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Mass unity rally against Turkey coup plotters

Aug 08, 2016 - 1:10 AM

UPDATED Erdogan says the movement run by US based preacher Fethullah Gulen – blamed by Ankara for the July 15 coup attempt – will pay a price for what they have done

epa05461298 People wave Turkish flags during a rally to protest at the failed coup attempt of 15th July 2016 and mourn the 240 people killed including civilians, policemen, and soldiers, in Istanbul, Turkey 07 August 2016. Thousands of people attend a democracy rally in Istanbul to protest the 15th July coup attempt. The president, Prime Minister, main opposition head and the leader of the country?s foremost nationalist party joined the rally. EPA/SEDAT SUNA

Have 'at least 3 kids', Erdogan tells Turkish women

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:20 AM

A woman who rejects motherhood who refrains from being around the house however successful her working life is is deficient is incomplete says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

epa05342146 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint news conference with his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi, Kenya, 02 June 2016. Erdogan and the Turkish delegation are visiting Kenya to strengthen diplomatic and economic relations with the East African country. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Turkey PM says draft constitution will guarantee secularism

Apr 27, 2016 - 10:00 PM

UPDATED Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vows to ensure that the state is at an equal distance from all faith groups

Turkish Prime Minister and the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Ahmet Davutoglu delivers a speech during AK Party's provincial chairmen meeting in Ankara on April 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN

Turkey graft probe blocked as defiant PM digs in

Dec 27, 2013 - 7:12 AM

Clear pressure from Istanbul s chief prosecutor and police commanders have stymied further arrests in the investigation says state prosecutor

DEFIANT. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a speech during a meeting at his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, 25 December 2013. EPA/Cem Oksuz/Anadolu Agency

Turkey PM reshuffles cabinet amid graft scandal

Dec 26, 2013 - 7:06 AM

The reshuffle comes as a spreading graft scandal forces the resignation of three top ministers and threatened the premier s own hold on power

TWO OUT. Turkey's Economy and Interior ministers step down in the midst of a graft scandal, just hourse after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan arrives from a foreign trip. Here, Erdogan addresses supporters upon his arrival to Esenboga Airport in Ankara December 24, 2013 AFP/Adem Altan

Two Turkey ministers resign over graft probe

Dec 25, 2013 - 5:42 PM

Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan and Interior Minister Muammer Guler announce their resignations hours after PM Erdogan returns from a trip abroad

TWO OUT. Turkey's Economy and Interior ministers step down in the midst of a graft scandal, just hourse after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan arrives from a foreign trip. Here, Erdogan addresses supporters upon his arrival to Esenboga Airport in Ankara December 24, 2013 AFP/Adem Altan

Turkey PM vows to go after rivals over mass graft probe

Dec 23, 2013 - 7:51 AM

Erdogan: Whoever dares to harm stir up or set traps in this country we will come to break those hands

MEETING THE PRESS. In this photo, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference he attended with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (not pictured) in Ankara, Turkey, 18 December 2013. EPA/Muammer Tan/Anadolu Agency

Turkey PM brands graft probe 'ugly' anti-government plot

Dec 19, 2013 - 8:11 AM

Several dozen police chiefs have been sacked in the wake of the dawn raids on Tuesday December 17 which led to the detention of 51 people

MEETING THE PRESS. In this photo, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference he attended with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (not pictured) in Ankara, Turkey, 18 December 2013. EPA/Muammer Tan/Anadolu Agency