Recep Tayyip Erdogan News
UN Urges Solutions as Refugee Population Hits Record High
Imagine the entire population of France uprooted from their homes, forced to flee danger, persecution or starvation
Turkish President Apologizes for Downing of Russian Jet
Turkey's president has apologized to Moscow for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, Russian and Turkish officials said Monday, a move that opens the way for easing a bitter strain in Russia-Turkey ties
German Group Urges Probe of Erdogan Over Alleged War Crimes
A German group says they're filing a complaint asking that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan be investigated for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed against Kurds in southeastern Turkey
Israeli Official: Reconciliation Deal Reached With Turkey
An Israeli official says the government has reached a reconciliation deal with Turkey to end a bitter six-year rift between the Mideast powers
Turkey Acquits Briton Accused of Making 'Terror Propaganda'
A Turkish court has acquitted a British scholar who had been accused of "making propaganda for a terrorist organization."
Turkey Close to Restoring Diplomatic Ties With Israel
A senior Turkish official says his country is close to reaching a deal with Israel to normalize diplomatic ties
Report: Turkey Probes 300 for Social Media Activity
Turkish media reports police have launched an investigation against 300 people for alleged terrorist propaganda and defamation of the country's president on social media
Protest in Turkey After Arrest of Journalists, Academic
Dozens of Turkish demonstrators gathered in Istanbul on Tuesday to protest the arrests of two journalists and an academic on charges of disseminating "terrorist propaganda." A fourth journalist was released after a brief detention. Protesters chanted "a free press cannot be silenced" and "arrests,
Turkey Arrests Journalists, Academic for 'Terror' Propaganda
A Turkish court has decided to place three Turkish journalists, including a local representative of Reporters Without Borders, on pretrial arrest over charges of disseminating "terrorist propaganda"