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Egypt Sides With Greece, Calls Turkey-Libya Deal "Void and Non-Existent"

In a letter sent recently to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President of the Security Council Kelly Craft, the nation of Egypt sided with Greece and renounced the two memoranda signed between the government of Tripoli,...

Turkey Sends Controversial Accord with Libya to United Nations

Turkey’s controversial maritime boundary delimitation agreement with the government of Libya was sent to the United Nations (UN), Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, according to a report of state-run Anadolu news agency. Erdogan said that following the...

PM Mitsotakis Condemns Turkey's Recent Behavior at EU Meeting in Madrid

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis gave a speech to the other European Union heads of state on Monday describing the details of Turkey's recent behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean. His remarks were made in a meeting of EU leaders in Madrid...

UN High Commissioner Warns Greece Could Face ''Dramatic Consequences'' on Migration

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Thursday that Greece could face ''dramatic consequences'' due to the refugee and migrant crisis. Grandi spoke during a joint meeting of the Committees on National Defense and Foreign Affairs along with...

Greek and Turkish Cypriot Leaders in Berlin Ahead of Crucial Informal Talks

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will host an informal dinner on Monday evening for Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to discuss the next steps to be taken regarding the Cyprus issue. The dinner will take...

Athens Acropolis to be Lit Up in Blue for Children's Rights

The Athens Acropolis is to be lit up in blue - the official color of UNICEF - on Wednesday night to mark the 30th anniversary since the signature of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child...

Cyprus Officially Reports Turkish Airspace and Maritime Violations to the UN

Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis, Cyprus’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has strongly protested ''the continuing violations of the national airspace and territorial waters of Cyprus by Turkey, as well as the infringements by the latter of international air traffic...

UN Reveals Extent of Increase in Migrant Arrivals in Greece in 2019

A UNHCR report released on Monday, entitled "Desperate Journeys," revealed the extent of the increase in refugee and migrant arrivals to Greece since the beginning of 2019. The largest number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe this year came by...

UN Struggling with $230 Million Deficit; May Run Out of Money, Guterres Warns

The United Nations is running a deficit of $230 million, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, and the global organization may run out of money by the end of October. In a letter intended for the 37,000 employees of...

Famagusta: Cyprus to Appeal to the UN Security Council Next Week

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades told reporters on Friday evening in New York that Cyprus will appeal to the UN Security Council over Turkish plans to reopen the ghost town of Varosha in Famagusta next...