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1 May, 2017 4:24 AM On First Visit To India As President, Turkey's Erdogan Suggests Multi-Lateral Dialogue On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday suggested a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue to ensure peace in the region. He met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and their talks are scheduled to begin later today. Erdogen, who arrived in New Delhi last evening ahead of talks with PM Narendra Modi scheduled today, favoured 97

30 April, 2017 6:28 PM Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests multilateral dialogue on Kashmir issue

NEW DELHI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today suggested a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue to ensure peace in the region. Erdogen, who arrived here this evening ahead of talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, favoured India's bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) besides that of Pakistan, saying India should 157

30 April, 2017 10:51 AM Turkey threatens further strikes on U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria and insisted U.S. support for such groups “must come to an end.” The U.S. moved troops and armored vehicles through several Syrian cities and towns on Friday and Saturday in a show of force apparently intended to dissuade 126

18 April, 2017 7:38 PM 'Russia denies knowledge of IS leader al-Baghdadi's arrest'

Moscow: Officials from Russia's Foreign Ministry have denied knowledge of reports that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State jihadist group, has been arrested in Syria, Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw said on Tuesday. "We are not aware of the arrest of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, 'caliph' of the Islamic State, and have not received any information or clarification 67

18 April, 2017 2:28 AM Erdogan slams criticism of disputed Turkey poll

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday angrily rejected criticism by international monitors of a referendum granting him extra powers that was disputed by the opposition and exposed bitter divisions in the country. The referendum was seen as crucial not just for shaping Turkey's political system but also the future strategic direction 41

17 April, 2017 9:43 PM Triumphant Turkish President Swats Away Western Criticism Of Referendum

Istanbul: A defiant Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan denounced the West's "crusader mentality" on Monday after European monitors criticised a referendum in which he won sweeping new powers. Erdogan, whose narrow victory laid bare the nation's divisions, told flag-waving supporters that foreign election observers should "know their place" and Turkey did not "see, hear or acknowledge" 162

17 April, 2017 2:49 AM Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul

The sweeping constitutional changes approved in the vote grant the Turkish President more power President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum on Sunday that will tighten his grip on power, but the knife-edge result left the country bitterly divided and the opposition crying foul. The sweeping constitutional changes approved in the vote create 41

16 April, 2017 5:27 PM Turkish 'Yes' Lead Narrows To 51.7 Per Cent In Final Stages Of Count

ANKARA/ISTANBUL: Votes for constitutional change to hand President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers held a narrow lead with almost all ballot boxes opened on Sunday, but Turkey's three largest cities and the mainly Kurdish southeast looked set to vote "No". "Yes" votes stood at 51.3 percent after 98.2 percent of ballots had been opened for counting, state-run 191

16 April, 2017 5:19 PM 'Yes' camp edging tight Turkey poll on Erdogan powers

- The 'Yes' campaign to give Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expanded powers was just ahead of its rival Sunday in a bitterly-contested referendum that will determine Turkey's future destiny, initial results said. In a nail-biting end to a frenetic campaign, the 'No' share of the vote was climbing as more ballots were counted, after lagging well behind 117

16 April, 2017 3:08 PM Turkish "Yes" vote leads with 63 percent after quarter of votes counted

Early counting in Turkey's referendum registered 63 percent support for a "Yes" vote to give sweeping new powers to President Tayyip Erdogan, broadcaster NTV said on Sunday, adding that around a quarter of the ballots had been tallied. Ahead of Sunday's vote, opinion polls had shown a narrow lead for a "Yes" vote, which would replace Turkey's parliamentary 165