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Greece Warns Turkey: We Are Reaching the Limits of Our Patience

Greece warned Turkey that it is reaching the limits of restraint and patience following a period of intense Turkish provocations, including overflights and demands to demilitarize Greek islands. "We will do whatever it takes in order to defend and protect...

Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

The ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini.

Ten Majestic Aegean Sea Churches in Greece Dedicated to the Virgin Mary

There are a large number of Aegean churches throughout Greece Some humble and unpretentious here is a list of the most majestic.

The Day Greece Chose the Aegean Islands Over Northern Epirus

February 1, 1914, was a historic day for Greece and the fate of Hellenes of Northern Epirus and the Aegean islands. On that day, the then big powers of Europe sent a note to the Greek government. These powers traditionally...

Why Greek Island Houses Are Blue and White

World famous destinations like Mykonos and Santorini are immediately recognizable in photos thanks in part to their distinct architecture. Influencers love taking pictures in front of the islands' whitewashed homes and blue accents and doors. But why are Greek...

Greek Coast Guard Clashes with Turkish Fishing Boat

The Greek Coast Guard clashed with a Turkish fishing boat off the coast of Chios on Tuesday evening. Upon spotting the Turkish fishing boat in a stretch of sea between the Greek islands of Chios and Oinousses, the Greek Coast...

Turkey Escalates Tension With Greece: What is Ankara Up To?

Turkey has recently raised the ante of provocations against Greece raising tension in the eastern Mediterranean at a period when the two NATO supposed allies are expected to show unity in the face of the Russian threat to Ukraine. Greece issued...

Greece Launches Official Protest to Turkey Over Aegean Islands Provocation

Greece issued on Thursday a diplomatic protest, or demarche, to Turkey over the continued provocations of Turkish officials, including President Erdogan, who have even been questioning the sovereignty of the Aegean islands. The protest was handed over by the Greek...

Turkey’s Erdogan Warns Greece About “Militarization” of Aegean Islands

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Greece on Tuesday against attempts for the armament of the Aegean islands. “It is not possible for us to remain silent about the military activities carried out in violation of the agreements on the...

Greece Braces for Snow, Sub-Zero Temperatures

Greece is bracing for snow and sub-zero Celsius temperatures starting on Friday, the national meteorological service forecasts. According to the forecasts, snow will fall even on the Aegean islands, which is a rare phenomenon. Snow to blanket landscapes throughout Greece "On Sunday the...