Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan convened a Cabinet meeting in a rare move Monday, raising concerns among critics of a power grab from what was once a largely ceremonial position.
January 19, 2015
Turkish officials are facing criticism after a female terror suspect sought by French police after the attacks in Paris entered Turkey shortly before the attacks and traveled from there to Syria.
January 16, 2015
Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into a national newspaper for publishing extracts from the latest edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
January 16, 2015
The European Parliament is preparing to formally warn Turkey against violating press freedom, rebuking its government for last month’s arrests and detention of dozens of journalists who have criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his ruling Justice and Development Party.
January 13, 2015
Despite recent meetings with top-ranking Turkish government officials and the mutual expression of good intentions from both sides, Greek authorities remain on standby following a spike in violations of Greek air space
eKathimerini: January 11, 2015
The arrival on Italian shores of two crewless ships filled with more than 1,000 refugees – mostly Syrians – has put the spotlight on Turkey's role in people smuggling.
January 10, 2015
Turkish authorities said one police officer was killed and another wounded after a female suicide bomber attacked a police station in Istanbul.
January 7, 2015
Cyprus warned Turkey Friday that if it re-entered the exclusive economic zone where Nicosia has licensed exploratory drilling there would be no chance of resuming stalled UN-brokered peace talks.
GlobalPost: January 2, 2015
In a second high-seas drama this week, six Italian coast guard officers boarded a cargo ship abandoned in the Adriatic Sea with nearly 1,000 migrants on board and managed to steer it to an Italian port early Wednesday.
January 1, 2015
Ukrainian officials and pro-Russian rebels will not be meeting in Belarus' capital Minsk for a round of peace talks scheduled for Friday.
December 26, 2014