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World - Region
5/21/2022 9:39:00 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey would not look "positively" on Sweden and Finland's NATO bids unless its terror-related concerns were addressed, despite broad support from other allies including the United States.

World - Region
5/20/2022 6:29:48 PM
Syrian authorities on Friday rejected plans by Turkey to return one million Syrian refugees to a "safe zone" on the border, state media reported.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/20/2022 3:09:56 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he was talking to Western leaders about Turkey's objections to NATO membership for Sweden and Finland, whom he accuses of sheltering Kurdish militants.

World - Region
5/18/2022 1:25:40 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has threatened to block Finland and Sweden from joining NATO, urged the alliance's members on Wednesday to "respect" Ankara's concerns about the two countries, which Turkey accuses of harbouring terrorists.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/17/2022 12:15:00 PM
The leader of a Turkish nationalist party that is allied with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expressing concern that NATO's expansion to include Sweden and Finland will provoke Russia and cause an expansion of the war in Ukraine.

World - Region
5/16/2022 8:34:08 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday confirmed Turkey's opposition to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, again accusing them of failing to take a clear stance against terrorism.

World - International
5/14/2022 2:02:08 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey did not have a "positive opinion" on Finland and Sweden joining NATO, throwing up a potential obstacle for the nations' membership bid.

World - Region
5/9/2022 2:11:52 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday pledged that Turkey would not drive Syrian refugees back to their home country despite pressure from opposition parties

World - Region
5/5/2022 1:32:05 PM
Turkey's official inflation rate spiralled to nearly 70 percent in April, data showed on Thursday, posing a huge challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose unconventional economic policies are often blamed for the economic turmoil.

World - International
4/30/2022 5:54:57 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's defeat in the French election as a "win", saying that the world suffered because of extremism, local media reported on Saturday.

World - Region
4/29/2022 1:11:57 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Saudi Arabia's crown prince to "develop" relations in his first visit since the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi drove a wedge between the Sunni powers.

World - Region
4/28/2022 11:11:43 AM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will to travel to Saudi Arabia on Thursday, his office announced, on the latest leg of Ankara's bridge-building efforts with regional rivals.

World - Region
4/26/2022 4:52:36 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will fly to Saudi Arabia on Thursday, an official told AFP, in his first visit since Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi's killing in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate in 2018.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/26/2022 4:49:54 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to agree to direct talks with his Ukrainian counterpart.

World - Region
4/25/2022 8:38:27 PM
A Turkish court Monday sentenced leading intellectual and rights campaigner Osman Kavala to life in jail on highly controversial coup plot charges that had already seen him locked up without a conviction for more than four years.

World - Region
4/20/2022 11:07:11 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said the central government in Baghdad supported Turkey's latest offensive against outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

World - Region
4/1/2022 3:34:51 PM
Turkey's justice minister said Friday that the government will recommend that an Istanbul court close a trial in absentia against 26 Saudi nationals charged in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and transfer the case to Saudi Arabia.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/27/2022 9:13:10 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed the need for a cease-fire in Ukraine in a telephone call Sunday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Erdogan's office said.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/26/2022 10:07:18 AM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy by telephone, discussing the situation in Ukraine and negotiations between Moscow and Kyiv, Erdogan's office said late Friday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/25/2022 1:05:22 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will ask Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be an "architect of peace" and stop the war in Ukraine, Turkish media reported Friday.

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