The European Commission launched infringements procedures against Greek-administered Cyprus and Malta over their “golden passport” programs, in which wealthy people can acquire EU citizenship in exchange for an investment.
A rush for natural gas after several discoveries and loads of potential makes the region a focus of interest.
Aggressive diplomacy from Greece can't change the reality that Turkey has a rightful stake in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Turkey answered Italy's call for help to battle the pandemic, and that has opened a door.
Reports by Israeli state radio alleges Turkey proposed that the gas pipeline run from Israeli reservoirs through Turkey into Europe.
Ankara says the maritime sovereignty of war-affected Libya cannot be violated by Israel, Egypt, Greece and other regional players for their gas pipeline project in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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.
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 opening of the Dherynia border post in the east and the Lefka crossing in the northwest is the first such step to end the 44-year frozen conflict between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots in eight years.
Turkish Prime Minister and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras talk after Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issues warnings to Greece and the Greek Cypriot administration over drilling for hydrocarbons in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean.
Turkey's criticism comes after Ankara deployed navy vessels on Friday to stop a rig belonging to the Italian energy firm ENI as it headed toward an area southeast of Cyprus.
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