Mediterranean

Temperatures in Eastern Mediterranean Rise 3 Times Faster than World Average

Temperatures in the Eastern Mediterranean are rising three times faster than the global average, with the effects of climate change already felt in Greece.

Turkey Announces Massive Military Exercise in the Aegean

Turkey announced on Monday that it will conduct a large-scale naval exercises in the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea between February 25 and March 7.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Speaks to Greek Foreign Minister

A US State Department spokesman told the press late on Monday that the new Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, spoke with Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias today. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Dendias emphasized their commitment to further strengthening U.S.-Greece...

PM Mitsotakis Lauds “Significant” Strategic Partnership on Israel Trip

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis had warm words for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the strengthened relationship between the two nations after the two leaders met on Monday. Mitsotakis praised the swift rollout of coronavirus vaccines in the state of...

New UN Talks on Cyprus Will be Held in New York

New talks regarding the divided island of Cyprus will be held in New York according to reports on Friday, which said that the United Nations will once again take part in the discussions. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on...

US Secretary of State Nominee Blinken says Turkey “Not Acting Like an Ally”

U.S. Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken said in his confirmation hearing this week that Turkey is "not acting like an ally" in what were some of the most pointed words coming out of Washington in the recent past. At...

Greece-Turkey Talks Set for January 25

The Greece-Turkey talks which have been bruited about for some time, but not finalized, have now been set for January 25, according to a statement from the Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday evening. The 61st first round of what are...

Turkey Issues Navtexes Blocking Off Large Swaths of Aegean Sea

In yet another poke in the eye of Greece and NATO, the nation of Turkey on Tuesday issued three new Navtexes, or maritime Telexes, blocking off huge areas of the Aegean Sea. Giving as a reason that Greece had militarized...

Greece, Israel, Cyprus to "Create New Geography of Understanding"

The close trade, military and energy ties between Greece, Cyprus and Israel "are a guarantee for the security of the wider region, which is plagued by crises and dangerous revisionisms," stated Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Tuesday, during...

NATO Chief Announces Greece, Turkey to Cancel War Games

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Friday in Brussels that Greece and Turkey plan to cancel their respective war games, which had been scheduled for next week on the national holidays of each other's country. The move was seen as...