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Turkey Reiterates Right to Defend “Blue Homeland”

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar declared that his country is determined to defend its rights to the “Blue Homeland,” referring to the Aegean

Erdogan Renames the Aegean as “Sea of Islands”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan referred to the Aegean Sea by the name “Sea of Islands”, as he continued his provocative rhetoric against Greece.

Turkey Claims Greek Fighter Jets “Harassed” Vessel in Northern Aegean

Turkey charged on Tuesday that Greek fighter jets had “harassed” its research vessel Cesme while it sailed in the Northern Aegean.

Turkey Announces Massive Military Exercise in the Aegean

Turkey announced on Monday that it will conduct a large-scale naval exercises in the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea between February 25 and March 7.

Greece Protests Turkey’s Hydrographic Survey in the Aegean

Greece protested to Turkey on Thursday over the country's announced plans for an hydrographic survey in the center of the Aegean.

Turkey and US in Row Over Killings in Iraq

In a very unusual move, Turkey recalled its ambassador to Washington on Monday over a statement made by the United States regarding the recent killing of thirteen kidnapped Turks in the nation of Iraq. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared...

Erdogan Hurls Threats at Greece, Rules Out Unified Cyprus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a fierce attack against Greece and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday, saying that he does know his place and he is deserted by allies. Speaking in Parliament, Erdogan told lawmakers from his AK...

US Senate Urges Biden to Press Turkey on Human Rights

The US Senate urged the Biden Administration on Tuesday to apply pressure on Turkey regarding the country's human rights record. A bipartisan letter signed by 52 senators cited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for marginalizing domestic opposition, silencing or coopting...

Turkish University Cancels World Greek Language Day After Threats

Turkey's Ankara University canceled its plans to commemorate World Greek Language Day on Tuesday, after its Faculty of Language and History-Geography received threats from angry social media users. The university had planned an event to honor the history and literary...

Greek Gods and Mortals Come to Life in Terracotta Figurines

A new archaeological discovery in Turkey resulted in the unearthing of dozens of terracotta figurines depicting ancient Greek gods, men, women, and animals. The artifacts, which are over 2,000 years old, were found in the ancient town of Myra, which...