Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Author Orhan Pamuk: ‘I used to have three bodyguards, now I have one’
Nobel prize winner Orhan Pamuk on Salman Rushdie’s attack, responding to extremism in Turkey – and his new, oddly prophetic, pandemic novel

Lisa Allardice

10, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: what we know on day 197 of the invasion
Ukraine retakes towns in Kharkiv in surprise counterattack, Zelenskiy claims; Putin threatens to tear up grain deal and cut off all gas, oil, and coal to Europe

Samantha Lock

08, Sep, 2022 @12:33 AM

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Putin threatens to tear up fragile Ukraine grain deal in bellicose speech
Russian president says he wants to rethink agreement to allow export of Ukrainian grain from Black Sea

Andrew Roth in Moscow

07, Sep, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Turkey’s rapprochement with Syria leaves regional refugees fearful
Erdoğan is no longer seeking the ousting of Assad, alarming Syrians across the opposition and Kurdish exiles who fear being forcibly returned

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

23, Aug, 2022 @11:41 AM

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Russia to stage ‘provocation’ at nuclear plant, warns Ukrainian military
UN secretary general calls for urgent withdrawal of Russian forces and equipment from Zaporizhzhia

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kyiv and agencies

18, Aug, 2022 @7:07 PM

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Putin and Erdoğan meet for secretive talks in Sochi
Talks expected to focus on Ukraine and could include Kremlin efforts to circumvent western sanctions

Andrew Roth in Moscow

05, Aug, 2022 @3:09 PM

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Erdoğan asks Russia and Iran to back Turkey’s incursion into Syria
Turkish president cites Kurdish forces in north-west Syria as justification for extending zone of control

Ruth Michaelson in Istanbul

20, Jul, 2022 @9:50 AM

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Putin endorsed by Iran for invasion of Ukraine but clashes with Turkey at summit
Tehran meeting saw discord over Erdoğan’s plan to intervene in Syria but ‘progress’ on shipping Ukrainian grain

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Jul, 2022 @10:23 PM

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Question of what now for Syria remains as vexed as ever
Analysis: while diplomatic efforts continue over Ukraine, Syria risks becoming entrenched as the conflict that was

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

19, Jul, 2022 @5:07 PM

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Turkey hit with soaring prices as inflation nears 80%
Growth in annual prices rose from 73.5% in May to 78.6% in June, but real rate could be double official figure

Phillip Inman

04, Jul, 2022 @12:45 PM

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Erdoğan gains from lifting Sweden and Finland Nato veto with US fighter jet promise
Analysis: deal between Biden and Erdoğan is sealed in Madrid after Nordic countries vow to control support for Kurdish terrorism

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

29, Jun, 2022 @6:59 PM

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Saudi crown prince visits Turkey as relations thaw after Khashoggi murder
Mohammed bin Salman welcomed by President Erdoğan in state visit expected to yield significant trade deals

Ruth Michaelson in Istanbul

22, Jun, 2022 @3:58 PM

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