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Ancient Cities Lost Under the Aegean Sea in Greece

The idea of ancient cities lost underwater for centuries might seem like something out of a movie. After all, the legend of Atlantis has inspired countless myths. However, as the discovery of the real city of Troy shocked the archaeological...

Turkey Issues Navtexes Blocking Off Large Swaths of Aegean Sea

In yet another poke in the eye of Greece and NATO, the nation of Turkey on Tuesday issued three new Navtexes, or maritime Telexes, blocking off huge areas of the Aegean Sea. Giving as a reason that Greece had militarized...

Greece Offers 120 Million in State Aid to Prop Up Aegean

Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday during his usual press briefing that the government would soon be awarding 120 million euros in support to Aegean Airlines to help get them through this tough, pandemic-ravaged year. There will also...

EU Border Force FRONTEX Finds No Evidence Yet of Refugee Pushbacks in Greece

Frontex, the border and coast guard agency of the European Union issued a response to media allegations on Thursday that illegal pushbacks of refugees had been taking place on the land and sea border between Greece and Turkey. This came...

Four Dead After Greek Tanker Collides with Turkish Fishing Boat

At least four Turkish fishermen were reported killed after a Greek tanker collided with their boat about 15km (9 miles) off the coast of Turkey’s Adana province on Wednesday. According to Turkish media reports, the fishing boat "Polatbey" was lying...

Waterspouts, Torrential Rains Hit Greek Islands

Heavy rains, waterspouts and other extreme weather phenomena, including flooding on Crete, were recorded around the Greek islands in the Aegean on Wednesday as much of the country experienced severe storms. Just past noon on Wednesday, a waterspout, also called...

Greece to Receive State-of-the-Art Aegean Sea Surveillance System

According to an announcement from Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis, Greece is about to receive a desperately-needed state of the art surveillance system covering the entire Aegean Sea. The Minister stated that the new system will make possible the “timely awareness...