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Turkey tests its home-made long-range ballistic missile BORA Video

Turkey has tested its first domestically manufactured ballistic missile BORA, the country’s defence minister announced on Thursday. The Bora, or “storm”, long-range missile was tested near the Black Sea coastal region of Sinop, Fikri Isik told broadcaster A Haber. “Our missile Bora, with a range of 280km, was just test-fired …

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Explosive device found under vehicle of elderly German couple on holiday

An improvised explosive device was found under the holiday caravan belonging to a couple of elderly German tourists on holiday in Northern Greece. The found was made by the 70-year-old man on Thursday morning. The couple had parked the caravan in Platanos Motorway Service Station on Egnatia highway, near Kleidi …

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EU Court rules airlines are responsible for flight delay notifications

The European Union Court of Justice has ruled in favor of an airline passenger denied compensation after a flight cancelation. The court ruled that airlines are responsible for informing the passengers of the cancelation. Thursday’s decision from the EU court states that an air carrier is responsible for notifying a passenger …

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IMF warns no Greek deal without a ‘credible strategy on debt sustainability’

The International Monetary Fund’s discussions on Greece’s debt are ongoing and no deal has been reached, IMF spokesman William Murray said on Thursday. At the same time, Murray warned that there will be no Greek deal without a credible strategy on the Greek debt and that the Fund will not …

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ND leader Mitsotakis promises jobs to …the children of pensioners

The leader of Greece’s main opposition party conservative New Democracy promised jobs to the unemployed children of … pensioners. Visiting a kafeneion, a traditional Greek coffee shop, in Kallithea suburb of south Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: “I do not promise hiring in the public sector,” but stressed that his aim …

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Orthodox Christians, incl Greeks, want a strong Russia to counter the West

Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe but also in Greece express pro-Russia views and many would like to see Russia playing a stronger role in the area in order to balance the influence of the West. According to a survey conducted by PEW Research Center majorities in Orthodox countries …

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EU cuts Greece growth forecast, blames the country for review delay

The European Union has sharply cut the growth forecast for Greece on Thursday, sparking worries that the long delay in the second review of the third bailout program was damaging the economy. European lenders are in a row the International Monetary Fund over the sustainability of the Greek debt. The …

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