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Kurds struggle to hold Kobani as Turkey remains on sidelines

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 provocation tolerated

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

Turkey says it cannot go into ground battle with Islamic State militants alone

Turkish officials said they cannot be expected to conduct a ground operation against Islamic State militants in Syria on their own.
October 11, 2014

Turkey's Parliament OKs military action in Syria, Iraq against IS

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

Turk sentenced to life in Greece on charges of human trafficking

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

Kurds see Turkey impeding Islamic State fight

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

FM Venizelos' statements after his meeting with Turkish counterpart

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

Turkish warship monitors Cyprus gas exploration

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 clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest

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

Greek Cypriot spy chief: Turkish Cypriots 'helping' ISIL

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