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Turkey No More: Erdogan Changes Country’s Name to “Turkiye”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released a statement earlier this month announcing that he will change Turkey's name to "Turkiye." "The word 'Turkiye' represents and expresses the culture, civilization and values of the Turkish nation in the best way," read...

The Nationalist Turk Who Discovered His Greek Roots

Ibrahim Yaylali was a nationalist Turk who discovered his Greek roots and made a 180-degree turn, becoming an activist for human rights

Turkey Slammed by Europe for Expelling Ambassadors

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Saturday decision to expel ten ambassadors from his country has been termed "incomprehensible" by the governments of several EU nations. His most recent actions could lead to yet another diplomatic row between Turkey and...

Turkey Issues Navtex North of Cyprus, Nicosia Responds

Cyprus responded to a Navtex issued by Turkey on Friday evening announcing new research from seismic ship Oruc Reis north of Cyprus

Erdogan Paid a Whopping $30.5 Million to Trump’s Allies, Report Says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly paid lobbyists $30.5 million in order to influence the former Trump administration

Germany Supports Turkey in the Aegean Over EU Ally Greece

Greece has decried Germany for supporting Turkey after Berlin's decision to sell six new submarines to Ankara, even after the country's hostile rhetoric

Erdogan Says He “Doesn’t Trust Greek Cypriots” After Talks Collapse

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that he expects no results from United Nations led talks on Cyprus

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...