Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Putin welcomes Erdogan to Moscow to discuss Syrian war

Putin welcomes Erdogan to Moscow to discuss Syrian war

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Kremlin on Wednesday, where the pair were set to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria, a country in which both nations have a military presence, albeit on opposing sides. Putin and Erdogan met in the Russian[Read More…]

Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 upon Erdogan's invitation: Official

Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 upon Erdogan’s invitation: Official

Ankara: US President Donald Trump has agreed to visit Turkey in 2019, Turkey’s presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin announced on Monday. Speaking at a press conference after a cabinet meeting in capital Ankara, Kalin said Trump accepted the invitation by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a weekend phone call between[Read More…]

Erdogan demands Saudis reveal location of Khashoggi’s body

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on Saudi Arabia to reveal the location of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s body and hand over the suspects involved in his killing. Erdogan’s comments came after the Turkish media reported that the country’s police found no DNA traces of the Washington[Read More…]

Erdogan announces takeover of Syria’s Afrin city

Istanbul: Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels have taken Afrin city centre under control following two-month’s of fighting, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. The Free Syrian Army, backed by the Turkish army, completely took over Afrin’s city centre on Sunday, Erdogan said at a ceremony marking the 103rd[Read More…]

Twitter accounts of UNICEF, Forbes, Reuters and others hacked by Turkish govt supporters

Hundreds of Twitter accounts, including media outlets, celebrities, international aid organisations and political entities, appear to be hacked by a group supporting the Turkish government. The tweets from alleged hackers include a swastika, as well as the hashtags ‘Nazialmanya’ (NaziGermany) and ‘Nazihollanda’ (NaziHolland), which refers to the increasing diplomatic tensions between[Read More…]

Turkey declares 3-month state of emergency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared a state of emergency for three months following the failed military coup. He vowed to cleanse “all the viruses within the armed forces” to restore normalcy to the democratically-elected country. The decision comes after he presiding over a meeting with the national security[Read More…]

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