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Moody’s Cuts Turkey Rating Amid Increased Risk

Turkey saw a cut in its long-term issuer and unsecured debt ratings on Thursday, and a reduction in its rating outlook from 'stable' to...

Turkish TV Host Quits After Threats to ‘Kill Civilians’

A Turkish presenter who made an on-air outburst about killing civilians in secular districts of Istanbul has resigned after being described as "psychotic" by...

Germany Likely to Insist on Fiscal Discipline in Greece

Greek hopes that a new German Social Democrat finance minister may be more amenable to Athens, took a setback on Wednesday. A close ally of...

Skopje Moves Controversial ‘Macedonian’ Statue

As Skopje begins to replace signs featuring Greek cultural symbols -- such as its 'Alexander the Great Highway' displays -- FYROM's government also moved...

Merkel Says ‘Macedonia’ Solution Closer than Ever

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said she thought an end to the long-running name dispute between FYROM and Greece was in sight. During an...

Greek Women Take Marbles Campaign to London

Five women from the Greek island of Rhodes have taken the campaign to return the Parthenon Marbles the British Museum in London. Iliana Katsanakou, Mary Philippaki,...

Jet Crash Kills Turkish Military Pilots

Turkey's military has confirmed that two of its pilots were killed on Friday morning near Smyrna when their training jet crashed. The SF-260D craft went down...

Skopje Airport Name Change Becomes Official

Skopje's commitment to rename FYROM's international airport became law this week as the decision was published in the country's Official Gazette. Signs reading "Alexander the...

Migrants Drown Near Greek Border

Turkish aid groups have said at least three people -- including two children -- lost their lives close to the Greek border when their...

Ankara Looking Into Turkish Cryptocurrency

Turkey appears to have performed a U-turn on its attitude towards cryptocurrencies and has plans to investigate its own national digital currency, the country's deputy...