Tag: recep tayyip erdogan

  • Eid el-Fitr: Turkey Imposes Nationwide Lockdown

    Eid el-Fitr: Turkey Imposes Nationwide Lockdown

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday announced a lockdown across Turkey during the Eid al-Fitr holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. “There will be a lockdown from the eve until the end of the feast,” Erdogan said in an address to the nation after the weekly cabinet meeting. That would mean […]

  • Erdoğan Claims Victory In Turkish Presidential Election

    Erdoğan Claims Victory In Turkish Presidential Election

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has claimed victory in Turkey’s presidential election, but the opposition has not conceded defeat, as not all ballots have been counted. “The Turkish public has mandated me as president according to unofficial results,” Erdoğan said on Sunday night. “I hope nobody will damage democracy by casting a shadow on this election and its […]