Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos starts his term by reportedly leaving a wreath off the waters of the Aegean islets that led Ankara and Athens nearly to the point of war in the past. The right-wing politician’s move came days before PM Tsipras, leader of dovish Syriza, visits Greek Cyprus.
COLOGNE - Anadolu Agency
An investigation has been opened into a banner depicting PM Erdoğan with a Nazi symbol in Cologne
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
German politicians have criticized an upcoming pre-election appearance in the country by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the wake of the deadly Soma mine disaster.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy called for the end of Europe's visa-free Schengen area and the creation of a Franco-German economic bloc at the heart of the eurozone
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
A first round of local elections in Greece on Sunday showed no clear victor hours after polls closed
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain and the Netherlands go to the polls on Thursday, starting the ball rolling on elections to the European parliament that are expected to see a swing towards populist right-wing parties.
Turkey believes the visit to be paid by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to Cyprus this week can lead to momentum in the ongoing reunification
Anti-EU parties are expected to score well in the European Parliament elections with the increasing impact of job cuts and hugely unpopular austerity policies adopted to tame the economic crises
LARNACA, Cyprus - Agence France-Presse
A bomb scare at the main airport in Cyprus forced its evacuation on Tuesday, police said, only a day before US Vice President Joe Biden visits the Mediterranean island.
Berlin's former Tempelhof Airport, a Cold War icon, has become its biggest green space, but a battle rages over its future
Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, deemed the father of national reunification, on Thursday urged closer EU integration and warned that "Europe remains a question of war and peace".
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