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Business marries politics, again: are Erdogan-allied businesses getting away with more?

The Turkish government has created an elite class of businesses that enjoy unfair advantages over their rivals despite being allegedly being involved in corruption, as well as negligence causing fatal accidents, ...

11/09/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood against Erdogan’s 'Ataturk' model for Egypt

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call ... Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call on Egyptians to adopt a secular constitution has created a kind ... largest political group, on Wednesday. Erdogan noted that secularism does not mean renouncing religion. ...

Editor's Choice - 15/09/2011 - 12:19 - comment 0

Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan warns of a future ban on Facebook and Youtube

government. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan created a stir throughout ... and Youtube, AFP reported on Friday.  Erdogan's statement follows the release of audio recordings online in which Erdogan and his son allegedly discuss ways in which to hide large amounts of money. ...

07/03/2014 - 12:13 - comment 0

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's new president

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be sworn in Thursday as Turkey's new president. For Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan , becoming president ... as AKP leader, but few doubt that Erdogan will retain a strong influence over the party. The AKP was born out ...

28/08/2014 - 09:57 - comment 0

Erdogan wins Turkey's presidential election

Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says ... Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will witness “a new era” during his tenure ... for a new era," Erdogan said in a victory speech from the headquarters of his Justice and Development ...

11/08/2014 - 08:21 - comment 0

Egypt summons Turkish envoy over Erdogan's comments

d'affaires in protest to recent remarks by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Cairo’s handling of the situation in Gaza amid Israeli raids. In a strongly worded statement on Saturday, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry lashed out at Erdogan for calling ...

27/07/2014 - 09:23 - comment 0

Beware, Baghdad! It's not just the Kurds that want their independence

on Tuesday — the same day Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan picked to announce his bid to run for president. If that’s a coincidence, it’s a significant one. Officials in Erdogan’s government have indicated ... is the electoral arithmetic Erdogan faces in next month’s vote. The stakes in the presidential race ...

05/07/2014 - 15:03 - comment 0

A step backwards: Turkey passes law to tighten internet usage

tightening control of the Internet on Tuesday in a move bolstering embattled Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan ... Tayyip Erdogan but raising concerns about free speech.The legislation, along with a law increasing government influence over the judiciary, is seen by Erdogan’s critics as an authoritarian response ...

19/02/2014 - 09:20 - comment 0

Turkey's Erdogan cuts off communication with Obama over Gaza

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that all phone communication with President Barack Obama has ... results on Syria, our foreign ministers are now talking to each other," Erdogan said in a live ... couldn't imagine something like this from those who are championing justice," Erdogan added in his ...

22/07/2014 - 14:47 - comment 0

Turkey's Erdogan announces presidential bid

Prime Minister Erdogan as its candidate. Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has named incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its candidate ... Erdogan is widely expected to win the August 10 vote, extending his political leadership to at least 2019. ...

01/07/2014 - 12:44 - comment 0