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Recep Tayyip Erdogan
World  /  Published 12.07.20

Pope Francis pained by Hagia Sophia shift

Pope Francis said on Sunday he was hurt by Turkey’s decision to make Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum a mosque, the latest religious leader to condemn the move. “My thoughts go to Ist...
By Reuters in Vatican City

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.20

Err-dogan?

Err-dogan? By announcing that Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia should go back to being mosque from museum, did president Recep Tayyip Erdogan turn the clock back on Turkey? Or was he merely continuing t...
By Upala Sen in

World  /  Published 10.07.20

Hagia Sophia ‘now a mosque’

President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia open to Muslim prayer as a mosque on Friday after a top court ruled that the ancient building’s conversion to a museum by modern T...
By Reuters in Istanbul

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Erdogan meets Putin as truce nears end

The leaders of Turkey and Russia were meeting at this Black Sea resort city on Tuesday, an opportunity for both of them to consolidate their gains in Syria in the wake of President Trump’s sudden wi...
By NYTNS in Russia

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Turkey urges Kurdish fighters to lay down their arms

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on Wednesday called on Kurdish fighters battling his troops in northeastern Syria to lay down their weapons and withdraw from the border area “this very nigh...
By Ben Hubbard/New York Times News Service in

World  /  Published 28.02.20

Attack kills 33 Turk soldiers

The Presidents of Turkey and Russia spoke over the phone on Friday, a day after Syrian government airstrikes killed 33 Turkish troops, significantly ratcheting up tensions between Ankara and Moscow.It...
By AP in Turkey

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Don’t meddle on J&K, India to Erdogan

After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again raked up Kashmir — this time on Pakistani soil — India on Saturday ticked off Ankara by saying it should “develop proper understanding of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.02.20

India rejects Turkey's comments on Kashmir

India on Saturday criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir and asked him not to interfere in India's internal affairs. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Ka...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.10.19

Erdogan’s ambitions go beyond Syria

Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants the bomb.In the weeks leading up to his order to launch th...
By David E. Sanger and William J. Broad/New York Times News Service in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

What was there in Erdogan's dustbin?

Less than a fortnight ago, here’s what was recovered from the waste bin of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan — a letter. The missive contained the exhortation: “Don’t be a tough gu...
By Upala Sen in


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