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Greece Will Not Be Bullied, Greek PM Says to the UN

Greek PM Mitsotakis emphasized at the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday that "Greece will not be bullied!" In his speech, the Greek PM slammed Turkish claims over the sovereignty of Greece's islands and called them "baseless and...

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Refuses to Wear Hijab for Interview

Political anger with Iran over the death of Masha Amini has raised its ugly head once more in the public sphere. This time, it was when CNN’s Christiane Amanpour refused to wear a hijab for an interview with Iranian...

Thousands Arrested in Russia Following Anti-War Protests

Russian police have arrested thousands of anti-war protesters after President Vladimir Putin’s partial draft of reserve forces. Armed forces detained over 1,300 Russian civilians in almost thirty-nine cities. The Russian human rights group OVD confirmed that there were over...

Greek PM Visits Ground Zero, Saint Nicholas Church

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero and the Saint Nicholas Church on Thursday, accompanied by his spouse Mareva-Grabowski Mitsotaki. The Premier, who is in New York for the 77th UN General Assembly meeting, noted...

Republicans ‘Do Not Support’ Sale of F-16s to Turkey, Rep. Bilirakis Says

Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis, (R-FL) said on Wednesday that Republicans have not supported the F-16 sale to Turkey, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed. According to Reuters, Erdogan who is in New York for the UN General Assembly meeting, said...

Turkey Cannot Bully Greece, PM Mitsotakis Says

Nobody can bully Greece, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday referring to Turkey's accusations. Speaking at a dinner in his honor by organizations of diaspora Greeks in New York, where he is attending the United Nations General Assembly meeting,...

Colombia’s Petro Sounds the Alarm on Amazon and Hypocrisy at the UN

Gustavo Petro, the President of Colombia, delivered a historic speech at the United Nations General Assembly where he denounced the failure of the war on drugs and destruction of thousands of lives. He also spoke of the environment and...

President Biden Blasts Russia for “Illegal and Reckless” War

President Biden rebuked Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and called the invasion "illegal and reckless" during his speech at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday. “A permanent member of the United Nations Security Council invaded his neighbor, attempted to...

Greece Hits Back at Erdogan’s “Crescendo of Vulgarity” at the UN

Greece hit back at Turkey over what the government spokesperson termed a "crescendo of vulgarity" by Erdogan at the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. The statements made by Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the United Nations...

NATO’s Turkey Wants to Join Anti-Western Group Led by Russia, China

NATO member Turkey recently signaled its intention to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a regional grouping led by Russia and China. Iran has also applied to join the group. “Our relations with these countries will be moved to a...

UN General Assembly Kicks Off Under the Shadow of Russia’s Invasion

World leaders are descending on New York for the 77th UN General Assembly that kicks off on Tuesday where Russia's invasion of Ukraine is expected to dominate proceedings. "The General Assembly is meeting at a time of great peril," UN...

Video: Do Turks Hate Greeks and Vice-Versa?

Turks and Greeks are neighbors sharing a long history that goes centuries back, but the history of the two peoples is marred by a rivalry that today seems fabricated

UK’s Plan to Bus Foreign Leaders to Queen’s Funeral Faces Backlash

The UK is facing a diplomatic backlash over VIP travel arrangements for Queen Elizabeth's funeral, with many world leaders now seeking special permission to bypass arrangements, according to The Times. The Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) has said that...

Most Turks See Tension with Greece as Pre-election Ploy, Survey Shows

A survey in Turkey shows that more than half of its citizens believe that their government uses tensions with Greece for an “election agenda”. According to the poll conducted by MetroPoll and published on Wednesday, 51.1% of respondents believed that...

Ukraine Claims It Reseized Land From Russia In Lightening Offensive

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, said that his country's forces liberated more than 6,000 square kilometers (2,317 sq miles) of territory in the east and south from Russia in September thus far.  Some military experts believe that Russia's admission that it...