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The EU offers all the guarantees Cyprus needs: Opinion

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

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

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Turkish MPs approve bill to extend president's powers

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.

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.

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EuroLeague: Holders CSKA dominate Brose Bamberg for 14th win of the season

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

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

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Russia and Turkey 'join forces' to bomb ISIL in Syria

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…

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…

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Turkey: Hundreds sought over Bylock app

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

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

Europe

Greek FM rejects blame game over Cyprus talks

Both Greece and Turkey have traded blows with talks set to continue over the divided island of Cyprus.

Both Greece and Turkey have traded blows with talks set to continue over the divided island of Cyprus.

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Turkey's parliament backs controversial constitutional changes

Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Troop presence stalls settlement talks over Cyprus

It’s emerged the security situation in Cyprus was the main stumbling block during talks on reunifying the island.

It’s emerged the security situation in Cyprus was the main stumbling block during talks on reunifying the island.

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Brawl erupts in Turkish parliament during debate on constitutional reform

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…

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…

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Talks on Cyprus reach crucial point, territorial issues remain

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

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Opinion: US must make a hard choice in Syria: Turkey or Kurds?

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute On January

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute On January

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The major obstacles on Cyprus' path to peace

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…

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…

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Cyprus: healing a divided island

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.

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.

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Turkish PM meets Iraqi Kurdish leader in Erbil

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…

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…

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Glacial conditions cause death and disruption in Europe

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…

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…

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Opinion: Will Syria's conflict redraw the map of the Middle East?

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990

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Turkish police arrest 18 people linked to Izmir attack

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…

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…

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Turkey's tourism industry takes a hit amid security concerns

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.

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.

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Deadly car bomb in Izmir - the latest

Officials in Turkey say have described how suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police before detonating the device in the western city of Izmir.

Officials in Turkey say have described how suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police before detonating the device in the western city of Izmir.