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Khashoggi murder ‘happened under my watch,’ Saudi Crown Prince tells PBS

Khashoggi recordings ‘appalling’, shocked Saudi intelligence, says Turkish President

President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, are “appalling” and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened...
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Erdogan’s dictatorship: Activists ‘attacked’ outside Turkish embassy in Pretoria

Security personnel pounced on a crowd of civic society group members belonging to the Turkey Solidarity Network (TSN) who were picketing outside the Turkish...
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Erdogan inaugurates mosque, says ‘we will crush terrorism with our feet’

President Tayyip Erdogan, on Friday, vowed to destroy terrorism in Turkey in his first public appearance since his election victory, during the inauguration of...
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Erdogan threatens to cut ties with Israel over Trump Jerusalem move

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has threatened to break off diplomatic ties with Israel over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of the...
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Key takeaways from Buhari’s four-day engagement in Turkey, by Garba Shehu

PRESIDENT Recep Tayyeb Erdogan hosted Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria for a fairly long one-on-one meeting in Ankara, the Turkish capital on Thursday...

Counter terrorism: Nigeria, Turkey to strengthen security cooperation

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, on Thursday in Ankara, Turkey, agreed to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both...
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Erdogan escalates row with U.S., says ‘I no longer recognise ambassador’

Turkey no longer recognises the U.S. ambassador to Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, toughening his rhetoric amid a worsening row with...

U.S. issues arrest warrants for Turkish guards in brawl outside embassy

United States (U.S.) Authorities have issued arrest warrants for a dozen Turkish security guards involved in a clash outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in...

Turkey puts 200 suspected military coup plotters on trial amid heavy security

Turkey put on trial 200 suspects on Monday including senior military officers accused of plotting and orchestrating the alleged 2016 failed coup, in a...

Buhari congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the people and government of Turkey on the successful conclusion of the country’s referendum on Monday. A statement by...