Monday , April 24 2017
Home / News / Politics / Turkey-GR

Turkey-GR

Turkish Purge: Young Lawyer flees to Greek islet off Symi

Turkish purge: A young Turkish lawyer was found on an uninhabited Greek islet, two days after the referendum in Turkey. The man was located by the Greek Coast Guard on Nimos islet in the north of the island of  Symi, very close to the Turkish coast in southeastern Aegean Sea. …

Read More »

Police, Intelligence on alert after weapons, ammunition found in mosque in NE Greece

Two guns and a large number of ammunition were found in a mosque in a village in Xanthi, Northeastern Greece, near the borders to Turkey.  The imam has been called by the local prosecutor for explanations. Police and national intelligence service on alert. Police search in the mosque of Iliopetra, …

Read More »

NATO cancels Ramstein Guard exercise after Greece’s withdrawal

NATO has canceled its electronic warfare exercise Ramstein Guard due to disagreements between alliance members Greece and Turkey. The exercise, which had been due to begin Monday, aimed to combine electronic technologies with Greek air and sea capabilities. “But it was called off,” Ekathimerini reports “after Ankara requested on Sunday …

Read More »

Refugees and migrants flows increase again: 566 new arrivals in last five days

Refugees and migrants flow from Turkey to Greece started to rise again. In last five days, a total of 566 people arrived to the Greek islands on boat coming form Turkey. Most affected are the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos. It is unclear whether the flow increase is due …

Read More »

Eclat! Greece withdraws from exercise after NATO accepts Turkey’s demand

The NATO accepted the Turkish demand to exempt the island of Lemnos from an joint multinational exercise with the participation of member states of the North Atlantic alliance. This decision left Greece with no other choice than to withdraw from the NATO exercise on electronic warfare. Last year, the island …

Read More »

Body of Turkish soldier found in Evros river, he was trying to flee Turkey purge

The body of a Turkish soldier was found in Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. He was missing for 78 days, after he attempted to illegally cross into Greece through the Evros [Turkish: Maritsa] together with his family. He was a computer engineer at the Missile Base …

Read More »

3 more Turkish commandos allegedly fled to Greece but went missing

Three more Turkish commandos have allegedly fled to Greece but went missing in the country they were supposed to seek asylum. According to a local lawyer, the three entered Greece together with the two commandos who sought asylum in Greece in February. However, once they entered the country, the group …

Read More »

Turkey seeks ‘deportation’ of two Turkish commandos who fled to Greece

Turkey has requested the deportation of the two Turkish commandos suspected to be coup plotters assigned to assassination President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two commandos fled to Greece by crossing the Evros River on February 15th and asked for asylum. The deportation request has been submitted to Greek authorities by …

Read More »