New heatwave, more dust on its way next week

Temperatures are set to soar again next week across the country with meteorologists even forecasting up to 43-44 degrees Celsius in heat-sensitive plains.

According to the National Meteorological Service (EMY), temperatures will begin to climb at the weekend between 34C and 36C in mainland areas, with a further rise from Tuesday.

Turkey determined to protect rights across Blue Homeland, says defense minister

Turkish Defense Minister Yasar Guler has reiterated Turkey's resolve to protect its rights within the so-called Blue Homeland region. 

"As we persist in combating terrorism, we safeguard our borders. And without any compromise, we defend our rights and interests in the Blue Homeland," he said.

Lawyers say Egyptians cleared in Greece over migrant shipwreck remain unfairly detained

Nine Egyptian men cleared by a Greek court of involvement in a migrant shipwreck disaster remain unfairly held in administrative detention days after they were freed from jail, their lawyers said Monday.

A judge in the southern town of Nafplio on Tuesday is expected to hear a legal appeal for their release, the lawyers told a press conference in Athens.