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Greece, Cyprus Say They Won’t Follow Turkey in Escalating Tension

On Friday, the leaders of Greece and Cyprus sought to reduce tensions with Turkey amid increasingly belligerent rhetoric from the Turkish President, insisting that the best way to counter such talk is through "calm and composed determination." Greek Prime Minister...

Greece and Turkey Agree to Reduce Tension in the Aegean

Greece and Turkey agreed to reduce tension and keep communication channels open during a meeting between the countries' defense ministers on Thursday. Greek National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos held a brief meeting with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar on the...

NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg Accused of Being “Erdogan’s Ambassador”

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was accused by Greece's opposition on Tuesday of acting like "Erdogan's Ambassador" to the Alliance. PASOK-Movement for Change leader Nikos Androulakis criticized Stoltenberg for his statements on Turkey's provocations against Greece and the objections he...

NATO Chief Says Turkey’s Concerns on Finland, Sweden are Legitimate

NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that the concerns expressed by Turkey on the accession of Finland and Sweden to the alliance are legitimate. Speaking alongside Finnish President Niinistö, the Secretary General said that Ankara has "legitimate concerns....

Erdogan Warns Greece to Stop Arming the Islands, Claims US Bases Target Turkey

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Greece on Thursday to stop arming the islands and threatened that Turkey will not hesitate to use its powers "stemming from international agreements." Speaking during the Efes-2022 military exercise held on the Aegean...

Turkey’s Challenge of Greece’s Sovereignty Illustrated in 16 Maps

On Thursday, Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs published sixteen maps that document Turkey's challenge to Greek sovereignty in the Aegean from 1972 up to today. In a statement, the ministry said that the maps that begin chronologically with the status...

The Ancient Greek Fisherman and His Astonishing Villa Mosaics

Phainos was the most famous fisherman of his time who lived in the 2nd century AD in the ancient Greek city of Halicarnassus. His villa, adorned with astonishing mosaics depicting sea creatures, was accidentally discovered by property developers in 2018. Phainos...

Petition Launched to Change Name of Turkey Bird to Turkiye

A change.org petition was launched to change the name of the bird known as a turkey to turkiye, poking fun at the recent name change used by the nation Turkey. The Turkish name change from Turkey to Turkiye was approved last...

Greece Warns Turkey: We Are Reaching the Limits of Our Patience

Greece warned Turkey that it is reaching the limits of restraint and patience following a period of intense Turkish provocations, including overflights and demands to demilitarize Greek islands. "We will do whatever it takes in order to defend and protect...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Addresses Turkey Tensions In Reuters Interview

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has commented on the recent tensions with Turkey, in the context of his Reuters interview for the Astypalaia green energy project.