Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Turkey president


Erdogan opens huge suspension bridge linking Europe and Asia

March 18, 2022 9:40 pm

Connecting Turkey's European and Asian shores, the 1915 Canakkale Bridge was built by Turkish and South Korean firms with an investment of 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion).

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, 10,000 are evacuated

August 03, 2021 11:48 am

Residents and tourists have fled vacation resorts in flotillas of small boats or convoys of cars and trucks.

Turkey steps up criticism after France recalls ambassador

October 25, 2020 7:54 pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director broadened the target of the government’s ire beyond France in a series of tweets on Sunday.

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks new term with greater powers

June 21, 2018 2:14 pm

Many see Erdogan as a strong leader who stands up to West, who brought stability, oversaw an infrastructure boom, who improved health care and relaxed strict secular laws, for instance allowing women to wear Islamic headscarves.

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan to be sworn in as president

August 28, 2014 12:53 pm

Erdogan has ruled over Turkey as prime minister since 2003.

Erdogan prepares for Turkish presidency after poll triumph

August 11, 2014 1:40 pm

Yesterday's polls were the first direct presidential elections in Turkish history.

Turkey Prez says no crisis as military generals quit

July 31, 2011 1:24 am

Turkey’s president acknowledged that the resignation of the nation’s top military commanders was unprecedented,but he said it would not cause a crisis.