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In what is seen as a response to the trilateral summit next Wednesday in Jerusalem between Greece, Israel and Cyprus, with the participation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Turkey has announced that it will start a naval exercise on the same day off the Mediterranean island's southern coast and within part of its exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
By George Gilson
What those who met him remember best about Speros Vryonis, one of the most beloved and respected members of the Greek-American community who died on 11 March at age 90, is the kindness and gentleness of character of one of the top Byzantinists of his generation whose scholarly activity and publications covered a dazzling array of subjects.
Recent improvements in Turkey's environmental policies have finally given the green light for a more sustainable future for the country, but if the country can increase its waste recycling rate to 60 percent, it could lead to an industry generating 650 million euros of revenue and creating many jobs, according to an activist.