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Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19, Remembering the Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19 marks the remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by…

May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day 21

May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

This year marks 100 years since the Pontian Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish…

Erdogan

Erdogan to increase number of Turkish troops in Northern Cyprus

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he does not have plans to establish a military base in Cyprus but the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) will increase its deployment of troops there. “We will not decrease the…

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