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US working to ease tensions between Greece and Turkey (VIDEO)

The United States is actively working towards easing mounting tensions between NATO allies Greece and Turkey, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer said on Wednesday. During an…

17 illegal migrants in Cyprus are ISIS and Al-Qaeda fighters 2

17 illegal migrants in Cyprus are ISIS and Al-Qaeda fighters

Seventeen people who are terrorists of the Islamic State (ISIS) and Al-Qaeda are in Cyprus, specifically in the migrant reception centre in Menogia, the Minister of Interior Nicos Nouris revealed. Speaking to…

Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border 5

Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border

The Armed Forces and the Hellenic Police are on full alert and vigilant after the new barrage of challenges from Turkey against Greece. After Turkey’s Foreign Ministry Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said illegal immigrants…

France to welcome 750 asylum seekers

France to welcome 750 asylum seekers from Greece

Greece’s Alternate Minister of Migration and Asylum Giorgos Koumoutsakos announced that 750 asylum seekers will be relocated to France, following an agreement made in January this year with French Minister of State…

NGO says there is Greek and non-Greek side of Lesvos 10

NGO says there is Greek and non-Greek side of Lesvos

The Moria Corona Awareness Team, which was set up to inform Moria migrants about the coronavirus, believes the government’s welcome measures have protected migrants from the Greek coronavirus, SLPress reported. The organisation…

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Two boats with sixty-seven migrants arrives in Lesvos

Τwo boats carrying a total of 67 migrants arrived at Lesvos on Thursday night. Most of the passengers were from Afghanistan and African countries, while 16 were from Syria. Authorities said all…

Turkey has invaded and occupied Greek territory at Evros 18

Turkey has invaded and occupied Greek territory at Evros

Turkish soldiers and police special forces have made a permanent presence within Greek territory and have camped in the pocket of Apiary at Feres to enhance their presence, according to Army Voice.…

Another 36 migrants reach Lesvos 22

Another 36 migrants reach Lesvos

A boat with 36 migrants arrived on Sunday at Tsonia beach in northeastern Lesvos. According to sources, the passengers are of African and Afghan origin. They remained at the port until they…

NGO seeks illegal immigrants to help sue Greece 24

NGO seeks illegal immigrants to help sue Greece

A so-called Non-Government Organization that has no website and little information about it, has announced that it is looking for immigrants who illegally entered Greece and were returned to Turkey so they…

Cyprus is reopening relations with Syria 32

Cyprus is reopening relations with Syria

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulidis addressed Radio Proto on foreign policy, commenting on yesterday’s teleconference with Greece, France, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, while sending his own response to Turkey, according…

Erdogan vows to fight Greek & Armenian lobbies 34

Erdogan vows to fight Greek & Armenian lobbies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is in a state of shock after the joint declaration by the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, France and the United Arab Emirates, condemned Turkey’s illegal…

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