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Greece to Manufacture New Border Surveillance Drones

A new border surveillance drone, which represents the next generation of unmanned surveillance aircraft, will be manufactured by a Greek firm.

Secretary of State Blinken Blames PKK for Deaths of Turkish Hostages

In a quick turnaround of diplomacy, the new US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, acknowledged late on Monday that the Kurdish separatist group PKK was indeed responsible for the recent killings of 13 Turkish nationals in a cave in...

What Can Greece Expect from Joe Biden?

Greece expects a lot from Joe Biden, President elect of the United States, based on the man's previous stance on Greece and his once humorous comment that he is "Joe Bidenopoulos". There have been other occasions, too, when the 46th...

United States Sanctions Turkey Over S-400 Missile Purchase

The United States is finally sanctioning Turkey over the fellow NATO country's purchase of the S-400 missile system from Russia in 2019, according to a statement released by the US State Department on Monday afternoon. In the document, Secretary of...

Defense Bill Calling for Sanctions on Turkey Over S-400 Missile Purchase Passes Overwhelmingly

The United States, with or without the blessing of President Trump, may be soon lowering the boom on fellow NATO ally Turkey over its purchase last year of the Russian S-400 missile system. On Friday, the gigantic $741-billion defense bill...

Greece Calls Once Again for EU to Impose Sanctions on Turkey

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias made yet another plea for the European Union to impose stiffer measures on the nation of Turkey for its rogue acts in the Mediterranean on Thursday, calling its behavior a “delinquent and provocative policy.” In...

Greece Joins Four European Allies in Building NATO's Next Generation Helicopter

France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Greece signed letters of intent to construct NATO’s next-generation helicopter earlier this week. The five allies will participate in the program dubbed “Next-Generation Rotorcraft Capability,” or NGRC, as they are planning to replace...

Turkey to Conduct Military Exercises on Greek National Holiday, Breaking NATO Agreement

Just hours after an agreement to cancel military activities planned on each country's respective national holidays, Turkey announced that it would go ahead with planned military exercises scheduled on Greece's OXI Day. This announcement breaks the moratorium announced by NATO...

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...

Why Turkey's New Provocation is the Most Dangerous Yet

As the Turkish seismic vessel Oruc Reis has once again entered Greece's continental shelf -- accompanied by warships -- Athens sees Turkey's new provocation as the end of any possibility for exploratory talks that the two countries had agreed...