Tayyip Erdogan

Women protest as Turkey quits violence-on-women treaty

The protests came hours after President Tayyip Erdogan defended the withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, negotiated in Turkey's biggest city in 2011 and designed to prevent and prosecute violence against women and domestic abuse.

Jul 01, 2021, 23:39 PM IST

Tayyip Erdogan withdraws Turkey from international pact designed to protect women

No reason was provided for the withdrawal, but officials in Erdogan’s ruling AK Party had said that last year the government was considering pulling out amid a row over how to curb growing violence against women.

Mar 20, 2021, 09:03 AM IST

Vive la France! India comes in full support for French President Emmanuel Macron

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been taking jibes at the French President after the latter called for action over, what he called, "Islamist separatism”.

Oct 28, 2020, 22:54 PM IST

Turkey to take legal, diplomatic steps against French caricature of President Tayyip Erdogan

The cartoon on the cover of Charlie Hebdo showed Erdogan sitting in a white T-shirt and underpants, holding a canned drink along with a woman wearing an Islamic hijab.

Oct 28, 2020, 17:02 PM IST

Turkey supporting ISIS terror netrowk in India, probe agencies concerned: Report

The Indian Security agencies are increasingly getting concerned as they anticipate the use of Pakistan-based terror groups by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to trouble India and boost his popularity among South Asian Muslims.

Sep 05, 2020, 11:20 AM IST

Turkey says any attack on its ship in Mediterranean dispute will exact 'high price'

Tensions in the eastern Mediterranean have risen sharply this week after Turkey sent a survey vessel to the region, escorted by warships, in a move Greece decried as illegal.

Aug 14, 2020, 00:22 AM IST

Donald Trump discusses Syria, Libya with Turkey's Erdogan: White House

The two leaders discussed the need to eliminate foreign interference and maintain the ceasefire in Libya. The leaders agreed that the violence being carried out in Idlib, Syria must stop," White House spokesman Judd Deere said in a tweet.

Jan 28, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

6.8-m earthquake jolts eastern Turkey; 18 dead, over 550 injured

The death toll in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake which struck eastern Turkey on Friday has risen to 18, while over 550 others have sustained injuries, country's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Saturday.

Jan 25, 2020, 06:33 AM IST

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan discusses Libya ceasefire during surprise Tunisia trip

Erdogan`s visit to Tunis came a month after Turkey and Libya signed two separate accords, one on maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean and another on security and military cooperation. Turkey backs Fayez al-Serraj`s Government of National Accord (GNA), which has been fending off a months-long offensive by Khalifa Haftar`s forces in eastern Libya.

Dec 25, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says 50,000 Syrians fleeing Idlib to Turkey

Turkey currently hosts some 3.7 million Syrian refugees, the largest refugee population in the world, and fears another influx from the Idlib region, where up to 3 million Syrians live in the last significant insurgent-held swathe of territory.

Dec 19, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Turkish President Erdogan says world cares more about Syria''s oil than its children

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose country hosts 3.7 million Syrian refugees, the largest refugee population worldwide, said more than 600,000 should voluntarily join around 371,000 already in a "peace zone" in northern Syria from which Turkey drove Kurdish militia.

Dec 17, 2019, 22:17 PM IST

Russia questions language of 'unusual' US President Donald Trump letter to Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan

The White House on Wednesday released the October 9 letter, in which Trump urged Erdogan to halt Turkey`s cross-border offensive into northeast Syria, saying "Don`t be a tough guy" and "Don`t be a fool!" "Let`s work out a good deal!" the letter said.

Oct 17, 2019, 22:08 PM IST

Erdogan's AK Party challenges Istanbul, Ankara election results

The AK Party is on track to lose control of what are Turkey`s two biggest cities, its commercial hub of Istanbul and the capital Ankara.

Apr 02, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

Erdogan on track to lose Turkey's biggest cities in shock poll upset

Erdogan's daily rallies and overwhelmingly supportive media coverage failed to win over many urban voters, as last year`s punishing currency crisis weighed heavily on Turks.

Apr 01, 2019, 21:28 PM IST

Erdogan's AKP leads in Istanbul, Ankara in Turkish local election

The AKP was also leading in the capital Ankara with 51.6 percent of votes after 22.5 percent of ballots were opened, NTV said.

Mar 31, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

Erdogan says Turkey has maintained contacts with Damascus

Tayyip Erdogan has described Assad as a terrorist and said several times during Syria`s eight-year conflict that the Syrian leader must go.

Feb 04, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Turkey planning international investigation into Khashoggi case - Foreign minister

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist was assassinated in the Istanbul consulate on Oct 2 last year, that had outraged protests to issue immediate probe over the case.

Jan 22, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

John Bolton says Turkey must not attack Kurdish fighters once US leaves Syria

Bolton, on a trip to Israel and Turkey, said he would stress in talks with Turkish officials, including President Tayyip Erdogan, that Kurdish forces must be protected.

Jan 07, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

John Bolton remarks proof US targeting Turkey in economic war - Erdogan spokesman

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan`s spokesman said on Wednesday remarks by the US National Security Adviser regarding Turkey`s economic situation were proof that the US administration is targeting a NATO ally as part of an economic war.

Aug 23, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

Turkish lira pulls back from record low, markets rattled

The currency has lost more than 40 percent against the dollar this year, largely over worries about President Tayyip Erdogan`s influence over the economy, his repeated calls for lower interest rates, and worsening ties with the United States.

Aug 13, 2018, 16:31 PM IST