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Greek court clears 9 jailed before Erdogan visit

Nine people jailed before a 2017 visit by Turkey’s president and accused of belonging to a militant group have been cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges in Greece...

Greek court clears 9 jailed before Erdogan visit

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Greek court: 9 jailed ahead of Erdogan visit not terrorists A Greek court has cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges nine people arrested in Athens ahead of a 2017 visit by Turkey's president and accused of belonging to a Turkish militant group....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Trump may visit in July: report U.S. President Donald Trump may visit Turkey in July, Turkey's President Tayip Erdogan said in an interview in Japan where he will attend the G20 summit and is expected to meet with his American count...
07:34, 06/27/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Trump may visit in July - report U.S. President Donald Trump may visit Turkey in July, Turkey's President Tayip Erdogan said in an interview in Japan where he will attend the G20 summit and is expected to meet with his American count...
08:17, 06/27/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 201...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. The court...
13:51, 05/16/2019

Austrian court clears way for U.S. extradition of Ukrainian tycoon Firtash Austria's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a decision granting a U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash, paving the way for him to face trial in the United States over bribery allega...
16:00, 06/25/2019

French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate for a decade because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes....
20:34, 06/28/2019

Protests Outside Supreme Court After Panel Clears Chief Justice A protest broke out outside the house of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in Delhi after an in-house panel of the Supreme Court cleared him of sex harassment allegations on Monday. Women lawyers......
09:17, 05/07/2019

French court clears Orange CEO Richard of wrongdoing in fraud trial A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange chief executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, clearing the way for him to remain at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
11:34, 07/09/2019

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Ber...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said...
06:34, 06/18/2019

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizat...
02:34, 06/21/2019

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
22:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport moved a step closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
12:17, 05/01/2019

Editor looks to top court acquittal over Erdogan ‘insult’ NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turk...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Editor looks to top court acquittal over Erdogan 'insult' The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tay...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant's fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months' imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant’s fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life imprisonment to 21 years and five months the murder sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013...
16:17, 05/06/2019

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who suffered losses at the height of Greece’s debt...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbul’s Kurdish voters, a group it considers a key constituency in the electoral battle for control of Istanbul, despite so...
23:00, 06/20/2019

British far-right activist jailed for contempt of court British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon was jailed on Thursday for committing contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media....
14:34, 07/11/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
21:17, 07/11/2019

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, must immediately be released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right to.....
10:17, 06/11/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the Europea...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Joseph McCann: judge to visit jail after rape suspect refuses to go to court Hearing to be held at Belmarsh prison as accused declines to appear in dock for second day A senior judge will visit the alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann in jail after he refused to appear in court...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
00:00, 06/06/2019

NHL clears apologetic Kuznetsov after review The NHL said it doesn't "condone or endorse" decisions made by Evgeny Kuznetsov, who was seen in a video next to a table with two lines of white powder, and the Capitals star apologized for "putting m...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.   &#...
04:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
07:00, 07/07/2019

FDA clears first 6-lead consumer ECG, AliveCor’s $150 KardiaMobile 6L For $150, smartphone users will be able to detect a wider array of heart-related abnormalities than with any smartwatch or prior consumer ECG accessory.Read More...
03:00, 05/14/2019

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mo...
15:34, 07/18/2019

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative sess...
02:51, 06/20/2019

NHL clears Kuznetsov after video featuring white powder The NHL cleared an apologetic Evgeny Kuznetsov after a video surfaced of the Washington Capitals center sitting next to a table with two lines of white powder....
21:17, 05/31/2019

NHL clears Capitals’ Kuznetsov over video showing powder WASHINGTON (AP) — The NHL has closed its review of Washington Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov and a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder...
19:51, 05/31/2019

FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orb...
23:51, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobi...
14:34, 07/18/2019

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway towards resuming business with U.S. companies, and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
17:17, 07/15/2019

SEC Clears Blockstack to Hold First Regulated Token Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission cleared blockchain startup Blockstack to sell bitcoin-like digital tokens, a first-of-its-kind offering that could give young cryptocurrency businesses a new fun...
04:17, 07/11/2019

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns New York state on Monday cleared the way for U.S. congressional Democrats investigating President Donald Trump's finances to obtain his state tax returns, opening a new fight in Trump's squabbles with...
19:17, 07/08/2019

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets: sources Renault directors were preparing to review Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) $35 billion merger offer on Tuesday, after the Italian-American carmaker resolved differences with the French government overnight, thr...
14:00, 06/04/2019

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets, report says The compromise on French government influence over a combined FCA-Renault may clear the way for Renault's board to approve a framework agreement beginning the long process of a full merger, unless new...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Belarus clears up oil pipeline from Mozyr refinery to Poland - Belta The Druzhba oil pipeline section that runs from Belarus's Mozyr refinery to Poland has been fully cleared of contaminated oil, Belarusian news agency Belta cited the country's oil pipeline operator as...
12:34, 06/28/2019

Uganda clears experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tues...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Offic...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
16:17, 06/18/2019

Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from U.S. telecommunications networks President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security...
00:00, 05/16/2019

FCA-Renault tie-up clears French hurdles before board meeting: sources Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters on Tuesday, as the French carmaker's board met to review the $35 billion tie-up...
17:34, 06/04/2019

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles ...
16:34, 06/19/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?        ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

NHL clears Evgeny Kuznetsov after investigating video with white powder WASHINGTON — The NHL said Friday it has closed its review of Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov and a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder ...
19:17, 05/31/2019

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets -sources Renault directors were preparing to review Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) $35 billion merger offer on Tuesday, after the Italian-American carmaker resolved differences with the French government overnight, thr...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Judge clears Robert Kraft’s attorneys of contempt accusation FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has cleared the attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft of contempt of court allegations filed against them after a hearing on his m...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Doping: Report clears WADA of Scott bullying claims Canadian Olympic gold medallist Beckie Scott faced some harsh words but was not bullied during a heated World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting, an independent report concluded on Wednesday....
07:51, 05/16/2019

House clears border aid bill after Pelosi bows to McConnell The House cleared a $4.6 billion emergency aid package Thursday to address the humanitarian crisis at the southern border, sending the bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after Speaker Na...
03:51, 06/28/2019

Trump appeals ruling that clears way for release of his banking records The case, involving major Trump creditor Deutsche Bank, is part of an escalating battle between the president and Democrats over access to his financial records....
10:17, 06/19/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to Preside...
18:17, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's S...
06:53, 07/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. panel clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's S...
05:35, 07/06/2019

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.        ...
20:51, 05/31/2019

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican ...
02:17, 06/04/2019

Norway clears way for Euronext to secure Oslo Bors in Nasdaq battle Euronext won approval from Norway's Ministry of Finance to buy up to 100% of Oslo Bors on Monday, effectively ending a five-month battle with Nasdaq for one of the last independent stock market operat...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision....
21:34, 07/12/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and other Republicans who oppose providing more aid to...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Indian judges' panel clears chief justice of sexual harassment India's Supreme Court on Monday said a panel of its judges had dismissed a complaint of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by a former court employee, as it lacked substance....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Overwatch League clears another hurdle with sold-out ‘Homestand Weekend’ near Dallas With designs on rooting its franchises in fixed locations around the globe, similar to traditional sports teams, the Overwatch League sold out two days at an arena with a seating capacity of 4,500....
22:34, 04/29/2019

Government Clears Rs 3600 Crore Deal With Russia For 10 Kamov-31 Choppers The Defence Ministry on Friday approved Indian Navy's proposal to acquire 10 Kamov-31 choppers from Russia at a cost of around Rs 3,600 crore to strengthen its capability against aerial threats to its...
04:00, 05/04/2019

FCC Clears SpaceX to Launch Nearly 1,600 Internet-Beaming Satellites to a Lower Orbit The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX’s plans to fly a fleet of internet-transmitting satellites, Starlink, at a “lower orbit than originally planned,” the Verge reported on Saturd...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Trump Team Says Video Clears Him of Nonconsensual Kiss Claim; Other Side Says Not So Fast A video of an encounter between Donald Trump and a then campaign aide clears him of her claims that he kissed her without consent, lawyers for Trump say, while the woman’s attorney says otherwise....
06:51, 07/13/2019

Clip Shows Trump Kissing Ex-Staffer. His Lawyers Claim Video Clears Him Attorneys for Donald Trump say the video of the president embracing then-campaign staffer Alva Johnson in 2016 refutes her allegations that Trump forcibly kissed her without consent. Johnson's......
22:00, 07/12/2019

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former pilot....
20:00, 07/10/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
18:34, 06/18/2019

England boss Phil Neville will not settle for second... even if it clears path to World Cup final Phil Neville's face was a picture when asked if he had heard from his former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who has been in touch with Scotland boss Shelley Kerr to offer support this week....
13:51, 06/19/2019

FDA clears Philip Morris' iQOS, paving the way for Altria to sell the heated tobacco device in US iQOS is currently available in more than 40 markets around the world. It's a key component of Philip Morris' future as the company tries to pivot past cigarettes....
20:51, 04/30/2019

FDA Clears Horrible-Sounding 'Heat Not Burn' Tobacco Vape Made By Phillip Morris for Sale The Food and Drug Administration has cleared for sale tobacco giant Phillip Morris International (PMI) and its sister company Altria’s baffling, “heat not burn” iQOS dry tobacco vaporizer on Tuesday, ...
15:17, 05/01/2019

Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is The choreographer and performance artist Ann Liv Young is using her Bushwick apartment — and her daughters and animals — in her version of “Antigone.”...
21:17, 05/14/2019

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling with the publication of a blacklist. What's next, ask...
17:34, 07/11/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the count...
23:51, 06/02/2019

PAOK beats AEK 1-0 to win Greek Cup for its 1st double PAOK won the Greek Cup for a third straight year with a 1-0 victory over AEK Athens in a nearly empty Athens Olympic Stadium on Saturday        ...
02:17, 05/12/2019

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east...
10:34, 07/20/2019

Greek PM says respects outcome of vote Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he respected the will of the Greek people who voted conservative New Democracy to power in national elections on Sunday....
22:34, 07/07/2019

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ej...
02:34, 07/08/2019

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Ministe...
23:17, 06/16/2019

Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project without Turkey was bound to collapse, and added that Ankara was being treated unfairly over the project....
12:34, 04/30/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances....
23:51, 07/16/2019

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world-renowned scientist in developmental biology....
14:17, 07/16/2019

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean. In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister ...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terrorist group....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Pitino spurns Greek team, focused on NBA job After leading Panathinaikos to an undefeated season in the Greek League, Rick Pitino has turned down an offer to return as president and coach to pursue an NBA job....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Tsitsipas 1st Greek in 83 years to reach last 16 at French Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes a "psychological" challenge and lethargic legs to become the first Greek player _ man or woman _ to reach the fourth round of the French Open in more than 80 years  ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Greek police believe they have solved U.S. scientist's murder Greek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday....
10:51, 07/16/2019

Greek conservatives on course for landslide election victory New Democracy will oust leftist Syriza and win outright majority, exit polls suggestGreece’s opposition conservatives are on track to return to power by a landslide and unseat leftists blamed for push...
18:51, 07/07/2019

| Kings land "Greek God" Catrakilis from Harlequins Demetri Catrakilis, is making a return to the Southern Kings where he will be one of the standout signings for the side ahead of the new season starting in September....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national electi...
14:51, 05/24/2019

The Greek Election Brings Hope for a Country in Need In Greece, the mainstream has returned to power and the populists are in retreat. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised that the country would “proudly raise its head again,” and Gre...
18:51, 07/11/2019

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this inability to forgive.”...
11:51, 07/12/2019

Can a Greek Tragedy Help Heal a Scarred City? On the ground with the provocative stage director Milo Rau, who brought together European and Iraqi actors for a take on “The Oresteia” set in Mosul....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
03:17, 06/28/2019

Temple of Nemesis Found Under A Greek Theater. And Here is Why The Greek goddess Nemesis dealt out retribution against people who were arrogant before the gods, had received undeserved good fortune, or who had committed certain evil deeds. That’s why the discover...
23:51, 05/17/2019

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of ju...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial c...
23:00, 04/28/2019

| Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
18:17, 06/20/2019

All eyes on Erdoğan after opposition's historic win in Istanbul As Ekrem İmamoğlu backers revel in victory, attention shifts to how the president will reactThe last partygoers went home as the sun came up. Across Istanbul on Sunday night, hundreds of thousands of ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
23:00, 07/14/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a day after he said there woul...
03:17, 07/01/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
03:17, 07/01/2019

New Greek PM calls bond auction “vote of confidence” Greece has launched a bond auction, its third effort in 2019 to raise money from international markets, as it aims to take advantage of an improvement in borrowing rates...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the final years of its interna...
14:34, 07/08/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
15:17, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote Greece’s left-wing government has survived a confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras nearly two weeks before the European Parliament elections...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
20:51, 07/16/2019

At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
14:34, 07/11/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dict...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Greek PM Tsipras ousted as conservatives win general election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat in the country's general election as conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a comfortable parliamentary majority....
09:00, 07/08/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in...
17:00, 06/02/2019

Greek conservatives take charge in early election results Greece's opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, early results showed, unseating incumbent leftists blamed for foisting a bailout on the country which criti...
21:00, 07/07/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, confirming a trend seen in last week’s first ...
22:34, 06/02/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities’ refusal to grant him temporary ...
13:34, 05/07/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested with a stash of stolen passports and IDs which they were in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,68...
23:34, 06/29/2019

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of for...
23:17, 06/29/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
22:00, 07/18/2019

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
13:34, 06/02/2019

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive ...
13:51, 06/18/2019

Greek election front-runner keeps campaign unusually low-key Greece’s conservative opposition leader is maintaining an intense campaign schedule ahead of an early parliamentary election that opinion polls say is likely to make him the next prime minister...
21:51, 07/04/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Greek president OKs request for early election on July 7 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is on track to hold a national election July 7, three months before schedule, after the country’s president accepted a request by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsi...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was left struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, stung by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hamme...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Kyriakos Mitsotakis: the new Greek PM hits the ground running New Democracy leader appoints cabinet of established politicians, technocrats and reformers to lead first post-bailout government It’s been barely a week but Greece’s new prime minister, Kyriakos Mit...
14:51, 07/13/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said t...
00:51, 06/10/2019

Greek athletes to fly PM class to Minsk after ticket debacle ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s athletics team for this month’s European Games in Belarus will fly there in the prime minister’s government jet, after sports officials couldn’t ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Greek Tsitsipas captures first claycourt title in Estoril Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas' French Open preparations gathered momentum as he claimed his first claycourt title with a 6-3 7-6(4) victory over Pablo Cuevas at the Estoril Open on Sunday....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Frontrunner in Greek election says he is ready for 'leap forward' For all he never jumps a red light in traffic, Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he is poised for a big leap forward in next Sunday's national elections....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Plight of young Greek jobless plays out on stage Student Iro Stafilaki delivers a monologue on stage during a rehearsal at the Praxi Epta theater school in Athens, pursuing her dream of becoming an actor despite the difficulties as Greece claws its ...
18:34, 07/04/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
02:00, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Euro ministers reject new Greek PM’s appeal Greece’s bailout creditors have rejected a call by the country’s new government to ease strict budget targets that were agreed to after Athens received billions in rescue loans...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
22:17, 06/07/2019

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
00:34, 06/24/2019

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Erdogan says S-400 missile system delivery will be completed next year Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the S-400 missile system delivery from Russia to Turkey will be completed by April 2020, according to Turkey's state news agency Anadolu....
02:34, 07/16/2019

Erdogan Faces Big Test After Istanbul Election Loss Pollsters said Sunday’s win by Ekrem Imamoglu shows voters’ frustration amid a recession for which they blame President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who revved up the economy with foreign loans....
06:51, 06/25/2019

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
16:17, 06/20/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish offi...
06:17, 05/23/2019

After loss, Erdogan vows to listen to people’s ‘messages’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to draw lessons from “the mes...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and the reach of Pr...
23:17, 06/16/2019

Erdogan signals he backs re-run of contested Istanbul vote Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he favors a re-run of a mayoral election in Istanbul which resulted in a narrow victory for the candidate of the main opposition Republican People...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Erdogan: Turkey not seeking alternatives to ties with West Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's decision to purchase Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems doesn't mean that it is seeking "alternatives" in its relations with the West....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so significant? Is this the beginning of the end for Presid...
22:34, 06/21/2019

Erdoğan says rerun of Istanbul election is 'best step' for Turkey ‘Serious corruption’ occurred and ‘thieves’ must be brought to account, president claimsThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has welcomed a controversial order to rerun the recent Istanbul ele...
12:51, 05/07/2019

Mesut Özil breaks Ramadan fast with Erdogan Former Germany national team player Mesut Özil had dinner in Istanbul with Turkish President Erdogan. Özil has addressed the disrespect and discrimination he faced from the German public and German Fo...
18:51, 05/19/2019

Istanbul's ousted mayor says billions wasted under Erdogan's AKP President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party spent 80 million lira ($13 million) in three years on an Istanbul city website, the ousted opposition mayor said on Wednesday, part of what he said was a wider miss...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Erdogan officiates at footballer Mesut Özil's wedding The German World Cup winner has married the former Miss Turkey, Amina Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul. His best man was Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflati...
10:00, 07/07/2019

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Erdogan says Turkey ready to support international investors Turkey is ready to provide its full support to international investors, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that while attacks on the economy via its currency continued, the government w...
19:00, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Erdogan congratulates Istanbul mayor-elect Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the opposition candidate who won a repeat mayoral election in Istanbul and defeated Erdogan’s candidate for the second time...
21:17, 06/23/2019

Former Erdogan ally Babacan resigns from ruling AK Party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Turkey holds thousands in solitary in Erdogan's prisons In Turkey, thousands of prisoners are being held in solitary confinement. Conditions are so harsh that some prisoners consider dying by suicide. Turkey's government has offered no comment....
06:51, 05/08/2019

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:51, 06/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a n...
00:34, 06/24/2019

Turkey's Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed. During a speech in Istanbul...
15:51, 06/19/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and hold those responsible ac...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Istanbul mayor's thinly veiled warning to Erdogan The winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people a...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim vi...
15:17, 06/27/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible ...
15:51, 05/10/2019

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul’s administratio...
09:00, 06/23/2019

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist Greek police were questioning a 27-year-old man over the death of an American scientist whose body was found on the island of Crete last week, police sources there said on Monday....
06:00, 07/16/2019

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said they showed the EU could not be an impartial mediat...
15:51, 07/10/2019

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Greek man arrested over child's freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the head an eight-year-old girl playing in an adjacent...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza In a speech Tsipras said he would meet with the Greek President to discuss calling elections immediately after the conclusion of a second round of local Greek elections scheduled for next week....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Greek Prime Minister calls Mitsotakis to congratulate him-official Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory in general elections on Sunday, an official of Mitsotakis party said....
21:00, 07/07/2019

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World ...
00:34, 07/16/2019

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to official projections....
21:34, 07/07/2019

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will succeed him....
02:00, 07/08/2019

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
22:17, 06/02/2019

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging ...
22:34, 07/07/2019

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other c...
00:51, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities ...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, no injuries A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
22:17, 07/17/2019

Greek Conservatives Oust PM Alexis Tsipras In Election Landslide Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat Sunday in a general election won handily by the conservative New Democracy party after over four years in opposition, his office said....
00:34, 07/08/2019

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss Greek Prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party, Syriza, at Sunday’s European elections...
23:51, 05/26/2019

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras concedes defeat in election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras conceded defeat Sunday in Greece’s first parliamentary election since the country emerged from its international bailouts, after partial results showed a comfortabl...
21:51, 07/07/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
06:51, 07/08/2019

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Gods & Monsters Is A New Ubisoft Game That's Like Zelda With Greek Mythology Somehow, the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey are deep in development on a game that looks like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild crossed with Greek myth. It’s a big surprise, especially becau...
23:17, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disenchanted, argues DW's Spiros Moskovou....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said....
20:51, 06/25/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has ...
22:51, 05/11/2019

New Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis takes over, Tsipras bows out Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the crisis-hit nation....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Outgoing Greek premier Tsipras hands over power to conservatives Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday handed over power to his successor Kyrikos Mitsotakis who swept to a landslide victory in snap elections with a pledge to boost investments, cut ...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Divers dredge up two tonnes of disused nets from Greek seabed Greek and Dutch divers have removed two tonnes of discarded plastic fishing nets from the seabed in northern Greece, where they posed a risk to local marine life, including a rare endangered species o...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Greek PM to propose early vote on July 7: government spokesman Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants a snap poll to take place in early July to avoid disrupting university entrance examinations, the government spokesman said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Greek heir’s widow and son battle over Matisse, Degas works The widow of a wealthy Greek shipping heir doesn’t have to turn over a valuable art collection — including a Matisse — to a facility for safekeeping while she dukes it out in court with her own son ov...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Greek PM Tsipras wins confidence vote weeks before EU election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote on Friday, weeks before European Parliament elections that will be a first test of his government's re-election chances in national polls this...
21:51, 05/10/2019

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a way to win       ...
15:34, 07/09/2019

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have ab...
22:00, 06/23/2019

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whether he returns to his populist roots or moves closer ...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges Greece's outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country's supreme court, weeks before a general election....
18:17, 05/31/2019

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing prime minister has promised crisis-weary voters a series of tax-relief measures before upcoming elections, after outperforming budget targets set by bail...
20:17, 05/07/2019

House clears $4.6 billion measure to deal with migrant crisis at southern border, sending measure to President Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House clears $4.6 billion measure to deal with migrant crisis at southern border, sending measure to President Trump....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
03:51, 05/12/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Erdogan’s Rival Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Erdogan spokesman Kalin says discussed F-35 letter with Bolton on phone Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday he spoke on the phone with President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton to discuss a letter sent by the Pentagon about ...
18:51, 06/13/2019

Istanbul Mayor Won by Sidestepping Turkey President Erdogan's Agenda Ekrem Imamoglu, the new mayor of Istanbul, conquered the Turkish megalopolis by taking a page from the man who ran it a quarter-century ago: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s current president....
18:00, 06/26/2019

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdog...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
09:34, 06/04/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalis...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Istanbul election rerun: Polls close in key test for Erdogan Millions of voters in Istanbul returned to the polls to choose a new mayor. The vote is seen as a test for President Erdogan and his AKP, who cried foul after an opposition candidate won the first ele...
16:17, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira soars nearly 2.8% after Trump-Erdogan meeting The Turkish lira soared nearly 2.8% on Monday to its strongest level since April after President Tayyip Erdogan said he heard from U.S. President Donald Trump there would be no sanctions over Turkey's...
16:00, 07/01/2019

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the government to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood o...
11:34, 06/23/2019

Istanbul to re-do mayoral election after victory tossed out for Erdogan opponents Istanbul will hold a do-over of its mayoral election on Sunday, after authorities threw out the results of a March victory for opponents of Turkey’s strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The...
06:17, 06/23/2019

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hou...
21:17, 06/29/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from vot...
07:00, 06/24/2019

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major ele...
11:51, 06/23/2019

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
23:17, 06/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says no setbacks in S-400 deal with Russia, 'eyes on delivery' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday there were no setbacks in a deal to procure Russian S-400 missile defense systems, and added that "eyes are on the delivery process", expected in the ...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi's killers will pay the price, be held accountable Those responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will pay the price and be held accountable, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, in response to a U.N. report on the...
21:34, 06/19/2019

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankar...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insultin...
21:34, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soon lower the central bank's key interest rate from ...
17:17, 06/20/2019

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Turkey: Erdogan’s party dominance tested in repeat poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Millions of voters in Istanbul go back to the polls for a controversial mayoral election re-run Sunday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party tries to wrest back control of T...
09:51, 06/21/2019

Erdogan no longer appears invincible after bruising election result The Istanbul election result is a stinging defeat for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with major implications for the country and potentially for the region....
19:00, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voted in a closely watched repeat electi...
12:51, 06/23/2019

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end o...
00:34, 06/28/2019

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul Recent polls give Imamoglu of the secularist Republican People's Party (CHP) a lead of as much as nine percentage points over Yildirim of the Islamist-rooted AKP, far larger than his 0.2 percenta...
12:34, 06/22/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflict...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been sh...
15:51, 06/01/2019

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found evidence of a rich cultural ...
04:51, 07/11/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-S...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza par...
03:17, 06/02/2019

Greek conservatives to win snap election, unseat leftists: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
21:00, 07/07/2019

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

Greek Police Have Arrested a Suspect in the Killing of an American Researcher on Crete Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American molecular biologist, who they say was run down by a local man during her daily walk, put in the trunk of his car, raped and abandoned ...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been r...
11:51, 05/23/2019

New Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis takes power after Alexis Tsipras defeat New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis formally took power Monday, a day after he said the electoral victory shows there's a strong mandate for change in the Mediterranean nation....
19:17, 07/08/2019

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
03:34, 07/08/2019

Tsipras asks Greek voters for chance to govern 'without our hands tied' PM vows to cut income tax and create half a million jobs after years of EU austerity measures The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has kicked off his campaign for upcoming general elections, aski...
18:17, 06/11/2019

3000-year-old Greek Processional ‘Sacred Road’ Discovered in Turkey An important and very rare ‘Sacred Road’ has been unearthed by archaeologists in western Turkey.  ...
04:51, 07/11/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
00:34, 06/20/2019

In first post-bailout vote, Greek conservatives tipped to unseat Tsipras Greeks voted on Sunday in the first general election since the country emerged from international bailouts, with polls predicting the conservatives will return to power and end four years of leftist r...
15:51, 07/07/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will cha...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to push for trial of Egyptian government over Mursi's death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to make an effort to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former president Mohamed Mursi, who suffered a...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Russia Missile Deal Related To Sovereignty, No Backtrack: Tayyip Erdogan President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that NATO-member Turkey would take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system in July - a deal that has created tensions with the United States....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Erdogan’s Party Is Deeply Divided by Push to Redo Istanbul Election Supporters and opponents alike warn that an annulment and new election has steep risks that could only compound the political fallout for the president....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Former allies of Turkey's Erdogan plan rival party after Istanbul defeat Two senior figures in Turkish President’s Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party are planning to launch a rival political group this year, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could further erode ...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayora...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says will jointly produce S-500s with Russia after purchase of S-400s Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the purchase of S-400 defence systems from Russia was a done deal, adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S-500 defence systems with Mosco...
02:51, 05/19/2019

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democrac...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with hig...
15:17, 07/08/2019

| Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country....
04:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been tre...
21:17, 06/29/2019

Turkey's Erdogan vows to listen to people's 'messages' after crushing defeat In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments in line w...
16:17, 06/25/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyi...
09:51, 06/24/2019

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold Pr...
11:34, 06/24/2019

Erdogan reportedly said Turkey may face 'serious problems' if the central bank is not overhauled A presidential decree released Saturday said Turkish central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya was removed from his post and replaced with his deputy, Murat Uysal....
18:00, 07/10/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to create a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missi...
22:17, 04/29/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailan...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to ...
09:51, 06/16/2019

Erdogan Faces Fallout After His Party’s Loss in Istanbul Mayor’s Race The scale of the defeat for his party’s candidate was much larger than in a March election, which had been canceled. The do-over showed voters were angry....
00:17, 06/25/2019

Erdogan Hails S-400 Deal As Turkey Marks 2016 Coup Bid Anniversary President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hailed the controversial delivery of a Russian missile defence system despite the threat of US sanctions, as Turkey marked the third anniversary of a bloody......
04:00, 07/16/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'some people' paying 'serious money' to bury Khashoggi issue: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said "some people" were paying "serious money" to bury the issue of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
03:17, 07/01/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
03:00, 06/24/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Turkey would be sanctioned if it went forward with the...
15:00, 06/29/2019

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
02:17, 06/29/2019

Erdogan says Xinjiang camps shouldn't spoil Turkey-China relationship Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a soft line on China's mass detention centers in Xinjiang during a trip to the Chinese capital of Beijing this week, in a departure from the previous harsh ...
10:17, 07/05/2019

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ru...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Russian S-400s will be fully deployed by April 2020 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defence system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days, would be fully deployed in April 20...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
10:17, 07/15/2019

US senator asks Canada to protect Erdoğan critic Kanter during NBA finals Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in diplomatic drama, with US senator Ron Wyden express...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey...
20:51, 05/30/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Greek election: Conservative party regains control, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four ...
06:34, 07/08/2019

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight ...
20:17, 06/21/2019

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Strong earthquake hits near Greek capital of Athens, people trapped in elevators A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear.        ...
19:17, 07/19/2019

Greek police suspect foul play in death of US scientist who taught in Germany Suzanne Eaton's body was found in a disused military bunker on Crete one week after she went missing. Authorities have now said that they believe a "criminal act" led to her death....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Greek investigators probe crucial piece of evidence in American scientist’s killing Authorities are probing a crucial piece of evidence left behind in the abandoned World War II bunker in Greece where an American scientist was found dead last week, according to a new report. Though n...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “I...
23:17, 05/30/2019

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years ...
00:34, 07/08/2019

How Istanbul’s mayoral elections are shaping the future of Erdoğan’s Turkey | Sinan Ulgen A controversial overturning of the result has laid the way for a rematch the president’s party cannot afford to loseThe upholding last week of a legal challenge to the outcome of Istanbul’s mayoral el...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy returned to growth in the first three months of 2019 but remained smaller than it was a year earlier, in a stain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s record ahead of a critical rerun o...
14:17, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
05:17, 07/15/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting wi...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or later' despite Russian missiles purchase Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he expects F-35 jets will be delivered "sooner or late"r to his nation despite a deal with Russia to purchase the S-400 surface-to-air missile system...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan Vows to Fix ‘Failings’ After Opposition Wins Istanbul Mayoral Election (ANKARA, Turkey) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and m...
21:17, 06/25/2019

Trump-Erdogan meeting could result in sanctions on Turkey if it turns fiery, analyst says A meeting between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will likely result in sanctions, with the two nations on a "collision course" over geopolitical issues, an emerging ...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underdog, a dramatic change of fortune after nearly two d...
15:34, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July - NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defence systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July, broadcaster NTV reported on Sunday, a development set to ...
10:17, 06/16/2019

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
20:51, 06/06/2019

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Rita Ora's former accountant jailed over £3m fraud An accountant with high-profile clients such as singer Rita Ora and World Cup-winning rugby player Matt Dawson has been jailed for more than five years, after he committed a £3.35m fraud....
21:00, 05/08/2019

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Greek Police Question ‘Main Suspect’ in Death of American Biologist Killed in Crete Greek police say they are questioning the “main suspect” in the killing of American molecular biologist Suzanne Eaton, whose body was discovered on the island of Crete last week. National ...
01:17, 07/16/2019

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Greek opposition conservatives lead ruling leftists in snap election: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
18:17, 07/07/2019

‘People Could Feel That I Was Sincere.’ How Istanbul’s Elections Turned Into a Heavy Defeat for President Erdogan Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won a landslide victory in Istanbul’s re-run mayoral elections June 23, inflicting a heavy defeat on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose rise to pow...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
02:34, 07/09/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails Turkish ruling to rerun Istanbul mayoral race Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised a decision Tuesday by election officials to rerun a mayoral race in Istanbul that saw the narrow defeat of a candidate from his party....
19:00, 05/07/2019

REFILE-Erdogan says Turkish cenbank chief ousted for refusing rate cuts - report Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with hi...
18:34, 07/07/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protest...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
04:51, 05/10/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
05:17, 05/03/2019

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral w...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justic...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two ...
20:34, 06/17/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President T...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 pris...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classif...
02:51, 07/20/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
01:51, 05/20/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
11:17, 05/29/2019

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained we...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Second Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A second man has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stoc...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Former UN official jailed for child abuse in Nepal A Canadian aid worker will serve time in jail for sexually abusing two children aged 12 and 14 in Nepal. Peter Dalglish has had a long career in the aid sector and was awarded the Order of Canada in 2...
15:17, 07/09/2019

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
05:17, 06/14/2019

Man jailed in Oklahoma after being hurt in police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Gu...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should...
16:34, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
11:51, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
13:34, 06/13/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek.....
01:34, 07/04/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
17:34, 07/21/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
05:17, 07/20/2019

Setback For Kiran Bedi, Supreme Court Won't Stay Madras High Court Order The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial....
11:17, 07/02/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
17:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
18:51, 06/17/2019

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis T...
05:51, 07/08/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Idlib by violating the agreed ceasefire, a statement ...
01:17, 05/14/2019

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the votes.  ...
21:17, 06/23/2019

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which t...
19:34, 07/19/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
21:34, 06/06/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker. Jack Renshaw had pleaded guilty to buying ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
15:51, 05/24/2019

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Family questions how inmate jailed 17 months got pregnant ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — Relatives of a jailed Alabama woman are questioning how the woman became pregnant. Al.com reports 26-year-old Latoni Daniel has been jailed for 17 months and is set to give birth...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Miami have successfully appealed a judge’s decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest on weapons charges. In a hearing Wednesday in U.S. ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in j...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn ...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
13:17, 06/20/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country's Outback has been jailed for 10 years....
05:51, 05/29/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing t...
18:34, 05/20/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin,...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State g...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
06:17, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury ...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. Leonid Volkov was sentenced ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
10:51, 07/04/2019

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in ...
14:34, 05/31/2019