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Three more Turkish officers in Greece, but unaccounted for!
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Three more Turkish officers in Greece, but unaccounted for!

makis - Mar 14, 2017

According to the lawyer of the two Turkish officers that surrended to the Greek authorities, Stavroula Tomara, there were three more officers with them that left first…

Turkish extreme-right party leader to Greece: Remember what happened in 1922
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Turkish extreme-right party leader to Greece: Remember what happened in 1922

makis - Feb 28, 2017

The leader of the extreme right Turkish Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Devlet Bahceli openly threatened Greece that if its army wanted to be thrown into the sea…

Two Turkish Special Forces officers have allegedly been arrested in Orestiada
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Two Turkish Special Forces officers have allegedly been arrested in Orestiada

makis - Feb 23, 2017

According to some sources two Turkish low rank officers of the Elite Bordo Bereli team, which was dissolved after the failed coup last summer, were arrested in…

Turkish FM: Turkey’s military rights still needed in Cyprus
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Turkish FM: Turkey’s military rights still needed in Cyprus

makis - Feb 21, 2017

Turkey’s foreign minister says his country’s right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent actions that have fanned insecurity among Turkish Cypriots. Foreign Minister…

Turkish media claims coast guard approaches to Greek islets
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Turkish media claims coast guard approaches to Greek islets

makis - Feb 21, 2017

Turkish media on Tuesday published reports and photographs indicating that Turkish coast guard vessels had approached the Greek islets of Imia. The Sozcu website said that a…

Greek court says Turkish servicemen must stay in custody
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Greek court says Turkish servicemen must stay in custody

makis - Feb 01, 2017

A Greek court has ruled that eight Turkish servicemen seeking asylum in Greece must remain in temporary police detention even though Turkey's request for their extradition has…

Athens court rules in favor of continued short-term detention for 8 Turkish servicemen who requested asylum
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Athens court rules in favor of continued short-term detention for 8 Turkish servicemen who requested asylum

Panos - Feb 01, 2017

An administrative first instance court in Athens on Wednesday ruled that the continued detention of eight Turkish servicemen, who have requested asylum in the country, is legal,…

Administrative court hearing Turkish servicemen’s release request
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Administrative court hearing Turkish servicemen’s release request

makis - Jan 30, 2017

An administrative court in Athens on Monday was hearing a request for release by eight Turkish servicemen accused by Ankara of taking part in last summer’s failed…

The eight Turkish officers and Greek justice
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The eight Turkish officers and Greek justice

makis - Jan 27, 2017

Greece does not often have the chance to show the world the value of an independent judiciary and of other democratic institutions, the chance to honor the…

Turkish jets reappear in Greek air space
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Turkish jets reappear in Greek air space

makis - Jan 12, 2017

Four Turkish fighter jets, two of which were flying in formation and the other two separately, violated Greek air space in the northeastern and southeastern Aegean four…

Authorities say Turkish vessel that ran aground off Kos not suspect
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Authorities say Turkish vessel that ran aground off Kos not suspect

makis - Dec 27, 2016

Port authorities on Kos in the southeastern Aegean said on Tuesday they found nothing suspicious or incriminating on the Alcatras, a Turkish-flagged ship than ran aground on…

Greek, Turkish fighter jets engage in mock dogfight
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Greek, Turkish fighter jets engage in mock dogfight

makis - Dec 22, 2016

Two pairs of Greek and Turkish F-16 fighter jets engaged in a mock dogfight southwest of Chios Thursday afternoon. The Turkish aircraft were armed and had entered…

Turkish jets violate Greek air space
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Turkish jets violate Greek air space

makis - Dec 19, 2016

Two pairs of Turkish F-4 fighter jets violated Greek air space between the eastern Aegean islands of Lesvos and Chios on Monday, Greek authorities said. The first…

Turkish jets chased out of Greek air space
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Turkish jets chased out of Greek air space

makis - Dec 13, 2016

Three Turkish fighter jets, two of which flew in formation, entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) on Tuesday and violated Greek national air space over the…

Appeal Council to examine extradition of Turkish officers
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Appeal Council to examine extradition of Turkish officers

makis - Dec 05, 2016

The extradition of three of the eight Turkish military officers, who arrived in Greece after the failed coup in Turkey, will be examined on Monday by the…

Greece issues response to provocative Turkish statements
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Greece issues response to provocative Turkish statements

makis - Oct 18, 2016

In a recent series of statements the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke of his country’s ‘historic right’ to have a say in the broader region,…

Turkish military choppers, jet enter Greek air space
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Turkish military choppers, jet enter Greek air space

Sokratis - Oct 01, 2016

The Greek military says that two helicopters and one fighter jet violated international aviation rules, entering the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) in the southeastern Aegean on…

Samos: Reports of another Turkish officer involved in the failed coup
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Samos: Reports of another Turkish officer involved in the failed coup

makis - Aug 25, 2016

The Police, the National Intelligence Agency (EYP), the Coast Guard and Frontex are on alert following reports that a 40-year-old Turkish officer arrived on the Pythagorio beach…

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavucoglu pressures Greece for the extradition of the 8 rebel Turkish officers
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Turkish Foreign Minister Cavucoglu pressures Greece for the extradition of the 8 rebel Turkish officers

makis - Jul 22, 2016

Speaking to Reuters news agency, Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu repeated the request of his government for the speedy extradition by Greece of the eight rebel Turkish…

Tension in Alexandroupoli during trial of Turkish officers
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Tension in Alexandroupoli during trial of Turkish officers

makis - Jul 21, 2016

The eight Turkish military officers who participated in the failed coup in Turkey and subsequently escaped to Greece will go on trial at noon on Thursday. The…