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Erdogan Greeted by Greece’s Muslim Minority as he Prays at Thrace Mosque (video)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting Thrace on Friday; the second day of his official visit to Greece. Accompanied by his wife Emine, and...

Mystery Surrounds Turkish Leader’s Thrace Trip

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has often left political foes and allies alike guessing. With an upcoming official visit to Greece looking more certain...

Greek Justice Minister Withdraws Amendment that would Recognize “Turkish Minority”

Greece's Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, was obliged to withdraw a proposed amendment that would recognize the "Turkish Union of Xanthi" organization, after fierce criticism...

Turkish PM Addresses Greek Muslims of Thrace as Being Turks

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim visited the Komotini Mosque on Monday addressing the Muslim population of the area as being Turks. The Turkish PM visited...

Education Ministry to Put Turkish Language Lessons in Thrace Kindergartens

A new Greek Ministry of Education program provides for the teaching of the Turkish language in kindergartens for the Muslim minorities in Thrace, according...

Greek PM: Coexistence of Christians and Muslims Always Productive

The coexistence of Christians and Muslims in Thrace has been and will "always remain productive," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in Komotini on Friday. The Greek...

Nationalists Clash with Police During Greek Muslims Party March

About 200 nationalist militants clashed with police on Sunday in the northeastern city of Komotini when they tried to break a demonstration of Greek...

AK Party Deputy Calls on Greece to Stop Suppression of Turkish Schools

Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Deputy Chairman and Çanakkale deputy Bülent Turan called on Greek authorities to end the suppression of Turkish schools...

Greek Police Dismantle Drug Ring Including 3 Army Officers

The Hellenic Police has dismantled a 32-person drug ring that includes three low-rank army officers, a fire department contract employee and a policeman. All people...

Greek Foreign Ministry Rejects Turkish Minority Rights Accusations

Greek Foreign Ministry sources on Wednesday fully rejected Turkish claims regarding respect for religious freedoms in Greece, calling them absolutely baseless, and again called...

Turkey Reacts to Greece’s Condemnation of Turning Hagia Sophia into Mosque

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has reacted strongly to Greece's criticism of reading the Koran in Hagia Sophia in Istanbul throughout Ramadan. "The Greek Foreign Ministry’s statement with...

Athens Reacts to Western Thrace “Identity” Conference in Turkey

Greece's Foreign Ministry has reacted to a conference held in Turkey titled “The Turkish identity of Muslims in Western Thrace” as it creates tension...

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