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Turkish MPs provoke and threaten Greeks and Cypriots in Athens Parliament

What if Turkish lawmakers are guest at the Greek Palriament? They do not hesitate to provoke and threaten both their hosts and the Greek-Cypriots and claim rights over part of the Aegean Sea and the Cyprus Economic Exclusive Zone. “The unilateral extraction of hydrocarbons on the part of the Republic …

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Turkish pilot Ozkaynakci may receive travel documents to leave Greece

Suleyman Ozkaynakci, the Turkish serviceman who piloted the helicopter in which he and seven other Turkish officers fled to Greece after the failed coup in Turkey, was granted full asylum and may receive travel documents to leave Greece. According to the reasoning for granting asylum by the Greek Council of …

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Tragedy in Evros: Bodies of mother and baby recovered, two children still missing

The body of the 36-year-old mother and the youngest among the three missing children, 12-month-old Bekir  have been  recovered on the Turkish side of the Evros river on Friday afternoon more than 24 hours after the boat capsized/ Turkish media report that the mother was holding the baby in her …

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Turkish nationals arrested for illegally entering military zone in Ervos

Four Turkish nationals have been arrested and taken to prosecutor for illegally entering a forbidden military zone in the area of Evros in Northern Greece. According to their own information, two of them are journalists and two Turkish nationals who are legally in Greece as residents in Thessaloniki. The four …

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Turkish mother, 3 children missing after boat capsizes in Evros river (video)

A woman and three children are reportedly missing after a boat carrying several Turkish asylum seekers capsized in Evros river along the natural border between Greece and Turkey. the boat was reportedly carrying 9 people, all Turkish citizens fleeing purge. “A boat carrying Turkish purge victims was capsized on Evros …

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German neo-Nazi member sentenced for murders of one Greek, nine Turkish citizens

A German court found neo-Nazi NSU member Beate Zschäpe guilty of murder on ten people and sentenced her to life in prison. The surviving member of the neo-Nazi terrorist group the National Socialist Underground (NSU), Beate Zschäpe, has been found guilty of 10 counts of murder. Nine of the terror-organization …

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Greek court sentences Turkish citizen to imprisonment and fine

A Greek court sentenced the Turkish municipality worker to 5 months imprisonment suspended for three years and a fine of 1,5000 euros for illegally crossing into Greece while driving an excavator on Wednesday. The 38-year-old said he accidentally crossed into Greece when he was trying to install irrigation pipes. The …

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Police arrests Turkish municipality worker for illegally entering Greece on a

Greece’s border police and army arrested a Turkish citizen who illegally entered Greece driving a work vehicle. The man accidentally cross into Greece, while he was supposed to conduct some work in the border area, Turkish media report. The incident took place on Wendesday afternoon at the border crossing of …

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Turkish hackers attack website of Greece’s Athens News Agency

The website of Greece’s Athens News Agency was hacked at 11 o’ clock Monday night. An uploaded message  in Turkish and English has the content on the home page of the Greek state news agency disappear. The message had a clear reference to the eight Turkish soldiers who fled to …

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Turkish F-16 fighter jet flies low over the Greek island of Farmakonisi

An F-16 fighter jet of the Turkish Air Force flew at a height of just 3,200 feet – approximately 975 meters – over the Greek island of Farmakonisi in the Eastern Aegean Sea on Tuesday morning. The fighter jet violated the Flight Information Region Athens at 10:55 a.m. and had …

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Drunk Turkish citizen convicted for illegally entering Greece

The Turkish citizen who illegally entered Greece running through the border crossing of Kastanies  Northeast Greece on Monday was convicted by a local court a day later. The 40-year-old man was convicted to four months suspended prison sentence and a fine of 1,500 euros. He was reportedly under the influence …

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Huge anti-terror operation in Athens, nine people linked to “foreign organization” detained

A huge operation of Greek anti-terror police in at least two suburbs of Athens has been taking place since early Tuesday morning. At least nine foreign nationals have been detained. The case is linked to ‘terror organization outside Greece’, police sources told media. According to first information: The huge anti-terror …

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Turkish Purge: Young Lawyer flees to Greek islet off Symi

Turkish purge: A young Turkish lawyer was found on an uninhabited Greek islet, two days after the referendum in Turkey. The man was located by the Greek Coast Guard on Nimos islet in the north of the island of  Symi, very close to the Turkish coast in southeastern Aegean Sea. …

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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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