Recep Tayyip Erdogan Current Affairs, GK & News

Turkey’s new Space Program

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have unveiled the ambitious 10-year space program of his country on February 9, 2021. Highlights The space programme comprises of a mission to the moon, developing internationally viable satellite systems and sending Turkish astronauts into space. The mission is being seen as part of President’s vision to place ..

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Turkey’s New bill to monitor civil society groups

The Turkish Parliament recently passed the act called “Preventing Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction”. The bill would increase the monitoring of civil society groups. About the Bill The bill was passed following the 2019 report on Turkey prepared by the Intergovernmental body Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The FATF fights money laundering ..

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Emergency Summit of OIC held in Istanbul to discuss Israel-Palestine violence

The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held extraordinary summit in Istanbul, Turkey to discuss recent Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza Strip. The summit was convened at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. It condemned massacre of Peaceful Palestinian civilian protestors by the Israeli forces as well as on the official ..

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Turkey declares three-month state of emergency after a failed military coup

Turkey has declared three-month state of emergency after a failed military coup to overthrow the democratically elected government. Announcement in this regard was taken by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a meeting with Cabinet ministers and top security advisers in Ankara. Three-month state of emergency was declared as measure to counter threats to Turkish ..

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Ruling AKP wins 2015 general election of Turkey

Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) founded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a critical 2015 Parliamentary Election of Turkey. In this election AKP won 316 seats of total 550 members of the Grand National Assembly of the Parliament by securing 49.4 per cent of the votes. Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) won ..

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