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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 accuse...
00:24, 05/16/2019

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 summ...
01:24, 06/27/2019

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pier...
18:48, 08/07/2019

Supreme Court Clears Chardham Highway Project The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for the Chardham highway project, which will connect four holy places in the hills of Uttarakhand through 900-...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Supreme Court ruling clears $2.5 billion for southern border wall TUCSON — In a 5-to-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to use $2.5 billion in Department of Defense fu...
18:36, 07/30/2019

Supreme Court clears way for Trump to use Pentagon funds for border wall WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. ...
00:36, 07/27/2019

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 ...
04:36, 07/04/2019

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 tha...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court Clears the Way for Trump Administration to Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with ...
17:24, 07/26/2019

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...
23:00, 06/17/2019

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 n...
10:00, 05/22/2019

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 Cypru...
08:12, 05/22/2019

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...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Brazil's top court denies extradition of Erdogan opponent Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guaran...
22:48, 08/06/2019

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 campa...
04:12, 05/01/2019

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 s...
09:36, 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 su...
03:24, 05/23/2019

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...
19:36, 05/08/2019

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 a...
04:12, 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 r...
12:12, 07/11/2019

Spanish court says jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in to parliament Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that five Catalan separatist leaders can leave prison to be sworn-in as lawmakers next Tuesday but said it would not h...
08:12, 05/14/2019

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 se...
08:12, 05/06/2019

An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state...
10:24, 05/05/2019

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 launderin...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Naresh Goyal Moves High Court To Withdraw Plea Against Bar On Visit Abroad Naresh Goyal, the founder of the now-grounded Jet Airways, approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday to withdraw his petition seeking permission to ...
21:12, 08/08/2019

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 wo...
20:24, 06/05/2019

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...
16:12, 05/14/2019

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 powde...
12:12, 05/31/2019

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...
05:24, 07/18/2019

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 Washingt...
11:48, 07/06/2019

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 accessor...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Title IX report clears MSU players of sex assault A Title IX report has cleared three former Michigan State basketball players of sexual assault allegations. The woman said she plans to appeal the fin...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Mets do have interest in Joe Panik — if he clears waivers The Mets are interested in Joe Panik, The Post’s Mike Puma reports. Though the team is unlikely to claim the Giants’ second baseman off wa...
16:24, 08/07/2019

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11,...
15:24, 07/23/2019

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 whit...
09:36, 05/31/2019

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers....
20:00, 07/15/2019

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of ri...
13:48, 07/23/2019

Joe Panik expected to sign with Mets if he clears waivers The Mets are not done making moves. The team is expected to sign Joe Panik on Friday if he clears waivers at 1 p.m., according to MLB Network. Panik, ...
10:48, 08/09/2019

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 ex...
20:48, 06/19/2019

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 co...
17:00, 07/10/2019

North Macedonia’s new president clears legislation backlog SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s new president has cleared a backlog of legislation adopted by parliament that his predecessor h...
10:12, 05/21/2019

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 ov...
05:53, 04/28/2019

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 retu...
09:48, 07/08/2019

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the fu...
16:24, 07/23/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears DOJ hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle with the Justice Department approving the deal. What about consumers? ...
09:48, 07/26/2019

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 begin...
10:48, 06/04/2019

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 ...
15:12, 05/23/2019

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 fro...
09:00, 06/18/2019

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?...
16:48, 05/20/2019

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 ...
17:00, 05/15/2019

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 financi...
21:00, 06/18/2019

KKR buyout at Axel Springer clears minimum acceptance threshold KKR's offer to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer has cleared its minimum acceptance threshold of 20%, both firms said on Monday, bringi...
05:12, 08/05/2019

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 dif...
06:36, 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...
04:00, 06/19/2019

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 Demo...
02:00, 06/18/2019

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...
23:36, 06/03/2019

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...
20:12, 07/05/2019

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.  ...
12:36, 05/31/2019

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says three former men’s basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection wi...
10:12, 06/29/2019

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 in...
04:12, 05/16/2019

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...
04:24, 07/06/2019

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 sh...
10:24, 05/31/2019

Brazil judge clears ex-president Lula's move to Sao Paulo jail A federal judge in Brazil on Wednesday authorized the transfer of imprisoned former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from the southern city of Curi...
10:00, 08/07/2019

Day After Triple Talaq Bill Clears Rajya Sabha, President Gives Assent President Ram Nath Kovind today gave his assent to a legislation aimed at banning the "Triple Talaq", a controversial Islamic practice that allows men...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Mookie Betts clears up Red Sox feelings amid free-agency push It’s just part of the business. Mookie Betts’ contract with the Boston Red Sox expires after the 2020 season, and he is determined to test the market ...
14:48, 07/23/2019

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 ...
14:24, 05/10/2019

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...
08:12, 05/06/2019

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 fro...
03:36, 06/18/2019

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 Pentago...
15:12, 07/12/2019

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 f...
08:24, 05/13/2019

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...
05:47, 04/28/2019

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 day...
17:12, 04/29/2019

Trump's New Asylum Border Rule Clears Initial Legal Hurdle The Trump administration on Wednesday turned back an initial legal challenge to a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at...
14:00, 07/24/2019

Florida Bar clears Matt Gaetz in investigation of Michael Cohen tweet The Florida Bar has cleared Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of any disciplinary action following a months-long investigation into a tweet he sent about Pre...
21:24, 08/14/2019

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 stren...
15:00, 05/03/2019

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 forc...
10:36, 07/12/2019

FDA Clears Philip Morris International Heat-Not-Burn IQOS Device for Sale in U.S. The Food and Drug Administration said it would allow two of the world’s biggest cigarette makers to start selling in the U.S. a hand-held device that ...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Motor Vehicles Bill Clears Rajya Sabha; Stricter Penalties For Violations The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter penalties for ...
17:00, 07/31/2019

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 s...
03:00, 07/13/2019

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 ...
11:12, 07/10/2019

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 Shell...
04:36, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate clears runway for foreign airlines on domestic routes Brazil's Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights, opening up Latin America's largest a...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Dem-led House clears Trump-backed budget and debt limit package, most Republicans oppose House lawmakers on Thursday passed a budget and debt deal that that received bi-partisan support and the strongest endorsement yet from President Trum...
17:24, 07/25/2019

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 ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Trump move to cut migrant asylum requests clears first hurdle in D.C., faces challenge in California Federal judge in D.C. denies bid by migrant advocates to block new rule while lawsuit proceeds, others are similarly challenging the policy in federal...
16:00, 07/24/2019

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 wit...
18:12, 07/11/2019

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...
06:12, 05/01/2019

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....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Erdogan says Turkey to turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets, adding that ...
05:36, 07/26/2019

Erdogan says Turkey will turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it F-35s, adding that the U.S....
03:36, 07/26/2019

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 mayor...
07:12, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says Turkey to turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets, adding that ...
16:36, 07/26/2019

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of ...
10:36, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Erdogan says Turkey to turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets, adding that ...
03:36, 07/26/2019

| 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 "...
05:12, 05/08/2019

Erdogan says Trump will not allow ties to be held 'captive' to S-400 row Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he believes U.S. President Donald Trump will not allow ties between the two NATO allies to becom...
04:24, 08/06/2019

Behind Erdogan’s Strange Ideas About Interest Rates Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doesn’t like it when the country’s banks charge people relatively heavily to borrow money. That alone doesn’t ...
16:12, 08/02/2019

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, b...
16:12, 06/30/2019

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 ...
19:48, 06/30/2019

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 ...
09:00, 06/20/2019

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 g...
13:12, 07/14/2019

Turkey will pay higher price later if does not act in Syria: Erdogan Turkey will pay a higher price later if it does not do what is necessary in northern Syria today, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday after vowin...
04:24, 08/06/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defence system will take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV r...
16:00, 06/30/2019

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 s...
11:12, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project would collapse if Turkey did not participate, and that it would be an injust...
11:12, 04/30/2019

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 I...
07:00, 06/24/2019

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 apprais...
13:24, 05/08/2019

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AKP Turkish authorities on Monday scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor lost by President Tayyip Erdogan's candidate, responding to calls by hi...
19:36, 05/06/2019

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.”...
10:48, 05/14/2019

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 Turk...
05:48, 07/16/2019

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 signif...
14:24, 06/21/2019

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...
08:36, 06/19/2019

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...
03:48, 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. Turke...
14:12, 05/07/2019

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...
05:12, 05/10/2019

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after purchase of Russian missiles The United States has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president told foreign journalists that the acquis...
17:48, 06/20/2019

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 "...
09:36, 05/06/2019

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 c...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Erdogan attends Srebrenica victims commemoration in Bosnia Thousands of people, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have attended a commemoration ceremony in Sarajevo ahead of the 24th anniversar...
07:36, 07/09/2019

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 co...
05:00, 05/07/2019

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 revv...
21:24, 06/24/2019

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, a...
10:24, 06/26/2019

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions on Turkey over Russia deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey over its planned purchase of a Rus...
07:00, 06/20/2019

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 ...
12:00, 06/23/2019

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 — especial...
11:24, 06/14/2019

| 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 Moham...
05:00, 06/20/2019

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 insti...
08:12, 07/07/2019

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 Erdo...
18:12, 06/23/2019

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...
04:36, 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 electio...
10:36, 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 co...
23:00, 06/22/2019

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 ...
12:48, 06/16/2019

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 discrimina...
12:24, 05/19/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey: Haberturk 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 g...
10:24, 07/14/2019

Erdogan officiates at footballer Mesut Özil's wedding The German World Cup winner has married the former Miss Turkey, Amine Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul. His best man was Turkish President Recep...
13:36, 06/07/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey and...
04:36, 07/06/2019

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 ec...
12:36, 05/04/2019

'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 w...
05:48, 07/20/2019

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 dr...
12:48, 06/16/2019

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 fo...
17:48, 06/02/2019

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 Su...
15:12, 07/07/2019

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 bigges...
10:24, 05/07/2019

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 soo...
08:24, 06/20/2019

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...
05:36, 05/01/2019

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti app...
17:36, 06/22/2019

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...
18:00, 07/08/2019

| 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 ...
18:36, 06/23/2019

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 Erdo...
01:36, 06/21/2019

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 Turkis...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Trump, Erdogan agree to meet at G-20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set fo...
09:36, 05/29/2019

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 Er...
05:36, 06/23/2019

Erdoğan's party defeated in Istanbul mayoral election rerun Embarrassment for president as AKP lose Istanbul to CHP party’s Ekrem İmamoğluTurkey’s ruling party in Istanbul’s controversial mayoral election rerun...
11:36, 06/23/2019

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. I...
15:24, 06/01/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's polic...
02:48, 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 TurkeyR...
20:12, 06/22/2019

Turkey still committed to EU membership despite bloc's failed promises: Erdogan Turkey maintains its commitment to a full European Union membership even though the bloc has not kept its promises, President Tayyip Erdogan said on T...
06:48, 05/30/2019

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 miss...
01:48, 06/04/2019

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 Fri...
22:36, 05/11/2019

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 Dona...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Erdogan’s security guards scuffle with Bosnian border police Bosnian authorities say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security has scuffled with Bosnian police at Sarajevo airport after they refused to h...
09:36, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Erdogan hails Turkey-US efforts on Syria zone Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hailed a decision by Turkish and U.S. officials to set up a joint operations center as a first step toward ...
12:24, 08/07/2019

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 ...
12:48, 06/24/2019

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...
10:12, 06/27/2019

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

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 defense systems, aft...
05:00, 06/29/2019

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 scient...
01:00, 07/16/2019

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...
03:36, 05/15/2019

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 com...
18:48, 05/17/2019

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 oth...
04:12, 07/12/2019

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 &...
03:48, 07/11/2019

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 roun...
06:36, 06/01/2019

Hidden Greek village where women once ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where wom...
04:24, 05/07/2019

Greek Stocks Poised for Best Performance in 20 Years Greek stocks are headed for their best year in two decades amid investors’ optimism that a new government will be able to pare back austerity measures...
09:36, 08/13/2019

Greek Orthodox church in US gets 1st new leader in 20 years NEW YORK (AP) — The Greek Orthodox church of the United States has installed its first new leader in 20 years. Archbishop Elpidophoros was enthroned S...
14:12, 06/22/2019

Greek island hopping: walking on Amorgos On the third leg of his tour, our writer explores the ancient walking trails of this mysterious Cyclades island, with its monasteries, sea cliffs and ...
17:12, 08/12/2019

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 purs...
11:12, 06/21/2019

| 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 starti...
15:48, 06/12/2019

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....
22:48, 06/27/2019

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 Medi...
06:36, 06/18/2019

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....
05:50, 04/28/2019

HBO Max orders Greek mythology series ‘Circe’ The Greek goddess who infamously turned Odysseus's crew into swine in Homer's Odyssey is getting a modern-day reboot. HBO Max has ordered ei...
01:24, 07/31/2019

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...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences betwee...
02:36, 07/06/2019

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 ec...
09:48, 07/08/2019

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 presiden...
05:49, 04/28/2019

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 c...
13:36, 05/30/2019

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 vo...
07:48, 06/25/2019

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...
10:36, 06/25/2019

| 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 offensi...
14:36, 05/14/2019

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,...
13:12, 06/19/2019

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, aft...
15:24, 06/29/2019

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are...
10:36, 08/02/2019

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 wee...
22:36, 06/23/2019

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 als...
15:24, 05/18/2019

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...
10:36, 06/24/2019

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 strike a joint working grou...
11:12, 04/29/2019

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, Mur...
00:36, 07/10/2019

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 defense system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the p...
12:12, 07/15/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi crown prince must uncover Khashoggi murderers Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must uncover the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on...
05:00, 06/29/2019

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 an...
22:24, 06/24/2019

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 E...
22:36, 06/28/2019

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 victi...
10:36, 05/13/2019

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 g...
22:00, 07/14/2019

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 lat...
13:24, 06/22/2019

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 megalop...
11:36, 06/23/2019

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 ...
19:00, 07/15/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

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 Turk...
08:36, 06/29/2019

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, b...
19:48, 06/30/2019

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 d...
13:48, 05/14/2019

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 ten...
18:48, 06/23/2019

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 lo...
09:36, 04/30/2019

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 ...
22:24, 07/04/2019

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 ...
04:36, 07/08/2019

Greek police arrest migrants in raids and at airports Authorities in Greece have stepped up efforts to detain migrants without residence permits. Police have made a number of arrests in Thessaloniki and a...
18:36, 07/30/2019

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 the hospital following a five-day hunger strike ov...
05:24, 05/07/2019

All over the Aegean: a great Greek island-hopping odyssey The first part of a five-week trip takes in Ikaria, famous for its inhabitants’ longevity – though locals stress there’s more to the island than ripe ...
09:00, 07/29/2019

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 accepte...
11:24, 06/10/2019

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 d...
13:00, 06/09/2019

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 secure...
20:48, 07/07/2019

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 a...
09:48, 07/04/2019

The Valley of the Temples – Glorious Greek Monuments in Sicily Sicily is a beautiful and historic island separated from Italy by the Strait of Messina. It is also surrounded by two other seas - the Ionian and the ...
21:12, 07/27/2019

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 ID...
13:36, 06/29/2019

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly pla...
09:00, 06/07/2019

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 forg...
13:48, 06/29/2019

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...
12:48, 07/04/2019

Madeline Miller's Greek fantasy novel Circe is heading to HBO Max Here’s an interesting little thing we’re all going to have to be conscious of from now on: An HBO Max series is not the same thing as an HBO series. T...
21:24, 07/30/2019

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 The...
13:24, 06/02/2019

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 receive...
14:36, 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 rejec...
06:36, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on a government confidence vote in Greece (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Greece’s left-wing government has surviv...
12:24, 05/10/2019

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 featurin...
08:36, 05/03/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections 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 wee...
13:36, 06/02/2019

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 o...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Body of missing Briton found in Greek ravine Natalie Christopher found dead less than a mile from hotel two days after she disappearedRescuers searching for a British scientist who disappeared on...
11:36, 08/07/2019

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...
07:36, 07/02/2019

Greek government plans to replace top judges before election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing government says it is planning to appoint new top judges before a July 7 general election, a decision t...
10:36, 05/29/2019

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlif...
14:12, 08/14/2019

| 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 b...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Conservatives take decisive lead in Greek European vote Greece's opposition New Democracy party took a commanding lead over the ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, early result...
14:24, 05/26/2019

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 ...
18:36, 05/26/2019

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift ov...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Ex-financial director embezzled $66K from Greek Orthodox churches No wonder the Greek church went broke. The former finance director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese copped a guilty plea to embezzling $66,499 in chu...
15:48, 06/22/2019

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, ...
08:36, 07/16/2019

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM, picks cabinet Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office as Greece's new prime minister and named his cabinet on Monday, after storming to victory on a...
12:36, 07/08/2019

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 ...
18:24, 05/05/2019

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM after comfortable election win 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...
08:48, 07/08/2019

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 ...
17:36, 07/18/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with ...
03:48, 05/10/2019

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 ...
04:00, 07/13/2019

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 gove...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, known for kinetic artworks, dies Greek sculptor Takis, known for his artwork that used technology, motion and light and were displayed in art galleries and museums around the world, h...
00:00, 08/13/2019

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 g...
00:24, 07/15/2019

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 underdo...
07:36, 06/20/2019

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 Tay...
09:36, 06/25/2019

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 newspape...
01:36, 07/08/2019

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, broadca...
00:24, 06/16/2019

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 t...
17:36, 05/19/2019

Pro-Kurd party clashes with Erdogan ahead of high-stakes Istanbul vote Pro-Kurdish political leaders accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday of trying to sow discord among Kurds ahead of a re-run of an Istanbul...
07:00, 06/21/2019

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 T...
09:00, 06/02/2019

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 "collis...
07:36, 06/28/2019

Turkey's Erdogan suffers election blow but vote sparks hope for change A decisive win for Turkey's main opposition party in a re-run of a mayoral election in Istanbul this weekend has prompted hopes for economic and ...
04:00, 06/24/2019

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...
06:48, 06/25/2019

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...
05:36, 06/02/2019

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 ...
15:00, 05/28/2019

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 ...
09:24, 05/01/2019

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 cont...
13:00, 07/17/2019

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. ...
11:12, 06/23/2019

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 ...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliame...
16:24, 05/26/2019

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 si...
15:12, 05/11/2019

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 ...
14:48, 07/15/2019

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 Cr...
16:12, 07/15/2019

| 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...
22:00, 07/11/2019

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 esti...
15:12, 07/11/2019

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...
19:00, 07/14/2019

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 a...
12:24, 07/15/2019

Greek authorities seize massive shipment of Captagon drug Greek authorities say they have seized more than five tons of the synthetic drug known as Captagon, which they say is the largest amount of the drug e...
07:00, 07/05/2019

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 electio...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Greek police find body of missing British scientist The body of Natalie Christopher has been found on the island of Ikaria. Greek police had sent a specialist unit to aid the search after the astrophysi...
10:24, 08/07/2019

Greek volunteers tell of finding UK scientist's body on island of Ikaria Rescuers passed close to where Natalie Christopher’s body lay several times, leader saysVolunteers who joined the search for Natalie Christopher, the ...
19:36, 08/09/2019

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...
15:12, 07/07/2019

Fire rages out of control in Greek island nature reserve More than a Hundreds of firefighters battled wildfires Tuesday in Greece, with the largest burning out of control through a nature reserve on the isla...
11:01, 08/13/2019

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 su...
17:12, 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 al...
15:24, 07/08/2019

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires Reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordere...
09:12, 08/13/2019

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 act...
19:36, 07/07/2019

PAOK 1st undefeated team in Greek league season for 55 years ATHENS, Greece (AP) — PAOK has become only the second team to go through an entire Greek league season without losing. PAOK had already secured the ti...
14:36, 05/05/2019

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 y...
01:48, 07/08/2019

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...
01:12, 06/11/2019

Seven drown after migrant boat overturns off Greek island of Lesbos Two children, four women and a man drowned when a boat carrying them overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, the coast guard said, the d...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Greek Cup final to limit fans over crowd violence fears Greek Cup final between champion PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens to be played before limited number of fans due to fears of crowd violence  ...
07:24, 05/06/2019

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 disenc...
05:36, 07/08/2019

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 gover...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Body of missing American scientist found on Greek island Police have recovered a woman’s body on the Greek island of Crete they think belonged to an American scientist who was reported missing while attendin...
07:36, 07/09/2019

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...
15:12, 07/07/2019

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, a...
12:36, 07/07/2019

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 ...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Missing UK astrophysicist found dead in Greek island ravine Search crews find body of a British scientist who went missing while on holiday on the Aegean island of Ikaria in a ravine near where the woman had be...
12:24, 08/07/2019

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European ...
15:36, 05/26/2019

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row...
12:14, 08/12/2019

Greek authorities search for British woman missing on island Greek authorities have launched a major search operation on the Aegean island of Ikaria for a British woman reported missing after she reportedly went...
06:00, 08/06/2019

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey's foreign ministry said on Wednesday it rejected statements by Greek and European Union officials that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyp...
00:24, 07/10/2019

Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it...
02:36, 07/02/2019

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 v...
09:24, 05/17/2019

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 w...
17:12, 05/02/2019

A Greek summer meal in four dishes - recipes | Georgina Hayden Conjure up a taverna in your own kitchen with this four-course feast of aubergine fritters, grilled prawns with feta, courgette and caper salad, and f...
10:24, 08/10/2019

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...
06:12, 07/08/2019

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 ...
06:48, 07/07/2019

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...
06:00, 05/07/2019

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 P...
10:36, 07/08/2019

‘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...
11:12, 06/24/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's proc...
11:36, 05/21/2019

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...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an ap...
20:36, 08/13/2019

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...
12:24, 06/19/2019

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...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Greek PM Tsipras to announce tax, pension relief measures as polls loom Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will unveil tax and pension "relief measures" on Tuesday, weeks before a European Parliament election, a governmen...
07:36, 05/07/2019

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 ...
09:12, 07/08/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece’s supreme court has ordered lower judges to reco...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Villages evacuated as fire burns Greek island nature reserve Hundreds of firefighters were battling three separate wildfires in Greece Tuesday, with the largest burning a pine forest on the island of Evia north ...
06:24, 08/13/2019

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,...
08:24, 07/16/2019

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 station...
15:12, 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...
09:12, 07/19/2019

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greek elections, delivering a stinging blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after ...
13:48, 07/07/2019

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 Sund...
14:12, 07/07/2019

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 hav...
05:36, 05/01/2019

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.  ...
20:12, 07/10/2019

Greek police find body of missing Briton on Ikaria island Greek police have found the body of a missing 35-year-old British astrophysicist missing since Monday in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria, they ...
10:00, 08/07/2019

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 pa...
08:36, 06/01/2019

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressi...
03:36, 07/23/2019

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 Idl...
15:00, 05/13/2019

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...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urg...
18:36, 08/13/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to ...
15:00, 08/01/2019

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 o...
09:36, 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 peopl...
09:48, 07/19/2019

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 d...
11:12, 07/15/2019

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 Prim...
09:36, 07/08/2019

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 s...
17:36, 05/30/2019

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.       &#...
07:12, 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 "c...
14:12, 07/10/2019

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 regi...
17:36, 07/07/2019

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order t...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, whose works used magnetism, sound and light, dies aged 93 Greek sculptor Takis, whose kinetic artworks were admired at major art museums around the world in a career spanning over 70 years, died on Friday at ...
07:12, 08/10/2019

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment w...
19:48, 08/02/2019

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 Departm...
15:36, 07/03/2019

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 lowering of the retirement age for its supreme court judges was against EU law, in a ...
08:48, 06/24/2019

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 ...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for...
12:12, 06/17/2019

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 m...
14:36, 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...
09:36, 06/17/2019

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...
08:48, 06/17/2019

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of mill...
11:48, 07/31/2019

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 f...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her...
21:36, 08/08/2019

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 ...
20:24, 06/25/2019

"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 s...
20:36, 06/03/2019

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 year...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in th...
08:12, 06/08/2019

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....
08:24, 05/31/2019

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 disc...
13:12, 07/15/2019

Gigi Hadid says she 'wouldn't recommend' the Greek island of Mykonos after she and sister Bella got robbed Getty Images & Sven Hansche/Shutterstock Gigi and Bella Hadid won't be returning to the Greek island of Mykonos anytime soon. Their luxury holiday vi...
07:36, 08/13/2019

Body of missing British scientist found on Greek island in ravine days after she disappeared during run The body of a British-Cypriot astrophysicist was discovered Wednesday in a ravine on Greek island two days after she went missing while out jogging, o...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside...
05:24, 07/24/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's grow...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English...
10:24, 06/04/2019

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about...
10:48, 08/05/2019

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....
19:12, 05/19/2019

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures esti...
05:48, 06/11/2019

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 ...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people t...
11:48, 07/09/2019

Father of teen jailed in Italy says his son not an assassin The father of one of two American teens jailed on suspicion of the murder of an Italian Carabinieri officer says his son “is not an assassin” and he w...
04:24, 08/06/2019

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 embarrassme...
01:24, 07/20/2019

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 o...
23:24, 05/28/2019

| 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, Austra...
06:36, 05/28/2019

| 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 ...
05:24, 05/28/2019

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 Ponz...
02:00, 06/14/2019

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 stat...
12:24, 06/07/2019

2 U.S. Teens Jailed in Italy Over Policeman’s Murder ROME — Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities carry out a murder investigation in the killing of an Italian polic...
12:36, 07/28/2019

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 ...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left he...
23:36, 08/09/2019

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....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against...
17:36, 08/12/2019

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 storie...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about...
14:24, 08/07/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the cour...
16:00, 06/08/2019

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 ...
03:48, 07/08/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in...
09:36, 05/24/2019

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 ye...
22:24, 05/28/2019

White supremacist who killed protester 'sorry' as he is jailed for life A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has apologised as ...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture PARIS (AP) — A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town en...
12:24, 05/17/2019

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 ...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration ...
20:48, 07/16/2019

The Latest: 2 American teens jailed in Italian cop killing Photo of officer Mario Cerciello Rega, 35, who was stabbed to death in Rome early Friday. (Released by Carabinieri) ROME (AP) — The Latest on two Amer...
17:36, 07/27/2019

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 ...
17:36, 06/12/2019

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four ye...
05:24, 05/31/2019

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 gir...
14:36, 07/19/2019

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alle...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been j...
05:36, 06/12/2019

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for...
18:36, 08/15/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of love life Louise Porton described as ‘evil’ and ‘calculated’ for killing three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters 18 d...
11:48, 08/02/2019

UN working group asks for release of 3 jailed Catalans The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has asked Spain to seek the release from pre-trial jail of three Catalan separatists detained ...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Former Celtic kit manager jailed for sexually abusing boys A former kit manager at Scottish club Celtic has been jailed for more than six years after admitting to a string of historic sexual offences against y...
13:00, 05/14/2019

| 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 c...
08:24, 06/10/2019

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 Ber...
04:00, 07/05/2019

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" ...
03:12, 07/04/2019

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Mu...
03:00, 08/03/2019

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 ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dra...
11:12, 05/27/2019

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatene...
09:48, 07/19/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaid...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — 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 ...
11:24, 05/16/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 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 a...
00:12, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were releas...
22:12, 05/06/2019

Caregiver jailed for abusing 101-year-old dementia patient An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, wa...
16:00, 06/21/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draco...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been j...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Letter From Jailed New Zealand Shooter Was Posted Online The white supremacist charged in the mosque attacks that killed 51 people was permitted to send letters to supporters, including one that was posted t...
03:48, 08/15/2019