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Turkiye comes to the aid of Greece as country battles deadly wildfires

Turkiye was among the countries to the assistance of Greece as it battled a series of wildfires that started to breakout on Monday following extremely hot weather. Thousands have had to flee their homes and hotels to escape the fires raging across the country, including in Western Attica, Laconia (southern Peloponnese), and on the island […]

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At least 22 dead after big earthquake hits Izmir and Aegean region

Officials have confirmed 20 people have been killed in Turkey along with two teenagers on the Greek island of Samos after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Aegean region. The fatalities in Turkey were in the western province of Izmir, where over 780 people were also injured, with several in a critical condition. Dozens remain […]

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Greece preventing Turkey from restoring Ottoman architecture, expert claims

The Greek government is preventing Turkey from restoring some 20,000 monuments in Greece dating back to the days of the Ottoman Empire, it has been claimed. Neval Konuk Halaçoğlu, a lecturer at Marmara University in Istanbul and an expert on Ottoman architecture in the Balkans, said Greece has “never allowed” Turkey to restore any of […]