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Double SOS from industry for energy cost and adequacy

The burden borne by Greek industries due to the energy crisis and the large increases in the prices of electricity and natural gas consumed for the operation of factories and the production of their products is enormous.

Turkish vice president slams Greece over new footage of migrant pushback

Greek forces continue to push irregular migrants, including women and children, into Turkish territorial waters in the Aegean Sea.

The Turkish Defense Ministry shared a video of Greek Coast Guards pointing guns at refugees, battering and pushing them into Turkish territorial waters.

People from Bulgaria, Greece flock to Edirne for shopping

Thousands of people from Bulgaria and Greece travel to the Turkish northwestern province of Edirne for shopping.

"On weekends around 12,000 visitors from those countries come to Edirne, while on weekdays it is around 6,000 to 7,000," said Recep Zıpkınkurt, the head of the Edirne Chamber of Trade and Commerce.

Those visitors from Bulgaria and Greece on average spend 500 euros.

Russian women win chess title, men’s competition still wide open

Čatež ob Savi – The Russian women’s team has already bagged the title at the European Team Chess Championship, whereas the men’s competition remains wide open as the teams enter the final round on Sunday.

In Saturday’s penultimate round Russia defeated Ukraine 3:1 in the women’s competition and won the title as the only team without a single lost match and with 16 points.

Turkey says Greece's statements on ties 'contradicting'

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said early on Nov. 21 that Greece was holding a provocative and adversarial attitude toward Turkey while talking about dialogue.

Spokesman Tanju Bilgiç said in a statement that Greece was not able to stomach the crucial role Turkey plays in its region and the immediate surroundings in the context of ensuring peace and stability.

Turkey slams Greek top diplomat’s ‘hostile’ remarks

Ankara has slammed the Greek top diplomat's "hostile" and "provocative" statements against Turkey at a four-way summit that included French, Egyptian and Greek Cypriot colleagues.