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Turkey rejects Greek criticism of Hagia Sophia prayers

A spokesman for Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday described recent criticism by Greece of Quran recitals in Istanbul’s Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia) as “unacceptable”.
Journal of Turkish Weekly: June 8, 2016

Another car bomb explodes in Turkey

A police officer and two civilians have been killed by a car bomb explosion outside a police station in Turkey near the Syrian border, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday.
June 8, 2016

At least 11 killed in Istanbul explosion

A car bomb targetting a police bus in Istanbul killed 11 people, including seven officers, and wounded 36 others during the morning rush hour Tuesday.
June 7, 2016

Woman seeks to shake up Turkish politics and Erdogan's plans

On her tour of Turkey's Black Sea region, Meral Aksener is drawing large crowds eager to hear her message of revitalizing her Nationalist Action Party, or MHP.
June 1, 2016

Turkey: German vote to recognize Armenian genocide will hurt relations

Turkish leaders are warning Germany that the countries' relationship will be harmed if lawmakers approve a measure labeling the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.
June 1, 2016

New visa dispute sours Turkey-EU ties

Within a matter of hours of Turkey’s new government being announced, a major dispute over visas erupted Wednesday between Ankara and the European Union, threatening one of the main foreign policy achievements of ousted prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
May 26, 2016

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

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

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