Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Putin says ready for Ukraine talks if Kyiv accepts 'new territorial realities'

The Kremlin claims it has annexed the Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions despite not controlling them in their entirety.

published on : 5th January 2023

Erdogan threatens ground operation into Syria

Overnight, Turkey hit dozens of targets in northern Syria as well as northern Iraq, a week after a bomb attack in Istanbul killed six people and left 81 wounded.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Israel's defense minister visits Turkey as relations thaw

Turkey and Israel were once close regional allies with broad defense ties. The countries still share various strategic interests, including containing Iran.

published on : 27th October 2022

Kremlin responds to Erdogan, says Putin 'open to negotiating' with Ukraine

Turkish President had earlier said that Putin appeared to be “much softer and more open to negotiations” on ending the war in Ukraine than in the past.

published on : 21st October 2022

Inflation-hit Turkey cuts rate for second month 

The decision highlights Turkish policymakers' strong focus on economic growth nine months before a general election that polls show President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on track to lose. 

published on : 22nd September 2022

PM Modi meets Turkish President Erdogan; discuss ways to deepen bilateral cooperation

The ties between India and Turkey were strained in 2020 when the Turkish President, a close ally of Pakistan, referred to the Kashmir issue in his address at the UN General Assembly session.

published on : 16th September 2022

Turkey can mediate Ukraine nuclear plant standoff: Erdogan to Putin

Ukraine, one of the world's largest grain exporters, was forced to halt almost all deliveries after Russia's invasion in February, raising fears of a global food crisis.

published on : 3rd September 2022

UN Chief Guterres calls to demilitarise Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Meanwhile, Guterres also discussed the investigation of the tragic incident in a detention facility in Olenivka that took place on 29 July.

published on : 19th August 2022

Ukraine, Syria expected to top Turkish Prez Erdogan's talks with Putin in Russia

Last month, Turkey and the UN helped broker agreements between Russia and Ukraine clearing the way for Ukraine to export 22 million tons of grain and other agricultural products.

published on : 5th August 2022

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rails at Greece over violation of  Muslim minority rights

In a statement released on the 99th anniversary of the Lausanne Treaty, Erdogan accused Athens of undermining the rights of the Muslim minority in Greece's Thrace region.

published on : 25th July 2022

NATO chief speaks with Erdogan about Finland, Sweden joining

The NATO chief’s diplomatic efforts came before a gathering of senior officials from Sweden, Finland and Turkey next week in Brussels to discuss Turkey’s opposition to the applications.

published on : 4th June 2022

Turkish leader writes on 'risks' of Sweden, Finland in NATO

Turkey's president has caused a stir by throwing a wrench in Sweden and Finland's historic bid to join the NATO alliance.

published on : 31st May 2022

Will Turkey upend NATO expansion? US officials seek clarity

Erdogan, who has grown increasingly authoritarian over the years, is known to be an unpredictable leader and has been at clear odds with what Turkish diplomats in his government have said.

published on : 18th May 2022

Ukraine war: Turkish President Recep Erdogan talks to Ukraine's Zelenskyy

Ankara, which has close ties with both Russia and Ukraine, has positioned itself as a neutral party.

published on : 26th March 2022

Turkish President Erdogan to tell Putin to be 'architect of peace'

Erdogan, who has been trying to broker peace between Moscow and Kyiv, made the comments while returning from an emergency NATO summit in Brussels.

published on : 25th March 2022

Israel’s president travels to Turkey as countries heal rift

Turkey and Israel were once close allies, but the relationship frayed under Erdogan, who is an outspoken critic of Israel’s policies toward the Palestinians.

published on : 9th March 2022

Ilker Ayci declines Tata Sons offer to head Air India

Known as a close aide of President Erdoğan, Ayci served Turkish Airlines as its chairman from 2015 to 2022.

published on : 1st March 2022

Turkish President picture puts Mesut Ozil under pressure for Germany's FIFA World Cup opener against Mexico

Ozil and Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan were whistled by German fans in pre-World Cup friendlies after posing for a photo alongside President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month.

published on : 14th June 2018

Turkey President Recep ​Erdogan worried by world powers' 'arm wrestling' on Syria

Erdogan said he is extremely worried that some countries confident of their military power are turning Syria into a scene for arm wrestling.

published on : 12th April 2018

Turkey says ready to host Syria summit with Russia, Iran

Erdogan and Russian counterpart Putin agreed to hold the summit in Istanbul alongside Iran's Hassan Rouhani in telephone talks Thursday.

published on : 8th February 2018
1 2 >