Turkey threatens more airstrikes on Syrian Kurds allied with U.S.

May 1, 2017

Turkey threatens more airstrikes on Syrian Kurds allied with U.S.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group. The U.S. views the ...

/ Apr 30, 2017

Turkey blocks Wikipedia access, bans TV dating shows

Turkey on Saturday blocked all access to Wikipedia and banned television dating shows, adding to fears of a crackdown after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in a referendum on enhancing his powers. The government also dismissed almost 4,000 public officials in the latest wave ...

Is Erdogan Turkey's omnipotent sultan?

/ | Apr 17, 2017

Is Erdogan Turkey's omnipotent sultan?

If there were a global contest for winning elections, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would see himself as the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world. In the 15 years since his ruling party came to power, Erdogan has taken part in 11 ...