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Greek Police Arrest Individual After Group of People Gather Outside a Church in Athens

The Hellenic (Greek) Police arrested one individual and identified a total of five others in Athens for violating the ban on gatherings, it was made public on Sunday. This came as a result of a reckless group of approximately one...

Turkish Research Vessel Violates Greek Borders on Anniversary of Imia Crisis

Greek authorities revealed on Friday that Turkey’s "Oruc Reis" research vessel has violated the boundaries of Greece’s continental shelf, and was operating south of the island of Kastellorizo. The Turkish vessel entered Greece’s continental shelf area at 6:40 a.m. and...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace on Christmas Day

There was no let-up in the most recent round of Turkish provocations, which ratcheted up tensions yet again by sending fighter jets into Greek airspace on Christmas Day, keeping Greek pilots busy intercepting them. According to the Greek Ministry of...

Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace in Eastern Aegean

According to Greek military authorities, a total of six Turkish fighter jets violated Greek air space over the Eastern Aegean Sea on Monday at noontime. At 12:03 PM local time on Monday, a pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew...

ECHR Accuses Greece of Violating Human Rights of Five Minor Migrants

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Greece had violated the human rights of five minors aged between 14 and 17 years. The unaccompanied minors had entered the EU via Greece in 2016, desiring to go to...

Barrage of New Violations of Greek Airspace by Turkish Jets

The Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) recorded 36 violations of Greek national air space over the northeast, central and southeast parts of the Aegean Sea on Wednesday. GEETHA said nine of the violations were carried out by three formations...

Diplomatic Sources: Incident with Turkish Patrol Boat in Farmakonisi Violates International Law

The shots fired by a Turkish military patrol boat on Friday morning in the area around the island of Farmakonisi, in the eastern Aegean, constitutes an unacceptable act which constitutes a serious violation of International Law, Greek diplomatic sources...

COSCO Says Greek Draft Bill Violates Terms of Landmark Piraeus Port Deal

The government submitted a bill for the approval of a concession agreement with Chinese multinational  COSCO on Wednesday. The draft legislation brought to Greek Parliament allows the Chinese shipping giant to acquire a majority stake in Piraeus Port (OLP),...

Cyprus to Block Turkey's EU Talks After Provocations

Cyprus may proceed to block Turkey's European Union talks after its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) was violated by a Turkish seismic vessel earlier this week. The decision was put forth yesterday among party leaders invited to a National Council...