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Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the making?
Mar24

Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the making?

The rising tide of an aggressive blend of nationalism and Islamism might be prompting Ankara to pursue its own WMDs, and its preference appears to be long-range missiles. As Turkey feels more threatened by real or (mostly) imagined enemies, it increasingly views maximum possible military deterrence as essential to both survival (a defensive goal)...

A Soviet Spy Who saved The “Big Three” at the Tehran Conference was 19 years old at the time!
Mar20

A Soviet Spy Who saved The “Big Three” at the Tehran Conference was 19 years old at the time!

During the spy games of WWII, the result of the war was hanging by a thread. Gevorg Vartanian, a young Armenian who joined the Soviet intelligence circle through his father, proved to be a valuable asset, even when he was 16 years old. Vartanian’s father posed as a rich Persian merchant in Tehran for 23 years, having moved there in 1930...

Will Turkey be added to European list of undemocratic countries?
Mar10

Will Turkey be added to European list of undemocratic countries?

In a further blow to Turkey’s spotty global image, the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) called March 8 for Turkey to come under its formal scrutiny, a status reserved for members that are deemed to be backsliding on democracy. Nine countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Russia...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the situation in the FYROM and the name dispute
Mar03

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the situation in the FYROM and the name dispute

Speaking on the margins of his visit to Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued a statement on the situation in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The escalation of the political situation in the FYROM is very alarming. The political stagnation threatens to set the country further back on its path to integration with the...

Russia’s U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York
Feb21

Russia’s U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York

Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The ministry gave no details on the circumstances of his death but offered condolences to his relatives and said the diplomat had died one day before his 65th birthday. It...

Battle of the Nations: Real medieval warfare games! (video-photos)
Feb15

Battle of the Nations: Real medieval warfare games! (video-photos)

If you are fit, enjoy physical contact sports, but above all are a diehard fan of the medieval era, then this sport is for you. Once a year a medieval style combat tournament takes place in a castle in Europe, which means long swords, full body armour and shields! The Battle of the Nations (BN), as it is called was first held in 2009 in the city...

Turkey monitors Greeks and citizens from 38 countries!
Feb15

Turkey monitors Greeks and citizens from 38 countries!

According to various sources,the Turkish intelligence service MIT has agents and informers in Greece as well as 38 other countries. Their main objective is to find information about Turkish citizens as well as Turks with dual nationality, hence citizens of other countries, regarding their possible connections with the Gulen movement and the...

EU migration commissioner meets with Greek PM on refugee crisis, Ukraine visit
Feb10

EU migration commissioner meets with Greek PM on refugee crisis, Ukraine visit

The refugee crisis and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s discussions during his visit to Ukraine topped the agenda of talks between the latter and European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos. …read more Source:...

Greek PM visits Kiev with Russia message
Feb09

Greek PM visits Kiev with Russia message

On a visit to Ukraine Thursday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for all sides to implement the Minsk Protocol and insisted that Greece has no intention of breaking ranks within the European Union over sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

Tsipras on two-day visit to Ukraine
Feb08

Tsipras on two-day visit to Ukraine

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras traveled to Ukraine for a two-day visit Wednesday. …read more Source:...

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