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Turkey suspends refugee deal with Greece in response to release of 8 Turkish soldiers
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Turkey suspends refugee deal with Greece in response to release of 8 Turkish soldiers

makis - Jun 07, 2018

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country has suspended the refugee agreement with Greece in retaliation for the release of the 8 Turkish soldiers by the Greek…

Turkey blasts Greece over decision to grant asylum to 8 Turkish officers
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Turkey blasts Greece over decision to grant asylum to 8 Turkish officers

makis - May 25, 2018

The Turkish Foreign Ministry’s spokesman described the decision by the Greek legal system to grant asylum to the eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece on the…

Turkish hackers: We have access to sensitive data from the Greek Foreign Ministry
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Turkish hackers: We have access to sensitive data from the Greek Foreign Ministry

Panos - May 03, 2018

In an interview with Greek TV station Skai, three Turkish hackers threatened to launch a series of cyber attacks against Greek targets. Speaking to journalist Manolis Kostidis…

Majority of poll respondents say Turkey the biggest foreign threat for Greece
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Majority of poll respondents say Turkey the biggest foreign threat for Greece

Panos - Apr 30, 2018

A majority of Greek respondents in a recent opinion poll conducted by the firm Public Issue consider that the most significant problem faced by Greece in its…

Turkey: “We lowered all flags from the rocks & sent videos to Greece”
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Turkey: “We lowered all flags from the rocks & sent videos to Greece”

makis - Apr 23, 2018

Yigit Bulut, the head adviser to the Turkish President provokes once again by saying that “it would be a shame for us to wage war on Greece…

“What is Turkey sinks a Greek ship?” wonders Turkish newspaper in provocative headline!
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“What is Turkey sinks a Greek ship?” wonders Turkish newspaper in provocative headline!

Panos - Apr 11, 2018

Only a day after the serious incident over the Isle of Ro when Greek soldiers fired warning shots in the air at a Turkish helicopter, Turkish pro-government…

Deciphering Russia’s delivery of tell-Rifaat to Turkey
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Deciphering Russia’s delivery of tell-Rifaat to Turkey

Panos - Apr 02, 2018

While speculation was rife this week about whether Turkey’s next move in Syria would be toward Tell Rifaat or Manbij, Russia unexpectedly withdrew its troops March 27…

Turkey completing anti-tank ditch in Evros to prevent Greek army eastward advance
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Turkey completing anti-tank ditch in Evros to prevent Greek army eastward advance

makis - Mar 12, 2018

The Turkish military is in the process of building an anti-tank ditch at the bridgehead of Karagac in the region of Kastanies in Evros, with the goal…

“Greece is a fly against the giant Turkey”, says Erdogan’s top adviser
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“Greece is a fly against the giant Turkey”, says Erdogan’s top adviser

makis - Feb 14, 2018

In the latest of Turkish official’s incendiary statements against Greece, president Erdogan’s senior adviser Yigit Bulut dubbed Greece a fly compared to Turkey. Commenting on the recent…

If Turkey buys Russian missiles, “forget F-35”, analyst says
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If Turkey buys Russian missiles, “forget F-35”, analyst says

Panos - Nov 21, 2017

If Turkey goes on with the purchase of the Russian S-400 air defence system, U.S. should respond “forget buying the F-35”, Tom Rogan of Washington Examiner wrote.…

Turkey forbids tourist ships with Turkish flag to approach Greek ports!
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Turkey forbids tourist ships with Turkish flag to approach Greek ports!

Panos - Sep 27, 2017

Turkey’s Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan, announced on Tuesday that he has banned Turkish tourist ships from reaching the Greek islands. According to the information, this decision comes…

How will Turkey survive until 2019?
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How will Turkey survive until 2019?

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to be running a one-man show in…

Turkey provokes by issuing NAVTEX and NOTAM in Cypriot waters
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Turkey provokes by issuing NAVTEX and NOTAM in Cypriot waters

makis - Jul 11, 2017

Turkey has reacted to the scheduled commencement of drilling for oil exploration in field 11 in the Cypriot waters by issuing a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and…

Turkey threatens Cyprus, oil giants ENI and TOTAL, and to annex Northern Cyprus
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Turkey threatens Cyprus, oil giants ENI and TOTAL, and to annex Northern Cyprus

makis - May 03, 2017

In a letter to the United Nations, Turkey’s UN Permanent Representative threatens Cyprus but also oil giants ENI and TOTAL over offshore hydrocarbon exploration in Block 6…

Turkey planning military drills off Cyprus on Sunday
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Turkey planning military drills off Cyprus on Sunday

makis - Mar 17, 2017

Ankara on Friday issued a navigational telex, or Navtex, reserving a section of Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone, off the island’s coast, for a military exercise on Sunday…

ND blasts Turkey for unacceptable statement against Greek President
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ND blasts Turkey for unacceptable statement against Greek President

makis - Mar 09, 2017

Greece’s major opposition party New Democracy (ND) harshly criticised the Turkish Foreign Ministry for its unacceptable and demeaning statement against Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. “The unacceptable statement…

Christodoulides: Guterres to discuss Cyprus issue in Turkey
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Christodoulides: Guterres to discuss Cyprus issue in Turkey

Sokratis - Feb 11, 2017

Government spokesperson Nikos Christodoulides has described the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ visit to Turkey as important, in statements on Friday. He noted that Guterres’ visit is…

Turkey says Greek military exercise on Kos breached international law
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Turkey says Greek military exercise on Kos breached international law

makis - Feb 03, 2017

Turkey accused Greece on Friday of breaching international law by carrying out a military exercise on an island in the Aegean Sea, in an escalating row between…

Merkel visits Turkey with ties frayed over fight against terror, free speech
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Merkel visits Turkey with ties frayed over fight against terror, free speech

Panos - Feb 02, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Turkey on Thursday for the first time since July's failed coup, seeking to bolster a relationship frayed by differences over issues from…

Turkey says Greece protecting coup plotters after court ruling on soldiers
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Turkey says Greece protecting coup plotters after court ruling on soldiers

makis - Jan 26, 2017

Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Greece was protecting coup plotters and failing in the fight against terrorism after the Greek Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against the extradition…