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Greece Receives Remains of Soldiers Who Died in Cyprus Invasion

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos pledged on Tuesday to honor all Greeks who fought in Cyprus during the Turkish invasion in 1974 and went missing, speaking at a ceremony to receive the remains of six soldiers who were returned by...

Remains of Six Greek Soldiers Listed as Missing Handed Over to their Relatives

The remains of six Greek soldiers killed during the period of 1963 and 1967 and the 1974 Turkish invasion were handed over to their relatives during a special ceremony held Monday in Nicosia. The ceremony was held in the courtyard...

Cyprus to Return Remains of 6 Greek Soldiers from 1974

The remains of six Greek soldiers who fell during the 1974 Turkish invasion in Cyprus and were until recently considered to be missing, will be handed over to Greece's Alternate Minister of National Defense, Dimitris Vitsas, during a special...

Greece Eases Capital Control Restrictions to Aid Students and Soldiers

The Greek Finance Ministry has decided to ease the restrictions imposed on Greek citizens due to capital controls that were put in effect a few months ago. According to the official ministerial decision published in the government gazette, each applicant...

Mass Greek-Cypriot Grave Found in Occupied Cyprus

Human remains and military clothing were unearthed in occupied Cyprus, in the area of Trahonas in Nicosia, according to the Greek-Cypriot spokesman of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), Nestoras Nestoros. The committee notes that they were able to recover...

Australian Defense Ministry Looking at Greek Soldiers to Staff its Army

In an attempt to shield its national defense, the Australian government is seeking qualified soldiers from abroad, while the recruitment campaign is also addressing Greek and Greek-Australian citizens. Among other specialties, the Australian Department of Defense is seeking shooters, counter...

Economic Recession Hits the Greek Military

  As much as we all want to think of Christmas Holidays as a very cheerful time of year, this is not something that jives with reality. In Greece, where the economic crisis has been going on for some years now,...

Two Greek Soldiers Slightly Injured in Afghanistan

Two Greek soldiers who have been in Afghanistan as part of the Greek armed forces got injured when a fuel station exploded just outside the Greek soldiers' main camp in Kabul. This station had, according to tovima.gr, propane tanks and thus,...