New skirmishes - the deadliest since 2016 — have provoked international concern.
Cyprus has called for sanctions against Turkey over illegal drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean, but is offering a legal alternative.
European diplomats say Cypriot officials are threatening to veto sanctions against Minsk if the EU does not consider action over a separate dispute in the Mediterranean Sea.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged Turkey to engage in dialogue and take no more actions to increase tensions with Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The bloc's foreign policy chief said ministers will agree on sanctions on Belarus on September 21 while EU leaders will discuss restrictive measures on Turkey on September 24.
Heads of states of France, Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Italy, Spain and Portugal warned Turkey that "unless it ends its unilateral activities", the EU would "develop a list of further restrictive measures".
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Greece with “painful experiences” if the country doesn’t enter talks with Turkey over disputed territorial claims in the eastern Mediterranean.
A massive search and rescue operation is underway in Turkey's Black sea region after flooding washed away roads and buildings.
A source in the presidential palace has told Euronews' Turkish service that President Erdogan will be announcing the discovery of a new natural gas source in the Mediterranean on Friday.
Dating back to the 4th century, these UNESCO-recognised Lycian tombs are some of the oldest and most striking in Turkey.
The ancient Sumela Monastery, located in Macka district of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Trabzon, opened its doors to hold mass for the seventh time since resuming religious services after a pause of 88 years.
Greece’s prime minister has convened the government’s national security council amid growing tensions with Turkey over drilling in the eastern Mediterranean.
There were believed to be around 150 workers at the factory in northwestern Turkey at the time of the explosion.