Erdoğan: EU court decision on headscarf started war between cross and crescent

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Thursday that a recent decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against two female employees in...

Erdogan ally cleric says Turkey must acquire WMDs to deter West

Hayrettin Karaman, a leading theologian that is known as chief fatwa (religious edict) issuer for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the ruling Justice...

Polling place at Diyanet mosque in Amsterdam accused of pressuring voters

The Amsterdam municipality visited a polling station at a Turkish mosque in the Dutch capital after the mosque was accused of pressuring voters with...

High-profile Twitter accounts hacked by Erdoğanist hackers

Thousands of Twitter accounts, including high profile ones belonging to users such as Forbes, Amnesty International, the BBC’s North American service, and tennis star...

Juncker says Erdoğan’s Nazi remarks drive Turkey further away from EU

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has criticized Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for his comparison of Germany and the Netherlands to the Nazis,...

German state Saarland seeks to ban Turkish political rallies

The governor of German state Saarland says that she wants to prevent Turkish government officials from holding political rallies there before Turkey’s constitutional referendum. Governor...

Erdoğan fans burn French flag, attack Norwegian journalist mistaking for ‘Dutch’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD4lC-H3Ai4 A group of protesters in the Black Sea province of Samsun have burned a French flag as they mistook it for the Dutch flag...

Erdoğanist columnist calls on gov’t to ‘set West on fire’ before it occupies Turkey

Yakup Köse, a staunch supporter of Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and a columnist for the pro-government Star daily, on Monday called on...

Erdoğan likens Europeans to dogs: ‘They don’t bite each other’

Continuing his reactions to the Netherlands’ expulsion from the country of Turkish Minister of Family and Social Policy Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya on Saturday...

Police chief who was purged over Gülen links beaten on street in Samsun

https://youtu.be/lGjvqWTM7e8 G.E., a former police chief in Samsun who was dismissed over alleged links to the Gülen movement following a failed coup attempt last year,...

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