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Turkey`s Davutoglu nominated new PM

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 23:01

Recep Tayyip Erdogan nominated Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his successor as prime minister on Thursday, with expectations high that the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade will stay in charge once he is president.

Turkey ruling party set to agree Davutoglu as PM

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:56

Turkey`s ruling party is due to meet on Thursday to agree on a new leader and prime minister to replace incoming president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu the frontrunner for the job.

Hundreds of Syrian refugees leave Turkish city after clashes

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 23:28

The Turkish authorities were moving hundreds of Syrian refugees on Thursday from the southern city of Gaziantep to camps, after three nights of violent protests by locals angered by their presence, reports said.

Turkish PM Erdogan compares social media to `murderer`s knife`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 22:58

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday launched a blistering new assault on social media, comparing the likes of Twitter to a "scalpel in the hand of a surgeon" and a "knife in the hand of a murderer."

Turkey presidential elections won by PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 13:11

Outgoing Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan will remain at the helm of Turkey for another five years after he won the country`s first direct presidential polls in the first round itself, avoiding the need of a run-off election.

Erdogan wins Turkish presidency in first round triumph

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 01:18

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won an outright victory in the first round of presidential elections on Sunday, promising to be a powerful head of state amid fears his country is creeping towards one-man rule.

Erdogan wins Turkish presidency in first round triumph

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 01:00

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday won an outright victory in the first round of presidential elections, promising to be a powerful head of state amid fears his country is creeping towards one-man rule.

Turkey set to elect Erdogan as strongman president

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 17:15

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is today expected to vanquish his two rivals in elections to become the next Turkish president, promising to expand the post with new powers.

Outcry as Erdogan tells female reporter to `know your place`

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 01:56

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today faced a new outcry over his attitude to the media and women after he branded a prominent female journalist a "shameless woman" and told her "to know your place".

Turkey bans Erdogan election video over religious symbols

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 22:16

Turkey`s top election body on Tuesday banned a television advertisement by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his campaign for president on the grounds that it contained excessive religious symbolism.

Turkey detains 33 police in new wave of wire-tapping arrests

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:42

Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained dozens of police officers accused of illegally wire-tapping top officials including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a new wave of arrests just days ahead of presidential elections.

More police officers detained in Turkey`s wiretap probe

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 12:03

Dozens of police officers were detained in Turkey on Tuesday as part of an investigation into alleged spying and illegally wiretapping Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle, local media reported.