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Fate of 6 Turkish soldiers in danger, after Greek court to extradite 3 of them to Turkey

A legal overthrow for six out of eight Turkish soldiers, alleged coup plotters, who fled to Greece one day after the attempted coup in July 15th 2016. A Greek court has agreed on Tuesday to the extradition of three of Turkish servicemen from a group of eight who fled to …

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Greek court decides not to extradite 3 officers, alleged coup plotters, to Turkey

A Greek court decided on Monday not to extradite three alleged coup plotter soldiers, the verdict about the remaining five soldiers is expected in the next days, possibly tomorrow. The eight members of the Turkish Air Force had fled to Greece with a Black Hawk helicopter and landed in Alexandroupolis …

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UPD Samos: Alleged Turkish coup supporter fled to Greece per … Jet Ski

A Turkish citizen arrived to the island of Samos per jet ski. He was caught by men of the Greek Coast Guard who realized that the documents he had with him were forged. According to Proto Thema, the man – estimated to be approximately 40 years old – is considered …

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Greece: Asylum procedures for 8 Turkish officers will take up to 2-3 months

Greece began hearing the asylum claim Friday of the first of eight Turkish military officers who fled their country after the failed coup on July 15, the asylum service said, according to AFP. Captain Feridun Coban was driven to the headquarters of the asylum service in Athens in the early …

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Asylum procedure for 8 Turkish officers postponed until August 19the

The eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in Turkey were taken to Asylum authorities in Athens on Wednesday morning. The asylum procedure was scheduled to be launched today with individual interviews of the officers who applied for asylum fearing for their lives should they be …

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ΕU’s Emergency Response to tackle biggest wildfire in Greece

Τo tackle the biggest wildfires ever recorded in the EU, the Commission’s Emergency Response Coordination Centre – rescEU – has mobilized 11 firefighting planes and 1 helicopter from the rescEU reserve, stationed in 6 Member States. In addition, 6 European countries have contributed with 6 ground forest fire fighting teams …

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Valia Calda National Forest in N. Greece is burning for 12th consecutive day

The wildfire in the national forest of Valia Calda on the mountain of Pindos Northern Greece, continues to burn for 12th consecutive day. Valia Calda, a unique wildlife refuge, is home of over 80 bird species several of them protected. Eagles, hawks, falcons, otters, roe deer, wildcats, bears and more …

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Byzantine warrior skull with gold-threaded jaw unearthed in Greece

A rugged Byzantine warrior, who was decapitated following the Ottoman’s capture of his fort during the 14th century, had a jaw threaded with gold, a new study finds. An analysis of the warrior’s lower jaw revealed that it had been badly fractured in a previous incident, but that a talented …

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Under the sea: Fighting Greece’s plastic trash problem

Dressed all in black and preparing his diving gear with loud zips and clicks, George Sarelakos looks like he’s part of a Greek naval operation ready to storm an island or take down smugglers. He’s not — but he and four other volunteer divers do have a challenging mission: Clearing …

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Two Greek soldiers arrested by Turkish Army in the area of Evros river

Two Greek soldiers were arrested by units of Turkish army near the natural border of the two countries, the Evros river. The two Greeks, a lieutenant and a soldier commissioned for 5-years, were on patrol in Kastanies on Thursday (March 1st) morning. The Greek Ministry of Defense said in a …

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German coalition deal: SPD takes Finance Ministry with Olaf Scholz

A big concession for Merkel’s conservatives, a possible relief for Greece and the euro zone. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives CDU/CSU and the Social Democrats (SPD) on Wednesday agreed to a coalition deal,  after months of uncertainty. The deal has at least one surprise that has Greeks, first of all, …

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Greece alleged to illegally push-back to Turkey Erdogan’s critics seeking asylum

A Human Rights institute in Sweden accuses Greece of breach of European and International laws by sending back Turkish citizens seeking asylum in an effort to escape the purge by the country’s political leadership. According to allegations, the Greek government has started to apply these practices “as of mid-May”. The …

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