Resurgent coronavirus cases in Turkey are fueling tensions between doctors who say the official figures underplay the scale of the outbreak and politicians who accuse the country's medical association of undermining efforts to contain it on.
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has blasted French President Emmanuel Macron over siding with Greece in Ankara’s row with Athens, accusing him of further exacerbating and fueling the dispute by trying to act like Napoleon.
The United Nations has urged Turkey to launch an immediate and independent investigation into war crimes and other violations of international law committed in the northern part of Syria, which is under the control of Turkish occupation forces and allied militant groups.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey withdrew a seismic research vessel from disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean Sea to allow for diplomacy with Greece, with which Ankara has been involved in a dispute over oil and gas resources in the region.
Syrians in northern Hasakah province have staged protest against US and Turkish occupation of the Arab country.
Russia has criticized Turkey for its failure to fulfill its obligations under a bilateral ceasefire agreement on Syria's northwestern Idlib province, where the two countries back opposing sides.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is open to “constructive” dialog with Greece in a dispute over energy exploration rights in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says his country is ready to engage in dialogue with Turkey on the eastern Mediterranean dispute but only ‘without blackmail and threats.’
A panel of United Nations war crimes investigators has called on Turkey to rein in allied militants in northern Syria, who may have committed a range of war crimes against civilians, including hostage-taking, rape and torture.
Turkey complains that Greece has been militarizing the island of Chios in a move that runs counter to a historic treaty, while at the same time, Ankara has announced the extension of drilling activity in the disputed Mediterranean waters.