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9 Germans among 10 killed in Istanbul suicide attack

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:46 PM

5th UPDATE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber of Syrian origin while Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he belongs to ISIS

CASUALTIES. Dead bodies lie on the ground after an explosion near the Blue Mosque, in the Sultanahmet district of central Istanbul, Turkey, January 12, 2016. Deniz Toprak/EPA

Erdogan vows no change ahead of Turkey handover

Aug 27, 2014 - 7:34 PM

The Turkish strongman rejected suggestions that Ahmet Davutoglu would simply be a puppet premier and said that the AKP would never be a one man party

TURKEY'S MOST POWERFUL. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu shake hands during meeting in Ankara, Turkey 21 August 2014. Hakan Goktepe/Anadolu Agency/EPA

Turkey ruling party set to name Davutoglu as PM

Aug 21, 2014 - 10:54 AM

The executive committee of the Justice and Development Party AKP will meet in Ankara at 1100 GMT to agree a successor for Recep Tayyip Erdogan

'NEXT TURKISH PM.' Ahmet Davutoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, at the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, 24 January 2014. Laurent Gillieron/EPA