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
Turkey and its Kurdish population — for decades in conflict — suddenly find themselves facing a common enemy in the Islamic State group.
The Missoulian: September 26, 2014
Government Vice-President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos on Thursday, September 25 met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in New York, within the framework of his participation of Ministerial Week of the 69th UN General Assembly.
September 26, 2014
Turkey has sent a warship to the island of Cyprus to monitor a drillship that has been sent to search for natural gas reserves off the island's coast.
World Bulletin: September 25, 2014
Turkey has begun to close some of its border crossings with Syria after about 130,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country over the weekend.
BBC: September 22, 2014
Noting that the 'TRNC' is an unrecognized country in which the rules of the European Union do not apply, in addition to its population being Muslim, Greek Cypriot Intelligence Agency (KYP) chief Andreas Pentaras said it was possible that ISIL cells are present in the north.
World Bulletin: September 22, 2014
Turkey's prime minister says 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq in June have been freed.
September 20, 2014
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
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