Monday, 18th October 2021
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan

23 Sep
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday he felt that relations with his US counterpart Joe Biden had "not gotten off to a good start" since the latter's arrival in the White House.
21 Sep
The Turkish government next month will submit the Paris Agreement on climate change for ratification to parliament, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
19 Sep
Turkey's president on Sunday said his country was ready for talks with Armenia but added Yerevan needed to take steps towards opening a controversial transport link through its territory.
14 Sep
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Fenerbahce star Mesut Ozil and two other Turkish nationals are scheduled to receive awards later this month from a Nigerian Islamic newspaper.
7 Sep
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday gave a guarded response to the new Afghan government announced by the Taliban, saying he would closely follow its future course.
29 Aug
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan poured cold water Sunday over a plan in which Turkey operates Kabul airport and the Taliban provides security, adding Ankara would be in a tough position if another attack occurs.
18 Aug
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said Turkey was still prepared to protect Kabul airport following the Taliban takeover, and Ankara was talking with all concerned parties.
14 Aug
The death toll from Turkey's flash floods soared to at least 38 on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited one of the hardest-hit cities to lead a prayer for the victims and pledge government help.
4 Aug
A Turkish thermal power plant on the Aegean Sea was being evacuated on Wednesday as a deadly wildfire that has raged across the country for the past week reached its edge.
18 Jul
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to breakaway north Cyprus Tuesday, to mark the anniversary of Turkey's 1974 invasion, a visit infuriating Greek Cypriots with island reunification talks in limbo. Erdogan's visit is seen as a show of strength to support a two-state solution to the island's decades-long division, but also to bolster his ambitions…
13 Jul
The Taliban do not want to battle government forces inside Afghanistan's cities and would rather see them surrender, a senior insurgent leader said Tuesday, as the militants also warned Turkey against extending its troop presence.
25 Jun
EU chief Ursula von der Leyen on Friday warned Turkey's leader not to jeopardise a push for better ties with the bloc by inflaming tensions on an upcoming trip to Cyprus.


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Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.
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A 66-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a charge in relation to the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash in 2019, a British court heard on Monday.
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Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema goes on trial in France on Wednesday accused of complicity in the attempted blackmail of former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena in a case known as the "sex tape affair".
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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi says the state has recorded 288 deaths in the ongoing COVID-19 third wave.