Recep Tayyip Erdogan
30 May 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that family planning and contraception were not for Muslim families, in his latest comments promoting population growth that have angered women's activists.
30 May 2016
Ankara will abandon a deal with the European Union to reduce migrant flows if its citizens are not granted visa-free travel to most of the bloc, Turkey's foreign minister has warned.
28 May 2016
Erdogan, speaking in the majority Kurdish city Diyarbakir, accused the US of being dishonest because of its support for the militia and its political wing the Democratic Union Party (PYD).
25 May 2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday brushed off concerns about a landmark EU-Turkey deal designed to stem the flow of migrants to Europe after critical comments by her Turkish counterpart.
22 May 2016
Turkey's Transport Minister Binali Yildirim is set to be appointed head of the ruling party and the country's new prime minister Sunday, consolidating strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's grip on power.
19 May 2016
Turkey's ruling party named a loyal ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the new prime minister Thursday, with the incoming premier immediately vowing to "work in total harmony" with the strongman leader.
14 May 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday will see his younger daughter Sumeyye marry defence industrialist Selcuk Bayraktar at a large-scale and high security ceremony in Istanbul.
12 May 2016
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the European Union of "hypocrisy" for telling Ankara to adapt its counter-terror laws in return for visa-free travel to the Schengen area.
6 May 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the European Union Friday that Ankara will not change its anti-terrorism law, despite it being a condition laid down by Brussels to ensure visa-free travel for Turks.
9 Apr 2015
An Ankara court Thursday ordered the leader of Turkey's largest opposition party to pay damages after ruling that he insulted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a speech in 2013, reports said.