Is Turkey itching for tension? Officials fear so

The Foreign Ministry opted for a mild response Wednesday to Turkish allegations that Greece is undermining the climate of relatively good relations, but officials increasingly believe that the Turkish government, partly due to domestic political pressure, may opt, at a time of its own choosing, to return to the period of high tension that prevailed from 2020 to 2023.

Why local elections could be critical for Turkey’s political future

Ayla Jean Yackley, an Istanbul-based journalist covering Turkey with stories in The Financial Times, Politico, and other major outlets, joins Thanos Davelis to look at why we should be paying attention to Turkey's upcoming elections, which could be critical for the country's politics - from the ruling party to the opposition.

Wrong message

Greek diplomacy clearly did not handle the Fredi Beleri case well. Its contradictory messages and moves didn't help. With such matters, it is important to decide on the approach from the onset.