Istanbul: Erdogan meets his Ukrainian counterpart

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with his Ukrainian counterpart, President Petro Poroshenko, for a startegic meeting on Saturday. IMAGES

President Erdogan unveils Istanbul’s new airport

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveils Istanbul’s new international airport, which his government claims will be the world’s largest. IMAGES

Erdogan’s megaprojects

Videographic of major works and projects in Istanbul. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday unveils Istanbul’s new international airport, which his government claims will be the world’s largest.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Turkey to unveil giant new Istanbul airport

Turkey is due to inaugurate Istanbul’s new international airport, which the government claims will become the world’s largest. The airport, one of a number of mega-projects under Erdogan’s rule, was initially scheduled to fully open on Monday but construction has been marred by delays and a workers’ strike over poor conditions. IMAGES

Merkel and Erdogan meet at Syria summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a summit on Syria attended by Russian, French and German leaders. IMAGES

Putin and Erdogan hold meet at Syria summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a summit on Syria attended by Russian, French and German leaders. IMAGES

Turkish President Erdogan arrives for Syria summit in Istanbul

Turkish President Erdogan arrives in Istanbul to meet with other leaders from Russia, Germany and France for a summit to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. IMAGES of Erdogan’s arrival in Istanbul

Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over ‘planned’ Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a crime that he said was intricately planned days in advance.