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Erdogan: 'Turkey Turns to Other Options if US Refuses to Sell F-35'

Erdogan: 'Turkey Turns to Other Options if US Refuses to Sell F-35'

If the US refuses to sell F-35 fighter jets, then Turkey turns to other options, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday.

Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus to continue

Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus to continue

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.

Erdogan, Trump agree no 'cover-up' of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Erdogan, Trump agree no 'cover-up' of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed Friday that no cover up of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder should be allowed, a Turkish presidential source said after a phone call between the two leaders.

Erdogan warns of 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan warns of 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that dropping bombs and missiles on Syria's last rebel-held province of Idlib could cause a "massacre," in remarks published Wednesday.

Amir attends inauguration ceremony of Turkish President

Amir attends inauguration ceremony of Turkish President

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended the inauguration ceremony of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was sworn in for a new presidential term, assuming sweeping powers he won in a referendum last year and sealed in a hard-fought re-election victory two weeks ago.

Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant

Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday launched the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant in the Mediterranean Mersin region.

 Erdogan makes first visit to Mauritania in West Africa tour

Erdogan makes first visit to Mauritania in West Africa tour

Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed in Mauritania on Wednesday flanked by businessmen and primed to sign several cooperation deals in the first visit by a Turkish president to Nouakchott.

Erdogan vows to press Syria offensive, US ramps up concerns

Erdogan vows to press Syria offensive, US ramps up concerns

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to press Turkey's offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syria until "the last terrorist" was killed, as the US ramped up its concerns over the campaign.

32 Turks rescued in Greek waters

32 Turks rescued in Greek waters

Thirty-two Turkish nationals, reportedly opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, were rescued by a patrol boat in the Aegean Sea, the Greek coastguard said Saturday.

Erdogan urges recognition of Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Erdogan urges recognition of Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the "capital of Palestine", as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned there could be no peace in the Middle East until such a move was made.

Erdogan says Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US

Erdogan says Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey could never be "condemned by virtual courts" in the US after he was implicated in a scheme allegedly designed to subvert US sanctions on Iran during a trial in New York.

Erdogan sues main opposition party leader

Erdogan sues main opposition party leader

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday is suing the main opposition party chief, seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages over "slanderous" comments about him and his family, state media reported.