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Migrant crisis: Turkey could block EU deal over visas

Turkey's parliament will block a deal reached with the EU on migrants if Turks do not gain visa-free access to the bloc, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned.
BBC: May 24, 2016

Migrants brave illegal means of travel as Greece demolishes border camp

Greek authorities are busing thousands of migrants away from the makeshift camp at Idomeni on the FYR Macedonian border, and to purpose-built camps farther inside Greece.
May 24, 2016

Tsipras: 'We want to strengthen Greek-Turkish cooperation on EU-Turkey deal'

The Greek-Turkish cooperation, which is at the basis of the EU-Turkey deal, is very good and Greece wants to strengthen it, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said earlier on Monday
May 24, 2016

Tsipras, Erdogan to focus on EU-Turkey deal

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Monday at 18.00 to discuss the refugee issue and the implementation of the EU-Turkey agreement
May 23, 2016

Fears mount over European air security

Security at European airports is coming under urgent scrutiny as mystery continues to surround the cause of the EgyptAir crash. While it isn’t clear what caused Flight 804 to drop out of the sky and smash into the Mediterranean
May 23, 2016

NATO welcomes Montenegro; Russia threatens sanctions

NATO officially invited Montenegro to become its 29th member Thursday, angering Russia, which already is threatening sanctions against what it calls a "friendly country."
May 21, 2016

Ankara speaks out on Greece’s Turkish minority

The Turkish Foreign Ministry stated on May 18 that the ethnic-Turkish population in northeastern Greece wanted the implementation of regulations and practices “that allow them to enjoy fundamental rights and freedoms.”
Hurriyet Daily News: May 18, 2016

'Greece has not asked Russia for financial aid' - minister

Greece has not asked Russia for financial aid and this matter is not reviewed, Russia’s Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday.
May 18, 2016

Ouster of Turkish PM rekindles dissent in ruling AKP

Since the ousting of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, pro-president media outlets are appealing for unity and loyalty to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The calls come as his removal provokes uncharacteristic dissent within the party, being played out on social media.
May 18, 2016

PM Tsipras to meet Turkish President Erdogan on May 23 in Istanbul

The meeting of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will take place on May 23 in Istanbul, according to sources.
May 18, 2016