Greece’s Supreme Court has postponed a final decision on whether or not to extradite eight Turkish soliders who fled to the country in July.
By Nikos Christodoulides, Cyprus government spokesman The seemingly intractable Cyprus problem has been dubbed the ‘graveyard of diplomats’, an unforgiving label alluding to the failed attempts of the
339 MPs voted in favour of giving more executive power to the country's president, 142 were against, with no abstentions
The bill would see changes in the system of government which would allow the president to keep ties with his party and restructure the country's highest judicial body.
An MP has handcuffed herself to the rostrum in the Turkish parliament in a protest over constitutional reforms
Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains
Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…
More than 200 military personnel are being sought as part of the ongoing crackdown following last summer's failed coup. They are suspected of using a messaging app the government says was used by the
At least 37 people die after a Turkish cargo plane crashes into a village in Kyrgyzstan.
Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
At the end of the reunification talks, our correspondent Sertaç Aktan spoke to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci about his views on future progress.
It’s emerged the security situation in Cyprus was the main stumbling block during talks on reunifying the island.
Following an all-out brawl in the Turkish parliament, MPs have approved key measures likely to lead to constitutional reform.
It comes as Syrian rebels, backed by Turkish forces attempt to re-take al-Bab from the jihadist group.
By Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch Human rights exist to protect people from government abuse and neglect. Yet today a new
Lawmakers in Turkey’s parliament engaged in scuffles yesterday, January 11, as a heated debate over proposals to expand the executive powers of President Erdogan…
Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.
By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute On January
Leaders from Cyprus have begun three days of meetings in Geneva with the aim of reuniting the island after decades of division.
The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…
In Ankara, hundreds protest proposed changes to the Turkish constitution, which would expand the president's powers.
The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.
Turkey’s diplomatic drive in Iraq has continued, the Turkish prime minister meeting the leader of Iraq’s Kurdish region, on the second day of his visit to the…
Heavy snow storms and glacial weather across a large area of Europe have brought unusual landscapes to some Mediterranean countries and caused disruption, hardship and…
By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990
As mourners gathered to pay tribute to the victims of a car bombing and shootout in Izmir, Turkish police announced the arrest of 18 people in connection with the…
The continued security threats are a big concern for the country where tourism makes up 5% of GDP and represents around 8 per cent of the workforce.
Officials in Turkey say have described how suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police before detonating the device in the western city of Izmir.