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# Erdogan

This year
Turkey won’t ratify Sweden’s Nato membership bid before October, Erdogan says
Erdogan said the process would have to wait until the end of Parliament’s summer recess.
Turkey's Erdogan to extend two-decade rule after victory in run-off election
The election was widely seen as the country’s most consequential in its 100-year history as a post-Ottoman republic.
Erdogan declares victory in Turkey's historic run-off election
Erdogan had entered the day as the firm favourite to extend two decades of his rule.
'We all missed democracy': Rival candidates cast their votes in Turkey's knife-edge election
The election could see President Erdogan’s 21 year grip on power come to an end.
Campaigning in Turkey’s pivotal elections ends before tomorrow's vote
Turksih President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed speculation that he would not cede power if he lost, calling the question ‘very ridiculous’.
Turkish president moves forward election as he tries to hold onto power in wake of earthquake
The elections could be the nation’s most significant vote in decades.
Turkey says preliminary work has started to build homes in two earthquake-hit towns
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who faces elections in either May or June, has promised to reconstruct homes within the year.
Turkey's president says his country may allow Finland to join NATO without Sweden
Every member of NATO must vote to approve the acceptance of new members, with Turkey being the most opposed to the two Nordic countries.
Turkey's Erdogan warns Sweden on Nato membership after Koran burning
Turkey is one of only two Nato members not to have ratified Sweden and Finland’s plan to join the western alliance in to the Ukraine war.
Last year
Turkish court jails Erdogan critic Osman Kavala for life
Washington said it was “deeply troubled” by the “unjust” conviction.
All time
Turkey warns EU to stick to past migrant deals amid fears of Afghan refugee wave
European leaders have expressed fears of a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis.
Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque
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
Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque
Hagia Sophia museum formally restored as mosque by Turkish president
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
President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.
Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
The country was marking the one-year anniversary of a failed coup.
Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup
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
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
The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.
Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win
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
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?
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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'
Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.
Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
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
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
Television pictures showed bus reduced to a smouldering wreck by the impact of the blast, as wounded were taken to ambulances.