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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is scheduled to meet next week to discuss whether to degrade Turkey’s status and reopen a monitoring process against the country in response to the authoritarian slide in the country.
Some 970 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on March 2, the Italian Coast Guard said, as the numbers attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe continue to rise
Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent said on Feb. 21
NICOSIA – Anadolu Agency
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on March 1 that a solution to the Cyprus issue had significance beyond the island’s two communities, according to Turkish Cypriot presidential sources who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will visit Turkish Cyprus on Feb. 20-21, as peace talks on the divided island hit a snag following the Greek Cypriot Parliament’s decision to celebrate a 1950 referendum aimed at unification with Greece
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has cautioned the warring parties in the Nagorno-Karabakh region about taking steps that could derail the region’s peace process, his spokesman said Feb. 27
Turkey’s views on Syria are being listened to thanks to the ongoing Euphrates Shield Operation, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said, adding that the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) plan to unite its cantons have been prevented
About 730 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Feb. 22 after seven rescue operations mounted by the Italian Coast Guard and the SOS Mediterranee aid group
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has held talks with the German chancellor and Azerbaijani president in Munich on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17.
Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı has refused to attend a scheduled leaders’ meeting on Feb. 23 on the grounds that Greek Cyprus has done nothing to repeal a recent law to permit schools to mark a vote to unify the island with Greece
MUNICH – Reuters
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought on Feb. 18 to assure Europe that the United States will back NATO even as it looks for new ways to cooperate with Russia , but was greeted by muted applause by European allies unnerved by U.S. President Donald Trump.