Two retired generals who led Turkey's armed forces at the time of an alleged 2003 coup plot told a retrial of hundreds of officers on Monday that they knew of no plans to topple then-Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
Reuters: November 3, 2014
Russia's economy was struggling even before it was hit with western sanctions for annexing Crimea from Ukraine. Despite the downward trend, President Vladimir Putin's popularity has reached an all-time high on a wave of nationalistic fervor. But analysts say the high numbers are set to drop.
November 2, 2014
A snapshot of recent Islamization trends in the Western Balkans
Ioannis Michaletos: November 2, 2014
Greece's foreign minister says his country will boost its naval presence in the east Mediterranean as part of NATO and United Nations-approved missions — making the announcement in Cyprus
The Tribune: October 29, 2014
The governments of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus urged Turkey on Wednesday to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Cyprus, saying the work was illegal.
Reuters: October 29, 2014
There is a growing diplomatic dispute between Turkey and Denmark over the release of a Turkish man suspected of shooting a Danish writer and anti-Muslim activist.
October 29, 2014
President Barack Obama has congratulated the people of Ukraine on ‘holding successful parliamentary elections’ Sunday, as a partial vote count shows pro-Europe forces decisively ahead in the poll.
October 27, 2014
NATO says Russia has increased provocative military actions in and around the Baltics in recent months. They include the reported incursion of a Russian spy plane into Estonian airspace earlier this week.
October 26, 2014
Smugglers in Turkey offer a relatively cheap passage across the border into Syria. Ankara has stepped up efforts to stem the flow of foreign fighters who want to join Islamic State militants fighting for control of the Syrian border city of Kobani.
October 26, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not see a desire by the Ukrainian government to settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine through dialogue.
October 25, 2014