It is encouraging that the German government has finally taken a stand on Turkey’s aggressive foreign policy, writes Robert Ellis and argues that Thursday’s debate in the European Parliament on Turkey’s negative role in the Eastern Mediterranean and Monday’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting will indicate which way the wind blows.
The US said Wednesday (8 July) it plans to conduct military training with Cyprus for the first time, defying NATO ally Turkey, which warned of destabilization.
Turkey's ambassador to France on Wednesday (1 July) said that Paris had informed NATO it was suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after a probe into an incident between French and Turkish warships did not back Paris' cla...
International donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid to face the ongoing humanitarian crisis at a Syrian aid summit co-hosted by the EU and the United Nations on Tuesday (30 June).
Austria and Turkey accused each other on Monday (29 June) of responding inappropriately to clashes between Kurdish and Turkish protesters in Vienna last week, further straining relations.
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday (25 June) that "illegal" Turkish drilling for gas off the divided island of Cyprus "must stop", as he met Cypriot officials in Nicosia.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday (20 June) said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any mission outside the country, if necessary.
NATO is investigating an incident in the Eastern Mediterranean in which France says Turkish frigates were "extremely aggressive" towards a French navy vessel participating in a NATO mission in the Mediterranean, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said ...
Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday (16 June) of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating UN and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).