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Turkish President Erdogan directly threatens Greece and Cyprus
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Turkish President Erdogan directly threatens Greece and Cyprus

makis - Feb 13, 2018

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a clear threat to Greece a few hours after the incident between Turkish patrol boats and the Greek coastguard near the…

Erdogan makes unexpected opening to EU, Vatican & USA
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Erdogan makes unexpected opening to EU, Vatican & USA

Panos - Dec 29, 2017

“We certainly want to have good relations with the EU and the EU countries”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. The Turkish president, after his tour to…

President Erdogan lands in Thrace
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President Erdogan lands in Thrace

makis - Dec 08, 2017

Around 1,000 people welcomed the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the mosque in Komotini with applause, slogans and cheers. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed at…

Erdogan Greek trip gets off on wrong foot before it starts
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Erdogan Greek trip gets off on wrong foot before it starts

Panos - Dec 07, 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was due to arrive in Greece for a two-day official visit on Thursday, a trip designed to boost relations but exposing long historical…

Greece bans rallies & demonstrations in Athens for Turkey’s Erdogan visit
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Greece bans rallies & demonstrations in Athens for Turkey’s Erdogan visit

Panos - Dec 07, 2017

Greek police has banned all protest rallies and demonstrations in central Athens on Thursday and Friday, as part of the tight security measures adopted ahead of the…

Erdogan & his family accused of having offshore companies
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Erdogan & his family accused of having offshore companies

Panos - Nov 29, 2017

Ankara is overwhelmed with allegations by the chairman of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who said that relatives of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Erdogan the first Turkish President to visit Greece in 65 years
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Erdogan the first Turkish President to visit Greece in 65 years

makis - Nov 24, 2017

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be the first Turkish president to visit Greece in 65 years, Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu said Thursday. The visit; the date of…

Will Trump follow the law and sanction Turkey?
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Will Trump follow the law and sanction Turkey?

Panos - Nov 24, 2017

America’s NATO partner Turkey has purchased an advanced Russian missile system called the S-400. Under the latest Russian sanctions law passed by Congress and signed by President…

“We chopped your hand off with Cyprus”: Turkish President Erdogan tells international critics!
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“We chopped your hand off with Cyprus”: Turkish President Erdogan tells international critics!

makis - Nov 08, 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan continued to adopt provocative rhetoric towards anyone he perceives to be a threat to the future of Turkey and his reign. In…

Erdogan to visit Greece on an official visit
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Erdogan to visit Greece on an official visit

makis - Oct 26, 2017

The visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Athens was announced by Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias at a press conference to the Greek diplomatic editors. In…

Why Erdogan fired Turkey’s top cleric
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Why Erdogan fired Turkey’s top cleric

Panos - Aug 08, 2017

On June 31, Mehmet Gormez, a Turkish cleric who headed the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), a government department that runs more than 85,000 mosques, bid farewell…

Is Erdogan’s Turkey after nuclear weapons?
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Is Erdogan’s Turkey after nuclear weapons?

makis - Aug 07, 2017

Considering the fact Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been emulating the Iranian model for some time, from investing in proxy groups for leverage and regime…

Erdogan: Greek Cypriot ‘intransigency’ to blame for talks failure
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Erdogan: Greek Cypriot ‘intransigency’ to blame for talks failure

makis - Jul 20, 2017

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has blamed “Greek Cypriot intransigence” for the collapse of peace negotiations at the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana on July 7. “The Greek Cypriot…

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 the family in a client’s newest best-seller,…

Athens claims high ground as Erdogan warns troops will stay on Cyprus ‘forever’
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Athens claims high ground as Erdogan warns troops will stay on Cyprus ‘forever’

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Turkey’s dismissal of the demand for a full withdrawal of its forces from divided Cyprus in the event of a settlement, and its overall attitude at the…

Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty are ‘dangerous’
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Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty are ‘dangerous’

chris1 - Oct 02, 2016

Statements disputing the Lausanne Treaty were dangerous for relations between Greece and Turkey, as well as the surrounding region, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated on Friday afternoon.…

Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty ‘dangerous’ for bilateral ties
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Athens says Erdogan remarks on Lausanne Treaty ‘dangerous’ for bilateral ties

Sokratis - Oct 01, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has described Thursday’s comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that expressed regret over the Lausanne Treaty, signed in 1923, as “dangerous.” “Questioning…

Refugee crisis at the top of Tsipras-Erdogan agenda
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Refugee crisis at the top of Tsipras-Erdogan agenda

Panos - Sep 22, 2016

The refugee crisis as well as the EU-Turkey agreement and the recent failed coup were at the top of the agenda in the meeting between Greek Prime…

Tsipras-Erdogan meeting today at UN
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Tsipras-Erdogan meeting today at UN

Panos - Sep 21, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan on Wednesday in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly currently…

Erdogan announces sweeping overhaul of Turkish military
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Erdogan announces sweeping overhaul of Turkish military

chris1 - Jul 31, 2016

Recep Tayyip Erdogan talked about the looming overhaul in an interview broadcast by the Turkish TV channel A Haber on Saturday. The changes will significantly affect military…