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Turkey Blasts EU, Greek Naval Commander for Stopping Vessel En Route to Libya

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the ambassadors of Germany, Italy and the European Union to protest what it calls the "illegal" interception...

The Greek Scientist from Chios Behind AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine

Greek scientist Menelas (Mene) Pangalos is the head of research and development at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca which, together with Oxford university, developed a vaccine...

Turkey Prevents EU to Inspect Ship Suspected of Carrying Weapons to Libya

Turkey has prevented the European Union’s naval mission enforcing the Libya arms embargo from checking a suspect freighter off the war-torn country’s coast, Germany’s...

Mike Pompeo Meets With Patriarch Bartholomew as Turkey Snubs Visit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the head of the Orthodox Church, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, in Istanbul on Tuesday to discuss religious...
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Armenians Burn Their Homes Before they Hand Over to Azerbaijan

As Armenia hands over territory to Azerbaijan on Sunday, under a Russia-brokered peace deal that followed six weeks of fighting, many villagers in the...

Turkey Turns Peacekeeper by Establishing Military Foothold in the Caucasus

Turkey and Russia signed an agreement establishing a joint center to monitor the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday morning and the two countries will...

Pompeo Will Not Meet Turkish FM, Will Speak With Patriarch Bartholomew on Turkey Trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discovered on Tuesday that he will not in fact be meeting with Turkish leaders as he had planned...

Turkey Celebrates Azeri Victory Against Armenia

Turkey said on Tuesday a deal to end more than a month of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh had secured important gains for its close ally...
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Anger Erupts in Armenia as Country Signs “Painful” Deal with Azerbaijan

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on Tuesday to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh in a deal Armenian Prime Minister...

Lyon Greek Orthodox Priest Was Shot by Lover’s Husband

The Greek Orthodox priest shot earlier this month in the French city of Lyon was the victim of a jealous husband rather than an...