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Erdogan Says Greece is “Lying” on Migrants; Threatens to Open Floodgates

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of telling “lies” about migrant pushbacks and threatened to open the gates for migrants to storm into Greece. Erdogan's outburst followed Mitsotakis's statements on Tuesday when he...

Turkey’s Coast Guard Attempts to Push Migrant Dinghy to Greece

Turkey's Coast Guard attempted to escort a dinghy with about 40 migrants on board to Greece's Lesvos island, Greek authorities announced on Tuesday. The incident occurred early in the morning in the sea area east of Lesvos. According to the Hellenic...

EU Calls for Investigation into Alleged Migrant Pushbacks by Greece

The EU executive called on Wednesday for an investigation into alleged migrant pushbacks by Greece, which Athens is flatly denying. The announcement follows reports in the German media outlets Der Spiegel and ARD, according to which some of these operations...

Greece Purchases Powerful Israeli “Spike NLOS” Missile

Greece is to purchase the multi-purpose Israeli missile Spike NLOS in order to strengthen its military presence in the Aegean and Evros

Greece’s Milos Voted Best Island in the World for 2021

Greece's Milos was voted the best island in the world for 2021 according to a survey carried out among the millions of Travel+Leisure magazine readers. Folegandros island also in the Aegean was voted second best in the world. This year's...

Global Warming Brings Venomous Sea Urchin to the Aegean

Global warming has brought a venomous sea urchin into the Aegean with scientists saying that it has been spotted in the waters off at least 12 Greek islands. The particular sea urchin, whose scientific name is Diadema setosum, has extremely...

Massive Fire Leaves Much of Rhodes Without Power

A massive fire broke out on the Greek island of Rhodes on Sunday. The blaze has left a great portion of the island without power.

Greek Mythology Photographer Makes Mortals into Gods

Currently Leanne Vorrias is traveling back to antiquity to capture gods and mortals in adventures of Greek myth. adventures.

Mykonos Magnet for Hundreds of Yachts, Superyachts

Mykonos is attracting plenty of private yachts. Looking out over the beach bays of Ornos or Psarou, the phenomenon  has created what looks like a parking lot for the many plush vessels designed for posh travel on the water.

Greece Heatwave Turns Aegean Sea into Steam Bath

The temperature of the Aegean Sea has increased to 28C which is four degrees higher than normal due to the extended heatwave that hits Greece