After Bank of #Greece, #Cyprus Central Bank also reports #cyber attack http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyprus-cyber-cenbank-idUSKCN0XX1NQ … #cybersecurity
Greece paralysed by general strike ahead of pension vote http://f24.my/1YerRcf
Your Saturday dose of Greek doom: Greece on the verge of bankruptcy, @JanDams says http://www.welt.de/wirtschaft/article155119575/Athen-treibt-auf-den-Abgrund-zu.html … via @welt
IMF could pull out of Greece rescue plan: report http://politi.co/1WexZ6C
#Greece MoF submitted an amendment lowering the tax-free threshold to €8,636 for unmarried & to €8,863 for family w 1 child. #economy #imf
For family w 2 children the tax-free threshold is set at €9,090, for >3 children it 'll remain at curr level #Greece
Greece paralysed by strike over pension reforms and tax hikes http://u.afp.com/ZuDa
ATHEX: Growth continues as deal with creditors edges nearer http://dlvr.it/LFKKdN
Opposition parties slam PM ahead of vote on social security, tax reform http://dlvr.it/LFKKZR
IMF calls on eurozone to grant Greece debt relief http://dlvr.it/LFKKXL
Tell Bundestag then that the Greek programme will go on without the #IMF. Can't have both, mein Freund.
EU sidelining democracy in its own fight against terrorism, President Erdoğan says http://sabahdai.ly/hTTYF6
Dundar and Gul plan to appeal sentences in Turkey http://bit.ly/21I51Mi
What's next? Sacrificing the requirements on anti-terror legislation on the visa deal?
(The Seattle Times) #Turkey: 2 more detained over attack on opposition editor : ANKARA,.. http://www.inusanews.com/article/31348421509/turkey-detained-attack-opposition-editor …
Key as to why Turkey's downward spiral continued unabated: "Absent any criticism from the West, Erdoğan kept going."
Erdoğan tells the world who’s the boss in Turkey - by @MuratYetkin2 for #HDNOpinion http://bit.ly/1NmqLuy
US 'concerned' over Can Dündar, Erdem Gül convictions http://bit.ly/1WPZ0w1
Journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül sentenced to 5 years for leaking state secrets http://bit.ly/1SSjFOC
#Turkey - Media freedom and rule of law are not only relevant to the EU, but first and foremost to every country's own citizens
Sultan moving full speed ahead. Opposition and EU can be mad or glad , it really doesn't matter to him.
A fair reading of article & links-1 wonders if Erdogan ever agreed to EU Deal & is just looking for excuse to bolt.
Erdogan just humiliated Juncker ,Tusk & and entire EUC , as well as Merkel and EU Leaders-with today's declaration.
20 confrontations between Davutoğlu and Erdoğan during 20 months of prime ministry http://bit.ly/23uosr4
#BREAKING Germany says expects Turkey to respect EU migrants pact after PM exit
The Pelican Brief - the pro-Erdoğan blog that shook Turkey, in English. Davotuğlu out soon? http://theturkishsun.com/the-pelican-brief-erdoganist-blog-seeks-to-topple-davutoglu-an-english-translation-18140/ …
LNA General command rejects a meeting request by @KoblerSRSG
#Libya Italian navy rescues 1800 migrants in 24 hours (Reuters) http://af.reuters.com/article/libyaNews/idAFL5N1832A8 …
#Libya ISIS territory Libya
#Libya Misrata launches counter attack against ISIS
Sources say assassinations total 6 incl a female police officer.Those with links to former regime&security targeted.
Two assassinations targeted security officials in #Tripoli today: Army Col.Ahmad Ragae, &police officer, Abdul Raziq Fleet.
Very interesting phenomenon !! Reason vote for Trump...
Romney: I won’t vote for either Trump or Clinton http://hill.cm/NgisGtV
Hillary Clinton To Face FBI Interview Within Weeks, CBS Reports http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-05-06/hillary-clinton-face-fbi-interview-within-weeks-cbs-reports …
#ClintonEmailTimeline This is the Wikipedia of #Emailgate #ImWithHer this is real. It's not a "vast RW conspiracy". http://thompsontimeline.com/The_Clinton_Email_Scandal_-_Short_Version_-_Part_1 …
Odds & Ends ......
Infographic: Al-Qaeda affiliates http://ow.ly/4njJxd
‘Destroy barriers’: Pro-refugee activists clash with police at Austrian-Italian border http://on.rt.com/7c1v
Ali al-Naimi fired ! This comes a bit out of the blue. Does this suggest a change in Saudi oil policy ?
Spain's Rajoy asks Brussels to forgo deficit fine: El Pais http://reut.rs/21HxUrL
While away from my desk, Deutsche Bank shares slide and 5y default probability jumps to almost 15%.
Kenya says it will close all refugee camps, displacing more than 600,000 people. http://cnn.it/24zvwbP