Erdogan lays stone for modern Turkey's first new church

2019-08-05 05:30

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has laid the foundation stone for the first new church in Turkey since it became a modern republic in 1923.

Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal

2019-05-14 17:52

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country.

Turkey, a democracy in crisis

2019-04-14 14:00

President Erdogan regularly vilifies journalists as "terrorists" while stoking fears of terrorism among his citizens. He frequently eschews facts and voices conspiracy theories, writes Ivan Phahle.

Erdogan faces serious setbacks in Turkish local elections

2019-04-01 21:20

Unofficial results being reported by Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency after all votes were counted show a razor-thin win for the opposition in the race for mayor of Istanbul, the country's largest city and commercial hub.

Lira falls as Erdogan suffers blow in Turkey's municipal ballot

2019-04-01 07:36

The Turkish lira fell after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party looked set to lose control of key cities in a vote on Sunday.

Turkey shared Khashoggi recordings with Saudi, US and others

2018-11-10 19:22

Turkey has shared recordings linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with Riyadh, Washington and other capitals, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.

Turkey wants 18 Saudis extradited over Khashoggi murder

2018-10-27 07:30

Turkey says it wanted 18 Saudis extradited over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara still had more evidence to reveal in the case.

Erdogan says his patience on central bank policy has limits

2018-09-14 14:58

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan resumed his criticism of the nation’s central bank a day after it announced the biggest rate hike of his rule.

Turkish school in CAR fights Ankara's shutdown bid

2018-08-21 14:37

Turkey is ramping up pressure worldwide to shut down schools close to a network that it accuses of terrorism. But it is facing unusual resistance in the Central African Republic, one of the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the world.

Lira plunges as Erdogan names son-in-law as treasury and finance minister

2018-07-09 23:10

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has named his son-in-law as economy czar and removed the last member of an investor-friendly financial team, sending the lira plunging.


Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial

2019-06-20 20:05

A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step'

2019-05-07 20:12

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country.

Turkey's opposition worries as Istanbul votes go to recount

2019-04-05 22:08

The mood among opposition supporters in Turkey's biggest city is one of jubilation but also worry that their win in mayoral elections over the weekend could be overturned after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's governing party challenged the results.

Erdogan sees win in local votes, but loses Turkish capital

2019-04-01 11:38

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in municipal elections but the opposition's success in key cities dealt a significant blow to his party's dominance.

Turkey's Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

2018-12-15 09:11

Turkey's president says he has heard an audio recording in which a suspected killer of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly says: "I know how to cut well."

William Gumede: Turkey should be SA's wake-up call

2018-11-02 14:18

Looking at the early signs of Turkey's democratic and economic meltdown should serve as a sharp wake-up call for SA, says William Gumede.

Russia, Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib - Putin

2018-09-17 20:48

The presidents of Russia and Turkey say they had agreed to create a "demilitarised zone" around Syria's Idlib, in a move aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.

Turkey calls for global resistance to US economic attacks

2018-09-08 13:37

Turkey’s finance chief says the imposition of sanctions by the US is politically motivated, and called on other nations to form a united front against such actions.

WATCH: Turkey will emerge 'stronger' from lira crisis - minister

2018-08-17 13:29

A restaurant in Istanbul joins President Erdogan's call for a 'national battle' against 'economic enemies' by offering free fish.

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential election

2018-06-24 21:53

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in the presidential election and said his ruling party-led alliance had won an overall majority in parliament.

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