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Turkey to Forbid Tourist Ships with Turkish Flag to Aproach Greek Ports

On Tuesday, Turkey's Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan, banned Turkish leisure boats from reaching the Greek islands; with which they are mainly interconnected, during the...

Amnesty International: Greek Court’s Rejection of Asylum Appeals Sets Bad Precedent

Two Syrian refugees are at risk of being forcibly returned to Turkey after Greece’s highest administrative court rejected their final appeals against earlier rulings...

Greek Court Deems Turkey Safe for the Return of Refugees

The Council of State on Friday ruled that Turkey is safe for the deportation of migrants and refugees who entered Greece illegally. Greece's highest administration...

Turkish Coast Guard Vessels Pursue Greek Boat Close to Lesvos

Two Turkish coast guard vessels pursued a Greek coast guard boat near the port of Mytilene, capital of Lesvos Island. According to Lesvos News, the...

Escaped Turkish Convicts Arrested Near Border

Two Turkish nationals serving life sentences who escaped from prison on Thursday, were arrested on Monday near the Turkish border. The two men aged 24...

Cyprus President Anastasiades Talks 72 UNGA Agenda

Cyprus President Anastasiades arrived in New York on Monday afternoon to participate at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly and hold...

Ankara Demands the Arrest of Anarchists that Vandalized Turkish Airlines Office in Athens

Ankara condemned an attack that took place on Wednesday morning against the office of Turkish Airlines in Athens, that was staged by the anarchist...

Tourists in Greece Spend Less than in Spain and Cyprus

Foreign visitors to Greece in June spent far less than they did in Spain or Cyprus, a Kathimerini newspaper report says. On average, each visitor...

On this Day in 1955: Greeks Targeted at the Istanbul Pogrom (photos)

52 years ago the Greek minority in Istanbul was targeted in a crisis carefully fabricated by the Turkish Security Service. In what had been described...

Cyprus Government Rebukes Turkish Officials’ Statements Over Peace Talks

Public statements by Turkish officials to the effect that the Cyprus peace talks have ended are nothing more than proof of Turkey’s objective to...

Greece Rejects Turkish FM Claim that There Are No Aegean Sea Borders

Athens rejected on Wednesday a claim made earlier by Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu that there are no borders in the Aegean...

Turkish Foreign Minister Disputes Lausanne Treaty Regarding the Aegean

Turkey will not accept de facto situations in the Aegean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, adding that problems between Greece and...

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