Four major parties in Turkey's Parliament issue a declaration condemning EU's decision to suspend high-level talks with Ankara over the country's drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean.
Amid potential US sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 air defence systems, Turkey now receives threats from EU members for its drilling operations in the Mediterranean Sea.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says a fourth ship will be sent to the eastern Mediterranean "as soon as possible," as EU unveils measures against Turkish hydrocarbon exploration.
Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci proposed to the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government that they cooperate in the search for gas off the divided island.
Ankara and the EU are at loggerheads over who has the right to explore newly-discovered gas fields.
At least 40 Palestinians have been wounded, including 22 by Israeli live ammunition, Palestinian Health Ministry says, as hundreds converge near Gaza-Israel fence on 65th week of "right to return" protests.
The sustainability of China's Belt and Road Initiative in the Mediterranean will depend on whether China can help defuse tensions in the Mediterranean while respecting each country's domestic concerns.
Human Rights Watch says the Syrian regime has developed a policy and legal framework to divert "reconstruction resources to fund its atrocities, punish those perceived as opponents and benefit those loyal to it."
Responding to a reporter's question prior to taking off for the G20 in Osaka, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he did not get the impression from his US counterpart Donald Trump that NATO members would be sanctioning each other over missiles.
The Turkish government is standing firm on its oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean as Greece and Greek-administered Cyprus call on the European Union to take action against Turkey.
Gaza officials call on Palestinians to demonstrate against Israel's occupation and that "land is not for sale," an apparent reference to leaked details of US' controversial "deal of the century."
Yavuz will reach a drilling depth of 3,300 metres at Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Bay of Gazimagusa, says Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez.
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