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The White Whale of the Skies Lands at Athens (photos)

Aviation enthusiasts in Athens had a rare chance to see one of the giant "Beluga" planes that landed at Eleftherios Venizelos airport recently. The plane...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace 42 Times on Monday

Turkish military provocations in the Aegean intensified on Monday as Turkish jets violated Greek airspace on 42 occasions. The airspace incursions were conducted by two...

17 Turks Seek Asylum in Greece

Seventeen Turkish nationals crossed the Aegean to the Greek island of Chios by boat on Monday and requested political asylum. The local coast guard patrolling...

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hits Northern Aegean

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit early on Tuesday north of the island of Alonissos in the northern Aegean. The epicenter of the quake that occurred...

Thessaloniki Displays Rare 17th-Century Aegean Maps (photos)

An exhibition of a previously unseen map collection of the Aegean archipelago has opened in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. The rare 333-year-old maps...

Greece to Further Ease Capital Controls

The Greek government will announce in the next few days a further easing of capital controls, local media report. The withdrawal limit from bank accounts...

Alexander the Great Signs Officially Scrapped in FYROM

FYROM has officially scrapped any reference to Alexander the Great in its key infrastructure by renaming its main airport and highway as part of concessions...

Drone Footage Captures Eerie Greek Shipwreck (video)

A spectacular drone video of an eerie shipwreck in the southern Peloponnese is lighting up Greek social media. The video by Up Drones depicts the...

Longest Balkan Railway Tunnel Opens in Greece (video)

The longest tunnel in Greece and the Balkans was finally opened to rail traffic this week after years of construction. The Kallidromo tunnel, situated in...

Greece: We Will Not React Peacefully to Next Turkish Provocation

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias warned Turkey that Greece will not react so peacefully the next time an incident happens at the Imia islets. Turkey...

AEK Held by Dynamo Kiev in Athens (video)

Despite an impressive performance in the second half, AEK had to settle for an 1-1 draw against Dynamo Kiev and they would have to...

NATO Treads Neutrality Path in Greek-Turkish Dispute

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made a call on Thursday for the de-escalation of tension in the Aegean. Asked about a recent incident involving Greek...

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