News archive of June 2018
Germany's parliament on Friday approved a financial aid package for Greece that is designed to ensure Athens can stand on its own feet after it exits a third bailout program in August.
The Bundestag voted by a wide majority to approve the package of measures, which include extended maturities and deferred interest payments on many loans as well as a 15-billion-euro cash injection.
A court in the southeastern Diyarbakır province ordered the release of Leyla Güven, a lawmaker of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), on June 29, according to a judicial source.
Enhancing bilateral relation between Romanian and Spain to the level of a Strategic Partnership basically meant Romania's integration into a small group of EU countries with which Spain has this level of maximum priority and consistency in bilateral relations, in which context, and while also considering the celebration by Romania of its Greater Union Centennial this year, while also pr
Aeschylus' "Agamemnon" takes center stage next weekend at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus as part of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. Plotting, unfortunate fates and morality loom large in the first play of the "Oresteia" trilogy, which focuses on the return of Agamemnon to his kingdom and family. The play will be in Greek with English surtitles. Both performances begin at 9 p.m.
U.S. President Donald Trump has promised Turkey that he would take necessary steps regarding F-35 fighter jets, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said.
A district municipality in western Istanbul has started taking down Arabic shop signs, citing a new regulation stipulating that shop signs must include at least 75 percent Turkish words, Demirören News Agency reported on June 29.
The film set of a popular Turkish TV series at a historic site in Istanbul was destroyed in a fire on June 26. Click here for the story in photos...
Dries Verhoeven's project "Guilty Landscapes" transports images of uneasy responsibility into the white cube of a gallery. The Dutch artist's large-scale video installation is now on display at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, confronting the viewer with jarring images of poverty and desperation and challenging them to form a personal connection with the person being viewed.
Turkish Cypriots have criticized the southern Greek Cypriot side for banning its citizens from buying fuel from Turkish Cyprus.