A 10-meter mosaic, which was found by a farmer in the southeastern province of Adıyaman’s Besni district, will be taken to the Gaziantep Museum.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The Church of Cyprus has a definitely far limited clout on politics compared to the Makarios period when the Archbishop was the “national leader” and the president of the state at the same time.
Opening negotiation chapters is vital to revive ties between Turkey and the European Union, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said just a day before a Turkey-EU political dialogue meeting is set to take place in Brussels following months-long tension between the two sides
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The EU lost credibility in 2004 for most Turks when it admitted Cyprus (meaning Greek Cyprus) as a full member, despite the overwhelming rejection by Greek Cypriots of the so called “Annan Plan,” which was the best blueprint–regardless of its shortcomings—for a solution to this problem until then
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is behind intelligence provided to Greek authorities that a Turkish-flagged freighter was allegedly carrying drugs
Judges in Greece have reacted angrily to a blunt barrage of government criticism over recent court rulings, naming them “dirty” attacks
With the collapse of the Cyprus reunification talks, the Turkish side is left with no option but to act alone, says a former Turkish envoy. Turkey needs to send drilling vessels to the zone where Greek Cyprus found gas, according to retired ambassador Mithat Rende
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It was in the middle of a summer night too, it caught people in bed. The date was August 17 and the time was 3:02 a.m.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that 20 injured people were still under treatment after strong quake which hit the Aegean coast of Turkey
A 1,800 year-old mosaic, which showed the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War in Greek mythology, was found at excavation works in the ancient city of Perge in Turkey’s Mediterranean region
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Aegean coast of Turkey and Greece early on July 21. At least two people, including one Turkish citizen, were killed on the Greek island of Kos due to the strong earthquake
The International Monetary Fund late on July 20 approved a one-year, $1.8 billion loan program for Greece but will not release any funds until the eurozone agrees on a debt relief plan, in a highly unusual compromise step.
Cat Stevens has channeled the Sufi poet Yunus Emre for a song about divine love as he announced his latest album since his return to Western folk pop
A ferry carrying 205 Turkish citizens arrived at the Aegean city of Bodrum on July 21 after being stranded on the Greek island of Kos due to a severe earthquake late in the night
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The latest attempt to reunite Cyprus failed intense negotiations in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, on July 7. The quintet talks under the auspices of U.N. Secretary-General was seen as the most promising occasion in years with two solution-minded leaders, Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus (RoC) and Mustafa Akıncı of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), in power on both sides of the divided island
Turkey on July 20 accused Greek Cyprus of taking “dangerous” steps in its search for energy resources in the Mediterranean, two weeks after crunch talks aimed at reunifying the divided island collapsed, as reported by AFP
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said July 20 that Turkish Cyprus could depend on Ankara for support and said Turkey would “continue protecting the rights of Turkish Cypriots in the Eastern Mediterranean.”
Turkey’s European Union Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has reiterated that his country wants to become a full member of the European Union and will not be open to any other offer apart from that.
Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, told all sides on July 19 to quit the blame game as to the crash of the talks to unify the island
A 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of Muğla’s Marmaris district, is facing risk of collapse despite being a popular spot for tourists
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