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ISTANBUL (Reuters) — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Ankara could “part ways” with the European Union if necessary when asked about the contents of a European Parliament report on Turkey. The report, adopted[...]

BOSTON — It has been six months since Azerbaijani forces, under the guise of an ecological protest, blocked the Lachin Corridor, the only route connecting Karabakh (Artsakh) to Armenia, the only friendly country on its border. The[...]

As a result of the presidential elections that were held in Turkey in May, Recep Tayyip Erdogan got re-elected as president of Turkey. This presidential election took place in two rounds, as none of the candidates received more than 50% of[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the inauguration of Turkey’s newly reelected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on June 3. Erdogan had won the runoff on May 28. Pashinyan, who is accused by his[...]

The presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey were perhaps the most anticipated political events of 2023. There was a feeling among politicians, experts, and academicians that the 21-year rule of Erdogan may end. Given the[...]

By Fehim Tastekin ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Having won May 28’s runoff vote, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will extend his rule into a third decade with piles of foreign policy issues on his plate. The strategy that won him[...]

By Selçuk Aydin Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan easily won Sunday’s run-off election, capturing 52 percent of the vote to rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu’s 48 percent. The outcome gives Erdogan, who has been president for the past[...]

By Amberin Zaman ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — As Turkey heads for a runoff election in two weeks, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proved once again that he and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) remain unbeatable, leaving the[...]

By Evren Balta ISTANBUL (Middle East Eye) — Turkish citizens are getting ready to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14 for what may be the nation’s most critical, and certainly one of the most competitive,[...]

(Note: This article was already completed when news of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s health issues spread at lightning speed, but the Turkish president is still considered the main contender for the office.) There are only a few weeks left[...]