The leftist streamer said a formative moment in his political growth came after witnessing a lawsuit over a political cartoon in Turkey.
The Taliban has sought to convince the world it intends to rule peacefully, but its words and actions haven't meshed.
Disputes with friends and rivals have led Turkey to seek to "not be so dependent on outsiders," one expert told Insider.
If the Senate confirms Flake for the ambassadorship, he would assume the role at a time when US-Turkey relations have hit a historic low.
Erdogan's autocratic leadership style and purchase of a Russian missile defense system has strained ties between the US and Turkey.
This trip will be an audition for Biden on the global stage as he seeks to repair the strains placed on historic alliances during the Trump era.
Ursula Von der Leyen was filmed standing at an April 6 meeting while Turkey's president and the European Council's president sat.
Video showed President Erdoğan and European Council President Michel settling in chairs while Ursula von der Leyen was left standing.
"Mr. Biden's statements about Mr. Putin are not fitting of a president," Erdogan said after Biden said he viewed Putin as a "killer."
Erdoğan has replaced top officials unsavory to the US and offered negotiations on the F-35 program in moves apparently to appease Biden.
Though he's spoken to a number of world leaders since his inauguration, President Joe Biden has not yet had a phone call with Erdogan.
The Turkish government has been accused of agreeing to deport Uighur Muslims to China to access COVID-19 vaccines. In recent years, China has forcefully cracked down on Uighurs around the world, using their religion to cite a national security threat. Turkey is home to the largest number of diasporic Uighurs […]
President Donald Trump has held off on sanction Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air-defence system for three years. Recent reports indicated that the Trump administration is reversing course, as Congress pushes for action, but with tensions in the region rising, Turkey appears unlikely to back down from its […]
The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday published a caricature of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid his tensions with French President Emmanuel Macron. The cartoon depicts Erdogan sitting in his underwear, drinking a beer, and lifting up a woman’s hijab to expose her bare backside. Most Muslims consider […]
France pulled its ambassador from Turkey on Sunday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his counterpart Emmanuel Macron “needs mental treatment.” Erdogan’s comments came after Macron criticised Muslim communities in France following the October 16 killing of a schoolteacher who had shown his class cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad. Macron […]
Turkey is currently backing Azerbaijan’s fight against Russia-backed Armenia over the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region. Over the past year Turkey has also involved itself in proxy conflicts against Russia in Syria and Libya. A NATO military analyst told Insider that Turkey’s boldness in joining proxy fights actually comes from President Erdogan […]
President Donald Trump told the veteran reporter Bob Woodward that he got along better with “tougher and meaner” world leaders than “the easy ones.” Trump was discussing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has a long record of human-rights violations, with Woodward for his new book, “Rage.” “I get along […]