Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Protests staged at Downing Street as PM prepares to meet Turkish president

Protests staged at Downing Street as Theresa May prepares to meet Turkish president

Protests staged at Downing Street as PM prepares to meet Turkish president

Theresa May will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and says she will raise human rights issues with him

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the US of creating a 'terrorist force' on Turkey's border

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Erdogan infuriated at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

The Turkish president reacted furiously to the decision to charge three security guards with assault relating to an incident involving Kurdish protestors in May

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

The military coup of 2016 has seen thousands of people arrested or sacked in its wake

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Thousands attend protest in Istanbul against security measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thousands attend protest in Istanbul against Israel's security measures at Al-Aqsa mosque

Huge protest in Istanbul against Israel's security measures at Al-Aqsa mosque

Many of those protesting waved Palestinian and Turkish flags and chanted 'Istanbul and Jerusalem are arm-in-arm'

Turkey Coup: more than one thousand arrested in ongoing crackdown

Turkey Coup: more than 1,000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Turkey Coup: more than 1,000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Roughly 50,000 people have been detained since the failed coup in 2016

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Turkish President Erdogan claims Israel is trying to destroy Islamic character of Jerusalem

Turkish President Erdogan claims Israel is trying to destroy Islamic character of Jerusalem

President Erdogan says Israel is trying to destroy Jerusalem's Islamic character

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey 'cannot tolerate' Muslims being restrained during Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice'

Our host didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister in his opening monologue

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide

Five lawmakers from Left and Green parties signed the complaint, thought to be the first of its kind in Sweden

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn (L) and Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik (R) attend a meeting to discuss Turkey's European Union membership bid on July 6, 2017, in Ankara

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament has consistently tried to stop membership discussions

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Turkish agency expresses distaste with new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Diyanet oversees religious activity in Turkey, and it says the Ibn Ruschd-Goethe mosque is incompatible with Islam because men and women mingle

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Turkish President Erdogan has condemned the warrants

US issues arrest warrants against Turkish security agents accused of assaulting Kurdish demonstrators

Arrest warrants issued for security agents accused of assaulting Kurds in US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will fight 'politically and judicially' against the arrest warrants

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

The pro-government agency Anadolu reported the 57 had been planning an operation against the Istanbul Stock Exchange

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump hopes the decision to arm Syria's Kurds will help bring the fight against Isis to a conclusion

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Supporters claim Trump has 'finally got something right' after deciding to arm Kurds with weapons and training

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

The people were apprehended in raids on suspicion of being a part of a movement loyal to cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the government claims organised the coup

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkish state of emergency extended even as Donald Trump congratulates President Erdogan over election result

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

There's growing unrest as a number of bodies are claiming voting irregularities in how the ballots in Turkey's referendum were counted

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police headquarters in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

At least four people have been reported to be wounded in the blast in Turkey

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

President Erdogan warns Europeans they will not be safe if Europe's current attitude continues

Erdogan threatens Europe: 'Carry on like this and your people won't be safe on the streets'

Erdogan threatens Europe: 'Carry on like this and your people won't be safe'

President Erdogan has called on countries to respect democracy, human rights and liberties, whilst talking at an event for local journalists

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Pro-Erdogan hackers deface top accounts as crisis with Turkey escalates

Justin Bieber and Borussia Dortmund Twitter accounts defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

Justin Bieber Twitter account defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

There's been tension between Turkey and a number of EU member states after several rallies supporting him in the upcoming election

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Netherlands: Mark Rutte tells Geert Wilders 'there's a big difference between tweeting from the couch and running the country'

Dutch elections: Mark Rutte mocks far-right rival Geert Wilders for 'tweeting from the couch'

Far-right Dutch election candidate Geert Wilders mocked for Trump-style tweeting

Rutter hit out at Wilders during a live TV debate, after he claimed the Dutch borders should be closed

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Dutch ambassador banned as situation intensifies

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Ankara bans Dutch ambassador as situation intensifies

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Ankara bans Dutch ambassador as situation intensifies

Turkey has banned the ambassador from returning and also suspended high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

France blasted for allowing Mevlut Cavusoglu to campaign in Metz for Turkish election

France blasted for allowing Turkish leader Erdogan's right-hand man to campaign in Metz

France blasted for allowing Erdogan's right-hand man to campaign in Metz

The French Government authorised Turkey's Foreign Minister to campaign in Metz amidst growing tension in Europe over the Turkish election

Turkish President Erdogan furiously vows Netherlands 'will pay price' after Rotterdam incidents

Turkey-Holland crisis: Furious Erdogan vows Netherlands 'will pay price'

Turkish President Erdogan furiously vows Netherlands 'will pay price'

The diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands is escalating quickly after a minister was refused entry to the country's consulate in Rotterdam

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Angela Merkel blasts President Erdoğan for Nazi comparison insult in growing diplomatic spat

Merkel blasts Erdogan for Nazi slur as diplomatic tensions mount

Merkel blasts Erdogan for Nazi slur as diplomatic tensions moun

The German Chancellor fired back at the Turkish President amidst a growing diplomatic spat between the countries

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Bomb threat results in German town hall being evacuated

Bomb threat at German town hall hours after Turkish rally banned

Bomb threat at German town hall hours after Turkish rally banned

The city hall in Gaggenau - where a similar bomb threat resulted in a speech by the Turkish Justice Minister being cancelled - was evacuated this morning

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Germany Imams alert Turkish authorities to alleged supporters of Fethullah Gulen in schools

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Local media are reporting that imams in Germany gathered intelligence for Turkey's official religious authorities on alleged supporters of the exiled cleric, several of whom are reportedly teachers in state schools

Barcelona footballer Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan more power

Barcelona football star Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan 'one-man' powers

Football star Arda Turan backs campaign to give more power to President Erdoğan

The Barcelona midfielder has thrown his support behind a campaign to grant the Turkish president more power in a referendum vote

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Turkey crackdown: 15 media outlets shut and thousands of civil servants dismissed over suspected links to Fethullah Gulen

Turkey crackdown: 15 Kurdish media outlets shut over suspected Fethullah Gulen links

Erdogan shuts 15 Kurdish media outlets over suspected Fethullah Gulen links

The government is trying to root out any opposition as part of an ongoing crackdown following the failed coup in July

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Explosion rips through the Turkish city of Van

Explosion rips through Turkish city of Van near President Erdogan's party headquarters

Explosion rips through Turkish city of Van near President Erdogan's party HQ

'Many' reported injured and ambulances have been dispatched

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Gaziantep Attack: Terrorism expert explains why ISIS are most likely responsible for Gaziantep suicide bomber

Gaziantep massacre: Isis most likely responsible, says terror expert

Isis most likely responsible for Gaziantep massacre, says terror expert

A suicide bomber killed 51 and injured 69 people in Gaziantep on Saturday night

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

'There are a host of implications for the people' - Professor explains Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey: 'Erdoğan repression not healthy' - Expert explains country's state of emergency

Turkey: State of emergency explained

Professor Tahir Abbas examines the 'host of implications for the people' as the government crack down on rebels

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

'It's starting to look like a wider power grab, a crackdown on all forms of opposition' - Journalist on the Turkey post-coup purge

Turkey: 'It's starting to look like a wider power grab, a crackdown on all opposition'

Turkey: 'It looks like a power grab, a crackdown on all opposition'

Foreign correspondent Patrick Kingsley explains how 50,000 arrests have sparked fears for the future

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Turkey: political economist discusses attempted coup and president Erdoğan's upcoming challenges

Turkish Coup: 'It'll be brutal. The aim was to kill Erdoğan and end his regime', says political economist

Turkish Coup: 'It'll be brutal. The aim was to kill Erdoğan and end his regime'

Political economist Mehmet Erman Erol explains the challenges facing the country's president after facing down attempted uprising

Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

'People have died to defend their democracy' - Commentator explains Turkey's coup

'People have died to defend their democracy' - Commentator explains Turkey's coup

Commentator explains Turkey's attempted coup d'état

Zeynep Jane Louise Kandur told Julia Hartley-Brewer 'people have died to defend their democracy'