Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Turkiye announces suspension of all trade with Israel over Gaza War

Turkiye has announced it is halting all import and export transactions with Israel citing the “worsening humanitarian tragedy” in Gaza. Israel’s seven month military offensive in Gaza has left over 34,500 people dead, most women and children. “All import and export transactions related to Israel, including all products, have been stopped,” Turkiye’s trade ministry said […]

Brighton and Hove Amnesty group to screen The Decree and discuss the impact of the 2016 Turkish coup attempt

An attempted coup in Turkiye on 15 July 2016 resulted in huge repercussions for thousands of ordinary civilians in the country who suddenly found themselves targeted. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued an emergency decree in the wake of the failed coup resulted in over 160,000 public sector workers and civil servants being instantly fired […]

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Gaza and the rule-based international order among key topics for Antalya Diplomacy Forum 2024

The third edition of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum (ADF) is underway, bringing together heads of states and governments, ministers, diplomats, business leaders, academics, policy makers, and journalists to discuss the key issues dominating the global agenda. An estimated 4,500 delegates from 147 countries will take part in the three-day event, running from 1 to 3 […]

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Ankara terror attack on day the Turkish Parliament re-opens after summer recess

On Sunday, newly elected MPs in this year’s May General Elections joined their more experienced political colleagues for the reconvening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkiye (TBMM) following the summer recess. The 28th session of the Turkish Parliament had officially commenced on 2 June 2023, after the Parliamentary and Presidential elections, but there was […]

Can the Central Bank of Turkiye’s first female governor, Hafize Gaye Erkan, tame the country’s rampant inflation?

Last month, Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made history when he appointed Hafize Gaye Erkan as the governor of the Central Bank of Turkiye – the first ever woman to head the 93-year-old financial institution. Erkan enters the financial fray in her motherland armed with an impressive biography as she bids to find the optimum […]