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Aljazeera
For the British left, social justice is electability- it was a big theme, for months, during the leadership race. Ditto Greece's a
For the British left, social justice is electability
Aljazeera / Posted 16 hours ago
- it was a big theme, for months, during the leadership race. Ditto Greece's anti-austerity party, Syriza, led by Alexis Tsipras - now in government, but previously portrayed by that country's media as unrealistic and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Greece lowers voting age to 17Alexis Tsipras (Aris Messinis, AFP) Athens – Greek lawmakers voted on Thursday
Greece lowers voting age to 17
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
Alexis Tsipras (Aris Messinis, AFP) Athens – Greek lawmakers voted on Thursday to amend electoral law to lower the voting age by a year to 17 and eventually eliminate a 50-seat bonus for the winning party. While the drop in voting age will take... Read more
20h
Boston Herald
President pledges reportago in the coastal city of Nice — sent a supportive message to Merkel after the
President pledges report
Boston Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
ago in the coastal city of Nice — sent a supportive message to Merkel after the bloodshed in Munich. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said: “We must not allow violence to be the future of Europe. In these hard times we stand in solidarity with... Read more
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Reuters
Commitment to refrain from competitive FX devaluations has sustained confidence: Treasury's LewU.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Commitment to refrain from competitive FX devaluations has sustained confidence: Treasury's Lew
Reuters / Posted 23 hours ago
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (not pictured) at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece July 21, 2016. CHENGDU, China U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said commitments by G20 members to refrain from... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Big Boom: Nukes And NATO. Categoryseparate U.S. forces will be deployed in Bulgaria and Poland —there was an unde
The Big Boom: Nukes And NATO. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted yesterday
separate U.S. forces will be deployed in Bulgaria and Poland —there was an undercurrent of dissent. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for deescalating the tensions with Russia and for considering Russian President Vladimir Putin a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Europe must remain firm on sanctions against Russiacaution against automatically renewing economic sanctions against Russia. It is
Europe must remain firm on sanctions against Russia
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
caution against automatically renewing economic sanctions against Russia. It is well known that Greece's Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, has cozied up to Moscow ever since taking office on the back of the anti-EU sentiment that has rocked... Read more
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Reuters
Greek MPs approve end to bonus seats, lower voting age'sharpen democratic reflexes' among youngsters. The reforms, which were a pre-
Greek MPs approve end to bonus seats, lower voting age
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
'sharpen democratic reflexes' among youngsters. The reforms, which were a pre-election pledge of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, may heighten political uncertainty in a country which has held four snap elections since 2012. They produced... Read more
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EuroNews
US Treasury Secretary says debt relief important for GreeceLew said that was the way for Greece to get debt relief and boost its strugglin
US Treasury Secretary says debt relief important for Greece
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Lew said that was the way for Greece to get debt relief and boost its struggling economy. He told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras: “Congratulations on the hard work and the progress of the past year. There are more things to be done.” It... Read more
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Boston Herald
US Treasury chief stresses need for Greek debt reliefthe position that Greece brings in to a negotiation in the coming months." Lew
US Treasury chief stresses need for Greek debt relief
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the position that Greece brings in to a negotiation in the coming months." Lew was also meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other government officials before heading to China for a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek MPs set to lower voting age, abolish bonus seatsof how thin or wide the margin of victory is. The reforms, which were a pre-el
Greek MPs set to lower voting age, abolish bonus seats
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
of how thin or wide the margin of victory is. The reforms, which were a pre-election pledge of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, may heighten political uncertainty in a country which has held four snap elections since 2012. They produced... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US Treasury chief stresses need for Greek debt reliefthe position that Greece brings in to a negotiation in the coming months." Lew
US Treasury chief stresses need for Greek debt relief
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
the position that Greece brings in to a negotiation in the coming months." Lew was also meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other government officials before heading to China for a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central... Read more
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Brandon Sun
US Treasury chief stresses need for Greek debt relieflong-term clarity is important," Lew said. The treasury secretary was also to
US Treasury chief stresses need for Greek debt relief
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
long-term clarity is important," Lew said. The treasury secretary was also to meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other government officials before heading to China for a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central... Read more
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Salon.com
US Secretary Lew meets with Greek finance ministerwith Euclid Tsakalotos in Athens on Thursday. He was also to hold talks with ot
US Secretary Lew meets with Greek finance minister
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
with Euclid Tsakalotos in Athens on Thursday. He was also to hold talks with other officials, including Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, before heading to China for a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors. Discussions with... Read more
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Island Packet
US Secretary Lew meets with Greek finance ministerwith Euclid Tsakalotos in Athens on Thursday. He was also to hold talks with ot
US Secretary Lew meets with Greek finance minister
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
with Euclid Tsakalotos in Athens on Thursday. He was also to hold talks with other officials, including Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, before heading to China for a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors. Discussions with... Read more
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The Manila Times
Greece repays 2.3B euros to ECBits European creditors, part of a three-year, 86-billion-euro rescue accepted b
Greece repays 2.3B euros to ECB
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
its European creditors, part of a three-year, 86-billion-euro rescue accepted by the leftist government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last year. The 2015 agreement was the product of fraught negotiations that took months and nearly saw Greece... Read more
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Salon.com
US Treasury Secretary heads to Greecescheduled to arrive Wednesday, was to meet on Thursday with Greek Finance Minis
US Treasury Secretary heads to Greece
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
scheduled to arrive Wednesday, was to meet on Thursday with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to discuss the reforms package, which includes labor, pension and social security reforms, tax hikes and... Read more
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Island Packet
US Treasury Secretary heads to Greecescheduled to arrive Wednesday, was to meet on Thursday with Greek Finance Minis
US Treasury Secretary heads to Greece
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
scheduled to arrive Wednesday, was to meet on Thursday with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to discuss the reforms package, which includes labor, pension and social security reforms, tax hikes and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Our Greek friendship sails on respectknown as the birthplace of modern democracy. I have met many of Greece’s prime
Our Greek friendship sails on respect
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
known as the birthplace of modern democracy. I have met many of Greece’s prime ministers, but not as yet their current PM, Alexis Tsipras. In fact, because of my relationship with the former socialist but charismatic Greek prime minister Andreas... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkey ambassador: Greece must return 8 military personnela missed chance," the ambassador said, noting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Er
Turkey ambassador: Greece must return 8 military personnel
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
a missed chance," the ambassador said, noting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erogdan had spoken with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "I hope we will manage to swiftly fulfil the phases of the due process and Greece will manage to return... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Turkey ambassador: Greece must return 8 military personnela missed chance," the ambassador said, noting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Er
Turkey ambassador: Greece must return 8 military personnel
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
a missed chance," the ambassador said, noting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erogdan had spoken with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "I hope we will manage to swiftly fulfil the phases of the due process and Greece will manage to return... Read more
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TheBull
US Treasury chief to travel to Greece to talk reformMonday. In a stopover on his way to the Group of 20 finance chiefs meeting in
US Treasury chief to travel to Greece to talk reform
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
Monday. In a stopover on his way to the Group of 20 finance chiefs meeting in Chengdu, China, Lew will meet Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos over July 20-21 as Greece's economy remains mired in a long... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
EU sticks to Greece optimism despite Brexit worriespressure to slash protective labor rules. Moscovici, a former French finance m
EU sticks to Greece optimism despite Brexit worries
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
pressure to slash protective labor rules. Moscovici, a former French finance minister, met left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on his one-day stop in Athens. The European Commission, he said, had... Read more
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Boston Herald
EU sticks to Greece optimism despite Brexit worriespressure to slash protective labor rules. Moscovici, a former French finance m
EU sticks to Greece optimism despite Brexit worries
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
pressure to slash protective labor rules. Moscovici, a former French finance minister, met left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on his one-day stop in Athens. The European Commission, he said, had... Read more
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Reuters
EU's Moscovici urges Greece to stick to reforms for more debt reliefEuropean Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici meets wit
EU's Moscovici urges Greece to stick to reforms for more debt relief
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici meets with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece July 18, 2016. ATHENS Greece needs to stick to reforms to regain credibility and earn... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek court to rule Thursday on Turkish officers who fled coup bidsaid no formal extradition request had yet been made. Erdogan spoke late Satur
Greek court to rule Thursday on Turkish officers who fled coup bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
said no formal extradition request had yet been made. Erdogan spoke late Saturday by phone with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and thanked him for his stance during the failed uprising, according to Greek government sources. Tsipras had... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Greece, EU set Christmas target for debt talks, IMF returnEuropean Union Commissioner for Economic Affairs Pierre Moscovici, right, shake
Greece, EU set Christmas target for debt talks, IMF return
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
European Union Commissioner for Economic Affairs Pierre Moscovici, right, shakes hands with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens, Monday, July 18, 2016. Moscovici is on a one-day visit to Athens where he will also meet with Greek Finance... Read more
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The Economic Times
Turkey: A win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but not for democracyknowledge of the matter who spoke anonymously because of the sensitive nature o
Turkey: A win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but not for democracy
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
knowledge of the matter who spoke anonymously because of the sensitive nature of the subject. The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, told Erdogan that the government would swiftly examine asylum claims by eight Turkish officers who fled to... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 held
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 held
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 held
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 held
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 held
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Turkey coup attempt: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with “illegal ent
Turkey coup attempt: Over 6,000 held
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with “illegal entrance” into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within “15 to 20 days,” Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey mass detentions: Over 6,000 held
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Turkey coup attempt: Over 6,000 heldthe failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal ent
Turkey coup attempt: Over 6,000 held
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
the failed coup attempt, where they were arrested and charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said they would be extradited within "15 to 20 days," Erdogan said Sunday in a speech outside his Istanbul... Read more
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EuroNews
Fleeing Turkish soldiers apply for political asylumfound out vis their mobiles that a coup was taking place. So they got scared an
Fleeing Turkish soldiers apply for political asylum
EuroNews / Posted 5 days ago
found out vis their mobiles that a coup was taking place. So they got scared and fled.” In a phone call, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the requests would be processed “swiftly” but with “absolute... Read more
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Business Standard India
Greece charges Turkish coup asylum seekers with illegal entrysoldiers in which more than 250 people died. Erdogan spoke late on Saturday by
Greece charges Turkish coup asylum seekers with illegal entry
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
soldiers in which more than 250 people died. Erdogan spoke late on Saturday by phone with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and thanked him for his stance during the failed uprising, according to Greek government sources. Tsipras had... Read more
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The Manila Times
Greece charges Turkish coup asylum seekers with illegal entrysoldiers in which more than 250 people died. Erdogan spoke late on Saturday by
Greece charges Turkish coup asylum seekers with illegal entry
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
soldiers in which more than 250 people died. Erdogan spoke late on Saturday by phone with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and thanked him for his stance during the failed uprising, according to Greek government sources. Tsipras had... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'6,000 detained' in Turkey as Government restores controlhad asked Athens to send the officers, including two majors, back. According t
'6,000 detained' in Turkey as Government restores control
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
had asked Athens to send the officers, including two majors, back. According to Athens News Agency, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Mr Erdogan that the procedure for the Turkish asylum seekers would be swift but in line with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Coup supporters who fled to Greece fight demands they be sent homefears of coup in Armenia as armed men storm police... Share this article In a
Coup supporters who fled to Greece fight demands they be sent home
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
fears of coup in Armenia as armed men storm police... Share this article In a phone call late on Saturday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the requests would be processed 'swiftly' but with 'absolute respect' to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Turkey: More than 6,000 detained after failed coupknow a there was a coup and they were not involved in it," Marinaki said. In a
Turkey: More than 6,000 detained after failed coup
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
know a there was a coup and they were not involved in it," Marinaki said. In a phone call late yesterday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the requests would be processed "swiftly" but with "absolute respect" to... Read more
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Reuters
Fleeing Turkish soldiers appear before Greek prosecutorknow there was a coup and they were not involved in it," Marinaki said. In a p
Fleeing Turkish soldiers appear before Greek prosecutor
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
know there was a coup and they were not involved in it," Marinaki said. In a phone call late on Saturday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan the requests would be processed "swiftly" but with "absolute respect" to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Turkish President Recep Erdogan describes coup as 'a gift from God'in the coup could be executed. Eight members of the coup fled to Greece on a s
Turkish President Recep Erdogan describes coup as 'a gift from God'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
in the coup could be executed. Eight members of the coup fled to Greece on a stolen Blackhawk helicopter. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said the eight men's asylum applications would be dealt with 'quickly. A civilian punches a Turkish soldier... Read more
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CTV News
Latest updates on the failed coup in Turkeylimit the number of refugees and migrants traveling to Europe. State-run ERT t
Latest updates on the failed coup in Turkey
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
limit the number of refugees and migrants traveling to Europe. State-run ERT television reported that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had been briefed by intelligence and military leaders on the coup attempt in Turkey, including unusual... Read more
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DW
Mitsotakis' mission: Saving Greece from Tsipras |who has headed his party since January, has gained popularity. Many believe he
Mitsotakis' mission: Saving Greece from Tsipras |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
who has headed his party since January, has gained popularity. Many believe he would be a better prime minister than Alexis Tsipras. The pro-European and neoliberal Mitsotakis, a scion of a Greek political dynasty, holds degrees from Harvard... Read more
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SKY News
Turkish Soldiers Fly To Greece For Asylumof violating the constitutional order and trying to overthrow democracy." Earl
Turkish Soldiers Fly To Greece For Asylum
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
of violating the constitutional order and trying to overthrow democracy." Earlier on Saturday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had expressed his support for the "democratically elected" Turkish government. Arrangements are now being... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylumin the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
in the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be sent back immediately to Turkey". Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras early on Saturday expressed his "support for the democratically elected" Turkish... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece,8 request asylum'in the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be
'Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece,8 request asylum'
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
in the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be sent back immediately to Turkey". Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on early Saturday expressed his "support for the democratically elected" Turkish... Read more
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asianage
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum policein the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum police
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
in the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be sent back immediately to Turkey". Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras early on Saturday expressed his "support for the democratically elected" Turkish... Read more
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asianage
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum: policein the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum: police
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
in the Greek National Defence General Staff, "the helicopter is scheduled to be sent back immediately to Turkey". Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras early on Saturday expressed his "support for the democratically elected" Turkish... Read more
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