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Third appeal for release of Greek servicemen rejected by Turkish court

A third appeal submitted for the release of the two Greek soldiers being detained in Turkey has been rejected. The appeal, which was brought before a Turkish court of misdemeanours …

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Shrine in Turkey uncovered as tomb of ancient Greek boxer

What was believed to be a saint’s shrine in Turkey, has been uncovered as the final resting place of ancient Greek boxer, Diagoras of Rhodes. The 2,300-year-old tomb was believed …

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Turkey will not accept “any miscalculations” when it comes to the Aegean

More provocation is coming from Turkey putting the sovereignty claims over several Aegean islets in the spotlight again. Speaking on Afrin and Ankara’s ongoing operations in northwest Syria, Turkey’s Chief …

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Texas shooter is a 17-year-old Greek-American student

A 17-year-old Greek-American student armed with a shotgun and pistol has opened fire in a Texas high school, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities say, in an attack …

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Shanghai welcomes opening of new Greek cultural centre

As of this week, Shanghai is home to a new Greek cultural centre, Hellas House. The impressive hub, founded by Hellas Group, was inaugurated on Wednesday by Greece’s Minister of …

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Turkey’s tourism sees record breaking increase, leaving neighbouring Greece light years behind

Proving last year’s predictions wrong, international tourists were not deterred by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s polarising internal and external politics with arrivals breaking all records between January and March 2018. In …

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Ancient Greek town in Turkey being sold

A 2,500-year-old ancient Greek town outside the historical city of Halicarnassus now known as Bodrum, is being sold for 35 million lira (AUD $11 million). Bargylia, the site that had …

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Pinelopi Koujianou-Goldberg is the new World Bank Group Chief Economist

Greek American Pinelopi Koujianou-Goldberg, a Professor of Economics at Yale University, has been appointed the new World Bank Group Chief Economist this week. Ms Koujianou-Goldberg a Greek and American national …

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Greek metal band arrested on terrorism charges

Greek heavy metal band, Rotting Christ have found themselves in a debacle in Eastern Europe. Last week two members of the group, brothers Sakis and Themis Tolis, were arrested on …

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Ancient Greek dwelling unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeologists have uncovered a dwelling that dates back to the 6th century BC in the ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica. Located in modern day Sozopol on the southern Bulgarian …