10.04.2012 [FRANCE 24] - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pictured) accused Damascus of infringing its border on Monday after Syrian forces fired into a refugee camp inside Turkey. Erdogan threatened “necessary measures” in response to the violation.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (born 26 February 1954) is the 25th and current Prime Minister of Turkey, and the chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), which holds a majority of the seats in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Erdoğan served as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998. He finished Imam Hatip school before studying in Marmara University's Faculty of Economics and Commercial Sciences, where he graduated in 1981. Erdoğan was also a semi-professional footballer from 1969 to 1982.
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14.04.2012 [Journal of Turkish Weekly] - The new investment incentive package -- announced last week by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- has sparked optimism among businesses. However, economists argue the extent to which it will attract investment to underdeveloped regions is ambiguous
14.04.2012 [RT] - Velayati was the first to publicly denounce Turkey's secular state – a “sacred cow” that even President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's pro-Islamic Justice and Development Party has avoided contesting throughout all its years in power.
14.04.2012 [www.worldbulletin.net] - Turkey has become the center of calls for justice and peace with a great leadership of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, he said. Bagis said that in the past nine years Turkey has recorded a great transformation in regard to democracy and
14.04.2012 [Journal of Turkish Weekly] - Despite a brief split over Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks in Egypt stressing secularism, both governments have expressed support for the popular protests in the Arab world, albeit for different reasons. The rhetoric, however, took a
13.04.2012 [NPR] - by Peter Kenyon Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, Iran, in March. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated over Iran's continued support of the Syrian regime.
22.03.2012 [NPR] - A NATO ally with close ties to the West, Turkey's economy has grown significantly, and the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken active roles in several international crises. But reporter Dexter Filkins paints a complicated
09.04.2012 [The Daily Star] - By Sinan Ulgen Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken on a daunting challenge. After participating in the nuclear security summit in Seoul, South Korea at the end of March, he went on to Tehran to urge Iran's leaders to make a deal
31.03.2012 [Naharnet] - by Naharnet Newsdesk 31 March 2012, 17:39 Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan hailed the efforts exerted by Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi to Turkey to maintain stability in Lebanon, stressing that Turkey hasn't witnessed a visit like this
02.04.2012 [Commentary] - While President Obama hugs Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and solicits advice from the Islamist premier on how to raise daughters, fundamental change is under way in Turkey. Having won a third term, Erdogan has set his goals on changing
12.04.2012 [The Daily Star] - In the film, Mehmet the Conqueror – played by an actor who bears a remarkable resemblance to a young Recep Tayyip Erdogan – is shown to be a forceful and compassionate protector of Muslims and Christians alike (though there is no mention in the film of