When historians look at the course of events in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East at the beginning of 2020, it is not entirely unlikely that they might identify this year as a prelude to a new Great Game.
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The new pipeline will transport 31.5 billion cubic metres of gas from Russia to Turkey and on to Eastern Europe per year.
The four pilots, a cargo company manager and two airport workers were detained by Turkish authorities, the DHA news agency reported.
It's feared Turkey's involvement in Libya could aggravate the conflict.
Greece and Turkey don't often see eye to eye on many things. The newest issue of tension: Turkey's military involvement in Libya.
Turkey takes in 15 victims of Somali blast for medical treatment. It has been supporting the country since 2011.
Hundreds of Syrians in Turkey gathered outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul on Saturday to protest about Russian backed Syrian government offensive in the Idlib province. The bombardments have caused 230,000 people to be displaced in just two weeks.
“We are witnessing a historic day, realizing a 60-year dream,” Erdogan said. “I know that our people is impatiently waiting for the day they can own this car.”
President Erdogan said Thursday his government would submit a bill to parliament to allow Turkey to send troops to Libya, at the request of the UN-backed government.
Government forces have been bombarding southern and eastern Idlib province, the last rebel stronghold in the war-torn country, since late November.
Erdogan reiterated that Turkey would send soldiers to Libya if invited by Tripoli — a promise that infuriated the rival Libyan government in Benghazi.
"Turkey cannot handle a new refugee wave from Syria," Erdogan said, adding that 80,000 people from Syria's Idlib had fled toward the Turkish border.
Greek foreign minister Nikos Dendias has visited Benghazi, the seat of Libya's eastern administration that is opposed to the UN-backed government.
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All eyes were on Josep Borrell to see what ideas he had up his sleeve. He is the EU's new foreign affairs chief and will be chairing these meetings for the next five years.
“They will not dare, right?” If I had a cent for every time a European politician, advisor or journalist asked me that regarding what is Spain ready to do to keep Catalonia inside its ranks, I would be rich by now.
Many Turkish teachers, public servants and entrepreneurs, unable to return home because of fears of arrest and with no belief in the independence of the Turkish justice system, are trying to start a new life in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki.
Denmark has already announced plans to strip dual nationals of their citizenship if they have travelled abroad to fight with militant groups.
Terror suspect arrested at London Heathrow after he arrives on flight from Turkey
Turkey seized 82 migrants in the coastal town of Ayvacik on Monday after finding them in back of a truck.
Eleven French jihadists are expected to be sent home in the coming days, along with seven Germans, according to state media.
On the one hand the European economy is in its seventh consecutive year of growth and every EU country is set to grow. But on the other hand in some cases, like in Italy, this growth is 0.1%.
A car bomb killed a dozen people and injured 30 on Saturday in Tel Abyad, a Syrian border town that Turkish-backed forces seized last month.
The comments come after Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Turkey could return militant prisoners to Europe.