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Greece sends FETÖ members to other countries: Report

Greece has sent eight FETÖ members who fled Turkey after the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016, to Belgium, Germany and Canada, a Greek daily has reported.

Ankara long criticized Athens for failing to extradite fugitive FETÖ members. Greece's refusal to extradite fugitives added to the tensions between the two countries.

One Bulgarian is Missing, another is Trapped on the Ferry that caught Fire near Greece (VIDEO)

A total of 37 Bulgarian drivers of a Plovdiv company were on board the ferry, which caught fire in the Ionian Sea. 35 have been rescued, one is missing and one driver is trapped in the middle of the ship along with a Turkish truck driver. Greek police and firefighters are currently on a rescue operation to rescue the two.

Minister slams Greek authorities over mistreatment of migrants

Turkey's Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has slammed Greek authorities, claiming that the Greek has thrown three migrants into the Aegean Sea, which resulted in one of the victims' death.

Soylu said on Twitter that two of the migrants were rescued while the other one had died following an incident off the coast of the Çeşme district in Turkey's İzmir province.

Frontex Denies ‘Expelling’ Migrant Watchdog Team from Greek Border

Frontex told BIRN that all due procedures were followed, after the Italy-based Association for Legal Studies on Immigration, ASGI, claimed the EU border agency and Greek police on November 6 intercepted a team of four ASGI legal experts near the border village of Idomeni in Greece and forced them back to North Macedonia,

Greek Police, foreign ministry on alert after Greek policeman arrested in Turkey

Greek Police and the foreign ministry are in a state of alert after a Greek policeman on trip to the city of Edirne was arrested.

The 41-year-old police sergeant is serving in the Feres police precinct in the Greek-Turkish border area of Evros and hails from the village of Antheia.

Sources say the policemen has been arrested, possibly by the Turkish gendarmerie.

Anti-vax lawyer arrested for dissemination of fake news on COVID-19, then released

Greek police arrested anti-vax lawyer Nikos Anastasiadis last night in accordance with a prosecutor's order that cited the "dissemination of fake news" on COVID-19 and "incitement to disobedience".

A preliminary investigation had previously been conducted by the prosecutor's office following complaints by citizens.

Editorial Ta Nea: Hatred and juvenile delinquency

The data on the cycle of violence wrought by juvenile gangs is shocking and rings an alarm bell for us all.

The investigative journalism piece published in Ta Nea today records 25 gangs all over Attica.

According to Greek Police data, between January and August of this year, 208 minors were beaten up and 211 were robbed by members of other gangs.