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Turkish pilot who escorted Erdogan’s plane on coup night arrested over Gulen links
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Turkish pilot who escorted Erdogan’s plane on coup night arrested over Gulen links

Panos - Aug 17, 2018

Yunus Poyraz (29), a pilot who escorted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plane on the night of a coup attempt…

The two Greek soldiers are finally home! (PHOTOS)
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The two Greek soldiers are finally home! (PHOTOS)

ilias1 - Aug 15, 2018

After 167 days of detention in Adrianople’s prisons, Angelos Mitretodis and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzisare now at last free. The two soldiers…

Turkish fishermen fire shots against Greeks inside Greek territorial waters!
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Turkish fishermen fire shots against Greeks inside Greek territorial waters!

Panos - Aug 13, 2018

An average of 30 Turkish fishermen come every day in such a threatening way in the Greek territorial water, says…

Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon accidentally fires live air-to-air missile over Estonia!
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Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon accidentally fires live air-to-air missile over Estonia!

Panos - Aug 10, 2018

A Spanish Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft accidentally fired an AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) while flying…

Turkish ally Qatar offers to mediate for Greek soldiers’ freedom
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Turkish ally Qatar offers to mediate for Greek soldiers’ freedom

Panos - Aug 10, 2018

A day after Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said he believed the two Greek soldiers being held in Turkey were…

Moscow retaliates against Athens over expulsion of two Russian diplomats last month
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Moscow retaliates against Athens over expulsion of two Russian diplomats last month

Panos - Aug 07, 2018

Moscow on Monday said it was ordering the expulsion of two Greek diplomats from Russia, a retaliation against Athens for…

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu amid growing tensions
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu amid growing tensions

Panos - Aug 03, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday (Aug 3) in an attempt to…

Nikkei daily: Athens interested in Japanese-made amphibious aircraft
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Nikkei daily: Athens interested in Japanese-made amphibious aircraft

Panos - Jul 31, 2018

Greece is reportedly turning its sights on a Japanese-made plane to replace its aging and increasingly hard-pressed fleet of firefighting…

Greek fishing boat collides with Turkish vessel
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Greek fishing boat collides with Turkish vessel

Panos - Jul 23, 2018

A Greek fishing boat collided with a Turkish boat in Symi on Saturday afternoon. According to a report by the…

Greek Foreign Minister: Russia should respect our country
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Greek Foreign Minister: Russia should respect our country

Panos - Jul 23, 2018

The diplomatic fallout between Athens and Moscow continued, as Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said Greece would not allow Russia…

FYROM referendum: Will the Albanian minority impose the Prespes agreement?
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FYROM referendum: Will the Albanian minority impose the Prespes agreement?

Panos - Jul 20, 2018

The picture of the absolute division inside FYROM is drawn by the first poll in view of the extremely critical…

EU Official Visits Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey
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EU Official Visits Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

Panos - Jul 19, 2018

The European Union’s ambassador to Turkey, Christian Berger, paid a visit to the two Greek army officers held in the…

Lavrov on case of expulsion of Russian diplomats: Greece following the West’s policy towards Russia
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Lavrov on case of expulsion of Russian diplomats: Greece following the West’s policy towards Russia

Panos - Jul 16, 2018

Official Moscow dismissed a very high-profile expulsion of two of its diplomats from Greece this month by claiming Athens proceeded…

Bakoyannis: Athens should have extradited 9 Turks charged with planning attack on Erdogan
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Bakoyannis: Athens should have extradited 9 Turks charged with planning attack on Erdogan

Panos - Jul 13, 2018

Former Greek foreign minister Dora Bakoyannis on Friday called for the Greek government to extradite nine Turkish nationals, whom she…

Did Greek PM Tsipras admit country is in talks with Albania for a change of borders?
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Did Greek PM Tsipras admit country is in talks with Albania for a change of borders?

Panos - Jul 13, 2018

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s response on the open disputes between Greece and Albania, during his press conference at the Brussels…

NATO invites FYROM to begin accession talks
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NATO invites FYROM to begin accession talks

Panos - Jul 12, 2018

NATO has formally invited the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to begin accession talks to join the military alliance.…

Tsipras: Continued incarceration of 2 Greek servicemen in Turkey a ‘sore’ for all of NATO
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Tsipras: Continued incarceration of 2 Greek servicemen in Turkey a ‘sore’ for all of NATO

Panos - Jul 12, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras used caustic language on Wednesday to vilify the continued incarceration of two Greek servicemen in…

Zaev estimates fYRoM ‘name agreement’ to come before Greek Parliament after Jan. 15, 2019
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Zaev estimates fYRoM ‘name agreement’ to come before Greek Parliament after Jan. 15, 2019

Panos - Jul 11, 2018

A bilateral agreement resolving the long-standing "name issue" will reportedly be tabled in Greece's Parliament for ratification after Jan. 15,…

Tsipras – Erdogan face-to-face meeting on Thursday
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Tsipras – Erdogan face-to-face meeting on Thursday

Panos - Jul 11, 2018

A meeting between Alexis Tsipras with Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels has been…

Kotzias: Greece, Turkey must agree before new Cyprus talks
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Kotzias: Greece, Turkey must agree before new Cyprus talks

Panos - Jul 06, 2018

Greece and Turkey need to hammer out assurances on security before new talks on Cyprus can go ahead, Athens’ foreign…