Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday. Cyprus...

Greek Training Aircraft Crashes in South Peloponnese; Pilots Unharmed

A Hellenic Air Force T-2 training aircraft crashed while flying south of Kalamata, in Peloponnese, at 12:02 on Wednesday local time. The two-man crew managed...

Greece Between Rock and Hard Place over Turkish Pilot Asylum

Ankara continues to bully Athens after Greece's Supreme Court decision for the non extradition of the eight Turkish military men who sought political asylum...

Turkey Harasses German Research Vessel in North Aegean

The Turkish navy has asked a German vessel conducting research between the Greek islands of Samothraki and Limnos, to leave the area claiming that...

Turkey Issues Aegean NAVTEX in New Provocation

Turkey has issued a series of Navigational Telexes (NAVTEX) for military exercises, that in essence are excluding large areas of the Aegean Sea from...

Greece, Cyprus, Egypt Agree on Mediterranean Defence Cooperation

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt have agreed to cooperate in the surveillance of the volatile eastern Mediterranean region to prevent arms and people trafficking, and...

Turkey’s Reconnaissance Planes Violate Greek Airspace

Two Turksih reconnaissance planes violated Greek airspace in the Aegean on Monday, three days before president Erdogan’s visit to Greece. The Greek defence ministry says...

Weapons Made in Greece Found at ISIS Syria Stronghold – Report

Greek media report that Greek-made weapons were found in Raqqa, the former bastion of the Islamic State militants in Syria. According to a report on...

Greek Gov’t Under Pressure as MEPs Vote for Saudi Arms Embargo

The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the "world’s largest famine" in neighbouring Yemen. The vote puts...

Amnesty International “Concerned” Over Greece’s Saudi Arms Deal

A leading global rights organization is urging the Greek government to scrap a controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia, saying the weapons could be...

Averof Battlleship Wins Lloyd’s List “Ship of the Year Award 2017”

Battleship "G. Averof" won the "Ship of the Year Award 2017" at the 14th Annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner. The...

PM Stands By Defence Minister Over Controversial Saudi Arms Deal in Parliament Debate

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras dutifully stood by his Defence minister and coalition partner Panos Kammenos in a fierce parliamentary debate over the controversial Saudi...

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