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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...

Coup, Escobar, Olympic Games: July's Most Popular Entries on Greek Wikipedia

The word “coup,” referring to the attempted coup in Turkey last month, was by far the most searched word in the Greek Wikipedia in July with 3,523 readings on average per day, according to data. It was followed by the...

Rouvikonas Anarchist Group Throws Paint at Turkish Embassy in Athens

Members of the anarchist group known as Rouvikonas (Rubicon) threw paint at the front entrance of the Turkish Embassy in central Athens at 12:10 on Tuesday. Three people are in police custody for their involvement in the incident. Flyers were...

Greek Court Sentences 8 Turkish Army Officials to 2 Months in Prison for 'Illegal Entry'

A Greek court sentenced the eight Turkish army officials who fled to Greece aboard a Turkish military helicopter in the wake of an attempted coup in their country, to two months in prison on charges of illegal entry to...

Turkey Denies that 14 Ships Still Missing After Botched Coup

Turkey's navy is reportedly unable to account for 14 ships that may be on their way to Greece according to the Times, however, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus denied naval vessels are unaccounted for. The missing ships were...

Turkish Ambassador Threatens Greece: Return the '8' Or Else…!

Turkey's ambassador to Athens, Kerim Uras, held a press conference on Tuesday after the weekend coup attempt in his country. He said that the eight Turkish military officials who fled to Greece in a Turkish military helicopter would have a fair and transparent...

FM Kotzias Satisfied With EU General Affairs Council Statement on Turkey

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Monday expressed his satisfaction at the joint statement being prepared by the EU General Affairs Council concerning the situation in Turkey, following Friday's failed coup attempt. In statements to Greek journalists, Kotzias said agreement...

Thrace's Muslim Minority Reacts to "8" Army Coup Officials in Greece

The Muslim minority at the Greek province of Thrace was quick to react to the news that eight military officials involved in the failed military coup in Turkey were seeking political asylum in Greece. Greek daily newspaper To Vima reports...

Erdogan Thanks Tsipras for Stand on Failed Coup as They Discuss the Fate of "8"

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had telephone contact with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday night at the request of the latter. The Turkish leader thanked the Greek government for its stand against the attempted military coup in his...

Legal Puzzle Over Extradition of the "8" Coup Fugitives to Turkey – Helicopter Returned

The Greek government returned the Turkish Black Hawk helicopter that landed in Alexandroupolis at 22:30 (local time) Saturday after it was hijacked by eight members of the Turkish military involved in their country's failed coup. The helicopter was received...