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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...

Greece Grants Political Asylum to Third Turkish Soldier

A third Turkish ex-military serviceman, who together with his seven colleagues sought refuge in Greece following the failed 2016 coup attempt, was granted political asylum...

EU Pressured Tsipras over Turkish Soldiers in Greece, Claims Ankara

Turkey's foreign minister on Friday claimed Greek premier Alexis Tsipras had been pressured by fellow EU countries into not extraditing the eight former soldiers...

Ankara Suspends Migrant Deal with Greece over Turkish Soldiers’ Case

The migrant readmission deal between Ankara and Athens has been suspended, according to reports coming out of Turkey. News agency reports and the pro-government Daily...

Turkey Calls Greece a ‘Haven’ for Coup Plotters

Turkey's foreign ministry has described Greece as a country "that provides safe haven to putschists". In a statement late on Tuesday, Ankara hit out at...

Turkish Soldiers Released from Greek Police Custody

The case of the eight Turkish ex-military personnel seeking asylum in Greece took another turn on Monday as four remaining suspects from the group...

Turkish PM Criticizes Greek Asylum Body over Coup Suspects

Turkey's prime minister has hit out at the Greek asylum service for green-lighting the applications of two of the eight former Turkish servicemen wanted...

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 Appeals Against Granting Asylum to Second Turkish Soldier

Greece's government is appealing Tuesday's decision to grant a second former Turkish soldier asylum in the country. The Migration Ministry is understood to have filed the...

Greek Asylum Service Approves Second Turkish Soldier’s Plea

Reports on Tuesday are claiming that a second former Turkish soldier seeking asylum in Greece has had his application accepted. The Greek Asylum Committee reportedly approved...

Greek Court Examines Turkish Soldier’s Landmark Case

Legal deliberations in Athens on Friday could determine the fate of the eight Turkish ex-servicemen wanted by Ankara for their alleged involvement in the...

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