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Stranded Lesvos Migrants Occupy Central Square

At least 200 migrants, mostly Afghans, have occupied a central square in Mytilene, the capital of Lesvos, demanding the Greek authorities speed up their asylum...

Greece Blasts Turkey Over ‘Absurd’ Imia Claim

  Greece hit back on Wednesday at an "absurd" statement by Turkey which earlier claimed that the Imia islets in the eastern Aegean are Turkish. In...

Turkey Tells the EU: Imia Islets Belong to Us!

Turkey has responded angrily to a EU report accusing the country of "offensive and unacceptable rhetoric" in its relations with Greece and Cyprus. The 2018 Turkey...

Greece Approves Real Madrid Request to Film on Acropolis

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has unanimously approved a request submitted by Real Madrid TV to be granted permission to film on the Acropolis. The...

Greek Flags Raised on Islets ‘in Honor of Fallen Pilot’

The Greeks who raised the country's flag over uninhabited islets in the eastern Aegean say they did it to honor Giorgοs Baltadoros, the fighter...

Tsipras: Greece Does Not Threaten Nor is Scared

Greek premier Alexis Tsipras sent a message of peaceful coexistence and cooperation to Turkey from the Greek island of Kastellorizo, a stone's throw from...

Cyprus Leaders in ‘Frank and Open Exchange of Views’

The leaders of Cyprus' two communities, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot Mustafa Akinci, had a "frank and open exchange of views" during a...

30 Kilos of Plastic Found in Stomach of Beached Whale in Santorini (photos)

More than 30 kilograms of plastic material has been discovered in the stomach of the dead whale that was washed ashore at a remote...

US Ambassador in Awe of Mt. Athos Orthodox Monastery

US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt has visited the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mount Athos in northern Greece, describing the religious community as "a...

Greece, Turkey in ‘Undeclared War’ in the Aegean

Greece's Deputy Defense Minister said that Greece and Turkey are in an "undeclared war" in the Aegean following the claims by Ankara that its...

Greek Flag Still Flies Over Aegean Islet (photos)

New images appear to contradict claims by the Turkish government that its forces removed a Greek flag from an islet in the eastern Aegean. A...

Turkish Soldiers Held in Greece ‘to be Released in May’

The eight Turkish servicemen who are detained in Greece will be released in May, Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis announced on Monday. The eight have requested...

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