Fast-track residency permits for those investing over € 250,000 in real estate. This new rule is attracting growing numbers of Turkish nationals dissatisfied with what they see as President Erdogan's drift towards authoritarianism.
They learned at school that Greeks were their enemies. Now many exiled Turks have found refuge in Thessaloniki. Florian Schmitz met some of them.
A group of Turkish citizens landed on a Greek island in a dinghy after reportedly fleeing Turkey for fear of political persecution. Several hundred Turks have fled to Greece as the crackdown over the 2016 coup continues.
Authorities allege that a number of Indian nationals sought residency in Germany using falsified Greek visas and fake marriage certificates claiming they had Romanian brides. The key suspect faces serious charges.
While Recep Erdogan visits Greece as the first Turkish head of state in 65 years to do so, Turks who recently fled reflect on what compelled them to go. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
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