ARTICLES RELATING TO RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN

Turkey backtracks on 'ISIS child bomber' claims

2016-08-23 19:20

Turkey has gone back on claims that a child bomber linked to ISIS carried out a deadly suicide bombing close to Syria, saying it has no clue who was behind the attack.

Erdogan approval rating soars after coup bid

2016-08-11 21:13

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's approval rating soared by over 20 percentage points after last month's failed coup, reaching the highest level since his election two years ago.

Putin and Erdogan to meet in hope of restoring Turkey-Russia ties

2016-08-08 16:56

Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out, but it appears presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have started patching things up.

Crowds gather in Instanbul for massive anti-coup rally

2016-08-07 15:16

Crowds are gathering in Istanbul for a massive rally to mark the end of nightly democracy demonstrations following an abortive coup.

Turkey's ruling party orders purge

2016-08-06 12:03

Turkey's ruling party has ordered a purge from its ranks of supporters of US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of plotting last month's failed coup.

Gulen extradition bid looms over US-Turkey ties

2016-08-03 22:23

Turkey's insistence that the US extradites a Pennsylvania-based Turkish cleric, Gethullah Gulen, is causing tension among Nato allies.

Turkey's president reforms military after failed coup

2016-07-31 14:40

A new presidential decree has introduced sweeping reforms to Turkey's military in the wake of the failed coup in the country

Turkey detains Kabul-based generals in widening purge

2016-07-27 10:41

Defying international alarm, Turkey has widened its crackdown after a failed coup, detaining top generals serving in Afghanistan as well as prominent journalists.

Erdogan chairs security council as 50 000 hit by purge

2016-07-20 16:16

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has chaired a crunch security meeting for the first time since the failed coup, as around 50 000 people have either been detained or sacked.

Turkey holds 26 generals, including ex-air chief, over coup

2016-07-19 13:40

A Turkish court has remanded in custody 26 senior generals on charges of playing a role in the failed coup aimed at toppling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said on Tuesday.

 

Turkish wedding suicide bomber 'young as 12'

2016-08-21 15:40

Turkey's president says an ISIS suicide bomber as young as 12 attacked an outdoor Kurdish wedding party in southeastern Turkey, killing at least 51 people and wounding dozens of others.

Putin and Erdogan pledge reset after diplomatic rift

2016-08-09 19:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have promised to reinvigorate ties after their first meeting since Ankara shot down a Russian warplane last November.

More than 1 million attend Istanbul rally

2016-08-07 20:33

More than 1 million flag-waving Turks have attended a rally in Istanbul to mark the end of nightly demonstrations since the July 15 abortive military coup.

US not involved in Turkey coup attempt: Report

2016-08-06 21:14

A report says the US's ambassador to Turkey has again denied allegations his country was involved in last month's failed coup attempt.

Turkey issues warrant for preacher Gulen

2016-08-04 20:22

Turkey has issued a formal arrest warrant for US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen after the July 15 coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Erdogan accuses Europe of failure to keep migrant deal promises

2016-08-02 20:40

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the European Union for dragging its feet in releasing promised funds for Syrian refugees as well as providing visa-free travel for Turks into the passport-free Schengen zone.

Erdogan tells West 'mind your own business' as journalists jailed

2016-07-30 09:33

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the EU and US to "mind your own business" after the West expressed alarm over the growing crackdown against suspected coup plotters.

Turkey coup detainees being tortured - Amnesty International

2016-07-25 07:15

Human rights group Amnesty International says it has "credible evidence" of the abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey's July 15 attempted coup.

Erdogan foe Gulen urges US to reject extradition bid

2016-07-20 10:50

US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen urged Washington to reject Turkey's efforts to extradite him and rejected as "ridiculous" the claim he was behind the past week's coup attempt.

Turkey's failed coup: what we know

2016-07-18 14:23

Some 7 500 people have been detained in Turkey and almost 9 000 officials sacked after a failed coup at the weekend which has stunned the country.

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