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# erdogan - This year 2022

Turkish court jails Erdogan critic Osman Kavala for life
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkish court jails Erdogan critic Osman Kavala for life

Apr 26th 2022, 7:27 AM 24,344 Views 6 Comments

Washington said it was “deeply troubled” by the “unjust” conviction.

# erdogan - Last year 2021

Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave

Aug 20th 2021, 10:33 PM 12,883 Views 5 Comments

European leaders have expressed fears of a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis.

# erdogan - All time

Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque

Jul 12th 2020, 7:00 PM 34,893 Views 60 Comments

Turkish president Erdogan formally converted the museum back into a mosque on Friday.

'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque
# Turkey
# Turkey

'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Jul 11th 2020, 6:51 PM 27,384 Views 36 Comments

Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque

Hagia Sophia museum formally restored as mosque by Turkish president
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Hagia Sophia museum formally restored as mosque by Turkish president

Jul 10th 2020, 5:54 PM 15,574 Views 32 Comments

A 1934 Cabinet decision had turned the mosque site into a museum.

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,074 Views 11 Comments

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed
# TOM CLONAN
# TOM CLONAN

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed

Oct 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 26,299 Views 69 Comments

Events in Syria appear to represent a major setback for the US and a major victory for Syria’s President Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies, writes Tom Clonan.

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
# Turkey
# Turkey

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 5:45 PM 15,094 Views 14 Comments

Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack

Mar 20th 2019, 1:32 PM 33,705 Views 56 Comments

Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.

Turkey investigating if outspoken journalist was killed in Istanbul's Saudi consulate
# Khashoggi
# Khashoggi

Turkey investigating if outspoken journalist was killed in Istanbul's Saudi consulate

Oct 7th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,252 Views 10 Comments

The Turkish head of state added that he hoped to have the results “very quickly”.

Erdogan says Turkey has given world 'lesson in democracy' as he sweeps to election victory
# Contested Victory
# Contested Victory

Erdogan says Turkey has given world 'lesson in democracy' as he sweeps to election victory

Jun 25th 2018, 7:06 AM 9,179 Views 20 Comments

Erdogan won over half of all the votes in the election, the state-run news agency said.

Trump's former security advisor 'held talks to deport a Turkish man in exchange for $15 million'
# Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn

Trump's former security advisor 'held talks to deport a Turkish man in exchange for $15 million'

Nov 10th 2017, 10:51 PM 16,602 Views 32 Comments

Michael Flynn was allegedly offered the money to engineer the deportation of a rival to Turkish President Erdogan.

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,060 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US
# Ringleaders
# Ringleaders

Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US

Aug 1st 2017, 6:59 AM 5,627 Views 9 Comments

Fethullah Gulen, the man authorities say organised the coup, currently lives in the US.

Turkey president promises to 'chop off the heads' of traitors as hundreds of thousands take to the streets
# Failed Coup
# Failed Coup

Turkey president promises to 'chop off the heads' of traitors as hundreds of thousands take to the streets

Jul 16th 2017, 8:16 AM 10,156 Views 44 Comments

The country was marking the one-year anniversary of a failed coup.

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

Jul 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 5,631 Views 14 Comments

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of ‘democracy and unity’.

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters
# Washington
# Washington

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

May 19th 2017, 10:29 PM 16,056 Views 29 Comments

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed
# Turkey
# Turkey

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed

Apr 18th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,275 Views 33 Comments

The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win
# Presidential Powers
# Presidential Powers

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win

Apr 18th 2017, 7:02 AM 11,371 Views 23 Comments

The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power
# Turkey
# Turkey

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Apr 17th 2017, 8:13 AM 12,591 Views 47 Comments

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?
# Presidential Powers
# Presidential Powers

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?

Apr 16th 2017, 9:15 AM 13,745 Views 28 Comments

Over 55.3 million Turks are able to vote in the referendum on sweeping changes to the president’s role.

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU
# Brexiteer
# Brexiteer

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

Apr 5th 2017, 12:34 PM 16,853 Views 66 Comments

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Mar 19th 2017, 1:34 PM 17,080 Views 57 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

'You've lost Turkey as a friend': Erdoğan goes on tirade against Merkel, Hollande, and the EU
# Televised Speech
# Televised Speech

'You've lost Turkey as a friend': Erdoğan goes on tirade against Merkel, Hollande, and the EU

Mar 16th 2017, 2:12 PM 18,703 Views 81 Comments

The Turkish leader’s anger has been sparked by a court ruling against women wearing hijabs to work.

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans
# Spat
# Spat

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

Mar 15th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,692 Views 19 Comments

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row
# Diplomatic Dispute
# Diplomatic Dispute

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

Mar 12th 2017, 6:39 PM 37,239 Views 74 Comments

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban
# European Union
# European Union

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban

Mar 11th 2017, 12:59 PM 13,006 Views 51 Comments

An upcoming referendum in the Netherlands if passed will increase Erdogan’s power.

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'
# What Did You Say
# What Did You Say

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Mar 6th 2017, 9:04 PM 15,247 Views 45 Comments

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
# Friendly Fire
# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,773 Views 26 Comments

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive
# Syria
# Syria

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive

Dec 23rd 2016, 9:34 AM 25,186 Views 32 Comments

The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.

Thirteen dead and dozens injured in bombing in Turkey
# Kayseri
# Kayseri

Thirteen dead and dozens injured in bombing in Turkey

Dec 17th 2016, 10:46 AM 6,735 Views 16 Comments

Television pictures showed bus reduced to a smouldering wreck by the impact of the blast, as wounded were taken to ambulances.

Teacher and 11 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Turkey after emergency escape locked
# Electrical Fault
# Electrical Fault

Teacher and 11 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Turkey after emergency escape locked

Nov 30th 2016, 8:13 AM 14,153 Views 10 Comments

The schoolgirls, from Aladag on Turkey’s southern coast, are said to be 14 or under.

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup

Oct 29th 2016, 5:18 PM 9,165 Views 37 Comments

Turkish President Erdogan assured a crowd in Ankara that the parliament would approve the legislation, and that he would ratify it.

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up
# Hug It Out
# Hug It Out

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up

Aug 9th 2016, 7:23 PM 10,266 Views 61 Comments

“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.

Nearly a million people gather to support Turkish leader after failed coup
# Istanbullish
# Istanbullish

Nearly a million people gather to support Turkish leader after failed coup

Aug 7th 2016, 7:15 PM 9,687 Views 65 Comments

A large section of VIP seats overlooking the square were reserved for families of those killed in the coup attempt.

US says it was not involved in Turkey coup "full stop"
# Not Us
# Not Us

US says it was not involved in Turkey coup "full stop"

Aug 6th 2016, 2:29 PM 8,973 Views 36 Comments

US ambassador John Bass said he was “deeply disturbed and offended by the accusations”.

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'
# Turkey Coup
# Turkey Coup

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'

Jul 30th 2016, 9:18 AM 10,880 Views 61 Comments

Recep Erdogan said he was inspired by feelings of unity that has followed the recent failed coup.

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested
# Parallel State
# Parallel State

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested

Jul 17th 2016, 5:52 PM 35,770 Views 101 Comments

It comes following Friday’s failed coup.

Turkish legend Hakan Sukur begins trial on charge of insulting president Erdogan on Twitter
# Istanbul
From The42
# Istanbul

Turkish legend Hakan Sukur begins trial on charge of insulting president Erdogan on Twitter

Jun 16th 2016, 12:37 PM 6,661 Views 11 Comments

Prosecutors are calling for a four-year jail term for the 112-times capped striker.

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper

Mar 5th 2016, 5:33 PM 21,976 Views 45 Comments

Police have used teargas on protesters.

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