Recep Tayyip Erdogan

  1. Osman Kavala has become a "symbol of problems with Turkish courts"

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    Video caption: Ayşe Buğra, wife of Osman Kavala, says he is a symbol of the problems with Turkish courts

    Ayşe Buğra, wife of Osman Kavala, says he is a symbol of the problems with Turkish courts

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    Video caption: Turkey's president says ambassadors 'persona non grata'

    President Erdogan condemns 10 ambassadors for demanding an activist's release.

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    Video caption: Moment boy cuts ribbon too soon at opening ceremony in Turkey

    Turkey's president joked with the boy when he noticed he had jumped the gun at an opening ceremony.

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    Video caption: Sofagate: Turkey and the story of three presidents and only two chairs

    When European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was left standing because of a lack of chairs in Turkey this week, she reacted with an audible "erm".

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    Video caption: Ursula von der Leyen left without chair during EU visit to Turkey

    The European Commission president had to sit on a nearby sofa as the EU visited Turkey.