Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: News
29 May 2023Turkey
Turkey: Erdogan wins presidential election, extends rule to third decade
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called for national unity after winning a historic run-off election that extended his two decades of transformative but divisive rule until 2028.
25 Feb 2023Turkey
Turkey starts rebuilding houses after earthquakes leave 1.5 million homeless
Turkey has reportedly started rebuilding buildings destroyed by a series of devastating earthquakes that struck the country and its neighbor Syria earlier this month.
21 Feb 2023Earthquake
Turkey-Syria earthquakes: Death toll crosses 47,000 after fresh 6.4-magnitude temblor
Fresh quakes of magnitudes 6.4 and 5.8 rocked the border region of Turkey and Syria on Monday, leaving three dead and 213 injured. Officials expect the number of deaths to rise.
13 Feb 2023Earthquake
Another 4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey, death toll exceeds 33,000
A fresh earthquake of magnitude 4.7, the sixth major in less than a week, reportedly rocked Turkey on Sunday.
11 Feb 2023Turkey
Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll crosses 24,000; millions turn homeless
The death toll from a horrific series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this week surpassed 24,000 on Saturday.
09 Feb 2023Earthquake
Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll crosses 15,000, many still feared trapped
The combined number of deaths caused by a series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has reached 15,383, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.
23 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey
Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.
19 Jun 2019Mohammed Bin Salman
Report claims Saudi Prince knew about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder
The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident journalist of Saudi Arabia, in October last year, garnered global attention.
04 Mar 2019Syria
Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists kill 33 regime forces in northwest-Syria: Monitor
At least 33 pro-regime fighters were killed yesterday in attacks mounted by jihadist groups near Idlib province, in the deadliest day in six months for loyalist forces, a monitor said.
03 Mar 2019Syria
Syrian jihadist group kills 21 regime forces in Idlib: Monitor
A Syrian jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda killed 21 regime and allied forces today near Idlib province, in one of the deadliest breaches of a six-month-old truce deal, a monitor said.
23 Oct 2018Jamal Khashoggi
How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype
The murder of Washington Post columnist and dissident Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spelled trouble for the Kingdom and crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).
09 Jul 2018Turkey
Turkey: Train derails due to bad-weather, killing 10, injuring dozens
Ten people were killed and 73 injured today when a train packed with weekend passengers derailed in northwest Turkey, the Turkish Health Ministry said.
08 Jul 2018Turkey
Turkish authorities sack 18,632 state employees in new decree
Turkish authorities ordered the dismissal of more than 18,632 state employees including 8,998 police officers, soldiers, and academics, in a decree published today over suspected links to terror organizations and groups that "act against national security".
25 Jun 2018Turkey
Turkey Presidential election: Erdogan claims outright victory in first round
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won tightly-contested presidential polls after securing outright victory in the first round, the election authority said, tightening his grip on the nation he has ruled for 15 years.
09 Oct 2017Turkey
US-Turkey suspend visa services over diplomatic row
The arrest and detention of a US consulate worker in Istanbul last week seems to have strained US-Turkey diplomatic relations.
26 Jun 2017Turkey
Istanbul: Police thwart Gay Pride protest
With 'We are not scared' chants, LGBT protesters in Istanbul were seen fighting the police who fired rubber bullets at the activists who had gathered at the Takshim Square to hold their annual Gay Pride parade.
11 May 2017Turkey
Turkey calls US decision to arm Syrian Kurds 'unacceptable'
Turkey has called US President Donald Trump's decision to arm Kurdish YPG militia in Syria against ISIS "unacceptable."
10 May 2017Turkey
Trump's plan to arm Kurds against ISIS may irk Turkey
US President Donald Trump has approved a plan to supply arms to Kurdish YPG forces to support an operation to retake the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, the Pentagon said.
01 May 2017India
Turkish President Erdogan, PM Modi to discuss NSG-membership, counter-terrorism, trade
Turkish President Erdogan, who is on a two-day India visit, and PM Narendra Modi are expected to hold wide-ranging talks on issues like India's NSG membership, cooperation in counter-terrorism and trade.
17 Apr 2017Turkey
Turkey's Erdogan granted sweeping powers after referendum win
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a referendum which expands his presidential powers and could allow him to stay in office until 2029.
21 Jan 2017Turkey
Turkey close to constitutional amendment expanding Erdogan's powers
Sources said Turkey is moving closer toward implementing constitutional reforms that will significantly bolster President Erdogan's powers.