Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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.
Erdogan meets Pope Francis
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Pope Francis for talks focused on the Middle East, amid tight security and protests. It was the first state visit to the Vatican by a Turkish president since 1959.
How Turkey's President could get even more power
Turks are to vote on constitutional amendments that would transfer power away from parliament and towards the traditionally ceremonial post of president, held by Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey's President Erdogan defends government action
Turkey's president has told the US and European Union to 'mind their own business'. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was reacting to Western alarm about large-scale action against people suspected of being involved in the failed coup.
U.S., EU warn Turkey's Erdogan over coup crackdown
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joined European Union Foreign Ministers in warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over his crackdown in response to Friday's failed coup attempt.