Cyprus slams Turkey over asylum-seeker ‘burden’

Cyprus hit out at Turkey on Friday for acts it said were behind the creation of a new migration route...

Turkey hires US law firm to lobby for reentry to F-35 fighter jet program

Turkey’s state-owned Defense Industry Technologies (SSTEK) has signed a contract worth $750,000 with one of Washington’s most prestigious law firms...

Turkey’s terrorism financing law targeting freedom of association draws concern from UN

UN special rapporteurs in a joint letter sent to the Turkish government on February 11 expressed serious concern about Turkey’s new...

Turkey detains Russian ISIL suspect at Syria border

Turkish border guards have detained five Russians, including a woman suspected of membership in the Islamic State in Iraq and...

PACE welcomes return of Turkish opposition MP Berberoğlu to parliament

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Thomas Hammarberg (Sweden, SOC) and...

EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

EU member states gave Turkey until June to comply with key demands on tax transparency or face being put on the bloc's...

Turkey investigating Dutch far-right chief Wilders over tweet

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday launched an investigation into Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders over a tweet in which he wrote...

US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over response to Turkish deaths in Iraq

The United States on Monday sought to defuse a diplomatic row with NATO ally Turkey by saying it now accepts...

Dutch security body concerned about Erdoğan’s role in rise of extremism in Netherlands

A secret report on Dutch national security that was leaked on Monday has revealed concerns among the authorities about the...

Ankara summons US ambassador over response to Turkish deaths in Iraq

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned US Ambassador David M. Satterfield to express Turkey’s reaction “in the strongest terms”...

Erdoğan accuses US of backing terrorists in Iraq

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday accused the United States of siding with terrorists after announcing that outlawed Kurdistan...

Germany approved nearly half of asylum applications from Turkish citizens in 2020

Nearly 50 percent of the asylum applications filed in Germany by Turkish citizens in 2020 were approved, according to the...

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