Recep Tayyip Erdogan

29 Turkish soldiers killed in northeast Syria air strike

BEIRUT (AP) — An air strike by Syrian government forces killed 29 Turkish soldiers in northeast Syria, a Turkish officia...
23:31 27 February 2022

Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in an airstrike in northwestern Syria, Turkey said, afte...
20:27 20 February 2022

Carnival revelers poke fun at world leaders in Germany

MAINZ, Germany — A victorious British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a grim looking Queen Elizabeth II standing behind him, a bare-chested Russian ...
10:51 18 February 2022

Turkey at risk of more confrontations with Syria and Russia

ANKARA, Turkey — Direct clashes between Turkish and Syrian troops amid a Syrian government offensive in the last rebel stronghold of Idlib province ar...
17:42 13 February 2022

Turkish teams hunt for quake survivors as death toll hits 38

ANKARA, Turkey — Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days ...
14:58 26 January 2022

Turkey’s Erdogan: Europe must back Libyan govt in Tripoli

Ankara — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the European Union to support the internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripol...
11:54 18 January 2022

Turkey: 115 soldiers detained over links to US-based cleric

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained 115 soldiers suspected of links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed by Turkey for a failed...
7:15 14 January 2022

Leaders of Turkey, Russia urge Jan. 12 cease-fire in Libya

BRUSSELS — Turkey and Russia called for a Jan. 12 cease-fire in war-torn Libya on Wednesday while European Union officials intensified diplomatic effo...
17:52 8 January 2022

Erdogan, Putin launch new gas line, vow Mideast diplomacy

ISTANBUL — The presidents of Turkey and Russia inaugurated the dual natural gas line connecting their countries Wednesday, opening up a new export pat...
14:25 8 January 2022

Merkel to meet Putin in Moscow for talks on Mideast crises

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Moscow on Saturday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid growing tensions in the ...
12:54 6 January 2022

Turkish lawmakers authorize sending troops to fight in Libya

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to support the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli that is...
16:17 2 January 2022

Turkey seeks parliament approval to dispatch troops to Libya

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's government on Monday submitted a motion to parliament seeking approval to deploy troops to Libya, arguing that the conflict ...
17:47 30 December 2022

Libyan official: Turkish troops unwanted, destabilizing

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Turkey's willingness to dispatch troops to Libya is “unacceptable" and such a move would constitute unwanted meddling in the affairs...
12:29 28 December 2022

Leaders of Russia, Turkey discuss fighting in Libya

MOSCOW — The leaders of Russia and Turkey discussed the fighting in Libya in a phone call Tuesday, the Kremlin said.
16:05 17 December 2021

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

ANKARA, Turkey — An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three...
15:24 14 November 2021

US and Turkey have friendly talks but differences persist

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the Whi...
23:38 13 November 2021

‘Too busy’: Trump professes disinterest on impeachment

WASHINGTON — What hearings? What phone call?
22:53 13 November 2021

The Latest: Turkey’s president aims to resettle war refugees

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (all times local):
20:28 13 November 2021

Hungary expects gas from TurkStream pipeline by late 2021

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's prime minister says his country plans to be able to get natural gas from the TurkStream pipeline by the end of 2021.
16:30 7 November 2021

Erdogan: Turkey captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has captured a wife of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdog...
21:19 6 November 2021

Bipartisan House OKs bill hitting Turkey for Syria incursion

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill punishing Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria and illustrating both parties' dismay with President Donald Trump's...
21:46 29 October 2021

Russian forces deploy at Syrian border under new accord

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Russian military police began patrols on part of the Syrian border Wednesday, quickly moving to implement an accord with Turkey tha...
12:06 23 October 2021