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Mayor: “Dark foreign powers organize earthquakes to destroy Turkey’s economy”

The mayor of Turkey’s capital Ankara is convinced about the source of the recent earthquakes in Canakkale, in the west of the country. Mayor Melih Gökçek claims to have conducted reach and have found out that the earthquakes could have been organized by dark external powers aiming to destroy Turkey’s …

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UPD Istanbul: Greek student detained on suspicion of “inciting protests”

Greek student Giorgos Iatridis was detained together with ten other foreigners on Tuesday night with charges of inciting the protests in Taksim Square in Istambul. According to his website Alexiptoto, Iatridis was living in Istanbul since October 2012. He is a post-degree student at Aristoteleio University in Thessaloniki and move …

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Alleged assassination plot against Ecumenical Partiarch Vartholomeos foiled

An alleged assassination plot against Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos has been foiled by police in Turkey. According to Turkish media, one suspect has been arrested while police is searching for two others.  The investigation was launched after a letter was sent from the Central Anatolia province of Kayseri, claiming that the …

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Samaras-Erdogan meet in Istanbul, sign 25 “low politics” agreements

“A good day for Greek-Turkish relations,” Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told reporters during a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the signature of 25 agreements. on so-called “low politics” fields. “The politics of everyday life are essential, “Samaras underlined. “We build trust,  we bring our people …

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German Journalist, 13 Immigrants Arrested For Illegally Entering Greece

A German journalist was arrested together with a group of immigrants as he illegally crossed the borders in order to report about the influx of immigrants from  Turkey to Greece. The reporter, 25, was arrested together with 13 immigrants by the authorities in the region of Orestiada, NE Greece, on Thursday morning. The …

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Turkish Red Crescent assists Greek Orthodox Community in Istanbul

Turkish Red Crescent extended on Tuesday 8 tons of food stuffs, as well as stationary and office supplies and toys at the nursery of the Greek Orthodox  Ecumenic Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey. Tekin Kucukali, the head of the TRC, said pain had no language, religion or sect while handing over …

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Four Greek Tourists Dead at road accident in Turkey

Four Greek citizens died and five others were severely injured when a tourist bus came off road and tumbled 8 meters. The road accident occurred on the highway to Istanbul, near the town of Tekirdag, 80 km from the Greek border. The bus belonging to Turkish company Metro deviated from …

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