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Turkey Plans to Conduct Research South of Greece's Rhodes and Castellorizo

Turkey's State Petroleum Company ΤΡΑΟ intends to conduct scientific research to locate potential reserves of hydrocarbons south of the Greek islands of Rhodes and Castellorizo in the near future. According to what Greece's Kathimerini newspaper reported on Sunday, the Turkish...

Greece Signs Historic Agreement To Explore Natural Resources South of Crete

Greece signed a formal agreement on Thursday with the companies ExxonMobil, Total and Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE) to research and exploit the natural resources located south and west of the island of Crete, in the Mediterranean Sea. Many high-ranking officials, including Greek...

”Sea Wolf”: Turkey’s Largest Military Exercise Begins Amid Rising Tensions

Turkey launched its largest annual military exercise, dubbed ''Sea Wolf,'' (Denizkurdu in Turkish) on Monday. The exercise is currently taking place across three fronts, including the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea. The country's general staff issued...

World Oceans Day in Greece: How You Can Get Involved to Help Our Seas

June 8 is World Oceans Day and the citizens of many counties around the world are celebrating this day by creating and attending events in person as well as online that revolve around our seas. Greece is a country that...

An Unforgettable 24 Hours in the Village of Nea Epidavros

As the sun starts to rise and the day begins, the serenity of the sleepy village of Nea Epidavros starts to stir. It is just 125 km from Athens, but your entire world will be transformed once you arrive. You might...

EgyptAir Flight 804: Still Searching for Bulk of Wreckage [video]

Search crews have found human remains, along with the personal belongings of passengers from EgyptAir Flight 804, but are still searching for the bulk of the wreckage. Looking for clues to understand why the jet carrying 66 people crashed into...

IOM: More Than 45,000 Refugees, Migrants Arrive in Greece in 2016

More than 45,000 migrants and refugees have reached Greece by sea since the beginning of 2016, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Tuesday. Specifically, 45,361 refugees and migrants reached Greek islands coming from Turkey in January 2016. This is...

Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Soar

The United Nations refugee agency reports deaths are spiking as refugees and migrants cross the Mediterranean Sea in record numbers in a desperate bid to reach European countries. The U.N. refugee agency reports more than 300,000 refugees and migrants have...

UN Report: Greece Is Main Entry County for Refugees and Migrants Travelling to Europe

The Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees released a report on Wednesday that examines the route refugees take when entering Europe by sea. The report found that so far in 2015 Greece has surpassed Italy as the country with the most refugees and migrants entering its...

EU to Propose Migrant Plan As 1,000 Migrants Arrive in Greece in One Day

As Europe is struggling to cope with a massive influx of over 100,000 migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea seeking a better life in the continent this year, the European Union (UN) took the initiative to propose its 28 nations' interior ministers...