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Turkey wants unconditional US support in fight against YPG

Turkey's prime minister on Saturday called on the United States to give his government unconditional support in the fight against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia “without ifs and buts.”
February 21, 2016

Six Turkish fighter jets violate Greek airspace in the Aegean

Six Turkish fighter jets and a CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft entered successively in Athens' FIR on Monday without submitting a flight plan, violating the Greek airspace 22 times in different regions
February 16, 2016

No joint patrols of Greek and Turkish ships, Kammenos says

By no means will joint patrols of Greek and Turkish ships be carried out based on the agreement for the presence of NATO ships in the Aegean, Defence Minister Panos Kammenos late Monday said in an interview with Star TV.
February 16, 2016

Bosnia submits EU application

Bosnia has formally submitted an application to become part of the European Union.
February 15, 2016

Syria conflict: France urges end to Turkish assault on Kurds

France's foreign ministry has urged Turkey to end its assault on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.
BBC: February 14, 2016

Russian PM: West has re-started Cold War

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has accused the West of restarting the Cold War, speaking at a security conference in Germany where Ukraine is high on the agenda.
February 14, 2016

Britons held in Greece over large guns stash

Three men have been arrested in north-eastern Greece on suspicion of trying to smuggle weapons and ammunition into Turkey, Greek police say.
BBC: February 14, 2016

Heralding Schengen suspension, EU gives Greece three months to fix borders

The European Union took a step on Friday toward allowing for a two-year suspension of its prized free-travel Schengen zone to boost controls of the flows of people,
Reuters: February 12, 2016

Nato steps into Aegean migrant crisis

Nato ships are being deployed to the Aegean sea to deter people-smugglers taking migrants from Turkey to Greece, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg says.
BBC: February 11, 2016

Erdogan threatened to ‘open doors to Greece and Bulgaria’ and flood EU with migrants – report

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “put refugees on buses” and flood Europe with migrants if EU leaders did not offer him enough cash to help curb the influx of asylum seekers, a leaked record of a high-level meeting claims. February 9, 2016