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FYROM Court Gives Former Premier Gruevski 2-Year Jail Term

Nikola Gruevski, one-time leader of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), was sentenced to two years in jail on Wednesday for his part...

Turkey ‘Shrine’ Turns Out to be Tomb of Ancient Greek Boxer

A 2,300-year-old tomb in Aegean Turkey -- once revered as a saint's shrine -- turns out to have been the final resting place of...

German Footballers Face Backlash Over Erdogan Photos

On Tuesday, as Germany unveiled its football squad for June's 2018 World Cup in Russia, two of best-known players are facing a storm of criticism for...

Greece’s EU Ambassador Accuses Turkey of Threatening War in the Aegean

Greece's ambassador to the EU has said Turkey is threatening the country with war and "casting doubts over the Treaty of Lausanne". In an interview...

Ancient Greek City in Turkey to Host Special Orthodox Service

A special Orthodox religious service is to be held on Tuesday in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, in modern-day Turkey. The liturgy in remembrance...

EU Condemns Turkish Activity in Aegean, Eastern Mediterranean

  EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Friday condemned the ongoing, unlawful actions by Turkey in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. In a response...

‘Anti-Greek Tropes’ Likely to Color Turkey’s Snap Elections

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping nationalist voters will return him as a much-strengthened president in the June 24 snap elections -- meaning more...

MEPs’ Vote to Free Greek Soldiers a ‘Slap’ to Erdogan

A Greek MEP has described the European Parliament's overwhelming support for a call to release two Greek soldiers from a Turkish prison as a...

Turkey’s Erdogan Calls Snap Elections

Turkey will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, it was announced on Wednesday. The revelation on state media confirms election rumors which...

Uber is a Terrorist Group and its Users are Traitors, Says Istanbul Taxi Boss

  The ride-sharing firm Uber is a terrorist group born in the U.S. "where the traitors who shoot and kill my soldiers in Afrin bleed". These...