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# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

'Ehm': Ursula von der Leyen flummoxed after chair snub during EU-Turkey talks
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'Ehm': Ursula von der Leyen flummoxed after chair snub during EU-Turkey talks

Wed 3:31 PM 59,378 Views 66 Comments

Seats were laid out for Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the EU’s Charles Michel in Ankara but von der Leyen had to sit on a sofa.

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

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

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,511 Views 87 Comments

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
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# Idlib

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

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,769 Views 30 Comments

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
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# Idlib

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

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,966 Views 24 Comments

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

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,048 Views 11 Comments

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

Oct 19th 2019, 5:33 PM 9,168 Views 20 Comments

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

Oct 17th 2019, 7:25 AM 8,915 Views 24 Comments

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

Apr 1st 2019, 7:21 AM 7,740 Views 10 Comments

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
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# Jamal Khashoggi

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

Nov 10th 2018, 3:01 PM 12,311 Views 18 Comments

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
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# Explainer

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

Oct 19th 2018, 3:28 PM 18,245 Views 36 Comments

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
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# Tariffs

Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further

Aug 11th 2018, 2:15 PM 27,949 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:30 PM 8,874 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:25 PM 8,984 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

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

Jul 10th 2018, 10:37 PM 7,850 Views 3 Comments

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

Jun 25th 2018, 7:06 AM 9,165 Views 27 Comments

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
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# Child Marriages

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

Jan 4th 2018, 3:30 PM 13,761 Views 96 Comments

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 33,998 Views 54 Comments

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
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# Ringleaders

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

Aug 1st 2017, 6:59 AM 5,601 Views 9 Comments

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

Jul 15th 2017, 8:23 AM 5,378 Views 14 Comments

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
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# Washington

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

May 19th 2017, 10:29 PM 16,032 Views 29 Comments

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
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# Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

Apr 29th 2017, 1:16 PM 16,915 Views 32 Comments

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 16,748 Views 54 Comments

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

Apr 18th 2017, 6:29 PM 7,254 Views 33 Comments

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

Apr 17th 2017, 8:13 AM 12,564 Views 47 Comments

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'
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# What Did You Say

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

Mar 6th 2017, 9:04 PM 15,224 Views 45 Comments

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
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# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,733 Views 26 Comments

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
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# Failed Coup

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

Jan 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 22,698 Views 83 Comments

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
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# Billy Goats Rough

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

Sep 27th 2016, 4:22 PM 12,341 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

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

Aug 12th 2016, 9:43 AM 8,372 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Crackdown

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

Jul 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 12,596 Views 64 Comments

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
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# Coup Attempt

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

Jul 21st 2016, 8:07 AM 12,718 Views 51 Comments

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?
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Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

Jul 16th 2016, 12:52 AM 76,318 Views 55 Comments

Why is this happening? TheJournal.ie 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
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# Lord Of The Rings

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

Dec 6th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,705 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

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

Apr 5th 2015, 10:05 AM 4,847 Views 10 Comments

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
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# Sticks And Stones

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

Dec 26th 2014, 12:50 PM 10,635 Views 32 Comments

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
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Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

May 31st 2014, 9:44 AM 3,401 Views 14 Comments

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
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Now Turkey's banned Youtube

Mar 27th 2014, 6:13 PM 10,933 Views 25 Comments

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

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:45 PM 6,273 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Ergenekon

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government

Aug 5th 2013, 3:30 PM 3,468 Views 3 Comments

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
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Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

Jun 13th 2013, 8:51 PM 5,286 Views 18 Comments

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

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