Turkey Reiterates Right to Defend “Blue Homeland”
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar declared that his country is determined to defend its rights to the “Blue Homeland,” referring to the Aegean
Turkey Claims Greek Fighter Jets “Harassed” Vessel in Northern Aegean
Turkey charged on Tuesday that Greek fighter jets had “harassed” its research vessel Cesme while it sailed in the Northern Aegean.
Greece Protests Turkey’s Hydrographic Survey in the Aegean
Greece protested to Turkey on Thursday over the country's announced plans for an hydrographic survey in the center of the Aegean.
New Ferry Service Connects Mainland Greece with Turkey (video)
Ferry services between Smyrna's (Izmir) Cesme district and the Lavrio port, near Athens began Sunday with a special ceremony at the Turkish Port. It is the first time that the Turkish and Greek mainlands will be connected by ferry, something...
Orthodox Faithful Flock to Rare Liturgy at Church in Turkey
Greek Orthodox faithful from the island of Chios traveled to the Turkish port of Cesme (Krini), for a rare liturgy held at Saint Charalambos church on Sunday. Sunday was the feast day of the hieromartyr Saint Charalambos, who was...
Turkish Research Vessel 'Cesme' in Greek Territorial Waters
Turkish research vessel Cesme was reportedly in Greek territorial waters on Thursday, according to NAVTEX 244/17 issued on Wednesday by Turkish authorities. According to the NAVTEX, Cesme will conduct research for an unknown period of time. Hellenic Coast Guard has...
Turkey Sends Research Vessel 'Cesme' in Central Aegean
Turkish provocations in Greek waters continue as on Thursday evening a NAVTEX issued by the Smyrna Hydrographic Service said that the "Cesme" vessel will carry out a research mission in the central Aegean. The NAVTEX No. 181/17 issued by Turkish...
Ecumenical Patriarch Performs Liturgy in the Cesme Greek Orthodox Church
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew performed a liturgy at the recently renovated Greek Orthodox church of Saint Charalambos in Krini (Cesme), Turkey, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. This is the first time that a Divine Liturgy has been performed in the...