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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

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

Turkish authorities seeking to sue Greek Air Force pilot for downing Turkish F-16 in 1996

An Ankara prosecutor on Tuesday sent a letter to Greece's Supreme Court Prosecutor asking for judicial assistance in bringing a compensation suit against a Hellenic Air Force pilot for felling a Turkish fighter jet.
May 17, 2016

Turkey on edge as officials warn of Islamic State threats

Turkey went on high alert Monday after intelligence officials warned of possible imminent Islamic State bombing attacks as Turks prepare to celebrate a national holiday.
May 17, 2016

Turkey EU deal farce: ONLY 400 migrants landing in Greece have been returned to Ankara

EUROPE’S deal with Turkey is FAILING to stem the tide of migrants into Greece after it emerged less than five per cent of asylum seekers have been sent back to Ankara. May 17, 2016