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Cavusoglu Calls Turkish Troop Withdrawal ''Greek-Cypriot Dream''

In an interview on television channel NTV on Thursday, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey's Foreign Minister, told Greek Cypriots ''to wake up from a sleep, or give it up if it is a dream, about Turkish troop withdrawal''. Cavusoglu noted that he does...

Israeli PM Netanyahu Slams Erdogan Over Occupation of Cyprus

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a statement on his personal Twitter account on Saturday night accusing the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the Turkish occupation of the northern part of Cyprus, calling him an ''occupier''. https://twitter.com/netanyahu/status/1076553913065705475 The...

October 17 Marks The First Nazi Atrocity in Northern Greece

Ano Kerdylia and Kato Kerdylia; two beautiful Macedonian villages, built in the mountains of the district of Serres, near the ancient city of Amfipolis. The two villages saw their history marked forever by the untold atrocity conducted by the occupying...

Barricaded Anarchists in Athens Polytechnic Ask Greeks to Drop Flower Pots on Police

A group of about 70 anarchists continue for a second day the occupation of the Athens Polytechnic, hours before the culmination of festivities for the anniversary of the uprising. The occupation of the building raise concerns that the commemorative events...

Cyprus President and Government Call on Ankara to End the Occupation of the North

The President and the government of Cyprus call on Turkey to put an end to the occupation of the island’s northern third and abandon its intransigent positions, that are not conducive to a settlement. “This day evokes dark memories” says...

Protesters Cleared After Storming in Thessaloniki Cathedral

Twenty six protesters, who were arrested in Thessaloniki after storming in the Thessaloniki Cathedral and disrupting the liturgy, were cleared on Monday, August 1. They were found innocent on the counts of exhibiting offensive behavior during the time of...

Police Stage Occupation of SYRIZA Offices Ahead of Govt Pension Reform

15 uniformed officials, mainly police officers belonging to the Hellenic Federation of the Police (POASY) and unionists from the Greek Coast Guard and Fire Brigade, gathered at the central offices of the ruling Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) party in...

Greek Police Ends Athens University Occupation Peacefully

The occupation of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens rectorate building ended today as police entered the premises and arrested the anarchists. The police operation started at 6:00 am on Friday with the collaboration of the fire department and a prosecutor....

Greek Citizen Protection Minister: Athens University Occupation Will End Soon

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis said he has got the "green light" from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to take action to end the occupation of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens Rectorate by anarchists. Panousis sent an ultimatum...