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Germany warns its citizens travelling to Turkey ‘they risk arrest’

Escalation of the diplomatic row between Berlin and Ankara ended in a clear message. Foreign   Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned German citizens that they risk arrest if they travel to Turkey. The German government on Friday warned citizens travelling to Turkey that they are at risk of arrest. Foreign Minister Sigmar …

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Michael Karloutsos appointed Acting Chief of Protocol in US State Department

Member of the Greek-American community, Michael Karloutsos, has been appointed Acting Chief of Protocol, a high-profile position in the State Department. He will work under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He will begin his new work on July 23. It is a political appointment by the president of the United …

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Groundhog Day: Cyprus reunification talks collapse in Crans-Montana on Turkey’s insistence

Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of  a 10-day long process in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. The United Nations had said that the talks in July was the “the best chance” for a deal to end …

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Erdogan orchestrated July 15 Coup in Turkey, claims SCF in Sweden

The failed coup attempt on July 15 2016 in Turkey was orchestrated by President Recep Tayip Erdogan, Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) claims. “It was a pretext for a mass persecution of critics and opponents in a state of perpetual emergency,” the SCF concluded in its researched report ‘July 15: …

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PM May unveils proposals for EU citizens in UK after Brexit

About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed at the European Union Summit on Thursday.  A new “UK settled status” would grant EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years rights to stay and access …

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China welcomes Greece’s veto on EU Human Rights statement

As expected, China welcomed Greece’s move to block a European Union statement on the country’s human rights record. “Chinese experts on Sunday called for fairness and greater understanding of human rights record in China, Chinese Global Times writes. According to the experts and analysts, China and EU have different approach …

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Greece takes over Egypt’s diplomatic representation in Doha

The Greek embassy in Doha will take over the diplomatic representation of Egypt after the country cut ties with Qatar. Greece responded positive to a relevant request by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry, the Foreign Ministry in Athens said in a statement on Monday. Greece is at the disposal …

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Germany to deploy soldiers from Incirlik after Ankara’s insistence to deny access

Berlin has no choice but to withdraw the deployment of German soldiers from the strategic air base in Incirlik, in Southeast Turkey, German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday. The statement comes during an official visit of the German foreign minister to Turkey and short after Prime Minister Binali …

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UPD 35-year-old Greek hospitalized after London attacks has been identified

A 35-year-old Greek has been hospitalized after suffering injuries during the terror attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. His condition is described as stable and there is no danger for his life. However, he is in intensive care apparently for precautionary reasons. British authorities informed the …

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Greek among the injured in the Borough Market pub terror attack (video)

Shocking footage from the first moments terrorists went into a pub in Borough Market and started stabbing on people on Saturday night. Thirty seconds of horror. In the footage, a man is heard yelling at people to move upstairs. A man is heavily bleeding, a woman, probably a police officer, …

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President Trump announces US will withdraw from Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Suddenly planet Earth got a little warmer. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement Paris Accord to fight climate change, spurning pleas from U.S. allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge. “We’re getting …

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The mysterious ‘Covfefe’ world of real Donald Trump

On the historical day, May 31 2017, At 12:06 a.m. ET, the President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted covfefe his 32 million Followers on Twitter: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” Τhe tweet was posted at 12:06 a.m. ET. By 6 a.m. that tweet had been deleted. Too …

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Greek goddess statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

Workers have begun to dismantle the statue of a Greek goddess from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from Islamists. The sculpture of Themis – the goddess of justice – wearing a sari was installed outside the court in December 2016. Several radical Islamist groups, including the Hefazat-e-Islam, a …

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