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Turkish President Erdogan Congratulates Joe Biden

On Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Joe Biden on his victory over Donald Trump in the just-concluded US presidential election, urging closer ties between them. The French President, Emmanuel Macron, and British...

Turkey’s Erdogan Renews Support For Libya’s UN-Recognized Government

The Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday pledged Turkey’s continous support for the UN-recognised government of Libya during closed-door talks in Istanbul, his office said. Erdogan has met with the head of the...

Erdogan defends Istanbul election re-run amid protests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there was "illegality" in Istanbul's mayoral election, after the country's electoral body ordered it to be re-held. "We sincerely believe there is organized corruption and complete illegality," he said on Tuesday. The decision...

Turkey local elections experience Setback for Erdogan in big cities

The party of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lost control of the capital, Ankara, in local elections, in a blow to his 16-year rule. The main opposition is also slightly ahead in the contest for mayor of Istanbul,...

Turkey warned over Venezuela gold trade

The Turkish government is coming under renewed pressure to stop buying gold from Venezuela, news agency has learned. A senior Western diplomatic source told the news that Turkey was now considered the main concern among the countries engaging in...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has for the first time accused the Saudi government directly of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government," he wrote...

Merkel plans to meet Macron, Putin, Erdogan in October

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday she and the leaders of Turkey, Russia and France planned to hold a summit next month on the situation in war-ravaged Syria. “We are in favour of a four-way meeting with the presidents...

Turkey will lay siege to Syria’s Afrin in coming days

Turkey will lay siege to Afrin in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday a month after Ankara launched an offensive against Kurdish militia in the region. "In the coming days, swiftly, we will lay siege to...
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Court Declines EFCC’s Plea To Revoke Femi Fani-Kayode’s Bail

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