10.04.2012 [FRANCE 24] - Turkish Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan (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 TayyipErdogan -- 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 TayyipErdogan'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 TayyipErdogan, he said. Bagis said that in the past nine years Turkey has recorded a great transformation in regard to democracy and
14.04.2012 [Jordan Times] - Prime Minister TayyipErdogan has said caring for displaced Syrians has cost Turkey $150 million to date, Turkish media reported. Turkey has set up about 10 camps for Syrians fleeing more than a year of violence between rebels and President Bashar
12.04.2012 [Yahoo!7 News] - ... Turkish prosecutors ordered the arrest on Thursday of four ex-generals and dozens of officers on charges of plotting the 1997 overthrow of the government of Necmettin Erbakan, the Islamist leader who paved the way for Prime Minister TayyipErdogan.
13.04.2012 [NPR] - by Peter Kenyon Turkish Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan 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.
09.04.2012 [The Daily Star] - By Sinan Ulgen Turkey's Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan 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
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 TayyipErdogan has taken active roles in several international crises. But reporter Dexter Filkins paints a complicated
28.03.2012 [Daily Beast] - by Benny Morris Mar 28, 2012 10:30 AM EDT A fortnight ago, Recep TayyipErdogan, Turkey's prime minister, accused Israel of committing "genocide" against the Palestinians. Speaking before members of his AK Party, the Islamist party that has ruled
11.04.2012 [The Daily Star] - The bill was approved by parliament last month after fierce debates between lawmakers from Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan's moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP) and opposition deputies. The reform extends compulsory education from
31.03.2012 [Naharnet] - by Naharnet Newsdesk 31 March 2012, 17:39 Turkish Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan 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 TayyipErdogan 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
26.03.2012 [Los Angeles Times] - The move came in the wake of Turkish Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan's increasing criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad and as opposition leaders held a conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting, in part meant to bridge conflicts between
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 TayyipErdogan – is shown to be a forceful and compassionate protector of Muslims and Christians alike (though there is no mention in the film of
09.12.2010 by Shilpa Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and his Turkish counterpart Recep TayyipErdogan announced this after co-chairing the first High-Level Cooperation Council meeting in Ankara. The two sides also signed 18 memoranda of ...
Turkish Prime Minister Recep TayyipErdogan sided with the Egyptian protesters against their president in a televised speech on Tuesday in which he rebuked Hosni Mubarak and urged him to take a bold step before more blood is spilled.