Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Erdogan asks Turks to help prop up plunging lira
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday urged compatriots to change their foreign currency to the lira to help prop up the embattled currency.
Turkey lira hits new historic lows after Erdogan comments
Turkey's embattled currency the lira on Wednesday hit new historic lows against the dollar as investors took fright at comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting he wanted a bigger say in monetary policy.
Erdogan, Putin say US 'wrong' to abandon Iran nuclear deal
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed it was "wrong" for the United States to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, a Turkish presidential source said late Thursday.
Erdogan vows to quit when 'enough', sparks Twitter trend
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed he would step down if his people decided it was "enough", prompting opponents to propel the word in Turkish to the top of worldwide Twitter trends.
Erdogan sends Turkey to snap polls on June 24
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections in Turkey for June 24, bringing the polls forward by over a year-and-a-half to sharply accelerate the transition to a new presidential system. Erdogan's announcement upended the political timetable in Turkey, which had been set to vote in simultaneous presidential and parliamentary elections on November 3,…
Erdogan welcomes Syria strikes against Assad regime
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday welcomed Western strikes against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime as "appropriate" in retaliation for Damascus' "inhumane" attacks.
Greek PM hardens tone on soldiers jailed in Turkey
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday demanded the release of two soldiers jailed in Turkey, arguing that they should not be "pawns to blackmail."
Erdogan calls Netanyahu 'terrorist' over Gaza deaths
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday of being "a terrorist" after the Israeli prime minister rejected Ankara's "moral lessons" over deadly clashes in Gaza.