NATO Chief Stoltenberg to visit Turkey over Sweden's membership
NATO officers expect Turkey to lift its apprehensions about Stockholm's admission to NATO since elections are now over
Turkey votes in runoff election, Erdogan positioned to extend rule
The election will decide not only who leads Turkey, a NATO-member country of 85 million, but also how it is governed, where its economy is headed after its currency plunged to one-tenth of its value against the dollar in a decade, and the shape of its foreign policy
Tayyip Erdogan's administration divided on economic plan as Turkey runoff presidential elections loom, say sources
With foreign reserves tumbling, some analysts say Turkey could face another economic crash as soon as this year that sends inflation soaring again and strains its balance of payments - unless the government changes course
G20 meet in Srinagar: How a possible 26/11-type terror attack was exposed
The third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting begins in Kashmir’s Srinagar Monday amid a tight security blanket. There have been reports of a plot to carry out a 26/11-type attack and terror threat to schools. The itinerary of foreign delegates has been altered with a visit to Gulmarg cancelled
Which countries are skipping the G20 meet in Kashmir?
The third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting is being hosted by India in Srinagar on 22-24 May. This is J&K's first significant international event since losing its special status in 2019. While Saudi Arabia and Egypt have not yet registered, China and Turkey have chosen to skip the event
French magazine Charlie Hebdo has once again gone after Turkey’s Erdogan: What is it now?
Three days after the elections, Charlie Hebdo published a cartoon featuring Turkey’s presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan being electrocuted in a bathtub. The artwork is being called ‘inhumane’
Turkey's biggest opposition party says irregularities at thousands of ballots after historic election
President Tayyip Erdogan's Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies stunned pollsters by obtaining a commanding majority in parliament
Sinan Ogan: Far-right leader who could be ‘kingmaker’ in Turkey runoff elections
With no presidential candidate bagging more than 50 per cent of the votes, Turkey is heading to a runoff election on 28 May. Sinan Ogan, who is now out of the race, could decide the political fate of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu
Elections done, but no president yet: Why Turkey is likely to go to polls again
So far, no presidential candidate has been able to secure more than 50 per cent of ballots cast in the 14 May Turkey elections. The country is widely expected to head to a runoff election on 28 May, which would see President Recep Tayyip Erdogan facing his main rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu
No further negotiations planned on Black Sea grain deal this week says Ukraine
Ukrainian Black Sea ports were closed following Russia's incursion last year, but access to three of them was restored in July under a deal mediated by the United Nations and Turkey between Moscow and Kyiv
Turkey Election 2023: 5 instances how Erdogan tailored judiciary, gagged press, rigged polls
This election is pivotal to the fruition of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s meticulously crafted political life: if he loses, he would have failed to become the leader of the Muslim World
Hand In Glove: Elon Musk buckled to Erdogan, Twitter censored Opposition before Turkey President polls
Elon Musk and Twitter were called out for censoring the accounts of several leaders of opposition before the election in Turkey, at the request of the Erdogan-led Turkish government. Musk's defense was had he not complied, Twitter would have been banned.
Turkey heads to a runoff in presidential elections: How different is Erdogan from rival Kilicdaroglu
Turkey's presidential election resulted in neither candidate winning 50 per cent of the vote, leading to a runoff on 28 May between incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his rival, Kemal Kilicdaroglu. It is unlikely that either candidate will change their approach in the two-week period
Turkish polls close with Erdogan's fate hanging in balance
The emergence of Kemal Kilicdaroglu and his six-party opposition alliance -- a group that forms the type of broad-based coalition that Erdogan excelled at forging throughout his career -- gives foreign allies and Turkish voters a clear alternative
Turkey general elections today: Who are the presidential nominees and other main players?
Opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu is vying to end President Tayyip Erdogan’s two-decade rule in the Turkey general elections. They will face a third challenger – former academic Sinan Ogan
Sex, lies and videotape: The scandal that is shaking up Turkey’s election
Muharrem Ince, leader of the center-left Homeland Party, has dropped out of the race for Turkey’s president after a ‘sex tape’ went viral on social media. Ince dropping out could tip the polls to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s main challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu
Agreement extending Black Sea grain deal nearing, says Turkey
The Black Sea Grain Initiative, in place since July after diplomacy by the United Nations and Turkey, allows Ukraine grain exports via port, helping ease shortages and resulting price spikes triggered by Russia's invasion of the breadbasket nation
Global Watch | Why Turkey’s presidential polls are important for India and the world
Turkey’s presidential polls are significant because the present incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken the country towards radical Islam
Explained: Can Turkey's divided Opposition oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan?
Recent surveys in Turkey show that the largest opposition party, the CHP, holds a relatively strong position in the presidential race. However, in parliamentary elections, President Erdogan's conservative policies appear to be benefiting the AK Party
To quit smoking, Turkey man locks his head in a cage every morning
A man in Turkey has come up with an out-of-the-box idea of believe it or not locking his head in a cage to quit smoking forever. Ibrahim Yücel, who had been struggling with the addiction for years, designed and wore the peculiar device himself to keep the cigarette away from his mouth at all times