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Turkish Aircraft Violate Athens FIR on Wednesday

Four F-16 Turkish aircraft flew over Kalogeri islets, northeast of the island of Andros, at 29,000 feet at 11:56 a.m. on Wednesday. According to General Staff's announcement, the four Turkish aircraft violated Athens FIR without submitting a flight plan. The...

German FM Spox Says Unaware of Erdogan's Statement on Greek Islands, Declines to Comment

A German foreign ministry spokesman on Friday declined to give any reply to questions on whether the islands of Chios, Lesvos and Limnos were Greek, while claiming to be unaware of statements made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Turkey Downplays Incident Between Russian Warship and Fishing Boat in Aegean

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara was investigating the incident of a Russian warship firing warning shots at a Turkish fishing boat near the Greek island of Limnos in the Aegean. Speaking from Rome - where he is participating in...

Joint Greek-Australian Naval Exercises to Mark Anzac Centenary

Greek Navy warship "Kountouriotis" and Royal Australian Navy ships "HMAS Success" and "HMAS Anzac" will carry out joint naval exercises in April and May to commemorate the Anzac centenary, marking the 100th anniversary since Australian and New Zealand forces participated...

British Travel Website Praises 3 ‘Overlooked’ Greek Islands

Famous British luxury holiday website aluxurytravelblog.com published an article praising the Greek islands, which are a very popular destination for people in the UK. The article focused on “three lesser known Greek Islands worthy of a closer look.” Fist on the...

Turkish PM Davutoglu in Athens for Talks on Friday

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is due in Athens for talks on Friday amid a tense atmosphere between Greece and Turkey, which has been exacerbated by the neighboring country's decision to carry out naval exercises in the Aegean while...

4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northern Greece

A powerful 4,9 magnitude earthquake shook the Greek island of Limnos on Thursday night. The epicenter was located beneath the seabed about 30 kilometers northwest of Limnos and 258 kilometers northeast of Athens. There are no victims or damages reported. In January,...

Greek Islands for a Family-Friendly Vacation

Finding the perfect place for your family vacation can be quite tricky. The numerous Greek islands offer tourists a large selection of places to go for a relaxing vacation with their family. Even though Mykonos and Rhodes are mostly...

Limnos Protests Against New Video Game

The island of Limnos is protesting against its inclusion in a new video game called  ‘Arma 3’. The inhabitants and local authorities of the island claim that the video game is harming  its reputation as a peaceful place and constitutes...