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# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 5 March, 2020

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 1 March, 2020

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone

The top figure on the Kurdish side said Turkey was preventing his forces’ withdrawal and trying to blame the deal’s collapse on the Kurds.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Don't be a fool': No sign of progress as US demands Turkish ceasefire

Trump said that the Kurds ‘are not angels’ as vice-president Mike Pence heads to Turkey.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 1 April, 2019

Turkey local elections: Setback for President Erdogan as party set to lose capital

The AKP party also risks defeat in the country’s economic hub Istanbul.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US

President Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to “act fairly” and disclose those responsible for the 2 October.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 19 October, 2018

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far

These are the key facts in an episode that is threatening relations between Saudi Arabia and the West.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further

Donald Trump tweeted that he had authorized the doubling of steel and aluminium tariffs with respect to Turkey.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 23 July, 2018

From The42 Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers Controversy

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

After months of silence over a controversial photograph, the Arsenal star spoke out on Sunday.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo Speaking Out

'I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish' - Ozil defends controversial Erdogan photo

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has broken his silence surrounding a photo taken with the Turkish president.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From The42 'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany Reaction

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany

The attacking midfielder was largely anonymous in Russia as the world champions crashed out in the group stages.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 25 June, 2018

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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry

The agency reportedly made the statement in a post on its website, which has since been removed.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 2 September, 2017

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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of “democracy and unity”.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 22 April, 2017

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 17 April, 2017

'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.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 6 March, 2017

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”.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

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

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe Trouble

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe

Hakan Sukur is accused by prosecutors of “being a member of an armed terror group”.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

Why is this happening? takes a look at the background.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 6 December, 2015

A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum

A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The42 Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded Attack

Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded

Turkish club had just thrashed Rizespor 5-1 and were travelling to the airport to return to Istanbul.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 26 December, 2014

A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country's president

He faces up to four years in prison for accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of corruption.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

The government has deployed thousands of riot police to enforce a ban on protests at Taksim Square, the epicentre of last year’s demonstrations.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Now Turkey's banned Youtube

The move comes a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 23 March, 2014

"They run all kinds of lies": Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook

Social media networks have been flooded with recordings allegedly showing Erdogan talking with his son about hiding vast sums of money and interfering in court cases…

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 5 August, 2013

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government

Police fired tear gas at protesters outside the court in a town near Istanbul as the verdicts were being delivered in the highly-divisive case.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest

Erdogan says he is considering holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest.

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