Binali Yildirim

Turkey's opposition headed for big Istanbul win, in blow to Erdogan

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 07:18 GMT

Turkey's main opposition headed for a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election.

Turkey says U.S. "pulled the pin on bomb" with Jerusalem decision

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 10:31 GMT

The United States has primed a bomb in the Middle East with its decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Turkish PM says visa dispute with U.S. must be fixed immediately

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 09:52 GMT

he U.S. suspension of visa services in Turkey punishes ordinary citizens and the problem must be resolved immediately.

Turkey's Erdogan threatens oil flow from Iraq's Kurdish area

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Erdogan threatened to cut off the pipeline that carries oil from northern Iraq to the outside world, pressure on the Kurdish over its independence referendum.

Turkey holds military drill on Iraqi border before Kurdish vote

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Turkish armed forces carried out military exercises at the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said

Greek holiday island battles to recover from deadly quake

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 09:00 GMT

The Greek holiday island of Kos on Saturday was struggling to recover from a quake that killed two people and injured hundreds.

Turkey PM tweaks cabinet, keeps economic teams largely in place

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 12:08 GMT

Yildirim announced a limited cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, keeping the government's economic management team largely in place and replacing most of the deputy premiers

Turkey's Erdogan to meet PM, cabinet reshuffle could happen

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 09:46 GMT

Erdogan is meeting Prime Minister Binali Yildirim at the presidential palace on Wednesday, and a cabinet reshuffle could be on the cards.

Turkish parliament extends state of emergency for another 3 months

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 03:36 GMT

The Turkish parliament on Monday approved the extension of emergency rule for another three months.

Turkish government seeks 3-month extension to emergency rule

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 11:29 GMT

The Turkish government sent a request to parliament on Monday to extend the period of emergency rule imposed after last July's failed coup attempt

Turkey frees PM advisor detained over Gulen links

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 09:55 GMT

Turkish authorities freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric.

Turkey detains PM's advisor over alleged Gulen links

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 - 10:44 GMT

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's chief adviser was detained Saturday over suspected links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen