The new Greek government is putting in place new measures to stop the flow of refugees crossing the Aegan Sea.
After years of tensions over northern Syria, the US and Turkey have agreed to establish safe zones. Why now?
A few years ago, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey's Gulenists were running the show. Now both religious movements face political repression. How did they fall so far, so fast?
Russia's influential position as Europe's main supplier of natural gas is under threat from new discoveries.
How Syria's tribes are being used by those both for and against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Turkey's authoritarian leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was handed a big defeat recently when his party's candidate lost a crucial election contest. Is this the beginning of Erdogan's demise?
Turkey and the EU are trading insults over the rights to exploit the huge gas reserves over the eastern Mediterranean island.
After the UK flopped in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, there's an appetite for another kind of Brexit. But this wouldn't be a good idea.
While thought of as an unpretentious fast-food dish, the doner kebab is a symbol of the social, political and identity issues facing European society today.
President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and appears intent on nominating political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
As the number of women in politics increase, more women's voices will be heard: the example of co-mayorship in Turkey is a first step.
Local elections in Turkey over the weekend saw a some key cities and towns slip away from the party of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's ruling party.
Giving up means giving the Assad regime and Russia both a strategic and intellectual victory with incalculable consequences for global security.
Attacking Erdoğan's original comments, Morrison told a news conference they were “highly offensive to Australians and highly reckless in this very sensitive environment”.
The Syrian civil war has ended, but there are millions of Syrian refugees living in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. With danger from a hostile regime back in Syria, what will happen to them now?
Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder happened at a consulate, a space not subject to the laws of the host country, Turkey. That means the alleged murderers did not fear interference by local authorities.
When an elected leader turns autocratic, the economy tends to suffer. That's because, in a functioning democracy, economic policy is made jointly, with lawmakers playing a key role.
From Rahaf Mohammed to the fate of Syrian refugees and the US border wall – what 'migration diplomacy' means for world politics.
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
Why did negotiations between the Turkish state and the Kurds, aimed at mitigating ethnic conflict and bringing about peace, fail in Turkey?