Failed Defense Deal Cost Greece €48M, Says Court

An defense industry executive was given a 16-year suspended sentence by a Greek court on Wednesday in a case about a failed electronic warfare...

Turkey Issues Navtex Hours After Greece-U.S.-Israel Joint Exercise

Only hours after the completion of the trilateral naval exercise Noble Dina 2017 in the Eastern Mediterranean, with the participation of Greece, the U.S....

OPINION: Athens at a Loss Over Jailed Greek Soldiers

The Greek government seems at a loss over the case of the two soldiers being held by the Turkish authorities. Despite the fact that the...

EU’s Juncker ‘Entirely Against’ Turkish Actions

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday condemned Turkey's stance and the recent tension it created with Greece and Cyprus. At a press conference on...

Greek Promise to Defend Itself Sparks ‘Dismay’ in Turkey

Turkey has said it is "concerned and dismayed" after Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias warned Ankara that Athens would not react peacefully the next time...

Turkish Rightist Leader: ‘We Can Show Greece What Happened in 1922’

"If the Greeks want to fall in the sea again, the Turkish army is ready," said Devlet Bahceli, chairman of Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party...

New Defense Bribery Scandal Arrests

New arrests were made today in the case of bribes for defense equipment contracts. The police have arrested Sotiris Emmanouil and Ioannis Mpeltsios. Sotiris Emmanouil...

Tsipras: Cost of Greek F-16s Upgrade to Reach 1.1 Billion Euros

Alexis Tsipras defended his government’s decision to upgrade the Greek F-16 fleet in a speech to parliament about his recent visit to the U.S.,...

UPDATE: Turkish Court Rejects Greek Soldiers’ Bail Request

Two Greek soldiers arrested for illegally crossing into Turkey last week have had their request for bail rejected. Lawyers filed a demand for the two...

Tsipras: Either They Do Not Want an Agreement or They Serve Special Interests in...

"Either they do not want an agreement or they serve special interests in Greece," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said to his colleagues, shortly before...

Erdogan: We Arm Ourselves Because We Have Bad Neighbors

"We developed a big armament industry because we have bad neighbors," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this week, in a thinly veiled reference...

U.S. Asks Ankara to Ease Tension in Aegean

  American officials have asked Ankara to avoid further acts that generate tension between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean, a Kathimerini report says. According to...

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