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# erdogan - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack

Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.

# erdogan - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Turkey investigating if outspoken journalist was killed in Istanbul's Saudi consulate

The Turkish head of state added that he hoped to have the results “very quickly”.

# erdogan - Monday 25 June, 2018

Erdogan says Turkey has given world 'lesson in democracy' as he sweeps to election victory

Erdogan won over half of all the votes in the election, the state-run news agency said.

# erdogan - Friday 10 November, 2017

Trump's former security advisor 'held talks to deport a Turkish man in exchange for $15 million'

Michael Flynn was allegedly offered the money to engineer the deportation of a rival to Turkish President Erdogan.

# 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.

# 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.

# erdogan - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Turkey president promises to 'chop off the heads' of traitors as hundreds of thousands take to the streets

The country was marking the one-year anniversary of a failed coup.

# erdogan - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of ‘democracy and unity’.

# 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.

# 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.

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win

The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.

# 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.

# erdogan - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?

Over 55.3 million Turks are able to vote in the referendum on sweeping changes to the president’s role.

# erdogan - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

# erdogan - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

# erdogan - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'You've lost Turkey as a friend': Erdoğan goes on tirade against Merkel, Hollande, and the EU

The Turkish leader’s anger has been sparked by a court ruling against women wearing hijabs to work.

# erdogan - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

# erdogan - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

# erdogan - Saturday 11 March, 2017

"They are the vestiges of the Nazis": Turkey president slams Dutch over foreign minister ban

An upcoming referendum in the Netherlands if passed will increase Erdogan’s power.

# 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”.

# 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.

# erdogan - Friday 23 December, 2016

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive

The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.

# erdogan - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Thirteen dead and dozens injured in bombing in Turkey

Television pictures showed bus reduced to a smouldering wreck by the impact of the blast, as wounded were taken to ambulances.

# erdogan - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Teacher and 11 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Turkey after emergency escape locked

The schoolgirls, from Aladag on Turkey’s southern coast, are said to be 14 or under.

# erdogan - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Turkey considers restoring death penalty as punishment for failed coup

Turkish President Erdogan assured a crowd in Ankara that the parliament would approve the legislation, and that he would ratify it.

# erdogan - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up

“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.

# erdogan - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Nearly a million people gather to support Turkish leader after failed coup

A large section of VIP seats overlooking the square were reserved for families of those killed in the coup attempt.

# erdogan - Saturday 6 August, 2016

US says it was not involved in Turkey coup "full stop"

US ambassador John Bass said he was “deeply disturbed and offended by the accusations”.

# erdogan - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Erdogan withdraws thousands of lawsuits for 'insults against his person'

Recep Erdogan said he was inspired by feelings of unity that has followed the recent failed coup.

# erdogan - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested

It comes following Friday’s failed coup.

# erdogan - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From The42 Turkish legend Hakan Sukur begins trial on charge of insulting president Erdogan on Twitter Istanbul

Turkish legend Hakan Sukur begins trial on charge of insulting president Erdogan on Twitter

Prosecutors are calling for a four-year jail term for the 112-times capped striker.

# erdogan - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper Press Freedom This post contains videos

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper

Police have used teargas on protesters.

# erdogan - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

# 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.

# erdogan - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Digging soil is against their delicate nature': Turkish president says women are not equal to men

‘I would kiss my mother’s feet…because the scent of heaven was there.’

# 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.

# erdogan - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Turkey's fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

# 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…

# erdogan - Friday 21 March, 2014

Turkey has blocked people from using Twitter after threat by PM

The social network was highlighting corruption allegations against the Prime Minister’s inner circle.

# erdogan - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.

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