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Turkey Calls Greece a 'Haven' for Coup Plotters

Turkey's foreign ministry has described Greece as a country "that provides safe haven to putschists". In a statement late on Tuesday, Ankara hit out at the recent decision to grant asylum to one of the eight Turkish ex-soldiers in Greece...

Tsipras: Not So Easy to Deal with 'Aggressive' Turkey

Turkey is an “aggressive" and "sometimes unpredictable" neighbor, Greek leader Alexis Tsipras has told an international forum Tsipras made the remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland during a Wednesday panel discussion on stability in the Mediterranean. He pointed...

Turkish Delegation in Athens over Coup Plot Case

A delegation from Turkey's justice ministry is in Athens on Monday ahead of a planned meeting with Greek justice officials. The meetings concern the presence of eight Turkish former-servicemen currently in Greek custody and applying for asylum after fleeing Turkey...

Turkey 'Concerned' Over Greek Changes to Islamic Law in Thrace

Turkey on Thursday said it views new Greek legislation which changes the way Islamic law is implemented among the country’s Muslim minority with “concern”. In a statement Turkey's foreign ministry warned Athens against infringing upon the prerogatives of elected Muslim...

Turkey Issues Navtex Hours After Greece-U.S.-Israel Joint Exercise

Only hours after the completion of the trilateral naval exercise Noble Dina 2017 in the Eastern Mediterranean, with the participation of Greece, the U.S. and Israel on Thursday, Turkey issued a navtex saying that Turkish research vessels will conduct...

Greek Foreign Ministry Tweet Condemns Killing of Russian Ambassador in Ankara

Greece's foreign ministry on Monday strongly condemned the murder of Russia's Ambassador to Turkey Andrey G. Karlov by a gunman at an art gallery in Ankara, and extended its "sincerest condolences" to his family, friends and the Russian foreign...

Greek-Russian FMs Issue Joint Message to Ankara

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias sent a joint message to Ankara on Wednesday following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent statements rejecting the Lausanne Treaty. Lavrov stated that Turkey is obliged to respect international...

Permanent Imam Is Appointed at Hagia Sophia

The position of Imam at Hagia Sophia that was established in 1936 but remained vacant for years has now been filled, as a permanent Imam has been appointed. "Now out of the four minarets of Hagia Sophia we will be...

Greece Begins Hearing Claims of 8 Turkish Asylum Seekers

The hearings for the asylum claim of the eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey began on Friday with the first officer. Turkey has accused the eight men for participating in the...

32nd PSEKA: Cyprus Problem and U.S. Policy

The 32nd Congress of the International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) opened on Tuesday in Washington, with the participation of about 100 delegates from the USA and Britain. Welcoming delegates to the conference, PSEKA President Philip Christopher stressed...