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Athlete Asks for Support to Swim from Smyrna to Greece

Alper Sunaçoğlu, a veteran Turkish swimmer stated that he wants to swim from Smyrna to Athens in order to contribute to Greek-Turkish relations. However Sunaçoğlu didn’t receive the support he expected from the Swimming Federation in Turkey, so he...

Turk Unveils Human Trafficking Scheme

A human trafficker from Turkey has disclosed the methods he used to smuggle illegal immigrants into Greece and charged that he had bribed a Greek Coast Guard official to look the other way. In an interview with the Turkish newspaper...

How Smyrna Was Burned to the Ground – 90 Years Later

The first fire broke out in the late afternoon of September 13, 1922, four days after the Turkish Army had entered the city. The blaze began in the Armenian quarter of the city, and spread quickly due to the...

Free Visa Encourages 800 Turkish Schools to Visit Greece

Recently, Greek officials have decided to provide some tourists coming from Turkey and Russia with free visas. This may increase the tourism from these countries in Greece, and thus, may also be followed by an increase in money. Greek Foreign Minister Stavos Dimas'...

Greek Actress Melpo Zarokosta Stars in a Turkish Film

The Greek actor returned from her journey in Turkey and we will soon enjoy her performance in the Turkish film “Strangers in the House”, in which she stars. The eminent actor seems to enjoy her role in the film,...