Topic: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
A young pregnant woman in this encampment of refugees fleeing Syria's crackdown in Jisr al-Shughur asked: 'Is this acceptable to anybody in the world?'
06/14/2011 06:21 pm
Germany recognizes the Libya rebels while Qaddafi plays chess with a man who claims intergalactic connections.
06/13/2011 05:46 pm
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was swept into office for a third term Sunday when his Justice and Development Party (AKP) won 50 percent of the vote in parliamentary elections. He has been credited with presiding over an economic growth spurt and strengthening Turkey’s role on the world stage. But some Turks say the AKP has become increasingly authoritarian, compromising civil liberties. Who is Erdogan, and what are his policies?
06/13/2011 03:19 pm
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had taken to calling his Syrian counterpart 'brother,' says he can no longer defend his ally – departing from a foreign policy of 'zero problems' with neighbors.
06/13/2011 10:27 am
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his AKP party have made Turkey wealthier and more powerful on the world stage. But some Turks are concerned about a loss of civil liberties.
06/12/2011 10:32 am
The assault on the restive northwest town of Jisr al-Shughur may prove to be a pivotal moment in the rebellion against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
06/10/2011 02:45 pm
As thousands of Syrians crossed into Turkey with tales of violence, many described troops amassing outside Jisr al-Shughur to take revenge for the deaths of 120 security and police forces.
06/09/2011 06:38 pm
After a decade of much warmer relations between Ankara and Damascus, Turkey’s tough new stance against the Assad regime's crackdown on protesters should provide Washington and the West with the opportunity – if not the impetus – to adopt a more assertive stance on Syria.
06/09/2011 03:24 pm
In Pictures Syrian refugees in Turkey
The party of Prime Minister Erdogan is expected to do well in parliamentary elections on Sunday, returning him to a third term. But it's hardly business as usual in Turkey.
06/08/2011 05:01 pm