Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Vice President Biden shake hand with then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during an event at the State Department on May 16, 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Apologizes To Turkish President

In a phone call, Biden apologized for comments he made suggesting Turkish forces accidentally let Islamic State militants cross its borders into Syria, a comment President Erdogan strongly refutes.

10/04/2014

To Turkish advisor Yusef Yerkel claims he injured his foot (Photo: DEPO PHOTOS/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish Official Takes Sick Leave Because Of Injuries To His Leg After Kicking Protester

Yusuf Yerkel, the top aid to the Turkish PM, was photographed kicking a protester who was being held down by soldiers.

05/19/2014

Faced with a trio of controversies, President Barack Obama is trying to halt a perception spreading among both White House opponents and allies that he has been passive and disengaged as unexpected developments consume his second term. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Aims To Halt Perception Of A Passive President

Faced with a trio of controversies, President Barack Obama is trying to halt a perception spreading among both White House opponents and allies that he has been passive and disengaged as unexpected developments consume his second term.

05/16/2013

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