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Erdogan provokes Greeks with unhistorical claims

With a message of just a few words, Greece’s foreign ministry responded to statements by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan who claimed on the occasion of the 101. anniversary of the Asia Minor disaster that it was the Greeks who destroyed Izmir (Smyrna). In a statement, the Greek Ministry described …

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Greece files demarche with NATO over Congratulation message to Turkey

Greece filed a demarche with NATO’s General Secretariat to protest a congratulatory message to Turkey for its 1922 victory over Greece in Asia Minor. The message was posted on social media by the Headquarters of the Allied Land Command (LANDCOM) in Izmir. ZAFER BAYRAMINIZ KUTLU OLSUN! LANDCOM wishes a happy …

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Ancient Greek migrants built the famous Stonehenge, DNA reveals

Britons who built the famous Stonehenge were product of ancient wave of migrant farmers, that is of Greeks from Asia Minor, DNA tests have revealed. Ancient skeletons have revealed that the arrival of population from the eastern Mediterranean Sea replaced the local hunter-gatherer population of British Isles. The ancestors of …

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2,500-year-old Greek god found in the bottom of Kerch Bay in Crimea

Russian constructors have found  the head of a 2,500-year-old terracotta statue of a Greek god during underwater construction operation off the Crimean Peninsula, according to recent media reports in Russia. Chief of the underwater archaeology unit of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sergei Olkhovskiy has announced that the discovery of …

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