Topic: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The Turkey earthquake of magnitude-6.0 killed 51 people Monday, on the heels of deadly quakes in Taiwan, Chile, and Haiti. But scientists say earthquakes aren't becoming more frequent.
03/08/2010 09:48 am
Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Washington after a US congressional committee passed a resolution that would require President Obama to use the term "Armenian genocide" to refer to the World War I mass killings of Armenians.
03/04/2010 07:15 pm
Turkish leaders met to dispel coup plot tensions after the country increased the number of senior military officers charged with planning a coup in 2003 to 20.
02/25/2010 05:56 pm
Seven Turkey military officers were charged on Wednesday with a coup plot against the country’s Islamist-leaning government.
02/24/2010 08:40 am
Turkey today accepted Israel's second, stronger apology. But changes in both countries' leadership – and in regional politics – are straining a long-standing and relatively close relationship.
01/14/2010 01:57 pm
Turkey reacted with fury this week after what it termed "humiliating" treatment of its ambassador to Israel by Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon. Mr. Ayalon issued a second apology to head off a Turkish threat to recall its ambassador.
01/13/2010 03:38 pm
After Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon was seen as deliberately snubbing the Turkish ambassador earlier this week, Turkey is demanding a full apology by Wednesday night and threatening to pull its ambassador out of Israel.
01/13/2010 08:48 am
When Israeli officials summoned the Turkish ambassador over an anti-Israel TV show, they seated him in a lower chair and conspicuously failed to place Turkey's flag on the table. But at issue was much more than TV.
01/12/2010 11:38 am
Turkey's closing of the largest Kurdish party, the Democratic Society Party (DTP), has sparked deadly riots and could stall these reform efforts. Turkey had recently introduced a reform package friendly to its restive Kurdish minority.
12/16/2009 02:29 pm
As Obama mulls sanctions over Iran's nuclear program, he meets Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House today. Ankara's rising economic ties with Tehran could undercut sanctions.
12/07/2009 12:00 am