Tayyip Erdogan

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EU will not give in to Erdoğan’s ‘blackmail,’ says Greek MEP


The World’s Marco Werman speaks with Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou, who represents Greece in the European Parliament, about the migrant crisis on Greece’s border with Turkey.

Khalifa Haftar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, both wearing suits, are shown shaking hands.

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdoğan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Conflict & Justice
US President Donald Trump is shown looking to his right and sitting in front of the US and NATO flags.

Trump criticizes European allies as NATO anniversary gets underway in London

Global Politics
US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sit around a table with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey agrees with US to pause Syria assault while Kurds withdraw

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan

New Istanbul mayor’s star power could be a challenge for Erdoğan

Global Politics
Hundres of people are shown with their hands in the air holding lighters and Turkey flags with a white sign in the middle with a portrait of Ekrem İmamoğlu on it.

Turkey’s opposition strikes blow to Erdoğan with Istanbul mayoral win


Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdoğan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his ever tighter grip on power.

nba player enis kanter

NBA showdown starring a Turk won’t be on Turkish TV


The player, Enes Kanter, has been an outspoken critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and describes himself as a close ally of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup in 2016.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan is shown making a speech behind a white podium with several stars on it.

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdoğan’s party


Turkish authorities on Monday scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor lost by President Tayyip Erdoğan’s candidate.

Russian servicemen dressed in fatigues stand next to a large trucks with surface-to-air missile system on top.

US expects to resolve spat with Turkey over purchase of Russian air defenses

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday said he expected to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its planned purchase of Russia’s S-400 air defense system, a day after the Pentagon halted delivery of equipment related to F-35 fighter jets to Ankara.

Three large 8-wheeled trucks carrying air defense systems are shown driving down a street.

Turkey and US head for showdown over missile contracts

Global Politics

Turkey is running out of time to avert a showdown with the United States over its plans to buy advanced Russian air defenses and spurn a counter-offer from its NATO partner, raising the chance of US sanctions against Ankara.