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Greece to Raise Turkey’s Treatment of ‘Naked Migrants’ With the UN

Greece announced on Monday that it will bring up the mistreatment of ninety-two migrants found naked at the borders of Turkey on Saturday with the UN and European bodies. Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis accused Turkey of mistreating the group...

US Senator Menendez: I Will Not Approve Sale of F-16s to Turkey

Bob Menendez, the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Thursday that he would not approve any F-16 sales to Turkey until President Tayyip Erdogan halts his campaign of aggression across the region. He was responding to the...

U.S. Senate Drops Amendments Restricting F-16s Sale to Turkey

The U.S. Senate has dropped two important amendments for the potential sale of F-16 jets to Turkey from its version of the annual defense spending bill, it emerged on Tuesday. The amendments, introduced by Democratic Senators Bob Menendez and Chris...

Tolerance of Turkey Risks War With Greece, Cyprus’ President Warns

On Sunday, President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades warned that the EU's tolerance towards Turkey could bring about a military confrontation with Greece. Drawing parallels with Russia and Ukraine, he said there could not be any absolution for a country that...

Turkey Considers Secret Operation in Greece, Report Says

Turkey plans to deploy a secretive, specially trained unit connected to intelligence agency MIT to escalate tensions with Greece, a report in Nordic Monitor said on Sunday. The MIT unit, the existence of which has never been publicly confirmed, is...

Greece and Egypt Blast Turkey-Libya Gas Deal

On Sunday, Greece and Egypt proclaimed a deal between Turkey and Libya for hydrocarbon exploration in Libya’s Mediterranean waters as illegal. Last Monday, Turkey said it had signed a memorandum of understanding on exploration for hydrocarbons in Libya’s seas with...

Greece Responds to Erdogan’s New Provocation at European Summit

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan continued his provocative rhetoric against Greece during the inaugural summit of the European Political Community in Prague on Thursday, accusing Athens of basing its policies on "lies." There is nothing worth discussing with Greece at the...

Greece Releases Video of Migrants Being Attacked by Turkey’s Coast Guard

Greece released a video on Wednesday that apparently shows Turkey's Coast Guard violently pushing a boat full of migrants toward the Greek islands of the Aegean. The video was released by Greek Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarakis who claims...

Erdogan Sues German Politician Over ‘Sewer Rat’ Slur

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is suing a senior German politician who called him a "sewer rat." Erdogan's lawyer confirmed on Friday that the Turkish leader had filed a criminal complaint for insult and defamation. Last week, Turkey’s foreign ministry summoned...

Erdogan: Turkey to Beef Up Occupation Army in Cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Wednesday to strengthen Turkey's military presence in occupied northern Cyprus after the US lifted the defense embargo on Cyprus. Speaking in a televised interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said the lifting of the embargo...