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  1. Dash for cash as US$2m spills onto Hong Kong highwayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | UAport

    The new ambassadors of Indonesia, Chad and the Czech Republic to Turkey have presented their credentials to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


  2. Turkey bank defies Erdogan to hold ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Turkey's central bank on Wednesday kept its main interest rates unchanged, defying pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a cut to stimulate flagging growth. The bank said in a statement after its latest monetary policy meeting that the one-week repurchase rate would remain at 8.25 percent, the marginal funding rate at 11.25 percent and the overnight borrowing rate at 7.50 percent.


  3. South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stanceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... export routes and eliminate transit risks. In his speech after talks with his Turkish colleague Recep Tayyip Erdogan on December 1, the Russian President made it clear that if Europe does not want South Stream to be built, it will not be built. "We ...


  4. Why Erdogan thinks birth control is a treasonaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Over the past few months, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made a number of provocative statements. At times, he has pushed what appeared to be a socially conservative agenda; telling a conference that dealt with women's rights that women could not be equal to men in November, for example.


  5. Turkey's EU bid suffers heavy but not fatal blowRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... not yet dead in the water. Recent police raids on media outlets affiliated with tough-talking President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's top foe, the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, sparked an angry exchange with Brussels, which said the arrests undermined ...


  6. Turkey's vision of Cyprus as its satrapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... its own volition and by observation, or whether it took its cue from the pronouncement of its leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who a few weeks back announced, to an unaware world, that "there is no such country called Cyprus." Accepting the satrapy ...


  7. How Turkey Sabotaged Its FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Real Clear Politics

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey keeps making global headlines. First it was for claiming that Muslims discovered the New World.


  8. Turkey plans to establish an Islamic university with a broader Muslim curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... forbidding religion in the public sphere. Since the 2002 election of prime minister and now President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, old secular rules have been rolled back. These days, Islam is taught in schools and the Western-oriented state has stepped up ... 3 comments

  9. Top 10 lessons the Internet taught us in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GlobalNews

    ... four times what the organization raised in 2013, according to reports. In March, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sparked outrage for trying to block citizens' access to Twitter, YouTube and other social media sites. But citizens thwarted ...


  10. WikiLeaks Sheds Light on Turkey's Mysterious 'Annotators'Read the original story

    Tuesday | US News & World Report

    Were the "Annotators" really terrorists connected to al-Qaeda? Or were they victims of a conspiracy by the "parallel state"? Images of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, left, and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan are displayed in a shop in in Gaziantep, Turkey. It has become almost a Turkish tradition now to have a new criminal case every season in which the nation gets bitterly divided.


  11. Gas Deal to Benefit Russia, TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CSIS

    ... preliminary deal into a definite, finalized deal as soon as possible," Reuters quoted Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying during a joint news conference with Putin in Ankara. "These steps will include us benefitting from [the project] ...


  12. The worst way to fight corruption in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The voting on four ex-ministers of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party government was to take place on Dec. 22. A day before that, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu had said he would not think twice to "tear his arm off" if it was his own brother who attempted graft. The names of the four ex-ministers for interior, economy, urbanization/environment and European Union affairs had been involved in a graft investigation opened on Dec. 17, 2013 and a second on Dec. 25. Then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had left them out of Cabinet and Parliament launched an investigation to see whether their immunity should be lifted to be tried for bribery.


  13. Syria: Turkey in the FrayRead the original story

    Tuesday | Counterpunch

    ... strategy, which has as its centerpiece the ouster of Assad. Indeed, the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan argues that the threat of the ISIS is secondary to overthrowing the Damascus government, and that once Assad is gone , the Islamic ...


  14. The Best of Web in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Foreign Affairs

    ... a decade, Turkey's Islamists are proving to be their own worst enemy. The alliance of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP and the movement of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who leads his congregation from self-imposed exile in the United ...


  15. Turkish-EU talks can't continue in previous format - ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Trend

    ... if EU adopts a decision not to accept it to the membership. Earlier, Turkey's then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the EU continues to mislead Turkey [on the accession issue] and this upsets the country. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister ...


  16. Turkey and the Middle East quagmireRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia Times

    ... been slowly becoming part of an emerging image of this nation during the last decade or so. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) has something to with it. Erdogan's popularity rests on his successful vision of ...


  17. President congratulates EU chief, invites him to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extended an invitation Jean-Claude Juncker to visit Turkey, as he called to congratulate the EU chief over his "new" post after being elected head of the European Commission back in July. Erdogan initiated a telephone conversation with Juncker and congratulated him for taking over as president of the European Commission and wished him success, sources from the president's office told the state-run Anadolu Agency late on Dec. 22. Both Erdogan, who served as Turkey's prime minister from early 2003 until being elected president in August, and Juncker, Luxembourg's former prime minister, underlined their "friendship," the sources said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.


  18. Minister joins chorus of EU criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... process for eight years because it is beneficial for our people," the minister said. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently slammed international critics who voiced their concerns after journalists were detained after their headquarters were raided ...


  19. The new Turkey: tyranny and oppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New Vision

    Today, the words dictatorship and authoritarian rule are becoming increasingly popular both inside and outside Turkey when referring to its leadership. Why has this happened? The answer is simple -- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his new order and new rules of governance.


  20. Birth control 'a betrayal' to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he considers birth control to be a betrayal against the nation while encouraging parents to have large families. "For many years in this country they have been committing betrayal with birth control and have put the generation on a path to drying out," Erdogan said in a video posted online on Monday which appears to have been taken during a wedding reception, where he is addressing the bride and groom.