Recep Tayyip Erdogan
EU remains committed to refugee pact with Turkey
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with EU leadership amid a migrant crisis at the Turkish-Greek border. Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel expressed a commitment to the 2016 EU-Turkey refugee pact.
Turkey’s operation in Libya: Targeting gas reserves
The Turkish parliament has decided to deploy troops to fight in Libya's civil war. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not only helping an ally in need — he is also helping himself.
Pence heads to Turkey as Erdogan rejects calls for ceasefire in Syria
US Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Ankara to persuade President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt his military offensive in northeastern Syria. But Turkey has rejected calls for a truce.
Germany slams plan for Istanbul vote rerun
Germany's foreign minister says a decision to annul Istanbul's mayoral election and hold a rerun is "not transparent and incomprehensible." But Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hailing the step as a win for democracy.
Erdogan appeals to Turks on Lira, citing 'interest rate lobby'
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Turkish citizens to sell their FX savings for lira as he said the nation faces a wave of "artificial Financial Instability."
Turkish society divided on heels of Erdogan reelection
The reelection of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to change life in Turkey for the unforeseeable future. Nowhere are the resulting divisions in Turkish society more apparent than in Istanbul, where the mood is noticeably tense.
Turkish parties compete for expat vote in Germany
More than a million Turks living in Germany will be entitled to vote in Turkey’s upcoming election. For many of them, the vote comes down to one fundamental question: are you for or against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan?
Thousands sacked in Turkey since coup attempt
Since the coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the summer of 2016, up to 150,000 people have been fired or suspended from government jobs. Most were accused of supporting terrorism, with no evidence to support the claim.