Category: MURAT YETKİN
There are currently eight Russian warships massed off of Syria confronting seven NATO ships, according to Turkish military sources.
Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in Iran, a US official said Oct. 8, as regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah pressed a "vast offensive" against rebels in the war-torn country's west
He stood on the mud, crows cawing overhead, pointing at unmarked graves. "Here's a mother with her baby. And here's another young woman. Over there, that's a 60-year-old man."
A small group of Eritreans left Italy for Sweden on Oct. 9, the first contingent of asylum seekers to be relocated under a much-contested European Union scheme to ease the burden of the migration crisis on frontline countries.
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann cast doubt on the workability of the so-called migrant hotspots European leaders plan to create by the end of next month in Greece and Italy to help manage large numbers of refugees.
Ellinair has started to launch Thessaloniki flights from İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport, the airport’s operator TAV said in a written statement on Oct. 7. The reciprocal direct flights between İzmir and Thessaloniki will be performed twice a week
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has accepted the British Alevi Foundation (BAF), an umbrella body of 12 Alevi centers in the United Kingdom, as a religious charity, giving the community a legal recognition that is denied to it in Turkey.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It is difficult to understand why Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı and his team have started seeking international sponsors for a Cyprus deal while there is, as yet, no such deal ready.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It was an exciting one. In July with their country in a deep economic crisis, Greeks were asked by their government to say “no” to the “ultimatums and blackmail of the country’s creditors.”
Eurozone finance ministers on Oct.4 meet for the first time since Greek voters re-elected leftist premier Alexis Tsipras, who now faces the daunting task of implementing the country's cash-for-reforms bailout deal.
The badly decomposed bodies of two children were found washed up on the Greek island of Kos on Oct.4, the latest victims of a crisis that has seen 630,000 people enter the EU illegally this year.
Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" and refused to rule out campaigning for a British exit in a referendum if other EU leaders failed to grant him the concessions he wants.
The European Union and Turkey have agreed in principle to a plan of action to help ease the flow of migrants into the bloc, a German newspaper reported Oct.4.
The Yorgo Seferis Art Gallery has changed location across the street to take up more spacious quarters in a restored stone building said to have once been used as a camel stable
Greece’s stock market watchdog said Oct. 1 that it was maintaining a short-selling ban on the shares of top banks, including National Bank of Greece (NBG) which owns Turkey’s Finansbank, ahead of an imminent recapitalization process
It is as if a Cyprus settlement is completed and time has come to sell it to the people – and, of course, to the global sponsors who hopefully will finance its implementation
One Syrian migrant has died and five others are reported missing after an inflatable boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey’s northwestern coast late on Sept. 29
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
One of the negative aspects of the long nine-day bayram vacation has been traffic accidents resulting in 134 deaths, but another one could be that important stories were overlooked during the vacation
Nine months after Fadi, a refugee from Homs, Syria, landed in Cyprus on a boat carrying some 340 smuggled refugees, he still had not applied for asylum. He chose instead to attempt to reach mainland Europe by any means possible
With a fresh mandate from his people after last week’s Sunday snap elections, Alexis Tsipras left for the United States on Saturday for a trip that may prove to be very useful for his second time in office
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