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Turkey opens new dispute over sovereignty of east Aegean islands | Al Jazeera

Turkey for the first time disputes Greece’s sovereignty over its east Aegean islands which were meant to remain demilitarised. Athens, Greece – As NATO confronts Russia over security in Europe, renewed tension between Greece and Turkey is gnawing at the alliance’s eastern heel. In letters sent to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last July and September, …

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The West wants to overthrow Erdogan but it has lost its power to do so – Yeni Safak

In the past decade, the U.S., or the West in general, has starkly increased the number of articles on Turkey that potshot President Erdogan. Despite all the covert and overt interventions across various fields, we witness them uncontrollably hurling insults at Erdogan with a rage stemming from unsuccessful attempts to overthrow him. Even though they …

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Turkey will be in Athens in 5 hours in event of Greek missile attack: AKP official – Turkish Minute

A senior official from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has said Turkish forces will be in Athens in five hours in the event of a missile attack amid increased tension between the two countries in the east Mediterranean, Turkish media outlets reported. The controversial remarks from AKP Central Executive Board (MYK) member Metin …

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Erdogan thinks big – Turkey’s strongman, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, takes to the world stage – The Economist

He is posing as the voice of Muslims everywhere and of the global South PRESIDENT RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN likes to cut to the chase. Others may think the multilateral dispute over territorial waters, continental shelves and hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean, which has brought Turkey close to war with Greece, is complicated. For Turkey’s leader, …

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Erdoğan setting the stage for invalidating the Lausanne Treaty after Hagia Sophia move – Ahval

A militarised regime is taking shape in Anatolia as the world watches on at the expense of the well being of Turkish people. This regime is pursuing an expansionist order determined to stretch the country’s legal borders by means of a brute force. Yavuz Baydar A spectre is haunting Europe, the spectre of Turkish expansionism, set …

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Erdogan plays out Islamic ‘Reconquista’ with Hagia Sophia as backdrop – Al Monitor

The reconversion of Hagia Sophia, a symbol of Istanbul and a marvel of Byzantine art, into a mosque is a historic moment. The controversial move, put in motion by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decree, could fairly be seen as the Turkish Reconquista. Istanbul was Constantinopole in 1453 when it was conquered by the Muslim-Turkish Ottomans …

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