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Turkey’s Erdogan sees S-400s delivery starting in July

The S-400s are not compatible with NATO's systems and have been a growing source of discord between Turkey and the US in recent months.

Erdogan welcomes controversial move to re-run Istanbul vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party lost the mayorship over Istanbul by a narrow margin and has refused to accept defeat.

Pemimpin dunia kutuk pengeboman di Sri Lanka

Presiden Turki anggap pengeboman yang akibatkan 207 orang maut dan beratus-ratus lagi cedera itu sebagai 'serangan ke atas semua umat manusia'.

Erdogan seeks help but Trump may not give to ease Turkey’s...

Turkey looks progressively isolated as Erdogan struggles to contain a series of events that threaten to undermine the country more than at any time since taking power in 2003.

Erdogan’s AK Party to seek recount of all Istanbul votes

The AKP is reeling from its apparent loss of the mayoralties of Istanbul and the capital Ankara.

Turkey’s AK Party to object to Istanbul voting results

In Istanbul, the main opposition candidate from the Republican People's Party and his AKP rival had both claimed victory.

Erdogan’s AKP again claims victory in Istanbul again

The declaration came less than an hour after the AKP candidate said his opposition rival was ahead in the vote count.

Erdogan’s AKP faces defeat in Turkey’s two main cities

Losing the country's two major cities would be a stunning defeat for Erdogan whose ability to win repeatedly at the ballot box has been unparalleled in Turkish history.

Erdogan’s ruling AKP suffers setback in Turkey’s local election

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) is set to be defeated by the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP).

Two killed in fight at ballot box in east Turkey

Four suspects were arrested in connection with the death of the two men who were killed in a fight at a school.

Turks vote in test for Erdogan as recession hits home

It is the first municipal poll since Turkey approved constitutional reforms in 2017 to create an executive presidency that gave Erdogan wider powers, and follows general elections last year.

Erdogan says Turkey will solve Syria issue ‘on the field’ after...

Turkey will carry out cross-border operations 'on the field' after Sunday's elections as an effort to solve incursions by Kurdish militants.

Erdogan: Fight Islamophobia like anti-Semitism after Holocaust

Erdogan urges the world to fight Islamophobia like it fought anti-semitism.

Turkey’s Erdogan again shows mosque attack video despite NZ outrage

The president again showed the video in order to attack the main opposition party leader.

NZ hantar wakil ke Turki tuntut Erdogan jelaskan komen serangan masjid

Timbalan Perdana Menteri dan Menteri Luar New Zealand, Winston Peters akan ke Turki untuk bersemuka dengan Recep Tayyip Erdogan bagi menjelaskan keadaan sebenar di negara itu.

Turkey’s Erdogan croons on campaign trail

With Turkey in recession and inflation in double digits, the AKP is turning up the nationalist rhetoric to try to win over voters hurt by high living costs.

Australian PM condemns Erdogan for ‘reckless’ ‘vile’ Christchurch comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had been rebuked by New Zealand for his comments on the Christchurch mosque massacre stating it was 'reckless' and 'vile'

Erdogan campaign use of mosque shooter video draws NZ ire

Erdogan has been criticised by New Zealand for using the mosques shooter's live stream video footage an election campaign tool.

NZ massacre video resurfaces in Erdogan campaign

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used videotaped snippets from the Christchurch massacre to galvanise his pious, conservative base ahead of local elections.

Economy woes threaten to haunt Erdogan’s AKP in Turkey elections

With double-digit inflation, a weakened Turkish currency and the economy in recession, the AKP faces a major challenge to convince voters to keep them in power.

Turkey enters first recession in a decade

The recession presents a hurdle for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the lead up to the country's upcoming elections.

Erdogan slams women’s day rally over ‘rude’ behaviour

An unverified video showed that during the rally, women and men continued marching and chanting during the Friday call to prayer.

Erdogan breaks silence on US to stand by Russian missile deal

The US fears the Russian system can be used to collect intelligence on the F-35 fighters it is helping Turkey to build.

US to leave 200 US peacekeepers in Syria after pullout

The US president in December ordered a withdrawal of the 2,000 American troops in Syria.