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Cyprus drill ship: EU tells Turkey to avoid damaging actions

The European Union on Monday called on Turkey to avoid threats and “refrain from any actions that might damage good neighborly” ties after Cyprus, a member of the bloc, accused the Turkish military of obstructing a ship exploring for gas. Cyprus is one of several states, also including Israel and …

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Police on Lesvos discovers Greek Army license plates on a van used by NGO

Police on the island of Lesvos is investigating the case of a van used by a non-governmental organization to have license plates belonging to an army vehicle. According to local media, police stopped the van in the area of Kratigos near the airport on Saturday night. During the control police …

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Minister Toskas says Greek Police to recruit foreigners

Minister for Citizen Protection, Nikos Toskas, announced that Greek Police will recruit foreigners living in Greece. Citing the example of Scotland Yard, Toskas said “We are obliged to examine such an approach so that we can maintain order in the best possible way.” According to a report by daily Ta …

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Erdogan: Greece’s stance over ‘Macedonia’ name dispute is wrong

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenges Greece once again extending Turkey’s support to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the ‘Macedonia’ name dispute, which has reached a critical point. Referring to FYROM as “our brothers”, he said that Ankara would always stand by Skopje. “For us Ankara and …

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Chios Mayor and City Council declare Golden Dawn politicians ‘Persona non gratae”

Mayor Manolis Vournous and the City Council of Chios unanimously declared officials of extreme-right Golden Dawn as “persona non gratae”.  The local authorities have herewith expressed their opposition to a planned event organized by the Golden Dawn on the island. The event is on the Migration-Refugee Crisis and is scheduled …

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Extreme right-wings set Libertatia squat on fire during the Macedonia rally in Thessaloniki

A group of extreme-rights attacked with Molotov cocktails the Libertatia squat in Thessaloniki short before the Macedonia rally started. The building with a history of more than 100 years was burned down. It was occupied by left-wings and anarchists and was serving as a social center for homeless and a …

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Body of migrant recovered from Evros river in NE Greece

The body of a migrant was recovered from the Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. According to local media, the man’s age is estimated between 20-25 years old and his origin was from Africa. The body was discovered by police officers in the river on Thursday afternoon. …

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Greek police cracks down on passport forgery ring, arrests 10

A police operation set up with support from Europol has resulted in the disbandment of an extensive network that supplied more than 1 million euros’ worth of forged passports and other travel documents to migrant smuggling rings, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) said on Friday. The first phase of the operation …

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Heavy snowfalls close national highways, leave villages without electricity

Heavy snowfalls have closed parts of national highways and regional roads and left several villages without electricity. Strong winds in the south Aegean and the Ionian Sea disrupt sea traffic. Exactly as meteorologists forecast, winter started on Thursday with heavy snow falls and freezing temperatures in many regions of Greece.  …

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15 injured and tents burned down when clashes break out in Moria camp

At least fifteen people were injured and transported to hospital and several tents turned to ashes when violent clashes between different ethnic groups of refugees and migrants broke out in the hot spot of Moria on the island of Lesvos on Tuesday night. The clashes started around 9:30 Tuesday night …

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Greek Parliament goes orange to end violence against women and girls

The building of the Greek Parliament was lit up in orange on Saturday night to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls . The action took place as the Hellenic Parliament joined in the global campaign raising awareness about violence against women and girls on …

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UPD Children bodies washed ashore of Lesvos belonged to Turkish family fleeing Erdogan persecution

The bodies of two children and one adult male that were washed ashore on the island of Lesvos ten days ago belonged to a Turkish family fleeing persecution by the Erdogan regime, claim a Turkish lawmaker and a human rights activist. The claim comes by Turkish opposition MP from the …

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Mark Fuhrmann concludes kayak Peace Journey in Athens after paddling solo all the way from Norway

60-year-old Canadian man, Mark Fuhrmann, arrived at the port of Piraeus in Greece on Tuesday after having kayaked alone from Oslo, Norway in order to promote a campaign that rewards acts of peace, kindness and humanity. Mark Fuhrmann, a hobby kayaker from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and who now lives …

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