Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute

The two ministers were blocked from addressing Turkish expatriates in Rotterdam on Saturday, with one of them escorted to the German border, reports with reference to the BBC. The Dutch government said such rallies would stoke tensions days before the Netherlands'

Turkey’s president threatens EU with new surge of migrants

President Erdogan was reacting to a non-binding vote by the European Parliament to freeze talks on EU membership for Turkey, BBC reports. The MEPs were alarmed by Erdogan's "disproportionate" response to a failed coup attempt in July. Attempts to get visa-free travel for

Turkey: military report 194 killed in quashed coup attempt

Turkey's acting military chief of staff Umit Dundar said 104 coup plotters had been killed and 1,563 arrested in a night of gunfire and explosions in Ankara, Istanbul and elsewhere, BBC reports. A further 90 people died and 1,154 people were injured

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey do not recognize Crimea’s annexation by Russia

"Turkey has not recognized the illegal annexation of Crimea, and it is not going to do so," he said at a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Ankara on Wednesday after bilateral negotiations, reports with reference to

The Turkish President talked a man out of committing suicide

The unnamed man, about 30, was thought to be preparing to jump when the Turkish President’s motorcade was passing over the Bosporus bridge after Friday prayers, reports with reference to Daily Mail. Footage showed Erdogan's bodyguards bringing the sobbing man to

A meeting of Putin and Erdogan cancelled

A bilateral meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planned for December 15 in St. Petersburg, was cancelled, said the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said today. "It won't happen, it's not planned," - Peskov said of the summit when asked about