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Are Greece-Turkey Talks the Nail in the Coffin of Turkish Sanctions?

The Greece-Turkey exploratory talks that were widely anticipated in the international political world recommenced on Monday, with the two sides agreeing to meet again. Despite the fact that the diplomats agreed to continue talks in Athens in the near future,...

Are Greece-Turkey Talks Doomed to Fail?

The Greece-Turkey talks are more likely than not to fail, analysts say, as the two sides prepare for recommencing negotiations on January 25, after a  five-year hiatus. The exploratory talks between the neighboring countries will take place in Istanbul, as...

Erdogan Launches Attack on Macron, Hopes France “Gets Rid of Him” Soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued to provoke French President Emmanuel Macron, calling him a "burden" and a "problem," that he hopes France will "get rid of" soon, Reuters reports. In reference to recent protests in France over a controversial...

Greece Awaits the Results of the Most Important US Presidential Election in Recent Decades

While the world feels numb from the ramifications of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, all eyes are turning to the United States for today's 58th presidential election, probably the most important in the post-war years. What is certain...

Can the Deadly Earthquake Reduce Tensions Between Greece and Turkey?

The deadly earthquake that hit under the sea between the Greek island of Samos and Turkey's coastal city of Izmir (Smyrna) on Friday had the leaders of the two countries put aside their differences and offer condolences to one...

Erdogan Now Aiming his Guns at Europe

The grisly terrorist attacks in France's cities of Nice and Avignon, which followed the verbal  exchanges between French President Emmanuel Macron and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, show that the latter's threats had an impact on Europe's Islamist...

Eighty Years Later Greece Repeats Its Historic OXI, This Time to Turkey

It has been 80 years since the great "OXI!" Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas said to the fascist powers of Italy, yet the events of the days leading to October 28, 1940 are similar to today, as Greece says...

Does Hardliner's Victory Signify End of Peace Talks in Cyprus?

The victory of Ersin Tatar in the presidential election for the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus on Sunday has analysts predicting further strain with the Cypriot government and a likely end to reunification talks. Tatar, a hardliner, is Recep Tayyip...

Is Turkey the New Iran?

By now, no one could have any doubt that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a shady agenda and he pays absolutely no attention to warnings by international organizations or other national leaders. What is becoming more and more obvious is that...

Turkey to Open Cyprus' Occupied Town, Further Fueling East Med Tensions

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot self-declared government announced on Tuesday that they will open the beach town of Varosha or Varosia on Cyprus, which has remained empty and abandoned since the illegal invasion of Cyprus by Turkey in 1974. Ersin...