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Suspected ISIS Member in Peloponnese was Refugee on Lesvos in 2017

A man who had come on a boat to Greece from Turkey in 2017, claiming political asylum from the nation of Tajikistan, was brought before the appellate prosecutor of Nafplio by officers from Greece's Special Suppression Counter-Terrorism Unit (EKAM)...

Libyan Parliament Rejects Ratification of Libya-Turkey Military Deal

The Parliament of Libya, which is controlled by forces led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, rejected the ratification of the military agreement signed in December by the Tripoli-based Libyan government of Fayez Al-Sarraj and the government of Turkey. The deal...

EU Expresses ”Strong Concern” About Turkish Decision to Send Troops to Libya

Peter Stano, the lead spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, issued a statement on Friday condemning the Turkish Parliament's decision to grant President Erdogan the power to send Turkish troops to Libya. ''The European Union...

Greeks in Libya Call for Help as Civil War Intenifies

The small Greek community in Libya appealed on Saturday to the Greek government to take measures to protect them as the civil war in the country escalates. A new offensive launched by forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, who controls...

Extensive Damage As Storm "Penelope" Sweeps Greece

The isle of Corfu, Karpenisi, Agrinio, Tripoli and Nafpaktos and many other areas in western and central Greece suffered severe damage this week from storm "Penelope". The weather system, which has lashed Greece since Sunday, brought heavy rain and high winds to...

Greek Embassy Reopens in Tripoli, Libya

Diplomatic missions suspended their activities at the Embassy in Tripoli on July 31, 2014, with the evacuation of a total of 186 Greek and foreign citizens. Now, Greece is planning to normalize ties with Libya again say diplomatic sources....

Man to Dig for Treasure in Tripoli Main Square

A 65-year-old man received a permit to dig for a treasure in Tripoli central square, as the Arcadian city mayor confirms. In a few days, the Arcadian capital main square will be blocked and bulldozers will start to excavate to...

On the Road in Greece: Comedy in Tripoli, Arcadia

Educators are dedicated and serious on improving the quality of life in Greece. It is not a job to them. It is a ministry. The Theatrical Group of the Primary Education Teachers Arcadia presented the comedy "not me" (Den...

Tegea Archaeological Museum Nominated for European Museum of the Year Award

Greece's Culture Ministry and the Arcadia Antiquities Ephorate announced that the Tegea Archaeological Museum has been nominated as a candidate for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) in 2016. The museum was included in a list of candidates...

Libyan Air Force Bombs Greek Oil Tanker

Libyan air force bombed a Greek oil tanker off the Lybian coast on Sunday, injuring some of its crew members and damaging a large part of the vessel, said a national army source. A Libyan air force fighter jet attacked...