Last week, a bunch of security goons working for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan waded into a demonstration outside the Turkish embassy in Washington DC and started beating up the protesters. A few days ago, the Washington Post's Philip Bump made a pretty good case that Erdogan did more than just watch as this happened. Show More Summary
He will return from his U.S. trip, blemished by his security team's savage attack, more or less empty-handed. The much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ended as it began,...Show More Summary
Back in the United States after a “scary” experience overseas, Enes Kanter said Monday that he has been getting death threats for his outspoken opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Oklahoma City Thunder center, born in Switzerland but a Turkish citizen through his parents, told reporters that he wants American citizenship, saying, “I feel […]
Thunder's Kanter said he believed his passport was canceled in retaliation for his political views, including his disdain for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Over the weekend, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took some steps to exercise the powers he won in a controversial constitutional referendum last month, which dramatically expanded the role of the presidency, a job Erdogan could...Show More Summary
The blame-game continues for the fight between protesters opposing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish security forces last week in Washington, with Turkey faulting “the inability of U.S. authorities to take sufficient precautions at every stage of the official program.” John Bass, the U.S. Show More Summary
A video of last week’s vicious attack on American protesters in Washington, D.C., may show the moment an order was given to set Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s beefy security gang upon the demonstrators. It’s not clear who gave the order last Tuesday to attack protesters across the street from the Turkish ambassador’s house. Show More Summary
Turkey summoned the U.S. ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards in Washington during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit last week. The action appeared to be in retaliation to calls in the...
Turkey summoned the US ambassador on Monday to protest "aggressive behaviour" by American security personnel and "security lapses" during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington last week. The key visit was marred...Show More Summary
The trial opened on Monday of more than 220 suspects, including over two dozen former Turkish generals, accused of being among the ringleaders of the attempted coup last year aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey blames the attempted July 15 putsch on the US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, a claim he strongly denies. Show More Summary
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned as leader of Turkey's ruling party Sunday, pushing back criticism that his tenure has curtailed freedoms and polarized the country as he vowed to serve the nation and combat terror.
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Sunday elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its new chairman, returning him to the post he held for over a decade up until August 2014, party officials said. Erdogan, who was...Show More Summary
The Latest on the expanded powers of Turkey's president (all times local): 6:25 p.m. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been re-elected as the leader of Turkey's ruling party. Erdogan was … Click to Continue »
Turkey's ruling party was on Sunday set to select President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its chief after a nearly three year break, swiftly pouncing on a key change agreed in the controversial April referendum on expanding his powers. The...Show More Summary
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to return as chairman of Turkey's ruling party on Sunday in a special congress, swiftly exploiting a key change agreed in the controversial April referendum on expanding his powers. Erdogan rejoined...Show More Summary
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party has kicked off a congress to re-elect President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its chairman after last month's referendum. Erdogan will return to lead the … Click to Continue »
New footage surfaced showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looking on stoically as members of his security detail beat civilians.
Enes Kanter, a Turkish native, posted a video on Twitter from an airport saying his passport was canceled because he opposes President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom he called “the Hitler of our century.”
In a video posted Saturday morning to Twitter, Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter said he’s being held at a Romanian airport because of his outspoken views against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom he called “the Hitler of our century.” I'm being held at Romanian airport by Police!! pic.twitter.com/uYZMBqKx54 — Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) May […]
"He's a bad, bad man," Kanter said of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "He's a dictator. He's the Hitler of our century."