US feud helps Erdogan deflect blame for Turkey's economic woes
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is exploiting a bitter row with the United States to pin the blame for Turkey's increasingly acute economic troubles on an external enemy rather than problems at home, analysts say.
Erdogan vows Turkey will not be cowed by US
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Saturday that his country would not be cowed by the United States, his latest broadside in the bitter feud between Ankara and Washington.
Erdogan says Turkey to boycott US electronic goods
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods like the iPhone in retaliation for punitive sanctions from Washington, as the Turkish lira finally clawed back some ground after going into a tailspin over the tensions.
Turkish lira, equities enjoy bounce in Asia
Turkey's lira edged up with other emerging market currencies in Asian trade Tuesday while equities also enjoyed a bounce after the previous day's turmoil.
Erdogan warns Turkey's partnership with US 'in jeopardy'
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's partnership with the United States may be in jeopardy as ties strain, warning Ankara could start looking for new allies, in an op-ed published in the New York Times on Saturday.
Erdogan says to freeze assets of 'US justice, interior ministers'
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he was asking Turkish authorities to freeze the assets in Turkey of the US ministers of "justice and interior", in response to Washington's sanctions on the detention of an American pastor. "Today I will give our friends instructions to freeze the assets in Turkey of the American justice…
Mongolia grounds Turkish plane after suspected kidnap attempt
Mongolian authorities grounded a suspected Turkish air force jet Friday after witnesses said assailants snatched a Turkish man associated with a religious group Ankara has branded as terrorists. In recent weeks, Turkey's intelligence agency has conducted operations abroad against associates of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen -- who Ankara says was behind a 2016 failed coup.…
Erdogan accused of using Ozil saga to push Turkey's Euro 2024 bid
German politicians on Wednesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using Mesut Ozil's controversial retirement from international football to boost Turkey's bid to host Euro 2024 -- and weaken Germany's.
Turkey hails 'goal against fascist virus' after Ozil quits Germany side
Turkish ministers on Monday warmly applauded the decision of Turkish-origin German footballer Mesut Ozil to quit the national team on the grounds of racism, with one senior minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism."
Ozil defends controversial picture with Erdogan
(FILES) This handout picture taken and released on May 13, 2018 and released on May 14, 2018 by the Turkish Presidential Press office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) posing for a photo with German footballer of Turkish origin Mesut Ozil (L) in London.Footballer Mesut Ozil said on july 22, 2018 he had no…
Turkey's Erdogan to go on new Africa trip, attend BRICS summit
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make the latest in a string of trips to Africa this week, visiting South Africa and Zambia as well as attending a summit of the BRICS leading emerging economies, the presidency said Sunday. The five BRICS countries -- Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa -- seen by analysts…