Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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POLITICS

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Kashmir crisis, India-Pakistan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

How Turkey's Erdogan disappointed host India to please Pakistan

India will do well to give it back to him at some appropriate time in the near future and tell him how stupid he has been.

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India-Turkey ties, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Despite Kashmir, why it's business as usual for Modi and Erdogan

India must dodge the bullet of the visiting Turkish president’s suggestion that ‘multilateral dialogue’ is the solution to the conundrum.

POLITICS

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India-Turkey ties, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Modi must welcome Turkey president Erdogan with caution

New Delhi must also take into account the excellent relations Istanbul enjoys with Pakistan.

POLITICS

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Democracy, Turkey Coup Attempt, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hard-hitting questions Indian media must ask Erdogan when he meets Modi

Journalists must ask Turkey's president how he claims to have advanced his country's democracy, when facts suggest otherwise.

POLITICS

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Brexit, Turkey referendum, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

What's common between Turkish referendum, Brexit and US election?

Given modern Turkey’s secular and democratic history, why have people chosen to abolish the post of Prime Minster?

POLITICS

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YSK, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey referendum

Why the world will keep questioning the legitimacy of Turkey’s referendum

Recep Erdogan will have powers at his disposal that no other president in developed democracies has.

POLITICS

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Turkey, Journalists, Modi government, BJP

Hounding of Indian journalists by BJP mirrors Turkey's crackdown on media

Simultaneous abuse of the religion in majority and stoking of nationalist sentiments by the ruling regime must alarm us.

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Fethullah Gulen, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

Indian Muslim scholars’ support for Turkey's Erdogan is alarming

Their prime concern seems the defence of a political Islamist who talks of the revival of a lost caliphate.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

How botched coup has turned up the heat on US-Turkey cold war

US and EU suspect Erdogan of divided loyalties in the war against terrorism.