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Greece Alerts NATO to Airspace Violations by Turkey

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has briefed NATO on the recent upsurge in overflight violations by Turkey of its airspace in eastern Aegean. Speaking in Athens on Thursday, the Greek Premier announced that he spoke to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and...

Greece Launches “Strong” Protest to Turkey Over Island Overflights

Greece launched Wednesday a "strong" diplomatic protest against Turkey over the illegal overflights of Turkish jets in eastern Aegean earlier in the day. The foreign ministry in Athens summoned the Turkish Ambassador to Greece to launch the protest. "These actions constitute...

Turkey Sees Dialogue Channels with Greece “More Open Than Ever”

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday that dialogue channels between Turkey and Greece are more open today than ever before. Speaking to the Political, Economic and Social Research Foundation (SETA) think-tank based in the Turkish capital Ankara, Cavusoglu evaluated...

“Voice of the Aegean” Irini Konitopoulou-Legaki Dies at 91

One of the greatest singers of traditional Aegean island music, Irini Konitopoulou-Legaki, died on Tuesday at the age of 91. She was born in Keramoti on the island of Naxos and was the daughter of an acclaimed violinist, Michalis Konitopoulos. Culture...

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...

U.S., French Naval Forces in Massive Show of Force Off Greece

US and French naval forces, led by two aircraft carriers, are conducting drills in the Aegean Sea off Greece in the midst of the military conflict in Ukraine. The presence of the aircraft carriers off Greece is intended to monitor...

Why the Mediterranean is One of the Saltiest Seas in the World

The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most storied and lovely bodies of water anywhere in the world -- and it is also one of the saltiest.

Oldest City in Europe is Strofilas in Greece

Strofilas on the island of Andros in Greece is the oldest city in Europe. Dating to 4500 - 3200 BC

Greece Denies Reports of Migrants Thrown into the Sea

Greece rejected on Friday reports it had thrown migrants into the Aegean sea and instead has accused Turkey of deliberately spreading fake news. Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis responded to a report by German news magazine Der Spiegel, Dutch investigative platform...

Greece Vows to Counter Threat Posed by Turkey’s Drones

Greece announced on Friday that it is taking measures to defend against Turkey's drones (UAV) that have been spotted recently operating over Greek islands in the eastern Aegean. Minister of Defense Nikos Panagiotopoulos acknowledged the proliferation of UAV overflights by...