Turkey marks third anniversary of failed coup

World Jul 15, 2019

Turkey marks third anniversary of failed coup

Turkey is marking the third anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government with prayers and other events remembering its victims. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday attended a prayer recitation at a mosque on the grounds of the presidential complex, kicking ...

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey

Business Jul 15, 2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Erdogan's comments came two days after NATO member Turkey ...

Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus will continue despite warning

Business Jun 17, 2019

Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus will continue despite warning

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkey would not back down from gas exploration in Cyprus after Southern European leaders urged Ankara to stop. "We continue and will continue to search in those areas that are ours," Erdogan said during a televised speech ...