Tag Archives: Erdogan

Fearing future, some Turks flee abroad

412 suspected Kurdish militants detained ISTANBUL, April 13, (Agencies): Lawyer Savas Ersoy and his wife turned down many chances to leave Turkey and work abroad. But after a failed coup, a wave of bombs and the referendum on expanding presidential powers on Sunday, they are packing their bags. Like other …

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O head of authorities, destiny is calling … take appropriate decisions and move on

IN times of major crises and tribulations that threaten the destiny of a state, democracy becomes a luxury. This is because the devil of betrayal and interests is found in the details of the argument which had brought down the Byzantine rule. It is completely irrational for countries to bicker …

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Nazi remarks to continue: Erdogan

Germany demands to release reporter ANKARA, April 4, (Agencies): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Tuesday to continue calling European countries “Nazi remnants and fascists” if they maintain their “current attitude against Turkey”, despite repeated condemnation from European capitals. “They don’t let my ministers make speeches in Europe (…) Once …

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Many Turks seeking asylum in Germany – ‘Voters in EU should defy grandchildren of Nazism’

BERLIN, April 3, (Agencies): At least 262 Turkish diplomats and army personnel have applied for asylum in Germany since a failed July coup that Turkey blames on supporters of a US-based cleric, a spokeswoman for the German Interior Ministry said on Monday. The number of Turkish citizens seeking asylum in …

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Europeans will not walk freely: Erdogan – Ankara sees EU as a haven for terrorists

ANKARA, March 22, (Agencies): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Europeans across the world would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude. Turkey has been embroiled in a row with Germany and the Netherlands over the barring of campaign …

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‘Erdogan not welcome in Germany’ – Ankara may review ties with EU after vote

BERLIN, March 21, (Agencies): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has crossed a line by comparing Berlin’s government to the Nazis and he and other officials are no longer welcome in Germany, a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. The rebuke from Volker Bouffier, vice chairman of Merkel’s …

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Erdogan says jailed journalist a terrorist agent – Over 2,000 coup suspects detained

ANKARA, March 20, (Agencies): Turkish authorities detained more than 2,000 people over the last week for suspected links to militant groups or last year’s failed coup attempt, the interior ministry said on Monday. Turkey, which faces multiple security threats, including the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Islamic State …

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Erdogan, ‘Dikkatli Olmak’ for Brotherhood’s dreams

IMMEDIATELY after the Turkish government foiled a coup attempt last month, the ‘sheikhs’ of dreams from the Arab’s ‘Brotherhood’ started claiming that they saw Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a dream exuding an aura close to sainthood. They made the same claim about Mohammad Morsi when their group appointed …

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Gaddafi ’s camels and Turkish foxes

A FEW days ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “We are working towards rebuilding the State.” This is part of the new strategy which started after the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016. However, amid the hype on rebuilding the State, the Turkish security authorities arrested tens of …

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It is Erdogan-Brotherhood coup

IT IS no longer hidden to anybody that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has turned what appears to be a botched coup d’état, which to him was successful, into a rack upon which he hangs the premeditated drastic cleanup campaign to enable him to control the government. This will serve as a …

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