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One of 8 Turkish officers seeking asylum freed under strict conditions
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One of 8 Turkish officers seeking asylum freed under strict conditions

makis - Apr 19, 2018

One of eight Turkish officers, who had requested political asylum after fleeing to Greece on the night of the failed coup in Turkey was released today. The…

Turkish nationalist leader: The grandfathers of those who speak like you (Tsipras) are at the bottom of the sea!
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Turkish nationalist leader: The grandfathers of those who speak like you (Tsipras) are at the bottom of the sea!

makis - Mar 27, 2018

In an effort to remain politically relevant and capitalise on the tensions between Greece and Turkey, the leader of Turkey’s Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), known as the…

Provocative Turkish newspaper attacks Greek Defence Minister “who escaped Turkish soldiers”!
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Provocative Turkish newspaper attacks Greek Defence Minister “who escaped Turkish soldiers”!

makis - Mar 26, 2018

In a report using the provocative title: “The Minister who escaped the Turkish soldiers has gone overboard”, Turkish newspaper “Haber46” attacked Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos over…

Greek court rejects Turkish servicemen’s extradition
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Greek court rejects Turkish servicemen’s extradition

makis - Mar 16, 2018

A Greek appeals court rejected for a third time on Friday an appeal by Turkey seeking the extradition of eight former servicemen who fled to Greece in…

Greek court rejects Turkish extradition request for woman among nine militants arrested
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Greek court rejects Turkish extradition request for woman among nine militants arrested

Panos - Mar 15, 2018

A Greek court has rejected a Turkish extradition request for a young woman who was among nine suspected Turkish militants arrested in Athens ahead of an official…

Turkish national enters Greece seeking political asylum
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Turkish national enters Greece seeking political asylum

makis - Mar 09, 2018

A Turkish national crossed into Greece in the early hours of Friday and has reportedly requested political asylum. The 30-year-old man crossed the Evros River from the…

Turkish PM Yildirim openly threatens Cyprus over gas exploration in Mediterranean
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Turkish PM Yildirim openly threatens Cyprus over gas exploration in Mediterranean

makis - Mar 07, 2018

Turkey leveled new threats against the Republic of Cyprus, Wednesday regarding the island-nation’s rights to drill for gas and carbohydrates in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Turkish…

Turkish media: Greek soldiers entered 253 metres into Turkish soil
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Turkish media: Greek soldiers entered 253 metres into Turkish soil

makis - Mar 06, 2018

As the two Greek soldiers are in the cells of Adrianople’s top security prisons, waiting for the digital checking of their mobile phones to conclude, citing news…

Greek soldiers to remain in Turkish prison after appeal rejected
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Greek soldiers to remain in Turkish prison after appeal rejected

makis - Mar 05, 2018

The Greek soldiers who are being held in the high-security prison of Adrianople in Turkey will remain incarcerated until the conclusion of their trial. Second lieutenant Mitretodis…

Turkish General Chief of Staff says armed forces able to fight both in Syria and Aegean Sea!
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Turkish General Chief of Staff says armed forces able to fight both in Syria and Aegean Sea!

makis - Feb 09, 2018

Turkish Chief of General Staff General Hulusi Akar said the Turkish armed forces were capable of conducting military operations in both Syria and the Aegean Sea. In…

Greek Court rejects Turkish request for extradition of Kurd charged with terrorism
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Greek Court rejects Turkish request for extradition of Kurd charged with terrorism

makis - Feb 02, 2018

The Athens Three-Member Appeals Council ruled against the extradition of Mehmet Dogan, a Turkish national of Kurdish origin to Turkey, after adopting the proposal put forward by…

Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 40 times!
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Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace 40 times!

makis - Jan 29, 2018

The Turkish air-force committed a total of 40 violations and infringements of Greek airspace and the Athens FIR on Monday, as the Hellenic National Defence General Staff…

Athens fends off pressure to extradite Turkish servicemen
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Athens fends off pressure to extradite Turkish servicemen

makis - Jan 23, 2018

Athens has fended off fresh pressure from Ankara to extradite eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in a helicopter after a failed military coup against President…

Turkish major political leader disputes sovereignty of Greek isle of Pserimos!
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Turkish major political leader disputes sovereignty of Greek isle of Pserimos!

makis - Jan 18, 2018

The leader of Turkey’s major opposition People’s Republican party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglou blasted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for failing to adopt a harsher stance against Greece…

Verdict on legality of detention of Turkish officer expected on Tuesday
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Verdict on legality of detention of Turkish officer expected on Tuesday

makis - Jan 15, 2018

The head of the Athens Administrative Court of First Instance is expected to deliver a verdict Tuesday on whether the detention of a Turkish officer who was…

Greek Police Arrest Turkish Army Officer after Asylum Status Suspended
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Greek Police Arrest Turkish Army Officer after Asylum Status Suspended

Panos - Jan 09, 2018

The Turkish army officer who was granted asylum was arrested on Monday after the Administrative Court of Appeals upheld the Greek State’s request to suspend his asylum…

The granting of asylum to the Turkish officer is suspended – The officer has been arrested!
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The granting of asylum to the Turkish officer is suspended – The officer has been arrested!

makis - Jan 08, 2018

A few hours after the decision of the Administrative Court of Appeals which accepted the Greek State’s appeal to suspend the granting of asylum to Suleyman Ozkaynakci,…

Verdict on 2nd Turkish officer seeking asylum to be reached next week
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Verdict on 2nd Turkish officer seeking asylum to be reached next week

makis - Jan 05, 2018

The verdict on the request by one of the 8 Turkish servicemen who is seeking political asylum in Greece was postponed until next week by the president of…

Turkish FM: We will take the islands through diplomacy or international court or by force!
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Turkish FM: We will take the islands through diplomacy or international court or by force!

makis - Dec 20, 2017

Turkey’s foreign minister, Melvut Cavusoglu, pointed to diplomacy to resolve Turkey’s differences with Greece in the Aegean. In his speech to the Turkish Parliament, the Turkish minister…

Turkish deputy-Prime Minister accuses Greece of oppressing religious minorities in latest Turkish tirade against Greece
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Turkish deputy-Prime Minister accuses Greece of oppressing religious minorities in latest Turkish tirade against Greece

makis - Nov 17, 2017

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag accused Greece of imprisoning Muslim Imams, despite the country being a member of the EU which “in theory” upheld the notion…