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Turkish PM Stable and Resting at Home After Abdominal Surgery

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in stable condition and resting at home after undergoing successful abdominal surgery. Turkey’s Anatolia news agency quoted Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc on Wednesday as saying the 57-year-old Mr. Erdogan is expected to return to his duties soon. Mr. Erdogan underwent laproscopic surgery on his digestive system Saturday […]

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Turkish PM Undergoes ‘Successful’ Surgery

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office says he has undergone a successful operation for an intestinal problem. A statement from the prime minister’s office on Monday said he was in good condition after having had laparoscopic surgery on his digestive system on Saturday. The statement was the first indication by the government that the […]

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Erdogan in Egypt Monday; Also to Visit Libya, Tunisia

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 1:22 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan departs Monday on a four-day diplomatic visit to North Africa, in a trip aimed at expanding Turkey’s growing influence in a region full of political upheaval. Prime Minister Erdogan will begin his trip in Cairo, where he is expected to meet with the head of Egypt’s ruling military council, […]

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Turkish PM to Visit Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Middle Eastern countries, where activists have staged popular uprisings this year against long-time leaders. Turkish officials say the prime minister’s Arab Spring tour starts Monday and includes visits to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Mr. Erdogan has said he may also cross into the Gaza Strip […]

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Turkish PM to Visit Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 11:21 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Middle Eastern countries, where activists have staged popular uprisings this year against long-time leaders. Turkish officials say the prime minister’s Arab Spring tour starts Monday and includes visits to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Mr. Erdogan has said he may also cross into the Gaza Strip […]

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Turkish PM to Visit Egypt, Tunisia, Libya

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 9:56 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to visit Middle Eastern countries, where activists have staged popular uprisings this year against long-time leaders. Turkish officials say the prime minister’s Arab Spring tour starts Monday and includes visits to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Mr. Erdogan has said he may also cross into the Gaza Strip […]

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Erdogan Plans Possible Gaza Strip Visit

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he would like to visit the Gaza Strip after his upcoming trip to Egypt. Mr. Erdogan said the plans are not definite. He said Turkey’s foreign ministry will work on making the arrangements and that “if conditions are favorable,” he will consider making the visit. Analysts say […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan Both Loved and Feared

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at once both a popular and polarizing figure in Turkey who is increasingly coming to dominate the country’s political landscape. Since his Justice and Development Party came to power in 2002, Mr. Erdogan has transformed Turkey into one of the world’s fastest-growing economies despite global economic troubles. He […]

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