Russia’s Airbase Requests in Cyprus Causes Conflict with U.S.

  The airbase "Andreas Papandreou" has become the centre of a diplomatic conflict between the United States and Russia. The Cypriot government which is being...

Troika Wants Greek Defense Industry Sliced

Faced with a looming budget gap that could be five times more than what Greece has estimated, international lenders are pressing the government to...

Boat Full of Immigrants Found in Ionian Sea

A boat, full of illegal immigrants that are now out of danger, were found this morning in the Ionian Sea. The boat was spotted...

Amnesty Worried About Greek Military Service

Amnesty International denounced Greece for a “wave of prosecutions of conscientious objectors.” On Monday, the warden declared that prosecution and punishment of Greeks who...

Troika Changes Mind, Back to Athens

They weren't coming. They were coming. Were. Weren't. Envoys from Greece's international lenders, after squabbling with the government over long-delayed reforms, said they will...

Greece, Israel to Perform Joint Aeronautical Exercises

Greek and Israeli Air Forces will carry out joint aeronautical exercises in the Aegean and the Peloponnese in the coming week of October. According to...

Greece Bans Commando Protest March

Fearing violence, the Greek government said it will not allow a protest march on Sept. 28 by Special Forces reservists who had called for...

Greek Soldiers Lack Food, Uniforms

The financial crisis that Greece is facing has had a negative impact on the Hellenic Army as well, where the situation is dramatic. Recruits...

Troika Wants Bankruptcy For Defense Firms

Greece's hopes to overhaul its notoriously inept and inefficient defense firms, as well as a mining company, were shot down by its international lenders...

German Firm Raided Over Bribery Claims

Two prosecutors from the German city of Bremen and a Greek judicial official last week raided the offices of Rheinmetall Defence Electronics in...

Troika Says Defense Industries Must Go

Greece's proposal to overhaul three state-owned companies, Hellenic Defense Systems (EAS), mining company Larco and the Hellenic Vehicle Industry (ELVO) instead of privatizing or...

Greek Defense Spending Set For Hit

Greece’s battered defense budget will be cut another 100 million euros in a trade-off the country’s coalition government made with international lenders to reduce...

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