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Greece’s top court releases one of 8 Turkish soldiers “under strict restrictions”

Greece’s top court, the Council of State, released one out of eight Turkish soldiers who had fled to Greece with a stolen helicopter after the failed coup in summer 2016. The soldier and helicopter co-pilot Süleyman Özkaynakçı, has been set free under strict restrictions. The man had previously applied for …

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Erdogan orchestrated July 15 Coup in Turkey, claims SCF in Sweden

The failed coup attempt on July 15 2016 in Turkey was orchestrated by President Recep Tayip Erdogan, Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) claims. “It was a pretext for a mass persecution of critics and opponents in a state of perpetual emergency,” the SCF concluded in its researched report ‘July 15: …

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Three SAT commandos try to flee to Greece, as Turkish purge continues without mercy

Three commandos from the Turkish Underwater Attack Commandos (SAT) attempted to flee to Greece as the Turkish purge continues without mercy. A woman and her 3-day-old baby were thrown to jail for alleged links with the Gulen movement, the Turkish government considers as mastermind behind the failed coup attempt. The …

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Turkish diplomats working in Consulate in Thessaloniki have disappeared, says Ankara

A Turkish diplomat couple working in Greece has allegedly disappeared. Ankara considers the couple as suspects of being members of the organization of  US-based preacher Fetullah Gulen whom turkey believes to be the mastermind behind the failed coup in July 2016. Citing diplomatic sources, Turkish media write that Muhammet T. …

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Body of Turkish soldier found in Evros river, he was trying to flee Turkey purge

The body of a Turkish soldier was found in Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. He was missing for 78 days, after he attempted to illegally cross into Greece through the Evros [Turkish: Maritsa] together with his family. He was a computer engineer at the Missile Base …

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3 more Turkish commandos allegedly fled to Greece but went missing

Three more Turkish commandos have allegedly fled to Greece but went missing in the country they were supposed to seek asylum. According to a local lawyer, the three entered Greece together with the two commandos who sought asylum in Greece in February. However, once they entered the country, the group …

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Turkey seeks ‘deportation’ of two Turkish commandos who fled to Greece

Turkey has requested the deportation of the two Turkish commandos suspected to be coup plotters assigned to assassination President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two commandos fled to Greece by crossing the Evros River on February 15th and asked for asylum. The deportation request has been submitted to Greek authorities by …

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Greek court rejects Turkey’s request for extradition of last 2 Turkish officers

A Greek court ruled on Thursday that the last two Turkish officers should not be extradited to Turkey. The Appeals Council accepted the suggestion of the prosecutor. Furthermore the court decided to lift the detention order for these two officers. For the remaining six Turkish officers, the Appeal Council had …

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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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Erdogan’s hand in Turkish embassy in Athens: Two military attaches missing

Turkey’s anti-coup purge continues and it looks as if it has reached Greece, exactly the Turkish embassy in Athens. According to an exclusive report by military affairs website OnAlert.gr, several diplomatic passports of diplomatic staff at the Turkish Embassy in Athens has been suspended on August 7th. The decision has …

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Chalkidiki Hoteliers offer extended stay free of charge for Turkish tourists

The hoteliers of Chalkidiki, northern Greece, announced that they would give Turkish tourists already in the area the possibility to extend their accommodation free of charge until the situation in their country stabilizes. According to AthensNewsAGency, the Hotel Association of Chalkidiki took the initiative to help the around 250 Turks …

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UPD Turkey threatens Athens, claims Greece should not have given landing permission to helicopter with alleged coup-plotters

Ankara escalates pressure on Athens to have the 8 military personnel that fled Turkey with an helicopter extradited. In an unprecedented move, Turkey’s ambassador to the Greek capital, Kerim Uras, threatened that “bilateral relations would be damaged if Greece does not extradite the 8 Turkish military personnel.” In order to …

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Turkey – Military Coup: Erdogan tries to reach Istanbul

Friends were sitting on their balcony in a suburb in Turkish capital Ankara, when they heard a loud noise short after 10 o’clock in the evening. They saw F-16 fighter jets flying and thus rather low over the heart of the city in Kizilay, where major government buildings and the …

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