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Turkey is now Türkiye: What other countries have changed their name?
Throughout history, many countries have chosen to re-baptise themselves, but not every new name has stuck.
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Turkey is "unlikely to simply back down on its demands" to Stockholm and Helsinki, say experts.
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Despite Finland's president and prime minister calling for a lock-step approach to joining NATO for Finland and Sweden, some people want to see Finland proceed on their own.
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Cyprus is set to lodge a complaint with the United Nations over Turkey's dealings with Turkish Cypriots on the divided island.
Turkey asks UN to refer to it as 'Türkiye'
Turkey sent a letter to the UN formally requesting the country be referred to as 'Türkiye', in a bid to avoid associations with the bird.
Why does Turkey want to block Finland and Sweden from NATO?
NATO envoys failed to reach a consensus on Wednesday on whether to start membership talks with Finland and Sweden, as Turkey renewed its objections.
Smugglers crammed these 15 migrants into one vehicle, say police
Leaders of a gang of smugglers who transported hundreds of migrants across the border from Turkey to Greece have been arrested.
EU leaders expected to confirm financial aid for Turkey migrant help
The bloc's 27 heads of state and government will meet in Brussels on Thursday to also discuss migration, COVID-19 and relations with Russia.
US recognition of Armenian killings as genocide revives an old debate
The United States’ decision to recognise the deportation and killing of Armenians during the Ottoman Empire as a "genocide" has revived a long-running debate in the European Union.
Turkey announces strictest lockdown so far as virus surges
The new coronavirus measures will be the strictest implemented in Turkey since the beginning of the pandemic.
Michel and von der Leyen to face MEPs after 'Sofagate' gaffe in Turkey
The 'Sofagate' incident has landed European Council president Charles Michel in hot water and raised questions about the unity between EU leaders.
EU slams Turkey over its withdrawal from domestic violence treaty
EU chiefs highlighted the bloc's disappointment with Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention and raised concerns about the rule of law and respect for fundamental rights in Turkey.
Turkish troops find bodies of 13 citizens in cave in northern Iraq
Turkey says the 13 people, whose names have not been revealed, had been abducted by militants and taken to a cave complex in Iraq.
Turkey rejects criticism of its handling of ongoing student protests
Students have been protesting the appointment of an Erdogan loyalist as the rector of Istanbul's prestigious Bogazici University, with some demonstrations resulting in clashes with security forces.
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Day of the Endangered Lawyer, Amnesty International's Stefan Simanowitz writes about lawyers in Turkey who were threatened for standing up for human rights.
Turkey launches charm offensive to repair relations with EU
Turkey's charm offensive comes after months of difficulties between Ankara and Brussels.
Turkey investigates WhatsApp and Facebook over data privacy update
The new policy means users outside the EU and UK must agree to more of their data being shared to Facebook for advertising purposes.
Turkish-EU relations: Why won't the bloc take a hard line on Turkey?
Another EU summit has passed without tough sanctions being imposed on Ankara. When it comes to foreign policy, the national interests of individual EU member states triumph.
Turkey to bring in the new year with a new COVID-19 lockdown
The short lockdown will begin on New Years Eve and last until the morning of January 4, the president has announced.
European leaders inch closer towards sanctions on Turkey
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has welcomed the move.
Turkey orders arrest of 304 over suspected ties to aborted 2016 coup
Following the coup attempt, President Erdogan and his government instigated purges of the military and civil society on an unprecedented scale in modern Turkish history.
EU agrees its own 'Magnitsky' regime to sanction human rights abuses
European foreign ministers met Monday and agreed to establish a European Magnitsky Act, designed to sanction serious human rights abuses.
Scientist killing 'will not help' bid to revive Iran nuclear deal
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed while driving through the city of Absard, east of Tehran, by “armed terrorist elements” using explosives and machine-gun fire, the Iranian state broadcaster said.
Hundreds of army personnel jailed for life over Turkey's failed coup
They were accused of directing the coup and bombing key government buildings, including a section of the parliament building.
Calls for EU sanctions against Turkey over Eastern Mediterranean
The threat of sanctions is looming over Turkey, as calls grow within the EU for the country to face measures for its increasingly aggressive actions in the East Mediterranean and Northern Cyprus.
Turkish ship at centre of Greece drilling row returns to Mediterranean
The move is likely to reignite tensions with Greece over the sovereignty of waters in the eastern Mediterranean and ownership of natural resources.