Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey expects visa spat with US to be resolved soon: Deputy PM

A diplomatic crisis between the United States and Turkey that led them to stop issuing visas to each other`s citizens is "overblown" and will likely be resolved soon, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

HTS is not a party to a deal brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran for the safe zone in the province, one of four such "de-escalation" zones across Syria.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Turkish President Erdogan visits Iran as ties warm amid shared fears

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Iran on Wednesday in a sign of warming ties between the two neighbours who support rival camps in Syria but both strongly oppose last week`s Iraqi Kurdish vote for independence. 

Oct 04, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
'Time to designate Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey sponsors of terrorism'

'Time to designate Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey sponsors of terrorism'

Since 1979, the US State Department similar to India's Ministry of External Affairs has maintained a list of State Sponsor of Terrorism.

Oct 02, 2017, 06:19 AM IST

Turkey, Russia pledge closer cooperation on Syria

Turkey and Russia confirmed on Thursday to continue close cooperation for the solution of Syrian dispute and the two countries will focus on confidence-building measures as part of Astana process.

Sep 29, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Protesters ejected, beaten at Turkish President's US speech

Protesters ejected, beaten at Turkish President's US speech

A demonstrator who got up and shouted "Terrorist!" at Turkey's president during a speech at a hotel was grabbed by bodyguards and rushed out of the hall as others in the emotional crowd pushed, shoved and shouted.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:02 PM IST

Turkey, Iran and Iraq warn of `counter-measures` against Kurd vote

Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq`s Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence, threatening unspecified "counter-measures" if it goes ahead with the vote.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Turkey-Iran operation against Kurd rebels always possible: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey-Iran operation against Kurd rebels always possible: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

His comments came after Iran's Armed Forces chief of staff General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri visited Turkey last week, with the two sides discussing ways to cooperate against the militants.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

US reached decision on Afghan strategy after 'rigorous' debate: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in Jordan Sunday on the first day of a five-day swing through the Middle East and Eastern Europe. In Jordan he will meet with King Abdullah on regional security matters.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges Turkish Germans to reject Merkel party, coalition partner

According to German foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer, there are 10 Germans, including dual nationals, in custody in Turkey.

Aug 18, 2017, 22:57 PM IST

Almost 500 to face judges in Turkey`s biggest coup trial

Nearly 500 people arrested in the crackdown following the failed July 15, 2016, coup in Turkey go on trial Tuesday accused of conspiring to oust the government from an air base seen as the plotters` hub.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:33 AM IST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges all Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors that Israel installed and later removed from a sensitive holy site in the city.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Protests after Israel restricts Jerusalem Old City prayers

The rare ban came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, following an attack nearby a week ago that killed two policemen.

Jul 21, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Turkey extends state of emergency for another 3 months

The Turkish Parliament on Monday approved a bill to extend the state of emergency for another three months, the fourth such extension since last July's failed coup attempt.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Turkey detains 115 more people in post-coup crackdown: Anadolu

Turkish authorities have ordered the detention of 127 people on suspicion of links to the attempted military coup a year ago, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Five suspected ISIS jihadists killed in central Turkish's Konya

"During the operation, the five terrorists were neutralised after they resisted armed force, and four security forces were lightly injured," the governor's office said in a statement.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:38 PM IST
Ivanka breaks protocol, replaces Donald Trump at G-20 heads meet

Ivanka breaks protocol, replaces Donald Trump at G-20 heads meet

A White House official told AFP that Ivanka had been at the back of the room but "briefly joined the main table when the president had to step out."
 

Jul 08, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
Foreign Exchanges in several countries boycott Qatari Riyals

Foreign Exchanges in several countries boycott Qatari Riyals

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen and Libya cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, alleging that the Gulf nation supports terrorists and militant groups with ties to Iran.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

'Welcome to hell,' vow German anti-G20 protesters

"Capitalism will end anyway -- you decide when!" reads a banner atop the Rote Flora, a former vacant theatre that was occupied by squatters in 1989 in the midst of demonstrations and street battles.

Jun 30, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Turkey, Kurdish militia clash in northern Syria: Military

The Turkish military launched artillery fire on the YPG in retaliation, destroying several targets belonging to the group.

 

Jun 28, 2017, 15:28 PM IST