Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“One Turk is worth the entire world.” This is a saying attributed to the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
The upcoming Greek election may reopen the can of worms that the country’s recent 86-billion-euro bailout deal with its creditors was supposed to close.
The number of unregistered Syrian migrants that have arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos has exceeded the resident population, some 90,000, this year, said Mayor Spyros Galinos, who has suggested official boat or plane routes to save lives.
European Union leaders on Aug. 30 called for action to defend the "dignity" of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc's eastern borders over the escalating crisis.
A 17-year-old migrant was killed during a shootout at sea between Greek port police and human smugglers, the government said late Aug. 29.
Siemens, Daimler, Rheinmetall -- the cream of German industry -- have been mired in cases of alleged corruption in Greece, the country that Berlin has repeatedly admonished for the parlous state of its economy.
Four suspects in Austria's migrant truck tragedy were remanded in custody in Hungary on Aug. 29, as Austrian police rescued three "severely dehydrated" refugee children packed into another vehicle.
This year’s archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Olba have recently ended. The floor covering of the Olba Monastery is one of the highlights of this season’s work
Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck on Aug. 27, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe's migrant crisis.
Greece’s economy grew 0.9 percent in the second quarter, compared with previous flash estimate of 0.8 percent earlier this month, helped by consumer spending and net exports, data showed on Aug. 28
Greece geared up for its fifth election in six years with a poll on Aug. 28 showing leftist leader Alexis Tsipras in the lead for re-election despite a wave of defections from his Syriza party.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I am not surprised at all because I was expecting it, because this was the tendency
Yanis Varoufakis will not take part in "sad" elections expected next month in Greece and will instead focus on setting up a new movement to "restore democracy" across Europe, the former Greek finance minister told Reuters on Aug. 27
Germany on Aug. 25 said it had eased asylum rules for Syrians in a move expected to relieve pressure on southern European nations as thousands more migrants pour into the bloc.
Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has slipped by two percentage points due to divisions within her parliamentary bloc over a third bailout for Greece and even her own popularity has taken a hit, a poll showed on Aug. 26.
Italy’s Foreign Minister has scathingly dismissed criticism from France and Germany over its handling of the tens of thousands of migrants arriving on its southern shores.
As Record numbers of migrants bid to cross Serbian-Hungarian border to touch the European Union soil, unrest flares briefly at reception center
A new wave of migrants began entering the European Union from Serbia on Aug. 24 as the leaders of France and Germany called for a unified response to the continent's biggest migrant crisis since World War II.
The concern in political developments is written on the bronzed faces; the eagerness to fight for our values and civil disobedience are all evident in the Facebook and Twitter messages; fears of economic instability are reflected in the 100-lira (half of last year) tips to the beach valets and sorrows are drowned in glasses of Mojito and Blush
Bulgaria’s army stepped in on Aug. 25 to buttress the southwestern border with Macedonia, which has been hit in recent days by an unprecedented influx of migrants.
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