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4,000 Year Old Seal Returned to Greece by Sweden

An ancient seal manufactured in the ancient Greek city of Asine, Peloponnese 4,000 years ago returned home on Wednesday after more than a century. The Swedish embassy in Athens handed over the seal to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni. "In 1922...

U.S. Senators Appeal to President Biden to Delay F-16 Sale to Turkey

U.S. Senators sent on Thursday a letter to President Biden expressing concern about Turkey’s continued delays around ratifying the NATO accession protocols for Sweden and Finland. The bipartisan initiative led by Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) states that...

U.S. Warns of Possible Terror Attacks in Turkey After Quran Burning

The U.S. embassy in Turkey issued a warning on Monday about possible attacks against churches, synagogues and diplomatic missions following Quran-burning incidents in Europe. It is the second warning issued by the U.S. in the last four days. The alert...

Sale of F-16s to Turkey Meets Resistance in Washington

The sale of F-16s to Turkey put forward to Congress by the Biden administration has met with resistance in Washington. The fighter jets are part of a billion-dollar package that would make up one of the biggest military weapons...

Effigy of Erdogan Hung in Sweden

An effigy of Erdogan, hung in Stockholm on Wednesday, has caused diplomatic problems for Sweden. The country, which has bid to join NATO, now faces the possibility of having their application denied if Turkey refuses to grant their approval. The...

Turkey Raises Demands on NATO Membership Sweden ‘Cannot Meet’

Turkey has raised demands that Sweden, a NATO hopeful, cannot and does not want to meet, said the Swedish Prime Minister on Sunday. Ankara has blocked Sweden and Finland's entry into the Western military since May in an attempt to...

Biden Signs US Approval Documents For Finland, Sweden To Join NATO

President Biden signed ratification documents endorsing Finland and Sweden's NATO accession on Tuesday.

The U.S. Caves in to Erdogan’s Blackmail with F-16 Pledge

A senior Pentagon official confirmed on Wednesday that the US fully supports the modernization of Turkey's F-16 fleet, hours after Turkish President Erdogan agreed to lift the threat of a veto on Finland and Sweden joining NATO. As US President...

Turkey Lifts Veto on Finland and Sweden’s Bid to Join NATO

Turkey lifted on Tuesday its veto over Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO after the three nations agreed to protect each other’s security. The breakthrough, ending a weeks-long drama that tested allied unity against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, came...

Greece Among Top in Europe for “Healthy Life Years”

Greece ranks in the top third in the whole of the European Union in terms of "healthy life years," according to a new study. This is quite a notable feat for a population with one of the highest smoking...