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  • Turkey must accept it needs Israel, says Tayyip Erdogan

    ISTANBUL: Turkey must accept that it needs Israel, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, as the two countries seek to thrash out a deal on normalising ties...

    Erdogan further raised hackles in Israel with his sometimes inflammatory rhetoric towards the Jewish State...

  • Tayyip Erdogan leads partial count in pivotal Turkey poll

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Sunday leading a tightly-contested presidential election in a partial count as he seeks a new mandate in the face of a revitalised opposition and weakening economy...

    Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap polls, with Erdogan looking for a first-round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party...

  • Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Turkey's powerful executive presidency

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in on Monday under a new governing system that grants him sweeping executive powers, which critics say give him far too much control...

    A former Istanbul mayor, Erdogan has been at the helm of Turkey since 2003 as prime minister and then the first directly elected president since 2014...

  • Brussels, Paris attacks can’t be compared with Lahore, says Erdogan

    LANHAM: Islamophobia is on the rise in the United States and US presidential candidates have targeted Muslims during the election campaign, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday...

    Speaking at the opening of a Turkish-sponsored mosque and religious complex outside Washington, Erdogan also said recent terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris paled in comparison to what Turkey had endured...

  • Erdogan urges India to hold talks with Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who arrived here on Sunday on a two-day visit, has said that India and Pakistan need to “build bridges, strengthen dialogue between different stakeholders” to resolve the Kashmir dispute...

    Mr Erdogan, who will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, said in an interview to TV news channel WION that Kashmir question upset both countries and “surmounting the Kashmiri challenge...

  • 'Feto a threat to Pakistan's security': Turkey's Erdogan rails against 'coup plotter' Gulen in Islamabad

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a joint press conference in Islamabad alongside Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday where he announced the Turkish government is determinedly taking on what he termed the Fethullah Terror Organisation (Feto)...

    He said, "We are in the process of warning all of our friends and countries across the globe with whom we have solidarity" against Feto ? what Turkey calls an alleged...

  • Erdogan says Saudi Arabia 'put pressure' on Pakistan to withdraw from Malaysia summit: report

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Pakistan decided to stay away from the recently concluded Kuala Lumpur summit because of Saudi Arabia's threats of economic sanctions, Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah reported on Friday...

    According to Daily Sabah, Erdogan, while speaking to Turkish media representatives, said that it was not the first time that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates had put pressure on a country...

  • India tells Turkey not to 'interfere in internal affairs' after Erdogan visit to Pakistan

    India on Saturday took exception to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's unequivocal support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) and told Turkey to "not interfere in India's internal affairs...

    "According to ANI news agency, Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar responded to President Erdogan's statement by saying: “India rejects all references to Jammu and Kashmir, which is an integral and...

  • Erdogan appreciates Pakistan's efforts for Palestinian cause in meeting with Qureshi

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said Turkey "appreciates Pakistan's stance and efforts for the rights of oppressed Palestinians" in a meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi...

    Qureshi, who is on a diplomatic mission to Turkey to bring the international community's attention to the worsening situation in Palestine, in turn appreciated Erdogan's "clear and unambiguous stance" on the issues of Palestine...

  • In phone call with PM Shehbaz, Turkish President Erdogan reaffirms 'steadfast support' for Pakistan

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday, assured Pakistan of Turkiye's "steadfast support" during its testing times, Radio Pakistan reported...

    PM Shehbaz, on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, conveyed warm greetings to the people of Turkiye on the occasion of Eidul Azha, which were reciprocated by Erdogan...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Erdogan, Sharif call for diplomatic push on Yemen

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Saturday on working for a peaceful resolution of Yemen crisis...

    Mr Erdogan called Mr Sharif to update him about his efforts for finding a diplomatic solution to the conflict...

  • Turkey votes in critical test for Erdogan party

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Sunday votes in legislative elections with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamic-rooted ruling party facing the biggest poll challenge of its 13 years in power as it seeks a mandate to change the constitution...

    Erdogan, who served as premier for over a decade before becoming president in August last year, wants the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) that he co-founded to secure a two-thirds majority to...

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