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Turkey Blasts EU, Greek Naval Commander for Stopping Vessel En Route to Libya

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the ambassadors of Germany, Italy and the European Union to protest what it calls the "illegal" interception...

Turkey Prevents EU to Inspect Ship Suspected of Carrying Weapons to Libya

Turkey has prevented the European Union’s naval mission enforcing the Libya arms embargo from checking a suspect freighter off the war-torn country’s coast, Germany’s...

Turkey Vows Wider Ties With New Libyan Government

Following a Thursday meeting with Libyan leaders in Ankara, Turkey vowed to “improve” ties with the beleaguered Mediterranean nation. The statement followed a meeting between...

Erdogan Warns Merkel Libya’s Chaos Could Affect the Entire Mediterranean

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a warning that the "Libyan chaos" could  extend to the entire Mediterranean Sea during his Friday meeting with German...

EU Expresses ”Strong Concern” About Turkish Decision to Send Troops to Libya

Peter Stano, the lead spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, issued a statement on Friday condemning the Turkish Parliament's...

President Erdogan Says Turkey Will Send Troops to Libya

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Thursday that the government will submit a parliamentary motion to send troops to Libya in early January,...

Turkish Defense Minister Accuses Greece of Violating Libya’s Territorial Waters

Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has presented maps to the Libyan government in an effort to show that Greece is trying to encroach upon...

Over 100 People Feared Dead as Migrant Boat Overturns Near Libyan Coast

Around 100 people are feared dead after a boat carrying 100 migrants overturned at sea near the coast of Libya on Friday. Libya's coastguard told...

Italy Rescues 1,000 Migrants Foundering in Mediterranean

Italy's coast guard said Friday that it had rescued about 1,000 migrants from leaky boats in the Mediterranean; one person was found dead. Officials said...

UNHCR 2016 Estimates Cuts in Refugees Arriving to Europe via Greece Route

The outlook of how many refugees are expected to reach the shores of Greece has been drastically cut by the U.N. refugee agency, according...