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German Footballers Face Backlash Over Erdogan Photos

On Tuesday, as Germany unveiled its football squad for June's 2018 World Cup in Russia, two of best-known players are facing a storm of criticism for...

‘Anti-Greek Tropes’ Likely to Color Turkey’s Snap Elections

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping nationalist voters will return him as a much-strengthened president in the June 24 snap elections -- meaning more...

MEPs’ Vote to Free Greek Soldiers a ‘Slap’ to Erdogan

A Greek MEP has described the European Parliament's overwhelming support for a call to release two Greek soldiers from a Turkish prison as a...

Turkey’s Erdogan Calls Snap Elections

Turkey will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, it was announced on Wednesday. The revelation on state media confirms election rumors which...

Russia, Turkey Deepen Strategic Ties with Nuclear Plant

Work has begun on a huge nuclear power plant in Turkey which could deepen strategic and political ties between Ankara and Moscow. Turkish leader Recep...

Erdogan Recites Prayer, Honors Ottomans in Hagia Sophia

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan recited a verse from the Quran in honor of Istanbul's Ottoman conquerors in the Hagia Sophia on Saturday, describing...

Turkish Media Group Sale Sparks Press Freedom Fears

One of Turkey's largest collection of media titles is to be sold, sparking fears of a further erosion of the country's press independence. Reports in...

Erdogan Lashes Europe at Rally (video)

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has lashed out at Europe the same day a Greek court again refused to extradite eight former Turkish servicemen...

Fistfight Breaks Out in Turkish Parliament

Turkish lawmakers have brawled in parliament amid a marathon debate on changing electoral legislation ahead on 2019's upcoming votes. Opposition parties said they had concerns...

Erdogan Flashes Ultra-Nationalist Sign at Turkish Rally

Images have emerged showing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan made an ultra-nationalist gesture at a rally. The so-called 'grey wolf' sign is a hand gesture...