Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
12th President of Turkey
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Turkey blasts 'arrogant' Macron amid Eastern Med crisis talks
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Med7 Summit: Leaders working to avert crisis between Turkey and Greece
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Why Erdogan won't start a war with Greece over Mediterranean drilling
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NBA star Enes Kanter vows to use platform for change
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Turkey may suspend ties with UAE over Israel deal
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Erdogan says Greece will pay a 'heavy price' if it attacks Turkish ships in Mediterranean
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