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Erdogan Wants Turkey to Have Nuclear Weapons

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons, but did not...

Costa-Gavras’ “Adults in the Room” Receives Mixed Reviews After Venice Premiere

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and his wife Danae Stratou walked on the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on Saturday for...

Climate Change Blamed for Huge Spike in Wildfires in Europe

More than 1,600 wildfires have been recorded in the European Union so far this year — more than three times the average over the...

Skull Found at Ancient Greek City Shows Neurosurgery Performed 2,200 Years Ago

Archaeologists carrying out excavations in the ancient city of Euromus in Turkey's southern Mugla province found a skull with marks indicating that neurosurgery existed...

Istanbul’s Greek Orthodox Orphanage Needs 40-Million-Euro Restoration

 The leading European heritage organization Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute stated in a recently issued report that a restoration of...

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission

Members of the European Parliament narrowly backed Ursula von der Leyen as the next President of the European Commission on Tuesday, making her the...

August Deadline Looms for North Macedonia to Remove Star of Vergina

Following the signing of the Prespa Agreement by Greece and North Macedonia earlier this year, the deadline is looming to rename monuments as well...

Russian S-400 Missiles Arrive in Turkey (video)

First shipment of Russian S-400 missile defense system hardware to Ankara started on July 12, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said. "First batch of equipment of...

Turkey Prepares to Receive Russian S-400 Missiles

Preparations for the arrival of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems are proceeding on schedule, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on July 8, without...

European Parliament Elects Italian Socialist as its President

The European Parliament has elected Italian socialist MEP David Sassoli as its new president. Mr Sassoli, an MEP from the Democratic Party, replaces outgoing conservative...