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Erdogan Invites Musk to Build Tesla Car Factory in Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has invited Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, to establish a Tesla factory in Turkey, according to the country's communications directorate on Monday. Musk mentioned that numerous Turkish suppliers are currently collaborating with Tesla, and he...

Mitsotakis and Erdogan Agree to Meet at NATO Summit

Just a day after his electoral victory, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has reportedly agreed to meet with his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at an upcoming summit next month. In recent years, tensions between Greece and Turkey had...

Will Erdoğan Survive Turkey’s Elections?

On Sunday, May 14, the Turkish general elections will decide whether incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan retains his seat. Erdoğan's main rival is Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the opposition. Political commentators are billing the 2023 election as the...

Putin and Erdogan: Architects of Revisionism

The violation of international law and disregard for international treaties by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine is a dark sign of revisionism

Turkey Bars Warships From Black Sea Straits Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Turkey barred warships from passing through key straits in the Black Sea in a bid to de-escalate the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Monday. The move came after Ukraine asked Turkey to activate a 90-year-old international pact that can be used to...

Erdogan, Wife Test Positive for COVID-19

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife, Emine, have tested positive for coronavirus, as they announced on Saturday

Turkey No More: Erdogan Changes Country’s Name to “Turkiye”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released a statement earlier this month announcing that he will change Turkey's name to "Turkiye." "The word 'Turkiye' represents and expresses the culture, civilization and values of the Turkish nation in the best way," read...

The Nationalist Turk Who Discovered His Greek Roots

Ibrahim Yaylali was a nationalist Turk who discovered his Greek roots and made a 180-degree turn, becoming an activist for human rights

Turkey Slammed by Europe for Expelling Ambassadors

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Saturday decision to expel ten ambassadors from his country has been termed "incomprehensible" by the governments of several EU nations. His most recent actions could lead to yet another diplomatic row between Turkey and...

Turkey Issues Navtex North of Cyprus, Nicosia Responds

Cyprus responded to a Navtex issued by Turkey on Friday evening announcing new research from seismic ship Oruc Reis north of Cyprus