ANKARA, July 29: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Pastor Brunson will not be a part of a prisoner swap deal with the United States despite US President Donald Trump's remarks on sanctions. Erdogan also said that the remarks by Donald Trump about possible sanctions against Turkey were a "psychological warfare".
ANKARA, June 25: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, was set on Monday to extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after winning landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.
ANKARA, June 25: A Turkish government spokesman announced Sunday that Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan had won his re-election with 52.8 percent of the vote.
Commenting on his victory, Erdogan said Sunday that his government would continue to respond to those who threaten Turkey via terror organizations.
ISTANBUL, June 24: Turks began voting on Sunday for a new president and parliament in elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of “genocide” after 59 people were killed in violent clashes which erupted in response to Donald Trump’s move to relocate the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to expand his powers after Sunday's referendum handed him the reins of his country's governance. But success did not come without a cost.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL, April 17: President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics, but opponents said the vote was marred by irregularities and they would challenge its result.