Migrant found dead after shooting at Greece-Turkey border: report

A female migrant has been found dead after shooting erupted as she and others tried to cross into Greece from Turkey by boat, Greek...
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Two Turks arrested after glider crash off Greek island

Two Turkish citizens who managed to enter Greece illegally on a motorized paraglider were arrested after crashing off Evia Island, Agence France-Presse reported on...

Germany accuses alleged MİT agent of spying for Turkey, violating weapons law

A suspected Turkish agent is charged with spying on dissidents for Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) and violating the weapons law in an indictment...

Activist, basketball player Enes Kanter Freedom receives 2022 Courage Award

Enes Kanter Freedom, an activist and basketball player who was dropped from the NBA reportedly for speaking out against human rights abuses worldwide, received...

Greece arrests 2 people from sailboat in distress with 70 aboard: report

Two people were arrested on suspicion of migrant smuggling and endangering lives for steering a sailboat carrying 68 others that ran into trouble off...

Brazilian court refuses to extradite Gülen-linked businessman to Turkey

Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an extradition request from Turkey for a businessman due to his links to the faith-based Gülen movement, saying...

Greek journalist’s documentary focuses on family that fled Turkey’s post-coup crackdown

A documentary by Greek journalist Mariana Kakaounaki tells of the injustices faced by victims of Turkey’s post-coup crackdown, focusing on a tragedy that took...

Turkey’s main opposition accused of hypocrisy in stance on replacement of pro-Kurdish mayors

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) was accused of hypocrisy for its support of the Turkish government’s practice of removing mayors  –- mostly...

Germany seizes accounts of spyware firm accused of selling products to authoritarian countries including...

German authorities have seized the accounts of spyware company FinFischer amid an investigation into whether it broke export laws by selling its products to...

23,737 Turkish nationals sought asylum in Europe last year, a 38 pct increase over...

A total of 23,737 Turkish nationals sought international protection in EU member states, Norway and Switzerland in 2021, according to an analysis released by...

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