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Turkey's Prime Minister Extends Condolences To Armenians

AP | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday extended condolences to the descendants of Armenians killed 100 years ago by ...

Turkey Signals Major Shift On ISIS

AP | Posted 11.23.2014 | World

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he is considering expanding support for Western and Arab operations against the ...

Foreign Minister Nominated As Turkey's New Premier

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2014 | World

ANKARA, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan nominated Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as the next leader of the ruling AK Party...

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...

Journalist Sentenced For WHAT!?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.01.2014 | Media

A journalist is going to jail for typing one single wrong letter. Önder Aytaç, a Turkish columnist for an opposition newspaper, was sentenced to ...

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 ...

Turkey Arrests 8 In Massive Corruption Probe

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Eight people detained for questioning this week as part of a massive corruption probe targeting allies of Prime Minister Recep...

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 PM Hits Campaign Trial Amid Protests

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk KAYSERI, Turkey, June 21 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan kicks off a weekend of rallies in his co...

Turkish PM Makes Major Promise In Bid To Calm Protests

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.14.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister on Friday urged a small delegation of protesters to persuade hundreds of others occupying an Istanbul p...

Turkey's PM: From 'Rock Star' To Mixed Reviews

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

By Alastair Macdonald and Tarek Amara CAIRO/TUNIS, June 13 (Reuters) - Two years ago, Tayyip Erdogan was mobbed by adoring crowds in A...

Turkish PM To Meet Taksim Protesters

AP | JAMEY KEATEN and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Police and protesters retrenched Wednesday after punishing overnight clashes in Istanbul's Taksim Square - an uncertain hiatus befor...

Obama, Erdogan Discuss Syria In White House Meeting

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey will keep ramping up pressure to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad f...

Blanks Fired Near Turkish PM's Office

AP | Posted 01.05.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish police detained a man who fired three blanks inside a building housing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office on ...