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Turkey Arrests Leading Jihadist Planning to Flee to Greece

Turkish media report that the country's secret services arrested a close associate of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the coastal town of Izmir...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Meets Turkish Leader

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, early on Wednesday afternoon, at the presidential mansion in the Turkish capital,...

London Greek Radio Extends Broadcast to Scotland

London Greek Radio (LGR) which airs in both Greek and English 24/7 is expanding into Glasgow, Scotland's biggest city and home to a sizeable...

Greek Metal Band Arrested in Georgia on Suspicion of ‘Satanism’

Two brothers, members of a Greek death-metal band, spent 12 hours in a Georgian jail after they were arrested on suspicion of 'Satanism'. Frontman of...

Former Turkish Prosecutor Arrested Trying to Flee to Greece

A Turkish former prosecutor has been arrested in Turkey's northwestern Edirne province while trying to escape to Greece with his wife and children, Turkish...

Germany Gets First Greek Mayor

Dimitris Axourgos, from Ioannina in north-western Greece has become the first Greek to become a mayor in Germany. The 35-year-old teacher, an official candidate for...

European Lawmakers to Discuss Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

The protracted detention of two Greek servicemen by Turkey for entering its territory illegally will be discussed at the European Parliament's plenary session, convening...

Kostas Manolas Sends Barcelona Crashing Out of Champions League (video)

Greek international Kostas Manolas sealed a historic Roma comeback to eliminate Lionel Messi's Barcelona from this year's Champions League. Manolas' glancing header on the 82nd...

Smiling Virgin Mary Fresco Puzzles Scientists

Scientists are debating if a fresco depicting a smiling Virgin Mary in the Gumusler Monastery in Turkey is original or the result of a...

Turks Dancing the Syrtaki Dressed in Blue and White Causes Storm (video)

Some Turks have become enraged at the sight of the Greek syrtaki being performed at a festival at the Kadikoy district of Istanbul. The festival...