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PAOK Sinks Turkish Besiktas 3-1 in Champions League Qualifier

It was a magical night for Greek football on Tuesday in Thessaloniki as PAOK eliminated Turkish Besiktas in the UEFA Champions League's second qualifying round with an easy 3-1. In the first 30 minutes PAOK took the lead with 3-0...

Police in Thessaloniki on Alert for Greek-Turkish Football Clash

A great number of police officers, along with squads from Greece's anti-terrorist unit, have been deployed in Thessaloniki for Tuesday's football game between PAOK and Turkey's Besiktas team for the Champions League qualifiers. The Istanbul-based team will arrive in the...

Olympiakos Leaves UEFA Europa League After Losing 4-1 to Besiktas

A goal by Tarik Elyounoussi and the expulsion of Besiktas' striker Vincent Aboubakar shortly before the second half was not enough for Olympiacos who lost to the Turkish team 4-1 on Thursday in the second leg of the UEFA...

Olympiakos, Besiktas Draw 1-1 in Europa League (video)

Greek champions Olympiacos on Thursday missed the chance to beat Turkey’s Besiktas after an error by goalkeeper Nicola Leali allowed the visiting team to draw 1-1 at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium. The Greek club went to the first leg matchup in...

Europa League: Draw Decides Besiktas Will Play Olympiakos, 'War on Social Media'

Turkish team Besiktas will be playing opposite Olympiakos in phase of "16" of the Europa League as a result of the draw held on Friday afternoon. It is the second Turkish team that will be playing against Olympiakos after Osmanlispor...

38 Dead, 166 Injured in Explosions Outside Istanbul Stadium

Turkey has declared a day of mourning on Sunday after twin explosions killed at least 38 people and injured another 166 on Saturday, reports said. Two of those killed in the dual explosions outside Besiktas stadium in Istanbul are reported...

Turkey Returns Property To Mesochori Community

The Turkish state, after a decision taken by the General Directorate of Foundations (GDF), yielded to the community of Ortaköy (spelled Mesochori in Greek), a small village, within the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, a building that had previously...