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Turkey Claims to Have Nabbed Greek Spy

Turkish state media claims that a Greek spy has been apprehended in the country, but Greece denies the claims. Turkey alleged that Greek citizen Mohammmed Amar Ampara was spying on the country on behalf of the Greek National Intelligence Organization,...

WikiLeaks’ Founder Julian Assange Faces Extradition to the US

On Friday, the British Home Secretary approved a London court's extradition order on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Twelve years ago, WikiLeaks published 250,000 leaked US diplomatic cables packed with classified information. Assange was charged with...

Norwegian Photographer Suspected of Espionage Arrested on Greece’s Lesvos

Internationally acclaimed Norwegian photographer Knut Bry was arrested on the Greek island of Lesvos on Thursday, suspected of espionage. According to local media stonisi, he was arrested for taking pictures of the Greek Coast Guard and Navy vessels. Citing Coast Guard...

Turkey Fumes at Greece as Two Found Guilty on Espionage Charges

Turkey condemned Greece on Wednesday after a court in Rhodes found two men arrested last year on the island guilty of espionage against Greece. The men are Sebahattin Bayram, 36, a secretary who worked at the Turkish Consulate General in...

UK Top Court Opens Door for Julian Assange’s Trial in the U.S.

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange maybe eventually tried in the US on espionage charges after the UK High Court on Friday granted the US government’s appeal. In January, a district court denied the US extradition request, citing the vulnerable mental state...

Israeli Couple Face Espionage Charges in Turkey

The vacationing Israeli couple who were arrested in Turkey last week after they took a photo of a palace that was the former residence of the country's rulers are now facing espionage charges. The couple, Mordy Oknin and his wife...

Assange Extradition to US Denied by British Judge

Julian Assange will not be extradited to the United States, according to a new ruling by a British judge on Monday.

The Story of the Two Greeks who Became Spies for Turkey

Two Muslim Greeks, originally from Western Thrace, home to a sizeable community of Muslims, were arrested and charged for espionage on behalf of Turkey on the island of Rhodes over the weekend. One of the accused is a secretary in...

Two Arrested as Alleged Turkish Espionage Unravels on Greece's Rhodes

The Greek Police arrested recently two Greek citizens, who are members of the Muslim minority of Thrace, on the island of Rhodes. The citizens were charged with the serious crime of conducting espionage against Greece. The incident involves an individual...

United States Tells China It Has 72 Hours to Shutter Houston Consulate

In an unprecedented move since the reestablishment of diplomatic relations in 1979, on Tuesday the Trump administration ordered Chinese diplomats based out of its Houston consulate to shutter the building and vacate the premises in 72 hours. Beijing replied that...