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Erdogan Snubs Bolton Over Comments That Turkey Must Protect Kurds

Supported by Erdogan Snubs Bolton Over Comments That Turkey Must Protect Kurds Video President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey denounced comments from the American national security adviser, John R. Bolton, that Turkey must agree to protect Kurds if Americans withdraw from Syria. Mr. Bolton was denied a meeting with Mr. ...

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Erdogan Champions Khashoggi While Trampling Turkish Journalists and Dissidents

Erdogan Champions Khashoggi While Trampling Turkish Journalists and Dissidents Image President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey at the opening ceremony of Istanbul’s new international airport last week.CreditCreditBulent Kilic/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Carlotta Gall Nov. 6, 2018 ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has kept the case ...

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Sermons and Shouted Insults: How Erdogan Keeps Turkey Spellbound

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey speaking at the country’s presidential palace in February. He often makes three speeches in a day, each broadcast live on multiple channels. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace, via Reuters ANKARA, Turkey — As President Trump has his tweets, the leader of Turkey has his speeches. President ...

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Erdogan Curbs Criticism of Trump, Seeking Warmer Relationship

ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and the officials around him rarely miss a chance to call out Western hostility toward Islam. When Danish newspapers published cartoons a decade ago that mocked the Prophet Muhammad, Mr. Erdogan quickly called for checks on press freedom. After the 2015 ...

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