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Turkish citizens fleeing Erdogan find safe stopover in Greece

Thousands of Turkish citizens have fled to Greece after the failed coup in summer 2016, seeking a safe stopover before they move further, to other European countries. Turks in exile although majority of them entered illegally to Greece are clear to distinguished from the countless migrants from Syria and Afghanistan …

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Almost 6,000 Turkish citizens seek asylum in Greece after failed coup

A total 5,786 Turkish citizens have applied for obtaining refugee status in Greece, since 2016’s failed coup attempt that was followed by a government crackdown, Turkish media reported on Sunday. According to a report by Diken attributed to the Greek Ministry of Immigration Policies, the number of Turks seeking asylum …

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#TAMAM Erdogan’s Enough!-Challenge backfires, millions Turks tell him to go

Turkish President Recep Tayyiyp Erdogan had obviously not thought much when he challenged the Turkish people saying “If one day our nation says ‘enough,’ then we will step aside.” The magic sentence with the crucial key word “Enough” – Tamam in Turkish- was spoken out during his speech in the …

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Greece’s authorities bring terrorism charges against 9 Turks

Greek authorities brought terrorism charges against nine suspects, Turkish nationals of Kurdish origin. They were arrested in raids operation in three houses on Tuesday, just a week before the official visit of  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Athens. An Athens prosecutor also charged the eight men and one woman …

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Authorities raid Captagon lab, seize 635K pills worth €10million

In a joint operation of police and the Navy, Greek authorities arrested four men and seized 635,000 drug pills worth ten million euros. The drug pills known under the brand name Captagon are said to be popular in the Arab world. Furthermore, Captagon is known to be used by the …

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Greeks and DEA in major drug bust: one ton of heroin, shipowner arrested

The cooperation between Greece’s police and coast guard with the American Drug Enforment Administration (DEA) was a full success: 1.13 ton of heroin and 11 arrests – six Greeks, four Turks and two Iranian nationals. According to Greek media, among the arrested drug dealers is also a prominent Greek businessman, …

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