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Turkish Drone Spies on Sole Resident of Greek Islet Kinaros

A Turkish Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, flew over Kinaros on Wednesday, a Greek islet whose only inhabitant is Irene Katsotourchi. It is unclear what kind of military intelligence the Turkish drone had tried to get...

Greece Names New Frigates After Ancient Greek Naval Commanders

Greece announced on Tuesday that it has named the three modern frigates it will acquire from France after ancient Greek naval commanders. The three FDI frigates will be named after Cimon, who rose to prominence for his bravery in fighting...

US Coast Guard Spots Chinese, Russian Naval Ships Off Alaska Island

A U.S. Coast Guard ship came across a guided missile cruiser from China while on routine patrol, officials reported on Monday. The patrol boat called Kimball and known as a cutter discovered that two other Chinese naval ships and...

Top Ten Military Powers in the World Right Now

Lists of strongest military forces are appearing in various publications now that Russia's invasion of Ukraine has the world standing on edge

The Liberation of Tripolitsa in the Greek War of Independence

The siege of Tripolitsa, Greece (today's city of Tripolis) was a pivotal moment in the Greek War of Independence, and it remains a point of contention between Greeks and Turks, as reflected in the way it is portrayed by...

Alexandroupolis Port in Greece to Fall Under American Control

Greece announced on Thursday it had received two offers for the majority stake of the Alexandroupolis port, a key point of entry to Europe for arms and energy imports. One is by Quintana, an American company with interests in the...

Thousands Arrested in Russia Following Anti-War Protests

Russian police have arrested thousands of anti-war protesters after President Vladimir Putin’s partial draft of reserve forces. Armed forces detained over 1,300 Russian civilians in almost thirty-nine cities. The Russian human rights group OVD confirmed that there were over...

U.S. and Canadian Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait

A U.S. warship and a Canadian frigate made a routine transit through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, September 20th at a time of increasing military tension between Beijing and Taipei. This is the second transit in a month from a...

Putin Mobilizes 300,000 Reservists to Fight in Ukraine War

Russia's President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilization in Ukraine on Wednesday in an effort to redress the setbacks his army has suffered during the last month. In a national address, Putin said that the army was facing the...

Head of Russian Mercenary Group Filmed Recruiting in Prison

The head of a Russian shadowy Wagner mercenary group, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, appeared in a leaked filmed footage shot at a prison while recruiting convicts to fight in Ukraine. In the verified video footage, Prigozhin can be seen addressing a large...

Greece Sends 40 Tanks to Ukraine, Gets German Hardware in Return

Greece will send 40 of its Soviet-built BMP-1 IFVs to Ukraine after it reached a deal with Germany on Friday according to which it will receive from Berlin the same number of the more modern 40 Marder IFVs. The agreement...

Turkey Violates Greece’s Airspace 110 Times in a Single Day

On Thursday, Greece announced that Turkey's jets and UAVs violated Greek airspace 110 times on Wednesday. The provocations by Turkey came on the same day that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned Athens that Ankara will decide “when and where...

Ukraine Claims It Reseized Land From Russia In Lightening Offensive

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, said that his country's forces liberated more than 6,000 square kilometers (2,317 sq miles) of territory in the east and south from Russia in September thus far.  Some military experts believe that Russia's admission that it...

First Upgraded F-16 Jets Arrive in Greece

The first two of a total of eighty-three upgraded F-16 jets arrived at the Tanagra Airbase in Greece on Monday. The first two F-16 Viper jets will serve as pilot training aircraft. Greece hopes to receive at least six more...

North Korea Declares Itself a Nuclear Weapons State

According to the official news agency KCNA, North Korea has approved a law declaring itself to be a nuclear weapons state. Kim Jong-un, the country's leader, described the choice as "irreversible" and rejected the idea of any denuclearization negotiations, the...