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# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry

The agency reportedly made the statement in a post on its website, which has since been removed.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Nearly 500 people on trial today for plotting Turkey coup - but the main suspect remains in US

Fethullah Gulen, the man authorities say organised the coup, currently lives in the US.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Turkey to hold day of celebration on 1-year anniversary of defeated coup

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of “democracy and unity”.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 22 April, 2017

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed

The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 6 March, 2017

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe Trouble

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-football star in coup probe

Hakan Sukur is accused by prosecutors of “being a member of an armed terror group”.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

Why is this happening? TheJournal.ie takes a look at the background.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 6 December, 2015

A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum

A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The42 Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded Attack

Fenerbahce's team bus was shot at last night, leaving the driver wounded

Turkish club had just thrashed Rizespor 5-1 and were travelling to the airport to return to Istanbul.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 26 December, 2014

A 16-year-old schoolboy was arrested in Turkey for insulting the country's president

He faces up to four years in prison for accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of corruption.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

The government has deployed thousands of riot police to enforce a ban on protests at Taksim Square, the epicentre of last year’s demonstrations.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Now Turkey's banned Youtube

The move comes a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 23 March, 2014

"They run all kinds of lies": Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook

Social media networks have been flooded with recordings allegedly showing Erdogan talking with his son about hiding vast sums of money and interfering in court cases…

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 5 August, 2013

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government

Police fired tear gas at protesters outside the court in a town near Istanbul as the verdicts were being delivered in the highly-divisive case.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest

Erdogan says he is considering holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest.

EU warns Turkey: ‘Your membership is in jeopardy over protests’

Catherine Ashton says Turkey’s government must adopt European standards in its response to protests if it wants to join.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Day before Turkish protesters to meet with PM, riot police retake Istanbul square

The move by riot police, who used tear gas, came just hours after the government said that Recep Tayyip Erdogan would meet with protest leaders tomorrow.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 10 June, 2013

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”

Young, urban women: the face of Turkey's protest movement

Meet the women on the frontline of Turkey’s mass anti-government protests. Their grievances include proposals to limit abortion rights, tighten rules for morning-after poll and ban late-night sale of alcohol.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Turkey PM Erdogan warns patience 'has limit' as protests flare

The Prime Minister went on the offensive as thousands of protestors gathered in three cities.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 7 June, 2013

Turkey: Supporters of PM threaten to 'crush' protesters

Erdogan has just returned from an official trip and called for an immediate end to mass protests against his rule.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests

Two are dead and thousands are reported injured after six days of clashes between those protesting against PM Erdogan and security forces.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey

Police have used tear gas and water cannon on demonstrators who have ignored warnings to disperse in several major cities including Istanbul and Ankara.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Turkey: Deputy PM apologises for violence against protesters

The Turkish government has this evening apologised for the use of force against protesters – but that hasn’t stopped them from demonstrating.

Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?

After five days of protests, two dead and now strike action by public sector workers, TheJournal.ie explores just what is happening in the country of 75 million people.

Two dead in government crackdown as Turkish union calls two-day strike

Around a quarter-of-a-million public sector workers are going on strike today as protests against the government continue.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Monday 3 June, 2013

Turkey: Protester dies as car crashes into group of demonstrators

A 20-year-old man has died after being hit by a taxi which rammed into a group of demonstrators occupying a highway in Istanbul.

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day Turkey This post contains videos

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day

The hackivist group Anonymous took down several Turkish government websites last night, condemning the “censorship of social media and other communication” methods.

# recep-tayyip-erdogan - Friday 31 May, 2013

Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall

Turkish police have been criticised for their heavy-handed approach to the protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul.

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