Greece's foreign minister says his country will boost its naval presence in the east Mediterranean as part of NATO and United Nations-approved missions — making the announcement in Cyprus
The Tribune: October 29, 2014
The governments of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus urged Turkey on Wednesday to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Cyprus, saying the work was illegal.
Reuters: October 29, 2014
There is a growing diplomatic dispute between Turkey and Denmark over the release of a Turkish man suspected of shooting a Danish writer and anti-Muslim activist.
October 29, 2014
Smugglers in Turkey offer a relatively cheap passage across the border into Syria. Ankara has stepped up efforts to stem the flow of foreign fighters who want to join Islamic State militants fighting for control of the Syrian border city of Kobani.
October 26, 2014
European Union member Cyprus will oppose any progress in Turkey's ongoing talks to join the 28-nation bloc in response to a Turkish gas search in waters where Cyprus has already licensed companies to drill, an official said Tuesday.
The Tribune: October 21, 2014
In Turkish villages along the border, local Kurds and refugees from the Syrian city of Kobani maintain a vigil observing the month-long battle over the besieged town with a mixture of hope and dread.
October 13, 2014
Turkish exploration for hydrocarbon reserves in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), and particularly in the area south of the island, is a major – though not unexpected – provocation by Ankara,
eKathimerini: October 11, 2014
Turkish officials said they cannot be expected to conduct a ground operation against Islamic State militants in Syria on their own.
October 11, 2014
The Turkish parliament approved a motion on Thursday enabling the government to authorize cross-border military incursions into Iraq and Syria to battle Islamic State militants.
October 2, 2014
A 27-year-old amateur fisherman was sentenced to life in Greece on charges of human trafficking, while his family in Turkey claims he was only sailing near a boat full of illegal immigrants.
Daily Sabah: September 26, 2014