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The spokesperson of the Turkish Cypriot presidency has blasted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s advisor Yiğit Bulut for describing Turkish Cyprus as “an overseas province of Turkey.”
BRUSSELS – Reuters
The European Union should formally suspend Turkey’s long-stalled talks on membership if it adopts constitutional changes backed at a referendum last week, a leading member of the EU parliament responsible for dealings with Ankara said on April 26.
The top diplomats from Russia and the European Union struggled April 24 to overcome deep rifts that have plunged ties to a post-Cold War low despite calling for closer cooperation
A serious deterioration in democratic freedoms results in Turkey being placed under EU monitoring, leaving Ankara apoplectic at the slight
ATHENS - Reuters
At least 15 people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece’s Lesbos island, officials said on April 24.
A Greek appeals court on April 25 rejected the extradition of three Turkish soldiers out of eight who requested asylum in the country after fleeing following Turkey’s failed July 2016 coup attempt
ROME - Agence France-Presse
An Italian journalist who had been detained in Turkey while researching refugees near the Syrian border has been deported after two weeks in detention, diplomatic sources confirmed on April 24
The European Union executive urged EU governments on April 24 to consider changing its relationship with Turkey after a referendum that put Ankara’s stalled membership talks deeper into cold storage, with Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn calling for a change of format in ties with Turkey.
Images showing the name of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan written on ballots in the April 23 presidential elections in France have gone viral on social media
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on April 24 took aim at the course Turkey has taken under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration leader Marine Le Pen began a final duel for the French Presidency on April 24, after a first round of voting delivered a stunning blow to the traditional political class