Born in 1954, Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as prime minister of Turkey from 2003 to 2014. He became the country's first president to be elected by popular vote in 2014.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan began his political career as a student, later leading the Islamist-rooted Welfare Party - banned in 1998 - and the Justice and Development Party (AKP). A polarizing figure, he is known for his crackdowns on dissidents. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Erdogan.
Turkey's economic crisis has eased, but prices are continuing to rise and many poorer residents are struggling to stay afloat. Reporters Pesha Magid and Laura Neumann visited three very different neighborhoods in Turkey's biggest city, Istanbul, to find out how people are coping.
The State Department has denied a report claiming the Trump administration was mulling how to extradite Gulen. The move was reportedly designed to ease pressure on ally Saudi Arabia after a journalist was murdered.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says senior Saudi officials ordered the killing that caused global outrage. One of his senior advisers believes Jamal Khashoggi's body may have been dissolved in acid.
Officials say Adil Yigit, who protested at a joint press conference of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will receive a humanitarian visa instead. Yigit says it's a "trap."
Journalist Adil Yigit linked the deportation order to a protest he made against Turkey's president in Berlin. A lawmaker said Germany can not deport someone to a country where he may face torture or arbitrary arrest.
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In a highly anticipated speech on Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to reveal the "naked truth" about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But in the end he didn't say much that was new. Turkey correspondent Dorian Jones explains why Erdogan's government appears to be drip feeding information about the killing.