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Turkey: Referendum victory could hand power on a plate to President Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey: Referendum victory could hand power on a plate to President Tayyip Erdogan
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed the "Yes" vote in the referendum to amend Turkey's constitution and grant the country's presidential...
Erdogan blames 'murderer Assad' for suspected Syria chemical attack
Erdogan blames 'murderer Assad' for suspected Syria chemical attack
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blamed the Syrian government for a suspected chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of...
Time Magazine names Donald Trump person of the year
Time Magazine names Donald Trump person of the year
Time Magazine named United States president-elect Donald Trump its person of the year on Wednesday, citing the upheaval in US politics brought...
​Obama and Erdogan's UN speeches remind us that dark clouds gather over a troubled world
​Obama and Erdogan's UN speeches remind us that dark clouds gather over a troubled world
COMMENTIt’s like David Beckham meets Luis Suarez. Out of all the speakers at the United Nations General Assembly this week, United States...
Biden given frosty reception in Turkey after Erdogan demands extradition of Gülen
Biden given frosty reception in Turkey after Erdogan demands extradition of Gülen
From the minute he stepped off the plane this week, United States Vice-President Joe Biden’s trip to Turkey seemed ill-fated.
Rise of bigoted, neofascist opportunists in an age of uncertainty and paradox
Rise of bigoted, neofascist opportunists in an age of uncertainty and paradox
With killers on the loose across the world, every day newspaper front pages are awash with blood. But there are political leaders on the rampage,...
Democracy is taking a beating as right-wing forces consolidate their grip on power
Democracy is taking a beating as right-wing forces consolidate their grip on power
The news has become a tightening cycle of horror. A truck smashes through a holiday crowd in Nice. Teenage soldiers are beaten to death on the...
Erdogan’s blind focus on the Kurds rebounds on Turkey
Erdogan’s blind focus on the Kurds rebounds on Turkey
Tuesday’s terrorist attack in central Istanbul has confirmed Turkey’s precarious position on the frontline of the escalating confrontation...
Iran, Turkey must work together to fight Isis: Rouhani
Iran, Turkey must work together to fight Isis: Rouhani
The two countries "should achieve a joint plan and a practical solution, with each other's help, for uprooting terrorism in the region," Iranian...
Turkey readies for return of coalition rule
Turkey readies for return of coalition rule
The Islamic-rooted AKP won the biggest share of the vote in June 7 legislative elections, but lost its overall majority for the first time since it...
An embryonic new Turkey is born
An embryonic new Turkey is born
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the most formidable vote-winner and election conjurer Turkey has ever seen. He founded his own party, led it to three...
Erdogan breaks silence as Turkey PM seeks coalition
Erdogan breaks silence as Turkey PM seeks coalition
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to deliver his first speech since legislative elections on Thursday, with his party set to talk to the...

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