President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's Erdogan gets tighter grip on power

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan emerges victorious from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Saudi prince Salman's first Turkey visit since Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler will on Wednesday take another step out of his international isolation by paying his first visit to Turkey since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan gets tighter grip on power

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan emerges victorious from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan warns Muslims against birth control

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslims to reject contraception and have more children.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Putin: Turkey 'knew downed jet was Russian'

Russia rejects Turkey's claims that it did not know the plane it shot down on the Syria border was Russian.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

Turkey in mourning after blast

Turkey is beginning three days of mourning after two blasts at a peace rally in the capital Ankara killed at least 95 people on Saturday, the deadliest ever such attack in Turkey.