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Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militia in Afrin

Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militia in Afrin

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria's Idlib province would crush Kurdish militia forces that control the neighbouring region of Afrin.

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

The Turkish government on Sunday ordered the sacking of more than 2,700 people working in public institutions over alleged links to ‘terror’ groups, in the latest round of purges since last year's failed coup.

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

The final statement declared "East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine" and invited "all countries to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."

Erdogan, in Greece, says border treaty unclear

Erdogan, in Greece, says border treaty unclear

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said protecting the rights of ethnic Turks within Greece's borders was a priority for Turkey.

Turkey's Erdogan says businessmen moving assets abroad are 'traitors'

Turkey's Erdogan says businessmen moving assets abroad are 'traitors'

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday businessmen who attempted to move assets abroad were ‘traitors’, and called on his cabinet to block any such moves.

Trump to speak with Turkey's Erdogan on peace efforts in region

Trump to speak with Turkey's Erdogan on peace efforts in region

US President Donald Trump said he will speak with President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey later on Friday to discuss peace efforts in the Middle East, as the region grapples with multiple conflicts.

Nato chief apologises to Turkey over Norway 'incident'

Nato chief apologises to Turkey over Norway 'incident'

The head of Nato apologised on Friday over a training exercise in Norway after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdrew troops in protest at an incident he deemed offensive.

Qatar, Turkey to further boost bilateral co-operation

Qatar, Turkey to further boost bilateral co-operation

The meeting was attended by His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and a number of ministers and the official Turkish delegation accompanying the president.

Qatari-Turkish ties: Strategic partnership at all levels

Qatari-Turkish ties: Strategic partnership at all levels

In his second visit since the unjust siege imposed on Qatar in June, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Doha on Tuesday to discuss bilateral relations, regional issues and the latest developments in the region.

Turkey's Erdogan to visit Qatar on November 15

Turkey's Erdogan to visit Qatar on November 15

Presidential sources said that Erdogan would visit Doha next Wednesday, following trips to Russia and Kuwait.

Erdogan rolls out plan for locally made car by 2021

Erdogan rolls out plan for locally made car by 2021

While Turkey is a large exporter of vehicles into Europe, the cars are made by global autos firms, usually in joint ventures with local partners.

Erdogan says 'Gulf crisis dissipating, will end soon'

Erdogan says 'Gulf crisis dissipating, will end soon'

The Gulf crisis is dissipating and will hopefully completely disappear soon, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.