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Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial sanctions on Ankara will always be off the table.

Greece and Egypt's foreign ministers hold talks on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

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Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

Israel will help Greece strengthen its air force for the next 22 years with a record agreement.

Knights Templar legacy lives on in <em>Cyprus</em>

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Knights Templar legacy lives on in Cyprus

The Templars, an international army of elite warriors set up to guard European pilgrims travelling to Jerusalem, used the island as their ...

Northern <em>Cyprus</em> sparks Turkish anger with 'Quran teaching ban'

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Northern Cyprus sparks Turkish anger with 'Quran teaching ban'

Turkish Cypriot authorities have denied there will be a ban on Quran classes, but a court ruling on religious instruction has been condemned by ...

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Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

Israeli and Emirati diplomats met in Cyprus on Friday to discuss regional economic, security, and political issues.

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Israel, UAE, Greece, Cyprus top diplomats to meet Friday

Officials from the four nations will meet in Paphos to discuss strategic interests.

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Greek FM travels to Turkey for talks

Nikos Dendias will meet with his Turkish counterpart and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Libya to grant visa-free travel for Turkish nationals

Libya has granted visa-free travel for Turkish nationals following a two day visit to the country by the Libyan

Greece agrees to talks with Libya over maritime zone

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Greece agrees to talks with Libya over maritime zone

Greece and Libya have agreed to enter talks to mark out their maritime zones in the Mediterranean after Tripoli reiterated an agreement with ...

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Turkey and Libya commit to maritime agreement angering Greece

Turkey's president and Libya's prime minister have committed to a 2019 maritime border agreement, despite complaints from Greece and ...

Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

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Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

On a visit to Tripoli this week, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the cancellation of a Libyan-Turkish deal delineating ...

Turkey's chair snub riles EU chief

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Turkey's chair snub riles EU chief

Ursula von der Leyen was left standing when she was denied a seat at a meeting with President Erdogan and the European Council president.

EU chiefs press Erdogan on rights, stress better ties

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EU chiefs press Erdogan on rights, stress better ties

The EU's top two officials voiced concerns over human rights in Turkey, while expressing hope for stronger ties.

Syrian regime allows Russian oil exploration in 'Lebanese waters'

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Syrian regime allows Russian oil exploration in 'Lebanese waters'

Lebanese officials are yet to comment on the agreement, which could see the country lose hundreds of square kilometres of its maritime territory ...

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EU leaders seek building on improving ties with Turkey

EU leaders will consider diplomatic and economic incentives to encourage improving ties with Turkey.

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EU chiefs push Turkey for 'sustained de-escalation'

EU chiefs discussed a "possible visit" to Turkey after next week's European summit, as the two sides look to mend ties.

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Cyprus urged to probe migrant pushbacks from Lebanon

The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner urged Cyprus to investigate allegations of ill-treatment of migrants arriving by boat.

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EU chiefs to hold video call with Turkey's Erdogan

European Union leaders Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel will hold video talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, ...

Greece says Turkey should take back migrants

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Greece says Turkey should take back migrants

Greece's Migration Minister called on Turkey to take back migrants to demonstrate its willingness to uphold a 2016 deal with the EU.

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Turkey begins push to renew 2016 EU deal

Turkey is seeking to renew a deal with the EU that will ensure large numbers of migrants don’t travel to the bloc.

What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

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What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

Analysis: The door is potentially open to a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations following nearly eight years of tense ties between the two ...

<em>Cyprus</em> peace group condemns arrests over 'Love Erdogan' sign

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Cyprus peace group condemns arrests over 'Love Erdogan' sign

Turkish Cypriot activists were arrested in breakaway northern Cyprus, after the local youth wing of Turkey's ruling AKP party ...

Palestinians veto UAE's EMGF membership bid: reports

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Palestinians veto UAE's EMGF membership bid: reports

The UAE's bid for observer status was reportedly rejected after after it was quashed by the Palestinian Authority's representative.

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