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Greece to push for sanctions against Turkey, but EU is rather cool

Greece’ Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that the European Union, the UNESCO and the United Nations must launch initiatives for Turkey’s decision to convert Hagia Sophia to a mosque. He said further that Greece will ask the European Union to prepare a list of “very powerful measures” against Turkey, in …

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Outcry forces Gov’t to open again Greece’s only Children Cardiac Surgery Clinic

The Greek government was forced to open again the country’s only Children Cardiac Surgery Clinic following an unprecedented outcry on social media. For several days, for over a week, hundreds of Greek internet users have being posting again and again over the closure of the clinic, the only one performing …

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“Greece-Italy agreement proves validity of Turkey’s arguments on maritime deals,” claims Cavusoglu

“Turkey is not concerned about the maritime boundaries deal between Greece and Italy as it does not involve the Eastern Mediterranean or the Aegean Seas, where Turkey has shores,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. “Their deal has proven the validity of Turkey’s argument on such maritime deals,” …

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New Mayor of Istanbul Ekrem Imamoglu speaks and dances Pontus-Greek (video)

Ekrem Imamoglu was elected on Sunday to be the next mayor of Istanbul. The 49-year-old low-profile candidate from secular Republican People’s Party (CHP) managed to win AKP’s candidate and former prime minister Binali Yildirim and conquer Istanbul Erdogan’s party was holding since the beginning of the 1990’s. Imamoglu is considered …

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Turkish F-16s harass helicopter carrying PM Tsipras to Agathonisi

Turkish fighter jets harassed the helicopter carrying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the remote island of Agathonisi in north Dodecanese. The jets forced the helicopter of the Greek Air Force to fly at low attitude until they were intercepted by Greek F-16s. Tsipras was visiting the small island in the …

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Gunman of NZ massacre, Brenton Tarrant, stayed in Greece in 2016

The gunman of New Zealand massacre Brentan Tarrant not only stopped in Athens International Airport twice when he took his trip to Europe. He also stayed in the country for at  least 15 days, media report on Saturday evening. The 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant was reportedly transit at the Αthens airport …

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PM Tsipras: “The Sultan” has to explain why Turkey has the two Greek soldiers still in detention

The Good Week started in Greece with the continuation of the war of words with neighboring Turkey, in new high tones. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sent a strong-worded response to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who for one more time linked the case of the two Greek soldiers with the eight Turkish …

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ND Elections Spot Angers Odysseas Elytis’ Heir

 Ioulita Iliopoulou got angry to see Nea Dimokratia using a picture and a verse of the great Greek poet and winner of 1979 Nobel Prize for Literature, Odysseas Elytis at the party’s main elections spot. “Elytis belongs to all Greeks and cannot be claimed by any political party” Iliopoulou, the guardian …

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