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Turkey Rejects EU Leaders’ Condemnation

A statement by EU leaders decrying Turkey's "illegal actions" in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean was rejected by Ankara on Friday. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman...

‘Islamic State’ Gunman Takes Hostages in French Supermarket

French police surrounded a supermarket in the south of the country on Friday after a gunman reportedly linked to the Islamic State terror group...

Turkish Media Group Sale Sparks Press Freedom Fears

One of Turkey's largest collection of media titles is to be sold, sparking fears of a further erosion of the country's press independence. Reports in...

Greek, Turkish Journalists Meet in Istanbul

A panel of Greek and Turkish journalists has met in Istanbul to debate coverage of Greece and Greek issues from the former imperial capital. 'Views...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle in ‘Greek Island Stopover’

Rumors that Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle could be visiting Greece ahead of their May wedding has set social media on...

Turkish Forces Arrest PKK Suspects Near Greek Border

Two people allegedly tied to the Kurdish PKK group have been detained near Turkey's border with Greece, Ankara's military claimed on Monday. State-run Anadolu Agency...

Erdogan Lashes Europe at Rally (video)

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has lashed out at Europe the same day a Greek court again refused to extradite eight former Turkish servicemen...

Istanbul Greek Orphanage in Danger of Collapse (video)

A Greek orphanage on the Princes' Islands of Istanbul has been included on a shortlist of seven of Europe's most endangered heritage sites. The Prinkipo...

Ugly Scenes Break Out in FYROM Parliament (video)

Ugly scenes were recorded in Skopje on Wednesday when FYROM's former prime minister interrupted, harangued and threw water at the speaker of the country's...

Russians Vote Greek Beaches Best in the World

Greece's golden beaches have won an award at the Moscow International Travel & Tourism (MITT) show. Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura received the award from organizers in...