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US State Department Says Greece Has the Right to Enforce Law Along Borders

“The United States recognizes Greece’s right to enforce its laws along its borders,” was the American State Department's response on Sunday to the latest developments across Greece's eastern border with Turkey. This was what a senior State Department official said...

"Superman" Panagiotis Rafael Out of Hospital, Returning to Greece

Some very positive and optimistic news came from Boston on Thursday regarding the health of Greek toddler Panagiotis Rafael Glossiotis, who suffers from a very rare disease and has been hospitalized for months in Boston Children's Hospital in Massachusetts. Brave toddler Panagiotis-Rafael...

Greece Appears to Bow to US Pressure, Delays Decision on Chinese 5G Network

Greece has been reluctant to use the Huawei Fifth Generation (5G) telecommunications network, although pilot programs have already taken place in Greek cities. And some analysts now attribute the Greek government's slow pace in this burgeoning sector to pressure...

The Naval Base at Souda, Crete: Strategic Asset or Source of Danger for Greece?

At a time when tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating dangerously, the strategic importance of Souda Naval Base on Crete is coming under the spotlight once again. Formally known as ''Naval Support Activity, Souda Bay,'' this facility, located...

Iran Attacks US Bases in Iraq in Retaliation for Suleimani Killing

The widely-anticipated Iranian retaliation against the US for the killing of top general Qassem Suleimani started in the early hours of Wednesday, as Tehran launched more than a dozen missiles at Iraqi bases hosting US and coalition troops. Al-Asad Airbase...

Athens Takes Emergency Security Measures Amid Rising US-Iran Tensions

Greek authorities have strengthened security measures in American and Israeli-related places in the country, following the dramatic escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran. This comes after the murder of Iranian major-general Qasem Soleimani by the American army in Baghdad,...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Visit Cyprus in January 2020

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is set to reaffirm the United States' support of UN-facilitated, Cypriot-led efforts to reunify Cyprus as a bizonal, bicommunal federation during a visit he will pay to the island on January 7. In a...

State-of-the-Art American Drones Go Through Their Paces in Larissa, Greece

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, the company which produces the new, state-of-the-art American ''MQ-9 Guardian'' drones, presented its new unmanned aircraft today at the Hellenic Airforce (HAF) military base in Larissa, Thessaly. The ''MQ-9 Guardian'' and the tremendous capabilities it can...

Evzone Featured in Iconic Photo in Historic LIFE Magazine 79 Years Ago

It was mid-December 1940, approximately fifty days after the outbreak of the Greco-Italian war, when the American magazine ''LIFE'' featured a Greek Evzone on its cover. At that time, ''LIFE'' magazine was the leading American publication in photojournalism. At a time...

Greece Second Only to US in NATO Defense Spending

Greece is the country that spends the highest amount of money in NATO for its defense as a percentage of its GDP, after only the United States, official data recently revealed. According to the available data from NATO, only five...