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Gulen's strong base in the Balkans

The extent of Fetulah Gulen's movement network in the Balkans and its likely outcome
Ioannis Michaletos: February 12, 2015

Turkey's President spooks markets, currency hits low

Turkey's president has spooked markets by criticizing his central bank chief for failing to reduce interest rates. With inflation remaining high, the bank chief has ignored the president's calls.
February 11, 2015

Russia could be the glue between Turkey and Greece through non-dollar trade

As Russia continues to bring economy after economy into a new bi-lateral trading paradigm, the Eurasian power could soon pull off a massive coup, and one that has kept the nations of Greece and Turkey at odds February 9, 2015

Turkish FM quits Munich summit over Israeli presence

Turkey's foreign minister has withdrawn from a security conference in Munich after Israeli officials were invited.
BBC: February 7, 2015

Greece: Turkey must respect Cyprus' right to search for gas

Instead of issuing threats, Turkey must respect Cyprus' right to search for offshore gas so suspended talks to reunify the ethnically divided island can resume, Greece's prime minister said Monday.
Seattle Post Intelligencer: February 2, 2015

New Greek nationalist defence minister prompts Turkey to scramble jets

Greece's new nationalist defence minister prompted Greece's perennial rival Turkey to scramble jets on Friday, just days after he took office, by flying over uninhabited islets off the Turkish coast that nearly triggered a war in 1996.
Reuters: January 31, 2015

Kurdish party pushes political gamble to run in Turkey poll

Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP has announced it will run as a political party instead of fielding candidates as independents in June's general election.
January 29, 2015

Amal Clooney accuses Turkey of hypocrisy on freedom of speech in Armenian genocide trial

The human rights lawyer, representing Armenia, criticised Turkey's double standards on freedom of expression
The Telegraph: January 28, 2015

Islam in Austria with a pan-European focus

Austria will play a central role concenring the overall Islamist movement in Europe in the coming years, owning to its location and existing presence of Islamist networks
Ioannis Michaletos: January 24, 2015

In rare move, Turkish president convenes cabinet

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan convened a Cabinet meeting in a rare move Monday, raising concerns among critics of a power grab from what was once a largely ceremonial position.
January 19, 2015