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Balkans |  Greek striker Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open
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Balkans | Greek striker Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open

At the Australian Open, the first major tennis tournament of the season, men’s singles seed third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the semifinals. Greek striker Tsitsipas and Czech Republic’s world number 71 Jiri Lehika faced off in the men’s singles quarter-final match on day nine of the tournament in Melbourne. Tsitsipas, who defeated his opponent 3-0...

Balkans |  MSB announced: 27 people intervened at the Greek border
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Balkans | MSB announced: 27 people intervened at the Greek border

The Ministry of National Defense announced the intervention of 27 people who were forcibly sent from Greece to our country. In a statement from the Ministry of National Defense, “Our border guards intervened 27 people who were trying to forcibly send them to our country from Greece. In the investigation it was found that one...

Balkans |  Syriza Zebek’s deputy presented to Parliament the problem of equalizing the imam of the preachers in Greece
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Balkans | Syriza Zebek’s deputy presented to Parliament the problem of equalizing the imam of the preachers in Greece

A Xanthi deputy from the Radical Left coalition, Syriza, Greece’s main opposition party, Hüseyin Zeybek, has brought the certificate equivalency problems faced by students educated at Imam Hatip high schools in Turkey to the Hellenic Parliament. In his parliamentary question addressed to the Greek Ministry of Education and Religions, Zeybek stated that students who continue...

Balkans |  The mayors of the Balkan countries met in Athens
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Balkans | The mayors of the Balkan countries met in Athens

Within the scope of the B40 Athens Summit of the Balkan Cities Network, nearly 70 mayors from 10 Balkan countries gathered in Athens, the capital of Greece. At the summit, the presidency of the B40 Balkan Cities Network was transferred from Istanbul to Athens. In the opening speech of the summit, the Mayor of Athens,...

Balkans |  Turkish minority organizations in Western Thrace condemn the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden
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Balkans | Turkish minority organizations in Western Thrace condemn the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden

Institutions and organizations of Turkish minorities in Western Thrace condemned the attack on the Koran in Sweden. In a statement issued by the Friendship, Equality and Peace Party on its social media account, it stated that the ugly stand and action against the Quran had been strongly condemned. In the Mufti of Xanthi Mukhtar’s statement,...

Balkans |  President Erdogan’s words “If you make a mistake, crazy Turks will walk” were used in the Greek press.
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Balkans | President Erdogan’s words “If you make a mistake, crazy Turks will walk” were used in the Greek press.

President Erdoğan told Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis, “I know this very well. If you try to make a mistake, the crazy Turks will walk.” These words of President Erdoğan were echoed in the Greek press. While attending the groundbreaking ceremony of the Esenyurt Education Campus, President Erdoğan said, “We have no problem hitting Athens. Just...

Balkans |  The PKK suspect was arrested while fleeing to Greece
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Balkans | The PKK suspect was arrested while fleeing to Greece

The PKK suspect MV, who was caught trying to cross into Greece illegally, was arrested in Edirne. Border units of the 54th Mechanized Brigade Command arrested and detained the suspected PKK MV, who was trying to flee to Greece in the restricted military zone during border patrols. The MV was handed over to the Gendarmerie...

Balkans |  Greece asks the European Union for more financial and logistical support on migration
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Balkans | Greece asks the European Union for more financial and logistical support on migration

Greece, in its call to EU countries, has asked for more financial assistance on migration. Greek Minister of Citizen Protection Takis Theodorikakos met in Athens with the ambassadors of the European Union, Britain and Switzerland. Requesting additional financial and logistical support from the European Union, the Greek minister expressed the view that Greece’s borders are...

Balkans |  Greece is ready to reopen its doors to Chinese tourists
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Balkans | Greece is ready to reopen its doors to Chinese tourists

Greece is ready to welcome Chinese tourists again after China improved its fight against Covid-19. Greece is ready to welcome Chinese tourists again after China improved its fight against Covid-19. Greece is ready to welcome Chinese tourists again after China improved its fight against Covid-19. China’s improvement of its fight against COVID-19 has raised hopes...