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PM Mitsotakis Dismisses as ‘Crap’ Press Freedom Report on Greece

Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis dismissed an international report on press freedom in the country, labeling it as "crap." Speaking at an event at the London School of Economics, Mitsotakis was asked about a series of reports raising concerns...

Wiretapping Scandal in Greece: Police Chief Was “Under Surveillance”

A new media report on the wiretapping scandal in Greece on Sunday alleged that the former head of Greek Police (ELAS) and a senior judge were under surveillance by the intelligence service. The report in the weekly Documento newspaper, which...

Elon Musk to Support DeSantis if He Runs for President in 2024

On Saturday, Elon Musk said he would support Trump rival and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis if he were to run for US President in 2024. Earlier this month, DeSantis defeated Democrat opponent Charlie Crist by nearly twenty percentage points to...

Kanye West Hints 2024 US Presidential Run

Kanye West has said he intends to run for US president in 2024 and adds that he asked Donald Trump to be his running mate. The rapper, who has legally changed his name to Ye, posted a video of his...

New Reports on Wiretapping Scandal in Greece Add to Government Woes

The government in Greece is facing growing pressure over the wiretapping scandal, as media reports over the weekend alleged the intelligence services were orchestrating the surveillance of politicians and journalists. The government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been claiming that if...

North Korea Fires Long-Range Missile That Can Reach the US

On November 18th, North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed roughly 200 kilometers (130 miles) off the coast of Japan. Japanese officials have claimed the missile had sufficient range to hit targets on the US mainland. A...

Nancy Pelosi Stands Down as Leader of US House Democrats

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the first woman to lead the U.S. House, announced on Thursday that she will step down from party leadership. "With great confidence in our caucus, I will not seek reelection to Democratic leadership in the next Congress,"...

FIFA World Cup: Why Qatar Is a Controversial Host

With the FIFA World Cup set to kick off on Sunday, football fans are excited. However, this  year's host has sparked controversy. Qatar won the bid to host football's most prestigious tournament all the way back in 2010. It will...

Sen. Menendez Blasts Turkish Aggression Under Erdogan

On Wednesday, US Senator Robert Menendez repeated his pledge that he will veto F-16 jet sales to Turkey as long as President Erdogan continues his aggression against neighbors. Speaking at an online event organized on the occasion of the 39th...

Republicans Win Back the House at the US Midterm Elections

Republicans narrowly won back the majority in the House of Representatives at the US midterm elections held last week. They have secured the 218 seats needed for a majority in the lower chamber of Congress as a handful of seats...

Greece to Tighten Intelligence Service Control After Wiretapping Scandal

The conservative government in Greece is proposing a new law to tighten checks on the country's intelligence service following the wiretapping scandal that has rocked the nation. The draft law which was posted online for public consultation on Tuesday aims...

Rep. Pappas Spearheads Bipartisan Call to Restrict F-16 Sales to Turkey

Newly reelected Greek-American Representative Chris Pappas leads a bipartisan effort in Congress to impose restrictions on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Pappas and more than twenty U.S. Representatives are calling on Congress to retain—in the final version...

Trump Announces 2024 Presidential Run

Donald Trump announced his 2024 presidential run at his Mar-a-Lago club and home in Palm Beach, Florida on Tuesday. "I am announcing my candidacy for president of the United States," Trump, 76, said flanked by massive American flags. The announcement and...

Biden Supports F-16 Sale to Turkey, Ankara Claims

US President Joe Biden reportedly said that he will continue to support Turkey's F-16 fighter jets purchase at a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Tuesday. Turkish Daily...

CIA Chief Meets Russian Counterpart in Turkey

The CIA chief met his Russian counterpart in Turkey on Monday. The Kremlin verified that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns met face-to-face with Sergey Naryshkin, the head of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR RF), in the...