Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Who gave the orders?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a crime that he said was intricately planned days in advance.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

Turkey probing Utrecht attack: Erdogan

Turkish intelligence services are investigating the gun attack in the Netherlands to determine whether it was a terror attack or a possible family dispute, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.

October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

Who gave the orders?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a crime that he said was intricately planned days in advance.

September 2, 2017
September 2, 2017

Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' against Rohingya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses Myanmar of "genocide" against the Rohingya Muslim minority, who have fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

11 German MPs threatened in 'genocide' row

Eleven German MPs of Turkish origin have been put under police protection after receiving death threats for supporting a move to describe the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Turkey 'losing hope' for EU visa-free deal

The Turkish minister for European Union affairs says he is losing hope of getting a deal on visa-free travel for Turks within Europe.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Ankara car bomb death toll rises to 34

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to bring terrorism "to its knees" after an attack in the capital Ankara that killed at least 34 people.