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EU warns Turkey over ‘threat’ to Cyprus

The EU warned Turkey on Monday (12 February) to refrain from any “threat” against Cyprus, after a Turkish vessel prevented an Italian ship from reaching a drilling zone for gas off the Cypriot coast. “Turkey needs to commit unequivocally to … Continue reading

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Την τουρκική στάση στην κυπριακή ΑΟΖ καταδικάζουν αξιωματούχοι της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης

Σε συνέχεια της χθεσινής δήλωσης, μέσω Twitter, του προέδρου του Ευρωπαϊκού Συμβουλίου, Ντόναλντ Τουσκ, μετά από τηλεφωνική συνομιλία που είχε με τον Πρόεδρο Αναστασιάδη, με την οποία κάλεσε την Τουρκία να αποφύγει απειλές και ενέργειες έναντι κρατών-μελών, σε αντίστοιχες δηλώσεις … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Scale of Turkey’s “Global Purge”

In October of last year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at a gathering of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) about the steps that have been taken so far to eliminate the Islamic movement of the exiled cleric Fethullah … Continue reading

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Erdogan advisor threatens Greek officials not to set foot on Imia

In a further escalation of tensions in the Aegean, a chief advisor to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a direct threat to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, his ministers and other Greek officials not to set foot on … Continue reading

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Turkish Embassy turns out to be source of threats sent to journalists in Belgium

“Erdoğan’s Long Arm” was caught red handed in Belgium. The Belgian Police detected that the IP address, where threat messages were sent to Turkish journalists via some social media, belongs to the Turkish Embassy in Brussels. The headline news of … Continue reading

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Ο Ερντογάν δεν “καθάρισε” τους Κούρδους στην Αφρίν: Η προδοσία του Τραμπ και του Πούτιν…

Του ΜΙΧΑΛΗ ΙΓΝΑΤΙΟΥ Μερικά πράγματα δεν είναι όπως τα παρουσιάζει η προπαγάνδα και ειδικά η τουρκική, η οποία αποκαλύπτεται εύκολα διότι εργάζεται και γίνεται με ένα εντελώς ερασιτεχνικό τρόπο. Η εισβολή στη Συρία για να κτυπηθούν οι Κούρδοι αντάρτες του … Continue reading

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Turkey Parliament Speaker calls offensive against Syria Kurds “jihad”

The Speaker of Turkey’s National Assembly on Saturday described a now week-long military offensive against US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria’s Afrin as “jihad.” Speaker Ismail Kahraman’s use of the Islamic definition of “holy war” came amid rising religious rhetoric … Continue reading

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Special Report: With more Islamic schooling, Erdogan aims to reshape Turkey

On a hill overlooking Istanbul is a religious school where, 50 years ago, a boy from a working class district attended classes in Islam. The boy was Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s future president. The school was one of the first Imam … Continue reading

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Volunteers in north to help Turkish forces in Afrin

Fifty volunteers in the north have signed up for the army to help Turkish soldiers fight in Syria’s Afrin region, it was reported on Wednesday. According to the Cyprus News Agency citing press reports from the north, 50 members of … Continue reading

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The U.S. and Turkey Showdown in Northern Syria

On January 19, Turkey reportedly began shelling Syrian Kurdish positions in Afrin, located in the north of Syria. • The U.S. announcement of a ‘Border Security Force’ in Syria, made up of some Kurdish fighters, has thrown the already unstable … Continue reading

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