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‘Anti-Greek Tropes’ Likely to Color Turkey’s Snap Elections

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping nationalist voters will return him as a much-strengthened president in the June 24 snap elections -- meaning more...

Turkey’s Erdogan Calls Snap Elections

Turkey will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, it was announced on Wednesday. The revelation on state media confirms election rumors which...

Former Turkish Prosecutor Arrested Trying to Flee to Greece

A Turkish former prosecutor has been arrested in Turkey's northwestern Edirne province while trying to escape to Greece with his wife and children, Turkish...

Uber is a Terrorist Group and its Users are Traitors, Says Istanbul Taxi Boss

  The ride-sharing firm Uber is a terrorist group born in the U.S. "where the traitors who shoot and kill my soldiers in Afrin bleed". These...

Cyprus Insists its Airspace Remains Safe

Cyprus' government has called for what it calls "illegal airports" on the island to close -- a reference to the Tymbou (Ercan in Turkish)...

Greece-Turkey Tensions Part of International Plot, Claims Columnist

  An opinion piece by a pro-government commentator in Turkey about tensions with Greece has raised eyebrows, coming just ahead of Thursday's fatal jet crash in...

European Lawmakers to Discuss Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The protracted detention of two Greek servicemen by Turkey for entering its territory illegally will be discussed at the European Parliament's plenary session, convening...

Smiling Virgin Mary Fresco Puzzles Scientists

Scientists are debating if a fresco depicting a smiling Virgin Mary in the Gumusler Monastery in Turkey is original or the result of a...

Turks Dancing the Syrtaki Dressed in Blue and White Causes Storm (video)

Some Turks have become enraged at the sight of the Greek syrtaki being performed at a festival at the Kadikoy district of Istanbul. The festival...

Turkey Arrests Gulenist ‘Aboard Greek-Flagged Yacht’

Turkish media report that a FETO-linked suspect was arrested Monday from a Greek-flagged yacht in the Aegean resort town of Marmaris. Murat Elmas, the 48-year-old...