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IS militants release 49 Turkish hostages

Turkey's prime minister says 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq in June have been freed.
September 20, 2014

Turkish, Greek, Cypriot bosses agree on joint arbitration court

epresentatives of the Turkish, Greek and Cypriot private sectors have agreed to set up a joint arbitration center that will deal with the resolution of commercial conflicts,
Hurriyet Daily News: September 14, 2014

Turkey and Greece at odds over Cyprus problem

During a meeting between Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the NATO summit in Wales, Samaras told Erdogan that the two countries had “real differences” over the Cyprus problem.
World Bulletin: September 6, 2014

Turkish foreign ministry expresses 'astonishment' over Athens reaction

Ankara has sought to play down recent comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Cyprus that sparked a strong reaction from Greece's foreign ministry, according to reports Friday.
eKathimerini: September 5, 2014

Samaras, Erdogan meet in Wales as new UN envoy visits Cyprus

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, in Wales for a two-day NATO summit, was expected to meet with Turkey's new President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sildelines of the event Friday.
eKathimerini: September 5, 2014

Turkey hosts internet forum despite its dismal web freedom

The site selected for the United Nations forum on developing Internet policy is generating a great deal of controversy, with critics taking aim at the irony of Turkey's poor record regarding social media, Web sites and press freedom.
September 4, 2014

Samaras-Erdogan meeting at NATO Summit

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet with newly elected Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO Summit taking place in Wales on Thursday and Friday (September 4-5) as ANA-MPA reported.
September 3, 2014

Ecumenical Patriarch leads liturgy at historic Soumela monastery in Turkey

Hundreds of pilgrims responded to an invitation by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to attend a liturgy held at the Soumela monastery in Trabzon on Friday to mark the Dormition of the Virgin Mary.
August 15, 2014

Turkish markets jittery over Erdogan presidency

With the election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as Turkey's president, speculation is growing over the future of key economic ministers and the head of the central bank.
August 13, 2014

Turkish exporters see profit from Russian ban on Western foods

Turkish companies are enjoying a rise in orders from Russia as their government eyes a lucrative long-term opportunity from Moscow's ban on imported Western foods.
World Bulletin: August 13, 2014