Greece. Press conference with Dr Lefteris Kretsos Secretary General of Media and Communication, Hellenic Republic

REFUGEES. Monday December 7, 2015 Dr. Lefteris Kretsos gave a press conference at Palais des Nations Geneva. This conference was introduced by a press release by Olga Gerovasili -the spokesperson for the Greek goverment- regarding press reports on the refugee crisis.

Middle East. ISIS, a history: how the world's worst terror group came to be

TERROR. To understand the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — why it exists, what it wants, and why it commits terrible violence of which the Paris attacks are only the latest — you need to understand the tangled story of how it came to be.

Analysis: Assad is the Main Beneficiary of War on ISIS

SYRIA. The increased attention ISIS is receiving in the wake of Friday’s deadly terror attacks in Paris is “taking the pressure off the Syrian regime right at the moment when pressure might have been effective,” Josh Rogin wrote Sunday on Bloomberg View.

Turkey. World media carry news of Turkish election

PRESS NEWS. US, Europe herald return of single-party government to Turkey after Justice and Development (AK) Party win

U.S. and European media outlets described the result of Turkey’s general election as a landslide for the country’s Justice and Development (AK) Party.

The party clinched victory after securing 49 percent of the vote in Sunday’s poll -- a rerun of June’s election that saw no party win a majority.


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