Turkish-Cypriot demonstrators   rally in the capital Nicosia calling for a federal solution to the Mediterranean island’s problems. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP/Getty

Three days of informal talks open on Tuesday in Geneva to sound out Greek and Turkish Cypriots on fresh negotiations to end the decades-old division o(...)

Armenia marks the 106th anniversary of the 1915 massacres in the capital Yerevan  on Saturday. Photograph: Narek Aleksanyan/EPA

US president Joe Biden said on Saturday that the 1915 massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, a historic declaration that i(...)

 US president Joe Biden: A  declaration would not carry any tangible penalties beyond humiliating Turkey and tainting its history with an inevitable comparison to the Holocaust. Photograph: Doug Mills/EPA

Joe Biden is expected to recognise the Armenian genocide, becoming the first US president to formally designate as such the killings that occurred mor(...)

Only one of two visiting European Union chiefs were given a chair at the meeting in Ankara on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

Turkey’s foreign minister responded on Thursday to a diplomatic mishap in which only one of two visiting European Union chiefs were given a chair at a(...)

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s diktat  last year the former basilica of Hagia Sophia – arguably the heart of Orthodox Christendom – should become a mosque provoked international outrage.

This year Greece begins a series of commemorations, similar to those ongoing in Ireland: from the bicentenary of the war of independence from the Otto(...)

Armenian police officers detain a protester during a rally in Yerevan against the agreement to end fighting with Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Photograph: Karen Minasyan/AFP via Getty

Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan has rejected calls to resign over a deal that gives Azerbaijan control over swathes of Nagorno-Karabakh, as Ru(...)

Rescuers carry the body of a local resident allegedly killed by recent shelling in Ganja, Azerbaijan on Sunday. Photograph: Aziz Karimov/EPA

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have accused each other of continuing to shell residential areas in and around the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh(...)

A police officer stands in front of a destroyed house after shelling in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region’s main city of Stepanakert on October 7th, during the ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty

Russia, the European Union and Iran have called for an end to fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed area of Nagorno-Karab(...)

Firefighters battle a blaze in the city of Barda in Azerbaijan on Monday after shelling by Armenian forces. Photograph: Aziz Karimov/EPA

Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other on Monday of attacking civilian areas on the ninth day of the deadliest fighting in the South Caucasus regio(...)

Volunteers of Armenian Revolutionary Federation gather to leave for the Nagorny-Karabah region, where martial law has been declared. Photograph: EPA

Sixteen people have been killed and more than 100 wounded after fighting erupted anew between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces on Sunday, according to (...)

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