Topic: erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday, June 25, after his victory in elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in[...]

WIESBADEN, Germany — It is well known that Germany has received the largest number of refugees in Europe over the last years. But few realize that in addition to those fleeing war and terrorism in Iraq and Syria, are increasing numbers[...]

ISTANBUL (Daily Sabah ) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on April 24 that it was Turkey’s responsibility to share the historical pain of Armenian citizens and urged the Armenian community not to allow others to ignite hatred over[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — The news on October 26 that a Turkish court decided to release German human rights activist Peter Steudtner from prison, and even allow him to leave the country, was not[...]

By Ismail Akbulut I am sure that the very title I chose for this article will enrage some of my readers. Why on earth would one be grateful to a dictator? Indeed, that is a legitimate question. My answer is that I am grateful to Erdogan,[...]

By Tugce Ozsoy and Selcan Hacaoglu ISTANBUL (Bloomberg) — Markets in Istanbul tumbled after the US and Turkey stopped issuing visas for each other’s citizens in a spat related to last year’s failed coup against President Recep[...]

By Josh Lederman NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said September 18,[...]

BERLIN — When Turkish authorities arrest German citizens they are not taking prisoners, but rather collecting hostages. What was mooted as a hypothesis months ago has been confirmed by the detention of two more individuals holding German[...]

Turkey’s rise in power is inversely proportionate with Armenia’s interest. And Turkey recently scored two breakthroughs which will enhance its position as a regional superpower. One achievement was on the domestic front and the other,[...]