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29 Oct 2018
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (October 23) dismissed attempts by Riyadh to blame Jamal Khashoggi's "savage" killing on rogue operatives, saying the person who ordered the death of the prominent Saudi journalist must "be brought to account".
22 Jun 2018
In Turkey, it's all or nothing. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pulling out all the stops ahead of the first presidential poll since a constitutional reform put more power in the president's hands.
29 Apr 2018
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan kicks off his re-election campaign, vowing to defeat the secularist opposition in "historic" snap elections that he has called for June.
6 Jan 2018
Panel of journalists looks at anti-government demonstrations across Iran flaring up a week ago, the biggest since the 2009 post-electoral protests in Tehran. We look also at the first visit to Paris of Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan since the election of Emmanuel Macron; Trump threatening the Palestinians, Pakistan and North Korea; Emmanuel Macron promising reporters a bill as early as next month to combat fake news.
7 Dec 2017
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said U.S. President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will throw the region into a "ring of fire".
16 Jul 2017
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attended on Sunday (July 16) the opening ceremony of a memorial statue which was built to commemorate the victims of the coup attempt of 2016.
16 Jul 2017
Turkey marking the first anniversary Saturday of the attempted overthrow of President Tayyip Erdogan -- even as the country remains in a state of emergency.
26 Jun 2017
President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate's sovereignty.

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