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Erdogan Blames Cypriot Government for Stalled Talks

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed the Cypriot government for mothballed peace talks on the divided island. Erdogan, who was addressing a Ramadan fast-breaking...

Turkey Rejects Third Request for Release of 2 Greek Soldiers

Turkish authorities, on Tuesday, rejected yet another request from Greece for the release of the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne...

Turkey’s Top General Urges Greece Not to Make ‘Miscalculations’ in Aegean

Turkey's Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar has indirectly urged Greece not to make “miscalculations” amid a rise in tension between Turkey and Greece...

May 19: Remembering the Pontic-Greek Genocide 1913-1922

On Feb. 24, 1994, the Greek parliament voted unanimously in favor of recognizing the Pontian Genocide and instituted May 19 as a Remembrance Day. The...

Parliament Speaker: Release of Two Greek Soldiers More Pressing than Ever

The release of the two Greek soldiers is more pressing than ever, Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis said on Wednesday after visiting the servicemen being...

Turkish Coup Suspects ‘Want to Leave Greece’

Eight Turkish ex-servicemen who fled from Turkey after an attempted coup in July 2016 want to leave Greece once they are granted asylum, their...

Greek Court Strikes Out Government Appeal Against Turkish Soldier’s Asylum

A Greek government appeal against a independent committee decision to grant asylum to a Turkish soldier in Greece has been dismissed. Athens Administrative Appeals Court...

Athens Calls on Turkey to End ‘Arbitrary’ Detention of Greek Soldiers

Greece's president, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, on Monday criticized the prolonged detention of two Greek soldiers in a Turkish prison since early March. During a visit to Alexandroupoli,...

Turkish Energy Minister: We will Dig for Oil, Gas in the Mediterranean in the...

Turkey will start to drill on its own for oil and gas in the Mediterranean in the summer, said  Energy and Natural Resources Minister...

‘Intense Pressure’ May Force Erdogan to Free Greek Soldiers

The two Greek soldiers being held in a maximum-security jail in Turkey could be freed after "intense pressure" has been brought to bear on...

OPINION: A Mad World

Well, Trump has said it and has finally done it. To the dismay of his allies, he pulled out of the Obama - Iran...

Greek, European Lawmakers to Visit Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The Turkish government has approved a request by a Greek member of the European Parliament to visit the two Greek soldiers being held in...

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