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Trump grants full pardon to Russia probe figure George Papadopoulos

President Donald Trump granted a full pardon on Tuesday to George Papadopoulos, a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Papadopoulos’ name was included in a wave of pre-Christmas pardons announced by the White House. Trump granted full …

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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Schengen countries to US

US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping new travel restrictions on Europe in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus. But he said the “strong but necessary” restrictions would not apply to the UK, which has 460 cases of the virus. “We will be suspending all travel from …

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Trump urges Erdogan to resolve disagreements with Greece

US President Donald Trump called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to talk about developments in Libya and Syria as well as about Turkey’s differences with Greece. Greece and Turkey should resolve their disagreements in the East Mediterranean Sea, Trump reportedly urged Erdogan. “President Trump also highlighted the importance of …

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White House announces Trump – Mitsotakis meeting on Jan 7, 2020

Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, will travel for Washington for a meeting with US President, Donald Trump on January 7, 2020, the White House announced on Monday. The two leaders will discuss “ways to advance the two nations’ longstanding strategic interests in enhancing stability, prosperity, and cooperation throughout the Balkans …

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Trump’s present to Erdogan: Resolution on Armenian Genocide blocked

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have not agreed with US counterpart Donald Trump on crucial issues, however, he got a present of important significance: the blocking of the Resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide. A US Senator has blocked a resolution to formally recognize the mass killing of Armenians by …

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Pence: 120-hour ceasefire between Turkey and the Kurds in North Syria

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced they have reached a cease-fire agreement between Turkey and Kurds, following a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. Turkey denies that there is ceasefire. Turkey will pause all military operations for 120 hours to allow …

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Turkish President Erdogan threw Trump’s Syria letter “in the bin”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly thrown US President Donald Trump “in the bin” right after he read it. He thoroughly rejected the content and launched the cross-border operation in Syria on the same day. #Turkey President's office confirms to @bbcturkce that when President #Erdogan received #Trump's letter, he …

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Trump imposes sanctions against Turkish officials over Syria offensive

The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions Monday on two high-ranking Turkish ministries and three senior government officials over Turkey’s military operation in northeastern Syria. Washington imposed sanctions on Turkey’s Ministry of National Defense and Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and also on Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Minister …

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Turkey launches military “Operation Peace Spring” in Syria

It was short after 4 o’ clock Wednesday afternoon, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced with a Tweet that the military operation in Syria has started. He has name the invasion to the North of neighboring Syria in order to create a “safe zone” Operation Peace Spring. Türk Silahlı …

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Trump: US will not sell F-35 to Turkey, but reluctant to impose sanctions

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration would not sell to Turkey F-35 fighter jets because of Ankara’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system. However, he showed reluctance to impose sanctions against the country. During a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Trump said “we are now telling Turkey…we’re …

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Trump like Portokalos: “They all want to be Greek!” and some Great gaffe (video)

What if the slogan on the red hat wrote in Greek Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”… US President Donald Trump was convinced that Greek-Americans want to “Make Greece Great Again” and so he said proudly: “Wow. That’s a nice crowd of people. So we were just given this …

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US President Donald Trump and Melania on private trip to Patras

US President Donald Trump and wife Melania took a break from head-aching policies and charities and made a short visit to Greece over the weekend. As the trip was strictly private, they avoided Greek capital Athens and landed directly at the port city of Patras in West Peloponnese. Although the …

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Trump congratulates Tsipras on ratification of Prespes Agreement

US President Donald Trump congratulated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on the ratification of the Prespes Agreement by the Greek Parliament. “The deal is an achievement of historical significance for the Balkans and also proof of the courage of Tsipras’ leadership,” Trump said in his letter. The US President added that …

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Trump threatens Turkey with new sanctions as feud escalates

Relations between US and Turkey took a further turn for the worse, as Washington warned Ankara with more economic sanctions in the last hours unless the latter releases US pastor Andrew Brunson. The US ‘will pay nothing’ to Turkey for the release of detained pastor, President Donald Trump tweeted on …

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