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US State Department Welcomes Return of Greek Soldiers from Turkey

The U.S. State Department on Thursday welcomed the much-awaited release of the two Greek soldiers who were held in Turkey for 167 days without...

Crisis in Turkey Starts to Affect Greek Economy

The Greek economy has started feeling the impact of the crisis in neighboring Turkey, as the Athens Stock Exchange showed a 3 percent plunge...

Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey Fly Home (video)

A government jet has flown two Greek soldiers -- Second Lieutenant Angelos Mitretodis and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis -- home from Turkey after they were released...

Tensions Between Greece and Turkey Escalate, Turkish FM Blames Greece

On Tuesday, tensions between Greece and Turkey continued to rise and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu put the blame for this on Greece. “In their...

Greece Braces for Turkey’s Intention to Drill for Gas in Cyprus’ EEZ

In the midst of the economic crisis in Turkey, Athens is concerned over the possibility that Ankara might drill for gas deposits in the...

Greece Scales Back Military Cooperation with Turkey over Soldiers’ Imprisonment

Greece's military has reportedly suspended military cooperation with Turkey over the two Greek soldiers still in confinement in Edirne. In a report carried by Greek...

Turkey Rejects ‘Unfounded’ Claims over Arrested Greek Soldiers

Turkey's foreign ministry has rejected claims by Greece's defense minister that the two Greek soldiers currently in jail in Edirne were taken on the...

Erdogan: ‘Turkey Knows What to Do in the Mediterranean’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly hinted at his intention to start drilling for hydrocarbons in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ) again. "Turkey knows what...

Greece Says Will Not Extradite Journalist Wanted in Turkey

Greek Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis decided to block a journalist's extradition to Turkey despite a court ruling clearing the process in early June. Kontonis, who...

Greek Cypriot Demands Confiscation of Turkey’s Assets in Europe as Compensation

Greek Cypriot professor Andreas Orphanides, owner of real estate in the occupied part of Cyprus, asks the Committee of Ministers of European Council to...

Six Die after Boat from Turkey Heading for Greece Capsizes

A rubber boat carrying 16 people from Turkey to Lesvos capsized and six people drowned, with three children among them, according to Anadolu news...

Turkish Cypriot Leader Hails Turkey’s 1974 ‘Intervention’

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said on Thursday that Turkey’s military intervention in Cyprus “had prevented the situation from worsening”. Marking the beginning of a...

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