Tag: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish anti-riot police detained at least seven people at a rally in Istanbul against Turkey's operation in Syria

Istanbul Police Break Up Landmark Turkish Mothers’ Protest

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Istanbul police on Saturday broke up a demonstration by Turkish mothers remembering the disappearance of relatives in the 1980s and 1990s, detaining over 20 people as participants marked the 700th such weekly protest.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a referendum victory speech to his supporters at the Presidential Palace on April 17, 2017 in Ankara Turkey. Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's historic referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a 'historic decision. 51.4 per cent per cent …

Expanded Powers Up for Grabs in Turkey Election

ANKARA, Turkey — The winner of Sunday’s presidential election will be the first Turkish head of state to govern with expanded powers after constitutional changes were approved in April 2017.