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Sea Snot Invades Island of Imvros, Threatening Greek Waters

The "sea snot" that has plagued the Sea of Marma in Turkey has now infiltrated the shores of Imvros, posing a serious threat to Greek waters.

The Open-Air Greek Church that Looks Up to the Skies

The roofless church of Panagia Kakaviotissa on the island of Limnos is one of the most impressive Greek Orthodox churches in the world.

Photo Emerges of Damage to Turkish Ship After Collision with Greek Frigate

A photograph made public by Greek daily Kathimerini on Wednesday purportedly reveals the damage sustained to the right side of the stern of Turkey's frigate the Kemal Reis  during the collision on August 12. The collision occurred when the Kemal...

Greek Defense Minister Speaks with Frigate Captain Involved in Turkish Collision

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Tuesday spoke with the captain of the Limnos, the Greek frigate which collided with a ship belonging to the Turkish Navy last week. This is seen as official confirmation that the incident occurred, as...

Greek PM Mitsotakis, German Chancellor Merkel Speak Ahead of Friday Meeting

  Just one day before a special meeting of the European Union Security Council, it was reported that Greek Prime Minister spoke on the telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. Greek media are reporting that the Prime Minister discussed...

Quarantined Greek Ferry Given the All Clear After Coronavirus Scare

Greek authorities announced on Thursday afternoon that the tests on a crew member of the ferry that was being held at Lemnos island with 341 passengers and 77 crew members have come back negative for coronavirus. The ''Blue Star Mykonos''...

Hundreds of Passengers on Board Greek Ferry Quarantined Over Coronavirus Fears

Hundreds of passengers on board the ferry boat "Blue Star Mykonos" docked at port on the Greek island of Limnos were quarantined as a precaution after a crew member developed symptoms of coronavirus. According to Kathimerini, the captain reported that...

Turkey Issues NAVTEX off Cyprus and Limnos Island in Greece

Turkish authorities issued two new Navigational Telexes (NAVTEX) on Thursday, blocking off the regions of the sea west of Cyprus and southeast of the Greek island of Limnos in the Northern Aegean Sea. Turkey is continuing its game of ramping...

Turkish Coast Guard Ship 'Stopped Greek Fishermen'

Allegations of harassment at sea of Greek fishermen by Turkish boats and the country's coast guard continued on Friday. It follows reports earlier this week of shots being fired at Greek fishermen off the coast of Leros. Two Greek seamen, owners...

General Strike on Lesvos and Limnos over VAT Hikes on Wednesday

Professional and trade organisations on the Aegean islands of Lesvos and Limnos have declared a general strike by island businesses next Wednesday to demand the continuation of lower VAT rates for the islands, which are set to be aligned...