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Turkish PM investigated for corruption – Times of India

Times of IndiaANKARA: A chief prosecutor’s office on Tuesday initiated an investigation into audio recordings purportedly of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering his son to dispose of vast amounts of cash amid a graft probe, state-run media reported, …Erdogan overheard telling son to get rid of cash as Turkey corruption probe …MiamiHerald.comTurkish Prime […]

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Turkey PM Erdogan says ‘tapped’ phone call to son ‘fabricated’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has angrily condemned as fabricated an audio recording that appears to show him talking to his son about hiding large sums of money. He said the recording, allegedly tapped and posted on social media, was a …Opposition calls for investigation into Turkish PMBusinessweekTurkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams ‘treacherous’ recordingFinancial […]

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Turkish central bank will not hold “additional monetary tightening days” anymore – Economic Times

Economic TimesThe bank raised all of its key interest rates in dramatic fashion at an emergency midnight policy meeting, ignoring opposition from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as it battles to defend the country’s crumbling lira currency. ET SPECIAL: Save precious time …Turkish PM arrives in Tehran, Iranwww.worldbulletin.netTurkish prime minister arrives in Iran for talksSan Francisco […]

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EU Sparks Fly Over Turkey’s Civil Rights as Entry Bid Languishes – Bloomberg

BloombergTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “If we consider the judiciary as a… Read More. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “If we consider the judiciary as a separate power, this would lead to a country of judicial rule and not …Turkey’s Erdogan, on Brussels visit, criticised over crackdownReuters UKTurkish premier Erdogan resists […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan, on Brussels visit, criticized over crackdown – Reuters

ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, making his first visit to Brussels in five years, faced sharp criticism from European Union leaders on Tuesday over a crackdown on the judiciary and police that has rattled investors. Erdogan has …Erdogan stirs concern but avoids showdown on visit to BrusselsFinancial TimesTurkey Puzzles Market With New […]

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Turkey PM Erdogan in EU membership talks amid tensions – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkey’s PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Brussels for talks on his country’s EU membership bid, amid EU concerns over a purge of senior Turkish officials. The negotiations are beset by problems. EU politicians have voiced concern about the state of Turkey’s …Turkey democracy being rolled back, warns GulenThe Guardian NigeriaTurkey PM Erdogan’s visit […]

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Opposition warns of ‘deep state’ in new Turkish cabinet – Reuters

ReutersISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s opposition accused scandal-hit Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday of trying to rule via a secretive “deep state”, after a cabinet reshuffle that would tighten controls on police already beleaguered by government-ordered …Bershidsky on Europe: Turkey in UpheavalBloombergErdogan Overhauls Cabinet as Inner Circle Cracks in Graft ProbeBusinessweekUnder Mounting Pressure, Turkey Premier […]

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Erdogan Resignation Call Chokes Lira Prop-Up Plan: Turkey Credit – Businessweek

BusinessweekTurkish central bank Governor Erdem Basci’s attempt to buy himself time to boost the lira amid a corruption probe took a beating after a third minister resigned and urged Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to do the same. The lira weakened 0.2 percent to …Corruption Scandal Is Edging Near Turkish PremierNew York TimesTurkey’s Erdogan Revamps […]

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Three Turkish ministers step down amid graft inquiry – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeANKARA, Turkey — Three Cabinet ministers resigned in Turkey on Wednesday, days after their sons were taken into custody in a sweeping corruption and bribery scandal that has targeted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s allies in one of the worst …Turkey’s Erdogan Revamps CabinetRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyCorruption Scandal Is Edging Near Turkish PremierNew York TimesTurkey ministers Caglayan, […]

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Graft Scandal Is Approaching Turkey Premier – New York Times

New York TimesISTANBUL — A corruption investigation that has encircled the Turkish government moved an ominous step closer to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, as three top ministers whose sons have been implicated abruptly resigned — and one …Three Turkish Cabinet ministers resign amid corruption investigationLos Angeles TimesTurkey’s Erdogan replaces half his cabinet […]

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Under Mounting Pressure, Turkey Premier Shuffles Cabinet – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalISTANBUL—Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered the worst blow in his decade in power when an old friend quit the cabinet and called for his resignation—the latest fallout from a corruption investigation that threatens to undermine the leadership of …Turkey’s Cabinet Reshuffled Over Corruption Probe.Voice of AmericaTurkish PM reshuffles cabinet after 3 step […]

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Erdogan Overhauls Cabinet as Inner Circle Cracks in Graft Probe – Businessweek

BusinessweekRecep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, gestures as he gives a speech under a Turkish flag and portraits of himself and Turkey’s first president Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, during a meeting at his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) party …Turkish PM reshuffles cabinet after 3 step down in corruption probeFox NewsDefiant Turkish PM Erdogan in […]

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Defiant Turkish PM Erdogan in major reshuffle – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after three ministerial resignations over a corruption inquiry. Mr Erdogan named 10 new ministers – almost half of his total roster – after talks with President Abdullah Gul. One of those …Turkey: Government reshuffle after ministers quitHouston ChronicleUPDATE 7-Hit by scandal and resignations, […]

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Erdogan Urged to Quit as Three Ministers Resign Amid Graft Probe – Businessweek

BusinessweekEnvironment Minister Erdogan Bayraktar became the third minister to resign today over graft allegations and urged Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to follow suit, saying the Turkish leader had approved his actions. Bayraktar, speaking on NTV television …Turkey resignations: Corruption or power struggle with Islamic cleric in US?CNN InternationalThree Cabinet Ministers Resign in TurkeyWall Street […]

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3 Turkish Cabinet ministers resign over probe – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Three Cabinet ministers resigned in Turkey on Wednesday, days after their sons were taken into custody in a sweeping corruption and bribery scandal that has targeted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s allies in one of the …Dozens detained in Turkish graft probeCNN InternationalTurkish environment minister resigns over graft probe, calls […]

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2 Turkish Cabinet ministers resign – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Cabinet ministers resigned in Turkey on Wednesday, days after their sons were arrested in a sweeping corruption and bribery scandal that has targeted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s allies and become one of the worst …Turkey’s ruling party shaken but to stay in power until elections: analystsXinhuaTurkey Cabinet Ministers […]

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Turkey removes another 25 police chiefs over graft inquiry -media – Reuters

ReutersANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish authorities have removed another 25 police chiefs from their posts, media reported, widening a crackdown on the force since it launched a corruption investigation that Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has called a “dirty operation” …Erdogan blames outside forces for Turkish corruption scandalFinancial TimesErdogan says foreign plot behind graft probeThe News InternationalTurkey’s […]