The Greek political system has a unique ability to lose its bearings and sink to terrible lows. When this happens, it tends to involve the country in a lot of unnecessary drama, as everything becomes deeply personal and mercenary. The rules of civilized discourse are abolished, so there are no off-limits topics and no limits to the low-blows.
Police on July 4 detained seven people, including five Syrian nationals, over their suspected links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.
Turkish airstrikes neutralized eight outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in Turkey's southeastern and eastern provinces and northern Iraq, the military said on July 1.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vowed to keep fighting terror for the upcoming period, as the Turkish Army stated that 56 outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) members were either seized or killed in military operations carried in southeastern border cities of Turkey and Northern Iraqi regions between the dates June 22 to 28.