ARTICLES RELATING TO RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN

Rotterdam mayor appeals for calm in Turkey row

2017-03-21 19:25

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb has appealed for calm among the Dutch city's sizeable Turkish community amid an international row over a referendum.

Turkey's president campaigns for referendum at war memorial

2017-03-18 21:02

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has campaigned for a referendum on expanding his powers at a World War I memorial.

Erdogan: Dutch 'massacred over 8 000' in Bosnia

2017-03-15 19:28

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Netherlands of massacring over 8 000 Bosnian Muslims in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Erdogan compares Dutch rally ban to Nazism

2017-03-11 18:49

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has likened a Dutch ban on his foreign minister's visit to Nazism in a dramatic escalation of a row over campaign events.

Austria wants EU-wide ban on Turkish campaign events

2017-03-05 18:38

Turkish politicians should be banned from political campaigning across the European Union, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern says.

Turkey says Berlin working against bid to boost Erdogan powers

2017-03-03 15:15

Turkey has accused Germany of working for a "No" vote ahead of an April referendum on whether to boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers in an executive presidency.

German police raid homes of Turkish imams

2017-02-15 20:02

German police have raided the homes of four Turkish Muslim preachers suspected of spying for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

New CIA chief in Ankara on first foreign visit

2017-02-09 18:03

New CIA chief Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on his first foreign visit since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

Merkel, Erdogan hold tense meeting

2017-02-02 19:10

In a terse exchange of words, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkey to uphold democracy, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took offence.

British PM reaches $125m jet deal in Turkey

2017-01-28 23:05

Turkey and Britain have signed a deal to jointly build fighter jets during Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Ankara.

 

Turkey's referendum campaign unfair - Erdogan opponents

2017-03-19 20:45

Opposition figures in Turkey say they have faced threats, violence, arbitrary detentions, a lack of TV airtime and even sabotage in the campaign for a referendum on expanding the president's powers.

Have 5 kids not 3, Erdogan tells Turks in Europe

2017-03-18 06:47

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Turks staying in Europe to have five children, telling the millions-strong diaspora they were the continent's "future" as a bitter dispute festered between Ankara and Brussels.

Turkey warns 'fascist' Netherlands will pay in rally row

2017-03-13 06:52

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the Netherlands would pay for blocking his ministers from holding rallies to win support in a referendum on expanding his powers, as a crisis escalated with Turkey's key EU partners.

Germany urges calm in Turkey row

2017-03-07 06:14

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for calm in an escalating dispute with Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan labelled a German ban on rallies "Nazi practices".

Bomb alert lifted in German town

2017-03-03 19:07

German police have lifted a bomb alert in a town which had received a threat after cancelling a rally by Turkey's justice minister.

Angola orders Gulen-linked Turkish school to close

2017-02-15 20:55

Angola has ordered the closure of a school linked to the Gulen movement, which is blamed by Turkey for a July coup attempt, an official source has said.

Erdogan: Troops entered ISIS stronghold

2017-02-13 07:07

Turkey's president says his troops and allied Syrian opposition fighters have entered the centre of the northern town of al-Bab that is a stronghold of ISIS.

Turkey sacks another 4 500 civil servants after coup bid

2017-02-08 08:29

The Turkish authorities have ordered the dismissal of nearly 4 500 civil servants in the latest wave of a purge after last July's attempted coup, according to a decree.

Turkish Nato soldiers seek asylum in Germany

2017-01-29 06:22

Several dozen Turkish soldiers assigned to Nato have sought asylum in Germany, a report says, quoting officers who said they fear jail.

Turkish president warns Mozambique of alleged Gulen threat

2017-01-24 18:30

The group blamed for last year's botched coup attempt in Turkey could infiltrate state institutions in other parts of the world where it operates, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, during a visit to Mozambique.

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