Latest News from Turkey

Ankara ups ante over eight Turkish officers

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday responded sternly to a Greek court decision releasing one of eight Turkish servicemen seeking asylum in Greece, declaring that the country was becoming a "safe haven" for Turkey's enemies.

AHI asks US Congress to oppose military assistance to Turkey

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) submitted testimony on Friday to the appropriations subcommittee on state, foreign operations, and related programs of the House of Representatives over the Trump administration's foreign aid proposals for 2019.

Turkey's Erdogan Awarded by Serbian City

The City Assembly of Novi Pazar, south-west Serbia, decided to award Turkish President Erdogan with the title of honorary citizen at its session on Friday, also the date of its 557th birthday.

"Erdogan has been awarded due to special affirmation and contribution to the development of Novi Pazar," read a statement published on the city's official website after the session.

Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences marks 70 years

Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said that that this scientific institution should be the pillar of Serbia's development, and called on companies to cooperate more with scientific institutes.

Turkey accuses EU of "favoring Balkan candidates"

According to Kaymakci, the EC favored the Balkan candidates, ignoring Turkeys difficulties and failing to provide a clearer accession perspective for Ankara.

The ambassador said that the report "has some problems."

Ankara Film Festival opens

The 19th Ankara International Film Festival kicked off with a ceremony at the MEB Şura Hall on April 19. 

Turkey eyes undoing of international treaties

The 1913 Treaty of London, the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne, the Convention between Italy and Turkey signed in 1932, and the 1947 Paris Peace Treaty leave no room to question or misinterpret Greece's sovereign rights in the Aegean.

Austrian PM vows to bar Turkey elections campaigns ahead of snap polls

Austria's right-wing coalition government, which is strongly opposed to Turkey joining the European Union, will bar Turkish politicians from campaigning on its territory ahead of snap June elections, the country's chancellor has said.