Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said it is not in anyone's interest to prolong a crisis between Qatar and its neighbours, as he embarked on a two-day visit to the region, BBC reports. Mr Erdogan will …

Erdogan could be killed at G20 summit - media

Turkish security forces warned G20 host Germany about a possible plan to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the summit, media reported. An official note was sent to the German criminal police BKA on the eve …

Ilham Aliyev sends letter to Turkey's Erdogan

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter to President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "Dear Mr. President, dear brother, a year has passed since the day of the …

Gulen says he would accept extradition to Turkey

Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Turkey of instigating last year's failed coup, says he has no plans to flee the United States and would accept extradition if Washington agrees to a request by Ankara …

Erdogan and Tillerson meet in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday at the Tarabya Palace in Istanbul. Details were not released about the nearly 2-hour meeting, …

Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway suspended

Turkey has suspended construction work on its section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) despite the promise given by the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to complete its construction until the end of the summer. …