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Erdogan says Netanyahu is literally ‘Hitler’

The only difference between the Nazi fuhrer and Israeli’s PM is the Western support the latter enjoys, the Turkish leader says. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Israel acting like ‘spoiled child’ of the West – Erdogan

Israel is lashing out at Hamas’ cross-border attack because it has de-facto Western approval, the Turkish leader has suggested. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has...

Erdogan urges Israel to end its ‘madness’

On Friday, the IDF announced an expansion of its ground operations in Gaza. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demanded that Israel stop its attacks...

Erdogan ready to mediate between Israel and Palestine

Ankara will step up its diplomatic efforts to restore peace in the region “as soon as possible,” the Turkish president has said. Attempting to resolve...

Key takeaways from Sochi talks between Putin and Erdogan

The two leaders have discussed the Ukraine crisis, the Black Sea grain deal and nuclear energy cooperation. Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted his Turkish...

Erdogan appeals to West over Black Sea grain deal

The Turkish leader claims Moscow would prolong the agreement if its demands were met. The West should start fulfilling Russia’s expectations from the Black Sea...

Biden offered Erdogan IMF money to ratify Sweden NATO bid – Seymour Hersh

Ankara this week rolled back its opposition to Stockholm joining the US-led bloc. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh claimed on Thursday that US President Joe...

Türkiye votes in decisive presidential runoff

The results will determine the country’s course for the next five years. The polls have opened across Türkiye in a runoff election that will determine...

Türkiye heads to runoff – preliminary results

President Erdogan will face off against Western-leaning rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu on May 28. With 99% of the ballots counted in the Turkish presidential election, preliminary...

Erdogan delivers ‘victory’ speech

The Turkish leader said he hopes to avoid a runoff, but is ready accept the “national will”. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has addressed a huge...

Early counting shows Erdogan leads in Turkish election

The president is currently 16 points ahead of his pro-Western opponent. Preliminary results from Türkiye’s presidential election show the incumbent, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with a...

Erdogan rubber-stamps Finland’s NATO membership

Finland is set to become the 31st member of the US-led military bloc. Finland is poised to join after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed...

Erdogan rival convicted over ‘insulting’ speech

The mayor of Istanbul says the verdict is an attack on popular will. A Turkish court has convicted Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu of insulting a...

Erdogan hints at mending ties with Syria

There should be “no hard feelings” in politics, the Turkish president has said. Ankara could find a path to repairing its damaged relations with Syria...

Erdogan condemns ‘treacherous’ deadly attack in Istanbul

At least six have been killed and over 50 injured in an explosion in the heart of Türkiye’s largest city, the president said. An explosion...

Erdogan to brief Putin on talks with Zelensky

Turkish president met with the Ukrainian leader and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Following his trilateral talks with Vladimir Zelensky and UN Secretary General Antonio...

Erdogan’s diplomacy with Russia alarms West – Financial Times

While Turkey is a NATO member, its president has walked a middle path on Ukraine. Western officials are “increasingly alarmed” that Turkey, a NATO ally...

Europe is in panic – Erdogan

The Turkish president was critical of how European countries have handled the Ukrainian refugee crisis. Members of the EU and other European countries are in...

Collapsing currency leads to mass protests

Protesters have taken to the streets of Turkey’s capital, Ankara, as well as the country’s largest city, Istanbul, demanding the resignation of President Recep...

Erdogan backtracks on threats to expel US envoy and 9 other ambassadors including NZ

Ankara has backtracked on its threats to declare 10 envoys “personae non gratae” after they called for the release of an opposition figure even...

Turkey to declare US, 9 other ambassadors including NZ ‘persona non grata’ after call for release of jailed opposition figure – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he instructed the foreign minister to declare 10 ambassadors, including Washington’s envoy, ‘persona non grata’ over a rare...

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