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Russian destroyer fires warning shots at Turkish vessel in Aegean

The Russian defense ministry said that one of its destroyers in the Aegean Sea had to fire small arms warning shots Sunday at a Turkish fishing vessel to prevent a collision.
December 14, 2015

Turkish court to determine if Gollum-Erdogan comparison is insult

The fate of a Turkish doctor is in the hands of experts who are tasked with determining whether he insulted the Turkish president by comparing him with the Gollum character from the “Lord of the Rings.”
December 11, 2015

'Yes to Euro coast guard, no to joint Greek-Turkish patrols'

"We must all understand that our international obligation regarding the Schengen treaty is to effectively contribute to the battle against terrorism,
December 11, 2015

Concerns grow about Turkey-EU agreement

Human rights groups and opposition parties in Turkey are expressing concern over a multi-billion-euro deal reached Sunday between Ankara and the European Union to stem migrant flows.
December 1, 2015

Russia says Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil'

Russia has accused Turkey of shooting down its warplane near the border with Syria in order to protect its oil trade with the Islamic State (IS) group.
BBC: November 30, 2015

PM Tsipras outlines Greece's strategy on EU-Turkey relations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his address at the EU-Turkey summit welcomed the initiative for this meeting after 11 years and proposed the next meeting to be held on a Greek island.
November 30, 2015

Turkey stopped violating Greek airspace after Russian Su-24 downing - Athens source

Turkish warplanes abruptly ceased violating Greek airspace after downing a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bomber on November 24. November 29, 2015

Russia sanctions Turkey as Syria coalition efforts fizzle

Russia is preparing sanctions against Turkey and stepping up military strikes over the downing of a Russian bomber along the Syrian border.
November 28, 2015

Turkey claims some successes, but migrant flows to Europe persist

For a few days this week, officials in Turkey, Greece and Europe wondered if there might finally be signs of progress in their efforts to stem the flow of refugees and migrants pouring onto Lesbos.
Reuters: November 28, 2015

Turkey advises against travel to Russia

Turkey on Saturday advised its citizens to delay any non-urgent travel to Russia, the latest move in a diplomatic spat over the downing of a Russian warplane.
November 28, 2015