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Chizhov: Moscow does not meddle in others’ affairs

"Is this a democratic way to solve a problem?" Russia's Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov remarked on the name deal between Greece and North Macedonia during an interview with Kathimerini on the sidelines of the Delphi Economic Forum earlier this month.

Keep calm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent comments confirm fears that diplomatic niceties are not enough to smooth the path of Greek-Turkish relations. They confirm that Greece basically does not have someone to talk to on the other side, a person with which it can build a relationship of trust in the conventional manner.

CHP head says President Erdoğan is polarizing Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is trying to secure his seat by pitting people against each other, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.

Istanbul’s earliest photos on display in New York

New York Metropolitan Museum of Art presents pioneer French photographer Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prang's earliest photos of Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jerusalem. Click through for the story in photos...

Turkey’s appeal on Demirtaş's detention going to ECHR

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is set to hear Turkey's appeal on the detention of an opposition leader accused of terrorist links, according to Turkish Justice Ministry on March 19.

Turkish opposition to visit New Zealand

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) will visit New Zealand, its vice chairman Ünal Çeviköz said on March 18.

AKP’s Zeybekçi expects to win in İzmir polls

Nihat Zeybekci, the People's Alliance's candidate for İzmir, a secular stronghold in Turkey's Aegean region, has said he is only 2.5 percentage points behind main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) candidate Tunç Soyer, but expressed his confidence that he will win Turkey's third largest city in the March 31 elections.

Erdogan lashes out at the West

In a series of nationalist rants in recent days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of plotting against his country and sought to present the deadly attacks against two mosques in New Zealand last week as part of a wider international conspiracy against Muslims and his country.

Russia recognises North Macedonia by new constitutional name

The Russian Federation has recognised the Republic of North Macedonia by its new constitutional name.
Russia was the first major power to recognise the country by its constitutional name of Republic of Macedonia in August, 1992 after the breakup of the former Yugoslavia.

After New Zealand massacre, Erdogan lashes out on Aegean, Cyprus, Istanbul

Speaking straight on the heels of a manifesto issued by the killer in the New Zealand massacre who declared that Turks must abandon Istanbul and the European part of the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratcheted up his nationalist rhetoric with threats against Greece and Cyprus and those who want to call Istanbul by the old name of Constantinople.