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Greece Joins Egypt, UAE, France and Cyprus for Military Drills in the Med

Greek military forces joined forces from Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday for a naval and aerial drill that will last for several days in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Egypt. The forces participating in the “Medusa 10” exercise...

Joint Greek-US Military Exercise Held South of Crete

A joint Greek-US aeronautical exercise was held on Monday in the sea area south of Crete. According to a Hellenic National Defence General Staff's announcement, the exercise, which is part of the ongoing military cooperation between Greece and the United...

Turkey Conducts Major Naval Exercise as Jets Violate Greek Airspace

Greece is monitoring a huge Turkish air and naval exercise which is currently taking place south of Crete and southeast of Rhodes, defense sources in Athens said on Thursday, as Turkish jets again violated Greek airspace over the Aegean. The...

Greece, France and US Send Message of Strength in ''Alexander the Great'' Military Exercise

The large-scale joint military exercise dubbed ''Alexander the Great'' concluded its operations on Friday on the Greek island of Skyros. The multinational military exercise, which has been conducted jointly this week by the armies of Greece, France and the United...

Cyprus Conducts Joint Search and Rescue Exercise With France

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise dubbed “CYFRA-04/19” was conducted on Monday off the coast of Cyprus, according to a press release which was issued by the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) on Tuesday.  SAR Units and Personnel of the...

Turkey Issues New NAVTEX, Blocking Large Area in Aegean

With the issuance of a new Navigational Telex (NAVTEX) issued on Friday, March 8, Turkey intends to block off a large area in the Central Aegean Sea for new military exercises. The new NAVTEX comes only a few days after...

Cyprus and Israel Begin Joint Military Exercises

The Armed Forces of the Republic of Cyprus, along with their Israeli counterparts, are beginning a new joint exercise as part of the annual military cooperation program between the two countries. The exercises will begin on Monday, December 17 and will last until...

Cypriots and Greeks Show Alarming Lack of Physical Activity

Cyprus has the highest percentage of physically inactive people (44.4 percent) among developed countries with Greece following close behind, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. The worldwide survey conducted in regards to health and exercise shows that about 1.4 billion people...

How Tai Chi Changed One Greek Woman’s Life [Photos]

Back in 2014 Greek Roza Maragopoulou left her home in Athens to study tai chi in its birthplace -- Chenjiagou, in China's Henan province. For Roza her practice of tai chi is a necessity as much as something that she...

Greek-Australian Scientist Publishes Study Highlighting Exercises That Can Save Your Life

According to international research headed by Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis, a Greek-Australian scientist at Sydney University, tennis, swimming and aerobics are the three best sports for health. On the contrary, he notes, football and jogging are less beneficial and do not...