Turkish-Armenian linguist and writer Sevan Nişanyan has announced that he had applied for political asylum in Greece and got his residence card there
Turkish security forces caught 47 refugees who were trying to illegally cross into Europe on July 26
There is no harm in Turkey’s missile defense system purchase from Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said in response to U.S. top general’s concerns over the issue
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is behind intelligence provided to Greek authorities that a Turkish-flagged freighter was allegedly carrying drugs
Judges in Greece have reacted angrily to a blunt barrage of government criticism over recent court rulings, naming them “dirty” attacks
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It was in the middle of a summer night too, it caught people in bed. The date was August 17 and the time was 3:02 a.m.
Greece is seeing “the light at the end of austerity”, the EU’s economy commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on July 24, calling the reforms imposed on Athens by its creditors perhaps “too tough” but “necessary.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan marked the 94th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne on July 24
The mayor of the Aegean resort district of Bodrum, which was hit by a massive earthquake recently, has urged holidaymakers to continue their holidays, assuring them “all precautions are taken.”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
A group gathered and demonstrated in front of the Neve Shalom synagogue in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district late on July 20 to protest the Israeli government’s recent move to place metal detectors at the entrance to al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that 20 injured people were still under treatment after strong quake which hit the Aegean coast of Turkey
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Aegean coast of Turkey and Greece early on July 21. At least two people, including one Turkish citizen, were killed on the Greek island of Kos due to the strong earthquake
A 13-centimeter tsunami wave was recorded in the Aegean province of Muğla’s Bodrum district early on July 21, following a strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake
The International Monetary Fund late on July 20 approved a one-year, $1.8 billion loan program for Greece but will not release any funds until the eurozone agrees on a debt relief plan, in a highly unusual compromise step.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said July 20 that Turkish Cyprus could depend on Ankara for support and said Turkey would “continue protecting the rights of Turkish Cypriots in the Eastern Mediterranean.”
Turkey’s European Union Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has reiterated that his country wants to become a full member of the European Union and will not be open to any other offer apart from that.
The Turkish parliament on July 17 approved a motion to extend the deployment of Turkish troops in Lebanon for another year as part of the United Nation’s interim force
More than 2,500 years ago, an Athenian nobleman named Cylon -- the first recorded Olympic champion -- tried to take over the city of Athens and install himself as its sole ruler.
Category: SELİN NASİ
On the anniversary of the failed 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, news broke that Ankara had agreed to pay Moscow $2.5 billion to purchase S-400 surface-to-air missile systems
Greece is expected to return to the bond markets in 2018, but having secured its third bailout program Athens may test the waters by issuing a new bond as early as July 17.
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