Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tayyip Erdogan

August 19, 2022

Ukraine: UN warns damage to Zaporizhzhia plant suicidal

The UN chief expressed grave concern over the unfolding situation in and around Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia.

Erdogan, Zelensky and Antonio Guteress
June 2, 2022

UN agrees to change Turkey’s official name to Türkiye

The move is seen as Ankara’s push to rebrand the nation and dissociate its name from the popular American Thanksgiving dinner bird, turkey, and other unfavourable connotations.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Credit: BBC)
May 24, 2022

Finland, Sweden to meet Turkey over NATO bids

Finland and Sweden will send delegations to Ankara to try to resolve Turkish opposition to their applications for membership in the NATO military alliance.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Credit: BBC)
May 19, 2022

Turkey opposes Finland, Sweden bids to join NATO

The Turkish president said Sweden and Finland were harbouring and financing “terrorists” and supplying them with weapons.

Tayyip Erdogan
April 7, 2022

Turkish court transfers Khashoggi trial to Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi’s killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul four years ago raised a global outcry and put pressure on Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler.

Jamal Khashoggi
August 9, 2021

Wildfires: Buhari offers to help Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a telephone call to Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan, offering to help as the European country grapples with ravaging wildfires.

President Muhammadu Buhari and President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan
April 13, 2021

Turkey issues warrant for 84 suspects over 2016 failed coup

Those targeted in the operations were reportedly soldiers on active duty, expelled military personnel, and on-duty police officers.

October 2, 2020

World leaders offer support after Trump, wife tested positive for coronavirus

The American leader said he and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 after a close aide had contracted the virus.

Trump and wife Melania