeover of Zaman newspaper, in Istanbul. Emrah Gurel/Associated Press

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Tyrannical Zeal

On Friday, with the zeal of its despotic leader, his government seized my paper, Today’s Zaman, and its parent, the Turkish-language Zaman, which is...
President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan with President John Mahama

Turkey’s Trade With Ghana to Grow By US$1 billion

Mr. Erdogan announced this when he addressed the Parliament of Ghana on Tuesday as part of his two-day official visit to the country. Mr. Erdogan,...
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UN Fails To Serve Greater Needs Of Nations In Fighting Terrorism

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is in Ghana on a two-day working visit. He told parliament on Tuesday 1 March 2016 that there was the need...