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Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey and a former mayor of Istanbul. He is also the chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AK Parti), which holds a majority of the seats in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
Erdoğan graduated in 1981 from Marmara University's Faculty of Economics and Commercial Sciences. He was involved in politics from the age of eighteen. Erdoğan was also engaged in the sport as a semi-professional football player from 1969 to 1982.
Erdoğan was elected Mayor of Istanbul in the local elections of March 27, 1994. He was banned from office and sentenced to a prison term because of a poem he recited during a public address in the province of Siirt on December 12, 1997. The poem was quoted from a book published by a state enterprise and one that had been recommended to teachers by the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Erdogan campaign logo stirs controversy
2014-07-08
Whatever the truth, the logo for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential election campaign has already stoked controversy over a month ahead of the August 10 poll, in a sign of how divisive the election risks being. The logo — a semi-circle ...
(gulfnews.com)
  1. Erdogan vows to take combat against foe to new level
  2. Turkey orders probe into alleged govt overthrow plot

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ERDOĞAN PLEDGES TO CONTINUE SERVING PEOPLE IF ELECTED
2014-07-06
ISTANBUL – Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday, started his presidential campaign in Samsun-the city where the Turkish War of Independence was initiated by Atatürk- and pledged that he will not be a symbolic president but will look after ...
(Daily Sabah)

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    Recep Tayyip Erdogan to run for Turkey presidency
    2014-07-01
    Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will run for Turkish president in the first direct election in August, his governing AK Party has confirmed. Mr Erdogan has been PM since 2003 but is barred from seeking a new term. In the midst of corruption ...
    (BBC News)
    1. Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Run for President
    2. Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan to run for presidency World July 01, 14:23
    3. Recep Tayyip Erdogan to run in Turkey's first presidential race

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    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Kimdir? (AK Parti Cumhurbaşkanı adayını açıkladı)
    2014-07-01
    AK Parti'nin cumhurbaşkanı adayının açıklanacağı törende konuşan AK Parti Genel Başkan Yardımcısı Mehmet Ali Şahin, cumhurbaşkanı adaylarının Başbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan olduğunu açıkladı. RECEP TAYYİP ERDOĞAN KİMDİR? Aslen Rizeli ...
    (HABERTURK)
    1. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ın hayatı
    2. AK Parti'nin Cumhurbaşkanı adayı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan...
    3. AK Parti resmen açıkladı: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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    Abdullah Gül ve Recep Tayyip Erdoğan bugün buluşacak
    2014-06-29
    Başbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 1 Temmuz'da açıklanacak AK Parti'nin Cumhurbaşkanlığı adayı öncesi, Cumhurbaşkanı Abdullah Gül ile son bir kez görüşme yapacağını söylemişti. Geçtiğimiz perşembe günü MGK nedeniyle görüşemeyen ikilinin ...
    (Mynet Haber)
    1. Başbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ı Sarıyer'deki Huber Köşkü'nde son kez kabul etti
    2. Cumhurbaşkanı Gül, Başbakan Erdoğan ile görüşüyor
    3. Gül Ve Erdoğan'ın Köşkteki Son Görüşmesi Sona Erdi

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    Erdogan: 'No one should expect me to provoke ISIS'
    2014-06-27
    Rescuing 80 Turkish citizens, including Turkey's consul-general in Mosul, who were abducted over two weeks ago by ISIS, however, remains Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's priority. His government placed a news blackout on the hostage crisis while ...
    (Al-Monitor)
    1. Erdogan and Barzani call for urgent unity government in Iraq

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    ERDOĞAN CALLS EU AMBASSADORS FOR COOPERATION
    2014-06-24
    ISTANBUL – Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday has met with Ambassadors from the European Union and made important remarks on numerous subjects including the current crises in Syria and Iraq, the refugee crisis, military takeover in ...
    (Daily Sabah)
    1. AKP pushes its own brand of Turkish neonationalism
    2. Turkey Acquits 25 in 2012 Coup Plot Trial
    3. Turkey PM says party to reveal presidency candidate next week

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    A Challenger In Turkey
    2014-06-20
    Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, finally has a challenger in August's presidential elections. The main opposition parties, the Republican People's Party (CHP) and Nationalist Action Party (MHP), just announced an agreement to nominate the ...
    (Brookings Institution)
    1. Erdoğan tight-lipped on İhsanoğlu's candidacy, AKP nominee to be announced ...

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    Turkish Officers Convicted in 2012 Coup Case Are Released
    2014-06-19
    ISTANBUL — Turkey's highest criminal court on Thursday ordered the release and retrial of 230 military officers who were convicted in 2012 of trying to overthrow the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The decision by the constitutional ...
    (New York Times)
    1. Turkey court orders release of 230 military 'plotters'
    2. Turkey orders release of 230 'plotters'
    3. Can Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu beat Erdogan?

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