Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish users quit WhatsApp, switch to local apps

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s media office has reportedly planning to shut down its WhatsApp groups over privacy concerns. The move comes after Ankara called for a nationwide boycott of the Facebook-owned messaging app. The office is switching over

Turkish President attends first prayer in Hagia Sophia

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended the first prayer in the Hagia Sophia since the museum has been turned back into a mosque. Around 500 people are allowed inside the mosque for the first prayer, with thousands more

Turkey-Russia agree ceasefire in Idlib after Moscow meeting

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have announced a military ceasefire in Idlib, aiming to halt intense fighting that has sparked a humanitarian disaster and raised fears of their armies clashing. Both the leaders agreed

President Erdogan won hearts of Pakistanis: Shehbaz Sharif

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has said that Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the hearts of the people of Pakistan. Shehbaz Sharif applauds President Erdogan’s speech at the joint sitting of the parliament. He said

Wish PM Khan could attend Kuala Lumpur Summit: Turkish President

GENEVA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed wish that Prime Minister Imran Khan should have attended the Kuala Lumpur Summit in Malaysia. Imran Khan and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met during at a meeting on the sidelines of the

Turkish President extends condolences to ‘Tezgam fire’ victims

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended his condolences to families of the victims who were killed in the devastating Tezgam fire. In his condolence statement, Recep Tayyip Erdogan while expressing his grief over the deaths showed solidarity with the

Modi cancels Turkey visit after Erdogan’s criticism

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi canceled a two-day trip to Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan severely criticized India for its illegal 5th August action on Kashmir while addressing at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The life in the

Will restore Syria operation if deal not respected, warns Erdogan

ISTANBUL:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Ankara would restart its operation against Kurdish forces in Syria on Tuesday if they were not withdrawn from a safe zone. After US Vice President Mike Pence came to Ankara for

Turkish President tosses Trump’s warning letter into trash: source

ANKARA: Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected and tossed the unusual letter into the trash that he received from US President Donald Trump warning him against a major military campaign in Syria. A report by the BBC stated, “President

Turkish president Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan postponed 

ISLAMABAD: The visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Pakistan is likely to be postponed following the military operation in Syria. The postponement of the visit comes amid an ongoing offensive launched by Turkey against Kurdish militant groups in

Trilateral meeting to be held between Khan, Mahathir & Erdogan today

NEW YORK: Prime Miniter Imran Khan will hold a trilateral meeting with Malaysian Premier Mahathir Bin Mohamad and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan today. As per the schedule for today, the three leaders will hold the meeting at Ritz Carlton

PM discusses IoK issue with Turkish President

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan had a conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the issue of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) on Tuesday. Both the prime minister and President Erdogan discussed the overall situation of the region