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Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists

A Greek court has cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges nine people arrested in Athens ahead of a 2017 visit by Turkey's president and accused of belonging to a Turkish militant group....

Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists

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Turkey's Erdogan says Trump may visit in July: report U.S. President Donald Trump may visit Turkey in July, Turkey's President Tayip Erdogan said in an interview in Japan where he will attend the G20 summit and is expected to meet with his American counterpart....
22:32, 06/26/2019

London Bridge attack inquest: Jurors visit spot where terrorists were shot dead Jurors sitting on the London Bridge attack inquest have retraced terrorists' steps and visited the area they were shot and killed by police two years ago....
11:32, 07/03/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Greek PM says Syriza needs to regroup and focus ahead of snap poll Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday urged his Syriza party to regroup and heed the message of voters ahead of snap national elections he called after a resounding defeat from opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Nigerian court grants permission to declare Shi'ite group terrorists A Nigerian court has granted the government permission to label a local Shi'ite Muslim group a terrorist organisation, the solicitor general told Reuters on Saturday....
16:16, 07/27/2019

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
09:48, 06/01/2019

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy returned to growth in the first three months of 2019 but remained smaller than it was a year earlier, in a stain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s record ahead of a critical rerun of the Istanbul mayoral race....
07:32, 06/02/2019

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underdog, a dramatic change of fortune after nearly two decades of domination....
06:16, 06/20/2019

Editor looks to top court acquittal over Erdogan 'insult' The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should prosecutors appeal a lower cour...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Brazil's top court denies extradition of Erdogan opponent Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey....
23:48, 08/06/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant’s fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life imprisonment to 21 years and five months the murder sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013...
07:32, 05/06/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant's fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months' imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013....
08:48, 05/06/2019

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who suffered losses at the height of Greece's debt crisis seven years ago....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Spanish court says jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in to parliament Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that five Catalan separatist leaders can leave prison to be sworn in as lawmakers next Tuesday but said it would not halt the trial over their role in Catalonia's independence bid in 2017....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "potential kidnappers, hijackers, or terrorists," his lawyers wrote in a letter submitted to the court on ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving jail to collect his credentials for the European Parliament, to which he was elected on May 26....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who wasarrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, mustimmediatelybe released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right to......
00:00, 06/11/2019

Trump mum on British PM race ahead of state visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday as he prepared for a state visit to Britai...
12:00, 05/30/2019

An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state....
09:00, 05/05/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
04:16, 05/17/2019

NATO chief calls for Gulf calm, ahead of US visit BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling for calm in the Gulf region but says the military alliance has no formal role to play there amid a standoff between the United States and Iran. Stoltenberg said Tuesday that “th...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Ahead Of Lok Sabha Election Results, PM To Visit Kedarnath, Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a two-day visit to Uttarakhand beginning May 18 to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive country....
03:32, 06/19/2019

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ahead of Xi's visit to Pyongyang to meet North Kor...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Xi supports North Korea’s direction on issues ahead of visit SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ahead of Xi&...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahead of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's visit to Washington next week....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Aid To Pak To Stay "Suspended", Says US Report Ahead Of Imran Khan Visit Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the United States, a Congressional report has said that the security assistance to Pakistan would remain suspended pending "decisive and......
23:32, 07/18/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays an important role in keeping displaced people at the EU's periphery....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'very much wants to' meet at DMZ hours ahead of border visit President Trump says Kim Jong Un "very much wants to" meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone in what would be an unprecedented display of goodwill between the U.S. and North Korea....
01:48, 06/30/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
09:48, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump mum on British PM race ahead of state visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday as he prepared for a state visit to Britai...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Ahead Of Visit, Mike Pompeo Says Ties With India "Incredibly Important" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his visit to New Delhi this month will be focused on advancing the "incredibly important" ties with India which is a significant part of President......
00:00, 06/11/2019

PM Modi Visits Kerala's Guruvayur Temple Ahead Of His Visit To Maldives Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a brief stop in Kerala today, on his way to the Maldives, which is his first international visit since becoming prime minister for his second term....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Ahead Of Amit Shah's First J&K Visit As Home Minister, Srinagar On Alert With Amit Shah's first visit to Jammu and Kashmir as Union Home Minister, security agencies will enforce a security clampdown in and around Srinagar for the next two days. With the BJP chief arriving......
21:32, 06/25/2019

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
23:48, 06/12/2019

Ahead Of India Visit, Mike Pompeo's Spin On BJP's Election Slogan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, scheduled to visit India this month, has put his own spin on the popular BJP election slogan--"Modi hai toh Mumkin hai."...
16:16, 06/12/2019

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
22:48, 06/02/2019

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool things down....
08:48, 06/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces visit to migrant facility hours ahead of first debate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she will go on Wednesday to a facility in Homestead, Florida, that's holding unaccompanied migrant children -- a suddenly announced visit amid a fight on Capitol Hill over funding for the program that cares for such childre...
10:32, 06/26/2019

Ahead of UK visit, Trump praises Brexit-supporting 'friends' Johnson and Farage U.S. President Donald Trump lauded Britain's most high-profile Brexit supporters - Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage - as his friends on Thursday, weighing into Britain's political crisis just days before his state visit to London....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Ahead Of UK Visit, Trump Denies Taped Remark About "Nasty" Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly feted, by other members of the royal family....
13:00, 06/02/2019

Melania, Donald Trump pay unannounced visit to Arlington Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects to fallen American troops during an unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Trump trashes Beto O'Rourke, tells him to 'be quiet' ahead of El Paso visit President Trump had a fiery tweet aimed at 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke ahead of his visit to the Democrat's hometown of El Paso, Texas following last weekend's shooting that left 22 dead. ...
03:16, 08/07/2019

British protesters inflate snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp ahead of visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain next month....
14:16, 05/22/2019

British Protesters Inflate Orange "Trump Baby" Blimp Ahead Of State Visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the US president's state visit to Britain......
03:32, 05/23/2019

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexiteer would do “an excellent job.”...
09:00, 06/01/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump to 20th century fascists ahead of UK visit London Mayor Sadiq Khan compared President Donald Trump to the fascists who roiled Europe in the 20th century in an opinion article published ahead of the U.S. president's state visit to the United Kingdom that begins Monday....
12:00, 06/02/2019

Brexit will be 'catastrophic', first minister tells Boris Johnson ahead of his visit to Wales - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Wales as prime ministerJohnson and Varadkar clash over Irish backstop in phone callStop playing Russian roulette with sheep industry, Johnso...
07:48, 07/30/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says Trump is not ‘in the same class’ as Obama, Bush, ahead of state visit to Britain London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a recent interview that President Trump was not “in the same class” as former Presidents Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush who also made state visits to Britain....
08:16, 05/11/2019

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un....
00:48, 06/30/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Naresh Goyal Moves High Court To Withdraw Plea Against Bar On Visit Abroad Naresh Goyal, the founder of the now-grounded Jet Airways, approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday to withdraw his petition seeking permission to travel abroad....
16:16, 08/08/2019

Boris Johnson calls for renewal of 'ties that bind UK' ahead of visit to Scotland Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling for a renewal of "the ties that bind our United Kingdom" as he travels to Scotland to announce a £300 million funding pot for communities in the devolved nations....
23:16, 07/28/2019

High court says Apple lawsuit can move ahead A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. (May 13)        ...
03:48, 05/14/2019

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters will elect lawmakers to the Virginia House of Delegates using a map seen as favorable to Democrats, under a ruling from the Supreme Court. The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday was perhaps telegraphed by the fact they previ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Paul Manafort arrives at Manhattan court ahead of arraignment Paul Manafort was hauled into Manhattan court Thursday morning, hours ahead of his scheduled arraignment on mortgage fraud charges. President Trump’s one-time campaign manager was dressed in navy blue scrubs and white sneakers and handcuffed as...
06:32, 06/27/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Ahead Of Karnataka Trust Vote Tomorrow, "Balanced" Verdict From Top Court The Karnataka Speaker is free to decide on the status of rebel lawmakers whose resignations endanger the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, the Supreme Court has said. "The discretion of......
23:16, 07/16/2019

Supreme court gives Trump go-ahead to build Mexico border wall The US Supreme Court has given the go-ahead for Donald Trump to spend $2.5bn (£2bn) to build a section of wall on the southern border with Mexico....
02:32, 07/27/2019

Ginsburg Hints at Sharp Divisions Ahead as Supreme Court Term Nears End Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in remarks at a conference that included references to the census and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, gave liberals little reason to be optimistic....
05:48, 06/10/2019

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
10:48, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil govt, Petrobras lobby ahead of key privatization court ruling Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras and sectors of the government are mobilizing in the lead-up to a Supreme Court session next week that could have a profound effect on privatizations in the country....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Health-care stocks fall ahead of court arguments over constitutionality of Obamacare Insurer and hospital stocks fell ahead of a legal showdown over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act before a three-judge federal appeals court....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump's car 'The Beast' spotted filling up with petrol on Finchley Road ahead of his UK state visit US President Donald Trump's limousine, nicknamed "The Beast" was spotted filling up at a petrol station on London's Finchley Road in preparation for his arrival in the UK....
02:32, 06/04/2019

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. ...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr nails half-court shot ahead of Game 5 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr showed off his shooting ability with a half-court shot before Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.        ...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Who Are the Muslim Brotherhood? Are They Terrorists? The U.S. has dusted off plans to add the Muslim Brotherhood to its list of foreign terrorist organizations. Officials said a designation was being prepared after President Donald Trump in April hosted his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, wh...
21:00, 05/14/2019

"We Still Have 30,000-40,000" Terrorists, Admits Imran Khan Pakistan PM Imran Khan said on Tuesday that about "30,000 to 40,000" terrorists who had trained and fought in "some part of Afghanistan or Kashmir" were in his country, a startling admission that......
03:32, 07/24/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday i...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Pak National Among 2 Jaish Terrorists Killed In Encounter In J&K Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists, including a Pakistani national, were Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in the forests of Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Security Forces "Maintaining Pressure On Terrorists," Says J&K Top Cop The Jammu and Kashmir police is maintaining pressure on terrorists to isolate them so that they cannot mislead the general public, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh has said....
06:00, 08/18/2019

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Jou...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Four Terrorists, Including Three Bangladeshi Men, Arrested In Kolkata The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer......
01:32, 06/25/2019

China: Hong Kong protesters 'no different to terrorists' Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to "terrorists"....
09:00, 08/14/2019

ISIS Claims 3 Of Its Terrorists Blew Themselves In Sri Lankan Raids The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police, the militant group said in a statement....
10:16, 04/28/2019

How Peaceful, Idyllic Sri Lanka Became A Soft Target For Terrorists A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the......
10:16, 04/28/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
08:32, 04/30/2019

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special Operations Forces and continue needed counterinsurgency efforts....
05:16, 06/11/2019

'Harvard of terrorists': Trump explains why US has yet to leave Afghanistan President Trump explained why American troops are still in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of conflict during an interview that aired Monday on Tucker Carlson Tonight....
21:32, 07/01/2019

Iran labels all U.S. troops in Middle East as terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lankan authorities in gun battle with suspected bombing terrorists They exchanged gunfire with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border em...
07:32, 06/07/2019

Bill To Designate Individuals As Terrorists Tabled In Lok Sabha The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as......
11:48, 07/23/2019

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
02:00, 06/28/2019

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
04:16, 07/16/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, as authorities probe how......
13:16, 04/29/2019

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is reporting....
07:32, 05/12/2019

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
04:16, 07/16/2019

"Will Jawans Take Poll Body's Permission Before Killing Terrorists?" PM The army cannot wait for the Election Commission's clearance to take action against terrorist, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after two terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian in an......
01:32, 05/12/2019

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
10:32, 07/21/2019

Terrorism survivors: ‘The terrorists killed many people in front of us’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, on 21 August, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North Region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier this year, to interview people who have personal stories to t...
10:00, 08/14/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Pak Trying To Increase Strength Of Terrorists Along Line Of Control: Army Pakistan has intensified its efforts at increasing the strength of terrorists in launch pads along the Line of Control over the past few days and pushing infiltrators into Jammu and Kashmir, a top......
02:16, 08/06/2019

List Of 10 Most Wanted Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir Revised By Centre With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the centre has issued a list of 10 most wanted terrorists operating in the state who need to......
02:48, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Terrorists Dressed In Military Uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist terrorists behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms....
04:32, 04/29/2019

Iran-linked terrorists caught stockpiling explosives in London Just months after signing on to the Iran nuclear deal, authorities in London reportedly discovered that an Iran-linked group was stockpiling tons of the same explosive used in the Oklahoma City bombing....
17:32, 06/10/2019

Brothers Of Aurangzeb, Soldier Killed By Terrorists In J&K, To Join Army Thirteen months after the abduction and killing of rifleman Aurangzeb by terrorists in South Kashmir's Shopian district, his two brothers have joined the Army to serve the nation and "avenge his......
14:16, 07/23/2019

3 Terrorists, Involved In J&K June Terror Attack, Arrested: Police Jammu and Kashmir Police achieved a breakthrough in the June 12 attack in Anantnag by arresting three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists who provided shelter to a Pakistani terrorist who carried out the......
09:48, 07/11/2019

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
11:16, 05/28/2019

New Jersey woman who connected would-be terrorists with ISIS gets 48 months in prison A New Jersey woman who communicated on Facebook with members of ISIS under the name "Umm Nutella" only weeks after she pleaded guilty to connecting US-based extremists with the terrorist group was sentenced Wednesday to 48 months in prison, minus tim...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Migrants pretending to be ISIS terrorists to avoid deportation from Europe MIGRANTS are claiming they are ex-ISIS terrorists in desperate bids to stay in Europe as officials won’t deport them if they would face the death penalties in their home countries....
09:16, 06/25/2019

Sri Lanka Police Discover Suspected Training Camp For Terrorists Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where terrorists linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced shooting and bombmaking....
12:16, 05/05/2019

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
05:32, 06/01/2019

Pakistani National Among 2 Terrorists Killed In Pulwama Encounter: Police One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district on Friday was a Pakistani and the duo belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, police said on Saturday....
01:48, 06/01/2019

Brothers Of Aurangzeb, Soldier Killed By Terrorists In J&K, Join Army The Indian flag is flying high at the home of Mohammad Hanief at Sailani village near the Line of Control in Kashmir. His two sons have recently been recruited by the Army. Mr Hanief says they will......
19:48, 07/27/2019

Didn't Get Report On Terrorists Travelling to India: Sri Lanka President Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today said he has not received any report that the suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday terror attacks had travelled to India....
10:16, 05/31/2019

4 Terrorists Shot Dead In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian Four terrorists have been shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir. The encountertookplace in Daramdora Keegam area of Shopian district....
01:00, 06/23/2019

Ex-French spy chief admits 1980s pact with Fatah terrorists Families of victims of 1982 Paris attack demand parliamentary inquiry over claimsFamilies of the victims of a 1982 terrorist attack in Paris are demanding a parliamentary inquiry after reports that the former chief of French intelligence made a secre...
09:48, 08/09/2019

Imran Khan A "Compulsive Liar" And Terrorists' Advocate: Pak Opposition Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is a "compulsive liar" and an advocate of terrorists, the country's opposition parties said on Wednesday, asserting that he tried his best to mislead the......
11:00, 07/24/2019

Mehbooba Mufti's Party Worker Shot At Allegedly By Terrorists In J&K A Peoples Democratic Party activist was seriously injured after terrorists allegedly shot him at Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday, police said....
20:32, 05/19/2019

ISIS leader went public to 'stop top terrorists DEFECTING to al-Qaida' ISIS’ leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his first appearance in five years to prevent the collapse of the terror group, a security expert has told Daily Star Online....
05:48, 05/06/2019

Terrorists Shouldn't Negotiate From "Place Of Advantage": India Tells UN India has told the UN that terror groups enjoying "support and safe havens" to carry out terrorist activities in Afghanistan from across the borders (in Pakistan) cannot be allowed to negotiate from a......
03:00, 06/20/2019

2 Terrorists Shot Dead In J&K; 3 Soldiers, Including Officer, Injured Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including an officer were also injured in the encounter, the......
04:00, 06/17/2019

Most Terrorists Linked To Suicide Attacks Killed, Arrested: Sri Lanka PM Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the terrorists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return to normality, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Ex-French spy chief admits 1980s pact with Palestinian terrorists Families of victims of 1982 Paris attack demand parliamentary inquiry over claimsFamilies of the victims of a 1982 terrorist attack in Paris are demanding a parliamentary inquiry after reports that the former chief of French intelligence made a secre...
05:16, 08/10/2019

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Not "Terrorists", Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party, the Trinamool Congress, will strongly oppose the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that proposes to bifurcate the state into......
06:48, 08/06/2019

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
00:48, 05/22/2019

2 Killed As Terrorists Ambush Assam Rifles Personnel In Nagaland Two security personnel were killed after suspected terrorists ambushed an Assam Rifles patrol in Nagaland's Mon area along the Indo-Myanmar border on Saturday. Four others who suffered serious......
12:48, 05/25/2019

Soldier Killed, 2 Terrorists Shot Dead In Encounter In J&K's Pulwama A soldier was killed and two terrorists were shot dead during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. Troops of the Central Reserve Police Force, Rashtriya Rifles......
19:16, 05/15/2019

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling with the publication of a blacklist. What's next, asks Bülent Mumay....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Former Turkish PM to run again for AKP in Istanbul: Erdogan Former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will again be the ruling AK Party's candidate in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Tuesday....
05:16, 05/07/2019

Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the grow...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their home countries, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights sai...
10:16, 06/24/2019

China likens protesters to 'terrorists', Hong Kong airport reopens China's Hong Kong Liaison office said on Wednesday that anti government protesters were no different to "terrorists", as U.S. President Donald Trump said Chinese troops were moving to the border with Hong Kong and urged calm....
02:33, 08/14/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged terrorists attended Tucson high schools TUCSON – The Digging Deeper team uncovered the latest documents that involved the arrests of two Tucson men charged with terrorism-related crimes. The federal government asked a judge to order both Ahmed Mohamed and Abdi Hussein to provide biometric ...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Terrorists Storm 5-Star Hotel In Pak's Gwadar, Gunshots Heard: Reports A five-star hotel in Pakistan's Balochistan was attacked by terrorists who forced their way in on Saturday, news agency AFP said, quoting a minister....
09:00, 05/11/2019

Terrorists Storm 5-Star Hotel In Pakistan's Gwadar, Gunshots Heard At least one person has been killed after three gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani city of Gwadar, the centrepiece of a multi-billion dollar Chinese infrastructure project,......
09:00, 05/11/2019

Maduro providing a 'safe haven' for Iranian terrorists in the West, Pence says Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is partnering with Iran to establish a beachhead for terrorist groups in the Western Hemisphere, Vice President Mike Pence warned Tuesday....
21:00, 05/07/2019

BJP Leader Shot Dead In Jammu And Kashmir By Suspected Terrorists: Police Gul Muhammad Mir, a local BJP worker, was on Saturday shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, the police have said....
12:00, 05/04/2019

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
01:48, 08/04/2019

Woman Killed As Terrorists Barge Into Home, Open Fire In J&K's Pulwama A woman was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. Another civilian identified as Mohd Sultan was injured in the attack, the police said....
23:48, 06/04/2019

Sniffer Dogs Deployed To Track Terrorists In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar Sniffer dogs were pressed into service as a massive search operation to track down suspected terrorists in a forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district continued for the second day on......
08:16, 06/22/2019

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local media reported on Saturday....
00:16, 05/26/2019

Imran Khan Acknowledges Pak-Based Terrorists Operate In Kashmir: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today acknowledged that terrorists in Pakistan carried out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. He went on to claim that he now has the Pakistani army's support for......
03:32, 07/24/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Leader's Security Officer Shot Dead By Terrorists A police constable posted as a Personal Security Officer to National Conference leader and former judge Syed Tauqeer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Sunday....
15:48, 07/14/2019

3 Terrorists, Including Burhan Wani's Aide, Killed In J&K Encounter: Cops An associate of the dead Hizbul commander Burhan Wani was killed along with two other terrorists in an encounter in poll-bound Shopian district, Jammu and Kashmir police officials said on Friday. The......
09:32, 05/03/2019

Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chinese government is using to frame the narrative....
19:16, 08/19/2019

3 Jaish Terrorists Responsible For J&K Police Post Attack Arrested: Cops Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists, involved in Friday's attack on a police post in Srinagar, have been arrested, police said in Srinagar on Sunday....
15:16, 04/28/2019

New footage shows London Bridge terrorists confronted by police – video Newly released video shows police confronting three knife-wielding men during the 2017 London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack. The footage has been released as part of an inquests into the attacks. The inquest jury found police had lawfully s...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has suffered extensive and irreversibly damage by ter...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa’s volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is “a very real risk” of destabilizing the whole region...
19:00, 05/16/2019

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
10:16, 06/12/2019

Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project without Turkey was bound to collapse, and added that Ankara was being treated unfairly over the project....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances....
14:16, 07/16/2019

Erdogan says Turkey to turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets, adding that a U.S. decision to cut Ankara from the program would not deter it from meeting its needs....
04:00, 07/26/2019

Colombia: Maduro regime, propped up by transnational criminals and terrorists, won't make deals with US President Trump’s administration can't drive out Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by cutting deals with his cronies, according to a top regional leader, who says transnational criminal and terrorist organizations help keep the regime afloat....
21:00, 05/07/2019

A Somali-Canadian journalist returned to Somalia to tell ‘uplifting’ stories. Then terrorists killed her. Hodan Nalayeh was among 26 people killed when militants stormed a hotel. Her death came as a particular shock to the Somali diaspora, where the YouTube star was seen as a relentless optimist....
13:48, 07/13/2019

'We made a deal': ex-French spy chief admits 1983 pact with fatah terrorists Families of victims of 1982 Paris attack demand parliamentary inquiry over secret pact claimsFamilies of victims of a 1982 terrorist attack in Paris are demanding a parliamentary inquiry after reports that the former chief of French intelligence made...
07:48, 08/09/2019

Sen. Kamala D. Harris outlines plan to boost efforts against suspected domestic terrorists The California Democrat and presidential candidate joins others in the field who have vowed to crack down on access to weapons by those considered a danger to others....
14:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook should de-platform 'domestic terrorists' Antifa following Andy Ngo attack, says Brent Bozell Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell is calling for Facebook to de-platform Antifa on the heels of conservative writer Andy Ngo being attacked by members of the group in Portland, Ore. on Saturday....
09:32, 07/03/2019

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
03:16, 05/31/2019

Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is The choreographer and performance artist Ann Liv Young is using her Bushwick apartment — and her daughters and animals — in her version of “Antigone.”...
11:32, 05/14/2019

Netanyahu slams 'vicious terrorists' over murder of soldier, 19; Hamas praises 'heroic operation' Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing of a 19-year-old soldier in West Bank as a terror attack as Palestinian terror groups praised the “heroic and bold” killing....
02:16, 08/09/2019

'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutionalFrom the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota to tree-sits in Texas, activists have attempted t...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defence system will take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a day after Erdogan said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AKP Turkish authorities on Monday scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor lost by President Tayyip Erdogan's candidate, responding to calls by his AK Party for a re-run, in a move that hit the lira and drew opposition accusations of "dictatorshi...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election....
01:32, 05/09/2019

| Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a day after he said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal....
17:48, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project would collapse if Turkey did not participate, and that it would be an injustice to exclude Ankara over its plan to buy the Russian S-400 air defence system....
11:16, 04/30/2019

All eyes on Erdoğan after opposition's historic win in Istanbul As Ekrem İmamoğlu backers revel in victory, attention shifts to how the president will reactThe last partygoers went home as the sun came up. Across Istanbul on Sunday night, hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters danced in the streets waving...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Behind Erdogan’s Strange Ideas About Interest Rates Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doesn’t like it when the country’s banks charge people relatively heavily to borrow money. That alone doesn’t make him unusual for a politician, given that cheap money can garner electoral support. What makes E...
21:16, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says Turkey to turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets, adding that a U.S. decision to cut Ankara from the programme would not deter it from meeting its needs....
20:32, 07/26/2019

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition o...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
15:16, 07/14/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
17:48, 06/30/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial capital and its largest city....
16:32, 04/28/2019

Turkey: Key figure resigns from Erdogan’s party A former Turkish deputy prime minister and key figure in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party has resigned, signaling plans to form a rival political party...
05:32, 07/08/2019

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east coast of Greece, 18 miles from Athens. The seasid...
07:32, 07/20/2019

PAOK beats AEK 1-0 to win Greek Cup for its 1st double ATHENS, Greece (AP) — PAOK won the Greek Cup for a third straight year with a 1-0 victory over AEK Athens in a nearly empty Athens Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Chuba Akpom scored the winner with an overhead kick in the 45th minute. PAOK also won the ...
15:32, 05/11/2019

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ejected from Parliament in the latest national elect...
16:32, 07/07/2019

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday....
16:48, 06/16/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
15:16, 06/02/2019

Greek PM says respects outcome of vote Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he respected the will of the Greek people who voted conservative New Democracy to power in national elections on Sunday....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Greek parliament to confirm new government Lawmakers in Greece are set to hold a vote to confirm the majority in Parliament held by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ new conservative government following a general election on July 7...
07:48, 07/22/2019

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warned....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Netanyahu slams 'vicious terrorists' over 19yo soldier murder, Hamas praises 'heroic operation' Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing of a 19-year-old soldier in West Bank as a terror attack as Palestinian terror groups praised the “heroic and bold” killing....
11:48, 08/08/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
10:48, 05/21/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and hold those responsible accountable....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city....
14:32, 06/23/2019

After loss, Erdogan vows to listen to people’s ‘messages’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to draw lessons from “the messages given by the people.” Addressing legis...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed...
09:00, 06/19/2019

New Istanbul mayor's star power could be a challenge for Erdogan Istanbul's new mayor now shoulders the expectations of Turkey's long-subdued opposition after he emerged from obscurity to deal President Tayyip Erdogan the biggest election blow of his career....
09:16, 06/25/2019

Erdogan signals he backs re-run of contested Istanbul vote Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he backs a re-run of mayoral elections in Istanbul which resulted in a narrow victory for the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) for the first time in 25 years....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party....
16:48, 06/16/2019

Erdogan says Turkey ready to support international investors Turkey is ready to provide its full support to international investors, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that while attacks on the economy via its currency continued, the government was in control of the situation....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
14:32, 06/23/2019

Erdogan: Turkey not seeking alternatives to ties with West Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's decision to purchase Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems doesn't mean that it is seeking "alternatives" in its relations with the West....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Erdogan says car explosion in Turkey kills three, may be terrorism-related A car exploded in southeast Turkey near the border with Syria on Friday, killing three Syrian people, President Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that initial findings showed the blast may be terrorism-related....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey and forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter...
06:49, 07/06/2019

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organized corruption' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the decision to re-run Istanbul's mayoral election was an important step toward strengthening democracy, describing the March vote as marred by "organized corruption" and illegality....
05:16, 05/07/2019

Mesut Özil breaks Ramadan fast with Erdogan Former Germany national team player Mesut Özil had dinner in Istanbul with Turkish President Erdogan. Özil has addressed the disrespect and discrimination he faced from the German public and German Football Association....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Erdogan Faces Big Test After Istanbul Election Loss Pollsters said Sunday’s win by Ekrem Imamoglu shows voters’ frustration amid a recession for which they blame President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who revved up the economy with foreign loans....
17:48, 06/24/2019

Erdogan officiates at footballer Mesut Özil's wedding German World Cup winner Mesut Özil has married the former Miss Turkey, Amine Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul. His best man was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
02:32, 07/07/2019

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, Peter Sturm writes....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says no indication from Trump of U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he had not seen indications in his talks with President Donald Trump that the United States will impose sanctions on Ankara over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
11:00, 06/26/2019

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne....
06:32, 06/27/2019

Erdogan says S-400 missile system delivery will be completed next year Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the S-400 missile system delivery from Russia to Turkey will be completed by April 2020, according to Turkey's state news agency Anadolu....
06:32, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days -NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defence system would take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a day after he said there would be no U.S. sanctions over the deal....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
05:00, 07/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
20:32, 05/22/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim victory in the race to become Istanbul’s mayor...
05:16, 06/27/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul’s administration for the first time in 25 years. Opposition candi...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so significant? Is this the beginning of the end for President Erdogan’s party?...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Istanbul mayor's thinly veiled warning to Erdogan The winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political future" will be exp...
12:32, 06/26/2019

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions on Turkey over Russia deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey over its planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but would retaliate if it did....
06:16, 06/20/2019

Turkey holds thousands in solitary in Erdogan's prisons In Turkey, thousands of prisoners are being held in solitary confinement. Conditions are so harsh that some prisoners consider dying by suicide. Turkey's government has offered no comment....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely seen as ominous for Erdogan at national level....
11:00, 06/30/2019

Hidden Greek village where women once ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where women rule -- or does she discover something else?...
03:00, 05/07/2019

The Greek Election Brings Hope for a Country in Need In Greece, the mainstream has returned to power and the populists are in retreat. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised that the country would “proudly raise its head again,” and Greek voters have given him a robust election victory...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Greek police believe they have solved U.S. scientist's murder Greek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday....
02:16, 07/16/2019

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
21:32, 06/27/2019

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this inability to forgive.”...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world renowned scientist in developmental biology....
00:16, 07/16/2019

Tsitsipas 1st Greek in 83 years to reach last 16 at French Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes a "psychological" challenge and lethargic legs to become the first Greek player _ man or woman _ to reach the fourth round of the French Open in more than 80 years        ...
07:16, 06/01/2019

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean. In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said EU leaders should “unamb...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Greek island hopping: walking on Amorgos On the third leg of his tour, our writer explores the ancient walking trails of this mysterious Cyclades island, with its monasteries, sea cliffs and deserted hill villages• Previous stops: Ikaria, Kalymnos. Next: FolegandrosI’m getting the hang of G...
04:32, 08/11/2019

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
06:32, 05/24/2019

HBO Max orders Greek mythology series ‘Circe’ The Greek goddess who infamously turned Odysseus's crew into swine in Homer's Odyssey is getting a modern-day reboot. HBO Max has ordered eight episodes of Circe, a modern-day adaptation of the ancient Greek myth that is based on the bestse...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Pitino spurns Greek team, focused on NBA job After leading Panathinaikos to an undefeated season in the Greek League, Rick Pitino has turned down an offer to return as president and coach to pursue an NBA job....
08:32, 06/21/2019

Temple of Nemesis Found Under A Greek Theater. And Here is Why The Greek goddess Nemesis dealt out retribution against people who were arrogant before the gods, had received undeserved good fortune, or who had committed certain evil deeds. That’s why the discovery of a first century temple of Nemesis in Mytilene...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terrorist group....
03:32, 05/15/2019

| Kings land "Greek God" Catrakilis from Harlequins Demetri Catrakilis, is making a return to the Southern Kings where he will be one of the standout signings for the side ahead of the new season starting in September....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Can a Greek Tragedy Help Heal a Scarred City? On the ground with the provocative stage director Milo Rau, who brought together European and Iraqi actors for a take on “The Oresteia” set in Mosul....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Istanbul election rerun: Polls close in key test for Erdogan Millions of voters in Istanbul returned to the polls to choose a new mayor. The vote is seen as a test for President Erdogan and his AKP, who cried foul after an opposition candidate won the first election in March....
09:16, 06/23/2019

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
04:32, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voted in a closely watched repeat election for the next mayor of Istanbul, a contest that ...
05:48, 06/23/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
22:16, 05/11/2019

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
00:48, 06/04/2019

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” wr...
14:16, 06/22/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hours after the two leaders held bilateral talks....
09:16, 06/29/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan calls Saudi king on Muslim holiday: SPA Saudi King Salman received a phone call on Sunday from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the occasion of the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha, state news agency SPA said....
14:18, 08/11/2019

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soon lower the central bank's key interest rate from 24%....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party from Turkey's largest city after 25 years in power....
10:16, 06/21/2019

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end of the Erdogan era?...
14:48, 06/27/2019

How Brexit is playing into Erdoğan’s hands in Turkey | Elcin Poyrazlar Turkey is losing its champion in Europe, just as the president distances himself from the EU – and democracyIn the early hours of 4 October, 2005, Jack Straw, the then British foreign secretary, and Abdullah Gül, his Turkish counterpart, walked, tire...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Istanbul Mayor Won by Sidestepping Turkish President Erdogan's Agenda Ekrem Imamoglu, the new mayor of Istanbul, conquered the Turkish megalopolis by taking a page from the man who ran it a quarter-century ago: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s current president....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Istanbul to re-do mayoral election after victory tossed out for Erdogan opponents Istanbul will hold a do-over of its mayoral election on Sunday, after authorities threw out the results of a March victory for opponents of Turkey’s strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The race pits the winner of the first vote, political...
20:48, 06/22/2019

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his ever tighter grip on power....
04:48, 06/24/2019

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan isn't about to give it up without a fight....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Erdogan no longer appears invincible after bruising election result The Istanbul election result is a stinging defeat for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with major implications for the country and potentially for the region....
10:48, 06/24/2019

Erdogan says Turkey will destroy militants in north Syria regardless of U.S. talks Turkey is determined to destroy the "terror corridor" east of the Euphrates river in Syria regardless of how talks conclude with the United States on a planned safe zone in the country's north, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday....
04:00, 07/26/2019

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
16:48, 06/23/2019

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns....
14:16, 07/08/2019

Istanbul election being rerun to save grants, say Erdoğan opponents CHP members say ruling party fears losing billions in grants to charities tied to governmentMembers of Turkey’s main opposition party have claimed that a decision to rerun the vote for Istanbul mayor, which the ruling party lost in March for the firs...
11:16, 05/07/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflicted by torture....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
06:00, 06/01/2019

Short-sighted policies stall Balkans' integration into EU: Erdogan Short-sighted anti-immigrant populism in some European Union member states has blocked the integration of Western Balkan countries into the EU, weakening the region's stability, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday....
07:16, 07/09/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says no setbacks in S-400 deal with Russia, 'eyes on delivery' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday there were no setbacks in a deal to procure Russian S-400 missile defense systems, and added that "eyes are on the delivery process", expected in the first half of July....
22:32, 06/28/2019

Erdoğan's party defeated in Istanbul mayoral election rerun Embarrassment for president as AKP lose Istanbul to CHP party’s Ekrem İmamoğluTurkey’s ruling party in Istanbul’s controversial mayoral election rerun has conceded defeat, handing the nation’s beleaguered opposition a landmark victory that will have ...
12:00, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira gains nearly 1% after Erdogan-Trump meeting The Turkish lira firmed nearly 1% against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan said he had heard from U.S. President Donald Trump there would be no sanctions over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems....
22:48, 06/30/2019

Erdogan’s security guards scuffle with Bosnian border police Bosnian authorities say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security has scuffled with Bosnian police at Sarajevo airport after they refused to hand over their weapons on their arrival...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
10:16, 06/23/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
14:48, 07/18/2019

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
07:00, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on a government confidence vote in Greece (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Greece’s left-wing government has survived a confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras nearly two weeks before the European Pa...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Greek election front-runner keeps campaign unusually low-key Greece’s conservative opposition leader is maintaining an intense campaign schedule ahead of an early parliamentary election that opinion polls say is likely to make him the next prime minister...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Plight of young Greek jobless plays out on stage Student Iro Stafilaki delivers a monologue on stage during a rehearsal at the Praxi Epta theater school in Athens, pursuing her dream of becoming an actor despite the difficulties as Greece claws its way out of a financial crisis....
09:32, 07/04/2019

New Greek law lifts obstacle to police entering universities Greek lawmakers have approved legislation easing police access to university grounds to investigate complaints, ending a decades-old effective ban imposed in the name of academic freedoms...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Greek Tsitsipas captures first claycourt title in Estoril Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas' French Open preparations gathered momentum as he claimed his first claycourt title with a 6-3 7-6(4) victory over Pablo Cuevas at the Estoril Open on Sunday....
21:16, 05/05/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, known for kinetic artworks, dies Greek sculptor Takis, known for his artwork that used technology, motion and light and were displayed in art galleries and museums around the world, has died at age 93...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison. A lawyer representing Dimit...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis P...
14:00, 06/09/2019

At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:16, 07/11/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
22:00, 05/26/2019

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Kyriakos Mitsotakis: the new Greek PM hits the ground running New Democracy leader appoints cabinet of established politicians, technocrats and reformers to lead first post-bailout government It’s been barely a week but Greece’s new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has hit the ground running. Assuming powe...
23:48, 07/12/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, confirming a trend seen in last week’s first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs....
03:48, 07/08/2019

Greek PM Tsipras ousted as conservatives win general election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat in the country's general election as conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a comfortable parliamentary majority....
01:16, 07/08/2019

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
08:32, 07/16/2019

Grave robbers missed these ancient Greek graves Grave robbers are usually a determined bunch, but for the past 3,400 years, unsavory burglars have managed to miss two ancient burial chambers just outside of Corinth, Greece, according to archaeologists who are now analyzing the tombs' Bronze Age sk...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Greek athletes to fly PM class to Minsk after ticket debacle ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s athletics team for this month’s European Games in Belarus will fly there in the prime minister’s government jet, after sports officials couldn’t find seats on commercial flights for them. The cou...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Greek conservatives take strong lead in exit poll Greece's opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, exit polls suggested, unseating incumbent leftists blamed for pushing the crisis-hit country further into debt....
11:00, 07/07/2019

Conservatives take decisive lead in Greek European vote Greece's opposition New Democracy party took a commanding lead over the ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, early results showed, in a blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who is facing general elections this year....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,6...
13:32, 06/29/2019

All over the Aegean: a great Greek island-hopping odyssey The first part of a five-week trip takes in Ikaria, famous for its inhabitants’ longevity – though locals stress there’s more to the island than ripe old age • Next week: KalymnosThe bustle of the port is exhilarating: ship’s horns booming, sailors s...
10:16, 07/28/2019

The Valley of the Temples – Glorious Greek Monuments in Sicily Sicily is a beautiful and historic island separated from Italy by the Strait of Messina. It is also surrounded by two other seas - the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian. ...
03:16, 07/28/2019

Greek police arrest migrants in raids and at airports Authorities in Greece have stepped up efforts to detain migrants without residence permits. Police have made a number of arrests in Thessaloniki and at some of the country's major airports....
19:16, 07/30/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Greek president OKs request for early election on July 7 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is on track to hold a national election July 7, three months before schedule, after the country’s president accepted a request by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to dissolve parliament. Tsipras and President...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Body of missing Briton found in Greek ravine Natalie Christopher found dead less than a mile from hotel two days after she disappearedRescuers searching for a British scientist who disappeared on the Aegean island of Ikaria have found her body at the bottom of a ravine.Natalie Christopher, 35, ...
12:16, 08/07/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants Greek police say a Syrian man and Egyptian woman have been arrested with a stash of stolen passports and IDs which they were in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,685) each...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Madeline Miller's Greek fantasy novel Circe is heading to HBO Max Here’s an interesting little thing we’re all going to have to be conscious of from now on: An HBO Max series is not the same thing as an HBO series. The latter implies a certain mark of quality, or at least an assumption of quality that may or may no...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Ex-financial director embezzled $66K from Greek Orthodox churches No wonder the Greek church went broke. The former finance director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese copped a guilty plea to embezzling $66,499 in church money for personal expenses including medical bills, iTunes purchases, home improvements, clothi...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Strong earthquake hits Greek island of Crete ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities say an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.2 has struck the southern resort island of Crete but no injuries or damage has been reported. The Athens Geodynamic Institute says the earthquake occurred at 7:40 a.m. ...
04:48, 07/31/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
15:32, 05/21/2019

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
17:16, 06/28/2019

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
12:00, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan says no setbacks in S-400 deal with Russia, "eyes on delivery" Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday there were no setbacks in a deal to procure Russian S-400 missile defence systems, and added that "eyes are on the delivery process", expected in the first half of July....
21:16, 06/28/2019

Erdogan reportedly said Turkey may face 'serious problems' if the central bank is not overhauled A presidential decree released Saturday said Turkish central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya was removed from his post and replaced with his deputy, Murat Uysal....
07:16, 07/10/2019

Turkish board rules to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AK Party Turkey's High Election Board on Monday scrapped Istanbul election results showing a painful defeat for President Tayyip Erdogan, responding to his AK Party's calls for a re-run of the vote in a decision that hit the lira and raised charges of conflic...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says determined to lower interest rates to desired levels Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he was determined to lower interest rates, inflation and the lira exchange rate to desired levels and will take every step within free market rules....
04:32, 05/02/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
12:00, 05/30/2019

US senator asks Canada to protect Erdoğan critic Kanter during NBA finals Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in diplomatic drama, with US senator Ron Wyden expressing concern for the safety of Portland Trail Blaze...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
11:32, 06/22/2019

Erdogan Hails S-400 Deal As Turkey Marks 2016 Coup Bid Anniversary President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hailed the controversial delivery of a Russian missile defence system despite the threat of US sanctions, as Turkey marked the third anniversary of a bloody......
18:48, 07/15/2019

| Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country....
10:16, 05/14/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with high inflation and sluggish growth....
03:32, 07/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Russian S-400s will be fully deployed by April 2020 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defence system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days, would be fully deployed in April 2020....
14:32, 07/15/2019

Former allies of Turkey's Erdogan plan rival party after Istanbul defeat Two senior figures in Turkish President’s Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party are planning to launch a rival political group this year, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could further erode support for the country’s long-time leader on the ...
06:32, 06/27/2019

Russia Missile Deal Related To Sovereignty, No Backtrack: Tayyip Erdogan President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that NATO-member Turkey would take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system in July - a deal that has created tensions with the United States....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Turkey's Erdogan vows to listen to people's 'messages' after crushing defeat In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments in line with "the messages given by the people."...
07:48, 06/25/2019

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are the most frequent accusations. Even big name stars are not spared....
09:16, 08/02/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayoral vote occurred in last year's national elections....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will change very little in Turkish politics in the near te...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were angry....
18:32, 06/24/2019

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
22:48, 06/19/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
18:48, 06/23/2019

Erdogan’s Party Is Deeply Divided by Push to Redo Istanbul Election Supporters and opponents alike warn that an annulment and new election has steep risks that could only compound the political fallout for the president....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to strike a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish Presidency said....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest ...
19:16, 06/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says will jointly produce S-500s with Russia after purchase of S-400s Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the purchase of S-400 defense systems from Russia was a done deal, adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S-500 defense systems with Moscow....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
21:32, 07/14/2019

Tired of treading softly, Turkey's Erdogan back on election warpath Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has gone on the warpath against the main opposition days ahead of a re-run of a mayoral vote in Istanbul, scrapping plans to avoid divisive rhetoric that some officials in his ruling AK Party believed would alienate v...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Turkey would be sanctioned if it went forward with the S-400 purchase....
22:16, 06/29/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'some people' paying 'serious money' to bury Khashoggi issue: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said "some people" were paying "serious money" to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
17:48, 06/30/2019

Erdogan says Xinjiang camps shouldn't spoil Turkey-China relationship Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a soft line on China's mass detention centers in Xinjiang during a trip to the Chinese capital of Beijing this week, in a departure from the previous harsh criticisms made by his government....
09:48, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been treated fairly over the contract....
09:16, 06/29/2019

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira curren...
05:33, 07/06/2019

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on ...
22:32, 06/23/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailants, his paper said Saturday....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday i...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Greek opposition Conservatives in lead in exit poll for EU vote The Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party held a lead over ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
10:00, 05/26/2019

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whether he returns to his populist roots or moves closer to the mainstream center-left will offer a clue to...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
09:16, 06/23/2019

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist Greek police were questioning a 27-year-old man over the death of an American scientist whose body was found on the island of Crete last week, police sources there said on Monday....
14:32, 07/15/2019

Greek opposition leader says PM should quit and call early elections Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday after a European Parliament election result which Mitsotakis's party won....
13:00, 05/26/2019

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza In a speech Tsipras said he would meet with the Greek President to discuss calling elections immediately after the conclusion of a second round of local Greek elections scheduled for next week....
19:00, 05/26/2019

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
13:48, 07/15/2019

Greek government sets national election date for July 7 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government has set July 7, a week later than expected, as the date for early parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called the early election after his party’s heavy defeat in the weekend’s ...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Divers dredge up two tonnes of disused nets from Greek seabed Greek and Dutch divers have removed two tonnes of discarded plastic fishing nets from the seabed in northern Greece, where they posed a risk to local marine life, including a rare endangered species of Mediterranean seahorse....
06:32, 05/28/2019

Greek heir’s widow and son battle over Matisse, Degas works The widow of a wealthy Greek shipping heir doesn’t have to turn over a valuable art collection — including a Matisse — to a facility for safekeeping while she dukes it out in court with her own son over who owns the works, a judge ruled Thursday. Tar...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it with mines, he says. He would also call a referendum on the death penalty for drug dealers and pedo...
02:32, 07/02/2019

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey's foreign ministry said on Wednesday it rejected statements by Greek and European Union officials that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate and said the EU could not be an impartial mediator on the Cyprus problem....
00:16, 07/10/2019

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges Greece's outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country's supreme court, weeks before a general election....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said....
05:48, 06/25/2019

Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing prime minister has promised crisis-weary voters a series of tax-relief measures before upcoming elections, after outperforming budget targets set by bailout creditors. Alexis Tsipras said sales-tax reduc...
12:00, 05/07/2019

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other clothing without permission....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Greek PM to propose early vote on July 7: government spokesman Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants a snap poll to take place in early July to avoid disrupting university entrance examinations, the government spokesman said on Tuesday....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Greek elections: landslide victory for centre-right New Democracy party Incumbent prime minister Alexis Tsipras, of Syriza, calls rival Kyriakos Mitsotakis to concede defeatVoters in Greece have given Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ centre-right New Democracy party a resounding mandate to form a new government after it won by a lan...
13:00, 07/07/2019

Seven drown after migrant boat overturns off Greek island of Lesbos Two children, four women and a man drowned when a boat carrying them overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, the coast guard said, the deadliest incident this year involving migrants trying to reach Greece....
03:32, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Exit polls give conservative Greek election win Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has won a comfortable victory over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
09:48, 07/07/2019

Fire burns through Greek pine forest on island near capital Dozens of firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft are battling a wildfire on an island north of Athens that has left the Greek capital blanketed in smoke...
03:33, 08/13/2019

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced ...
01:38, 08/12/2019

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
12:48, 07/17/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
13:32, 05/11/2019

A Greek summer meal in four dishes - recipes | Georgina Hayden Conjure up a taverna in your own kitchen with this four-course feast of aubergine fritters, grilled prawns with feta, courgette and caper salad, and finish with a cooling pomegranate sorbet Continue reading......
19:48, 08/10/2019

Greek man arrested over child's freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the head an eight-year-old girl playing in an adjacent village....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Greek president approves Tsipras call for snap election Greece's president accepted a request from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to dissolve parliament on Monday, formally triggering a snap election that Tsipras has called for next month after badly losing a vote for European parliament....
09:32, 06/10/2019

PAOK 1st undefeated team in Greek league season for 55 years ATHENS, Greece (AP) — PAOK has become only the second team to go through an entire Greek league season without losing. PAOK had already secured the title and ended its season with a 2-0 win at Giannena on Sunday. The Thessaloniki side won 26 of its 3...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Gods & Monsters Is A New Ubisoft Game That's Like Zelda With Greek Mythology Somehow, the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey are deep in development on a game that looks like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild crossed with Greek myth. It’s a big surprise, especially because the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey just shi...
15:16, 06/10/2019

Greek PM Tsipras wins confidence vote weeks before EU election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote on Friday, weeks before European Parliament elections that will be a first test of his government's re-election chances in national polls this autumn....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Greek police find body of missing British scientist The body of Natalie Christopher has been found on the island of Ikaria. Greek police had sent a specialist unit to aid the search after the astrophysicist went missing....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires Reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
12:33, 08/13/2019

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election The opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, beating out the ruling Syriza party, according to official projections. The party's leader said he "will not fail to honor your hopes."...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
17:16, 07/07/2019

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Greek Prime Minister calls Mitsotakis to congratulate him-official Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory in general elections on Sunday, an official of Mitsotakis party said....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disenchanted, argues DW's Spiros Moskovou....
05:00, 07/08/2019

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
05:00, 07/08/2019

Greek leader warns of return to ‘dark days’ of austerity ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister says the results of recent European elections, in which his party suffered a heavy defeat that forced him to call early elections, have led some in Brussels and Greece to attempt to undermine his go...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Greek Conservatives Oust PM Alexis Tsipras In Election Landslide Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat Sunday in a general election won handily by the conservative New Democracy party after over four years in opposition, his office said....
18:32, 07/07/2019

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air in jubilant ...
07:16, 07/05/2019

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
13:32, 06/02/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or later' despite Russian missiles purchase Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he expects F-35 jets will be delivered "sooner or late"r to his nation despite a deal with Russia to purchase the S-400 surface-to-air missile system....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Trump-Erdogan meeting could result in sanctions on Turkey if it turns fiery, analyst says A meeting between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will likely result in sanctions, with the two nations on a "collision course" over geopolitical issues, an emerging markets analyst told CNBC....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
19:16, 07/07/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan Vows to Fix ‘Failings’ After Opposition Wins Istanbul Mayoral Election (ANKARA, Turkey) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments in line with “the messages g...
07:16, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July - NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defence systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to fuel tensions with NATO ally Washington....
01:00, 06/16/2019

How Istanbul’s mayoral elections are shaping the future of Erdoğan’s Turkey | Sinan Ulgen A controversial overturning of the result has laid the way for a rematch the president’s party cannot afford to loseThe upholding last week of a legal challenge to the outcome of Istanbul’s mayoral election has paved the way for a divisive new contes...
02:32, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
20:00, 07/14/2019

A chunk of skull recovered from a Greek cave could rewrite human history Scientists say they've identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece.        ...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
12:16, 06/19/2019

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Greek conservatives to win snap election, unseat leftists: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
11:00, 07/07/2019

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found evidence of a rich cultural ...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's process of joining the alliance....
07:48, 05/21/2019

In first post-bailout vote, Greek conservatives tipped to unseat Tsipras Greeks voted on Sunday in the first general election since the country emerged from international bailouts, with polls predicting the conservatives will return to power and end four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling Greece with more debt....
06:32, 07/07/2019

Death of American scientist who went missing on Greek island investigated as homicide Police in Greece say they have opened a homicide investigation in the case of an American scientist who went missing on the island of Crete a week ago, according to her employer....
14:32, 07/10/2019

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has comfortably won parliamentary elections, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis...
16:32, 07/07/2019

3000-year-old Greek Processional ‘Sacred Road’ Discovered in Turkey An important and very rare ‘Sacred Road’ has been unearthed by archaeologists in western Turkey.  ...
18:32, 07/10/2019

New Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis takes power after Alexis Tsipras defeat New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis formally took power Monday, a day after he said the electoral victory shows there's a strong mandate for change in the Mediterranean nation....
09:48, 07/08/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been rejected....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
15:32, 07/07/2019

Body found in search for British scientist who went missing during run on Greek island The hunt for a missing astrophysicist on a Greek island came to an end on Wednesday afternoon after the body of a British-Cypriot woman was discovered not far from where she was staying, according to local media....
10:48, 08/07/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-Semitism, however....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners....
16:32, 08/13/2019

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquak...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Greek Police Have Arrested a Suspect in the Killing of an American Researcher on Crete Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American molecular biologist, who they say was run down by a local man during her daily walk, put in the trunk of his car, raped and abandoned in a nearby tunnel. The national police held a pre...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Greek suspect blames porn addiction for California scientist’s murder A 27-year-old Greek son of a priest blamed a porn overload for him raping and killing a California scientist who vanished from a conference in Crete, local authorities said. Giannis Paraskakis, who confessed to the murder of 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Greek police find body of missing Briton on Ikaria island Greek police have found the body of a missing 35-year-old British astrophysicist and peace activist in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria, they said on Wednesday....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
05:48, 07/28/2019

‘People Could Feel That I Was Sincere.’ How Istanbul’s Elections Turned Into a Heavy Defeat for President Erdogan Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won a landslide victory in Istanbul’s re-run mayoral elections June 23, inflicting a heavy defeat on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose rise to power began with winning the city’s mayorship i...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:16, 07/08/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails Turkish ruling to rerun Istanbul mayoral race Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised a decision Tuesday by election officials to rerun a mayoral race in Istanbul that saw the narrow defeat of a candidate from his party....
14:00, 05/07/2019

REFILE-Erdogan says Turkish cenbank chief ousted for refusing rate cuts - report Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
10:00, 07/07/2019

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
03:32, 07/23/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, whose works used magnetism, sound and light, dies aged 93 Greek sculptor Takis, whose kinetic artworks were admired at major art museums around the world in a career spanning over 70 years, died on Friday at the age of 93, his foundation said....
05:16, 08/09/2019