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Turkey provokes with reading of Quran in Hagia Sophia
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Turkey provokes with reading of Quran in Hagia Sophia

Panos - Jun 22, 2017

The reading of the Quran by an Imam in Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) Wednesday night, prompted a strong reaction…

The first nations to use aircraft to bomb ships were…Greece & Mexico?
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The first nations to use aircraft to bomb ships were…Greece & Mexico?

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

In the annals of aerial warfare, the names of Greece and Mexico don’t usually appear very often. Yet Greece and…

Greece and Turkey downplay divisions ahead of fresh Cyprus talks
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Greece and Turkey downplay divisions ahead of fresh Cyprus talks

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

Greece and Turkey put a territorial dispute in the Aegean on the back-burner in talks in Athens on Monday (19…

Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens
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Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will receive visiting Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım at his Maximos Mansion office in Athens…

Now even Turkish millionaires are fleeing Erdogan’s crackdown
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Now even Turkish millionaires are fleeing Erdogan’s crackdown

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Turkish book agent Barbaros Altug’s reality is starting to resemble some of his most popular fiction, unfortunately for him. Like…

Trump will stop short of scrapping Obama’s Cuba policies
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Trump will stop short of scrapping Obama’s Cuba policies

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

In a shot at one of Barack Obama’s signature policies, President Trump on Friday will announce steps designed to restrict…

Cyprus, Greece, Israel to speed up pipeline efforts
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Cyprus, Greece, Israel to speed up pipeline efforts

Panos - Jun 16, 2017

Cyprus, Greece and Israel said on Thursday they would speed up plans for the development of a pipeline channelling gas…

Greece urges serious campaign against terrorism
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Greece urges serious campaign against terrorism

Panos - Jun 08, 2017

Greek Foreign Ministry in a statement on Wednesday strongly denounced terrorist attacks in Tehran today and called for a serious…

Cyprus and Israeli plan their largest-ever military exercise
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Cyprus and Israeli plan their largest-ever military exercise

Panos - Jun 08, 2017

The largest land-based exercise between the National Guard and the Israeli special forces will take place in the coming days…

Former Israeli Defense Minister: Turkey’s Erdogan is ‘Intentionally Islamicizing Europe’
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Former Israeli Defense Minister: Turkey’s Erdogan is ‘Intentionally Islamicizing Europe’

Panos - Jun 07, 2017

In an interview with the Times of Israel, former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon accused Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip…

California passes bill banning investment in Turkey over denial of ‘Armenian genocide’
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California passes bill banning investment in Turkey over denial of ‘Armenian genocide’

Panos - Jun 06, 2017

The California State Assembly has passed a bill that prohibits two state bodies from making additional or new investments, or…

Greek embassy to represent Egyptian interests in Qatar
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Greek embassy to represent Egyptian interests in Qatar

Panos - Jun 06, 2017

Greece’s embassy in Doha, Qatar will assume the diplomatic representation of Egypt in the Gulf country, the Greek foreign ministry…

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Faced the Biggest Airborne Operation in WWII
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Battle of Crete: How Cretans Faced the Biggest Airborne Operation in WWII

Panos - Jun 01, 2017

The Battle of Crete will remain in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World…

4 Turkish F-16 jets fly over Greek islands
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4 Turkish F-16 jets fly over Greek islands

Panos - May 31, 2017

Four Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered into Greek airspace between the islands of Lesvos and Limnos at midday, Wednesday. The…

Greek SAR helicopter rescuing the Mirage-2000 pilot
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Greek SAR helicopter rescuing the Mirage-2000 pilot

Panos - May 31, 2017

The video showing the rescue of the 28-year-old Mirage 2000 pilot from the sea has been released by the Hellenic…

Alternate Defence Minister Vitsas rushed to hospital
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Alternate Defence Minister Vitsas rushed to hospital

Panos - May 24, 2017

Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas was rushed to hospital after midnight on Tuesday after suffering a myocardial infarction. The Minister…

Turkey’s veto on Austria in NATO stirs debate ahead of key meeting
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Turkey’s veto on Austria in NATO stirs debate ahead of key meeting

Panos - May 24, 2017

Turkey has confirmed that it has blocked Austrian participation in some NATO programs due to Vienna’s constant anti-Turkish stance on…

Greek President Pavlopoulos to meet with Turkish counterpart Erdogan
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Greek President Pavlopoulos to meet with Turkish counterpart Erdogan

Panos - May 22, 2017

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos is scheduled to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the…

Nikos Kotzias in Cyprus
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Nikos Kotzias in Cyprus

Panos - May 19, 2017

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias is in Cyprus to participate in the 127th Council of Foreign Affairs Committee of the…

Russians see Turkey as ally, favor deeper ties – Polls
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Russians see Turkey as ally, favor deeper ties – Polls

Panos - May 17, 2017

Russians no longer see Turkey as a hostile state and half of the population supports cooperation between the two countries,…