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Turkish State TV Punished For Favoring President

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2015 | Media

ISTANBUL, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Turkey's state-run broadcaster has been penalized for favoring President Tayyip Erdogan in its coverage of the country...

Foreign Official Acknowledges Strains With Obama

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

By Gulsen Solaker ANKARA, July 22 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has acknowledged his relations with U.S. President...

Turkish Prime Minister: CNN Reporter Is An 'Agent'

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | Media

(Adds U.S. reaction, paragraphs 10-11) ISTANBUL, June 3 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called CNN corres...

Turkey PM Faces Key Test In Local Elections

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.30.2014 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday hailed what appeared to be a decisive victory for his party in local elections...

Turkish Prime Minister Speaks To Massive Crowd

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

* PM says opposition, Islamic cleric form 'alliance of evil' * Anonymous recordings on YouTube purportedly expose graft ...

Another Major Setback For Turkish PM Erdogan

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

ANKARA, Dec 27 (Reuters) - A Turkish court blocked a government attempt to force police to disclose investigations to their superiors, officials sai...

Turkish PM Reshuffles Cabinet Amidst Corruption Scandal

Reuters | Orhan Coskun and Ece Toksabay | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

By Dan Williams ISTANBUL, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Turkey's opposition accused scandal-hit Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday of tryi...

Man With Fake Bomb Tries To Breach Turkish PM's Office

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

ANKARA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Turkish police fired into the air and detained a man carrying a device designed to look like a bomb after he tried to bre...

Turkish Police Fire Water Cannon At Protestors

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2013 | World

(Adds detentions, crowd dispersed) By Umit Bektas ANKARA, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Turkish police fired water cannon and tear...

Brutal Police Crackdown Against Protesters Continues In Turkey

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.02.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Monday defended the right of citizens to protest, in strong contrast to the dismissive s...

Tens Of Thousands Take To Streets In Turkey

Reuters | Jonathon Burch and Humeyra Pamuk | Posted 06.02.2013 | World

* Erdogan calls protesters looters, dispute ideological * Tens of thousands gather in four biggest cities * Police fire tear gas in Ankara, Izmi...

What Turkey's Booze Crackdown Means For You

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel

ANKARA, Turkey -- A look at legislation passed in Turkey's parliament early Friday that would ban all alcohol advertising and tighten restrictions on ...

Turkish PM Mulls Restoring Death Sentence

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2013 | World

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey should consider bringing back the death penalty...

Turkish PM Reportedly Cancels Trip To U.S.

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

ANKARA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has cancelled a Sept. 22-25 trip to the United States where he was due to attend a...

Turkey Urges Iraq To Crack Down On Kurdish Rebels

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday that Iraq should move to prevent Kurdish attacks on his country from Iraqi soil as the two c...

Turkish Pride

Shai Baitel | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Shai Baitel

While Erdoğan calls Israel a "spoiled child" it seems that he is actually the spoiled child, throwing tantrums when his strategies don't work out as planned, he doesn't get his will or is actually blamed for his actions.

U.S. Considering Sanctions Against Syrian Government Officials

Reuters | Matt Spetalnick | Posted 06.25.2011 | World

April 26, 2011 2:31:12 AM By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering sanctions against Syrian government off...

Obama Calls Turkish Leader Over WikiLeaks Cables

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL — President Barack Obama called Turkey's prime minister to mend ties following the release on the WikiLeaks website of U.S. diplomatic cabl...

Muslim Democracy? No Thanks

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

Turkey is supposed to be a secular democratic state guaranteeing fundamental rights for all of its citizens, not "a great Muslim democracy."

Turkey and the Muslim Bomb

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

Erdogan might see himself as a leader who will bring justice to the region by diplomacy, but he'd better be careful in case he gets a 'Muslim bomb' just next door.

Turkish PM: Israeli Raid A 'Bloody Massacre'

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship has ignited unprecedented anger in Turkey and driven the Jewish state's relations...

Shoe Thrown At Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has survived an attack from the 21st century citizen's weapon of choice - the shoe. The Prime Minister had been...