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Thirty-two Turkish Nationals Request Political Asylum in Greece

Thirty-two Turkish nationals who were rescued by the Greek coast guard on Thursday night, after arriving on a rubber dinghy on the islet of...

Turkey Speaks of “Grey Zones” in Aegean

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim challenged the sovereignty of Greek islands once again, by saying in parliament that 132 islets in the Aegean are...

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...

North Aegean Islands on Strike to Protest VAT Hike, Migrant Overflow

The islands of Chios, Samos and Kos on Wednesday followed Lesvos in a general strike in order to protest the value added tax (VAT) hike...

Scientists Warn of Quakes Stronger than 7 Magnitude in the Aegean

A scientific study has warned that the five major fault lines that exist at the bottom of the Aegean Sea between Santorini and Amorgos...

Refugee Body Asks Top Court to Lift Ban Restricting Movement for Asylum Seekers

On Thursday, the Greek Council for Refugees submitted a request for the annulment of an Asylum Service decision forbidding refugees and migrants from leaving the...

Turkish Jet Fighters Violate Greek Airspace Hours after Athens Agrees to Modernize F-16 Fleet

Just hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on the re-haul of Greece's F-16 fleet, two Turkish fighter...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace 66 Times on Wednesday

Greece says that 32 Turkish fighter aircraft violated Greek air space on Wednesday when a large military exercise of the Hellenic forces was under...

Turkey Escalates Tension in Aegean

Turkey increases tension in the Aegean and forbids third country military aircraft entering the Istanbul FIR if they have passed through the Athens FIR,...

Turkish Warplanes Violate Greek Airspace for Fourth Consecutive Day

On Thursday,   Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace for the fourth consecutive day in a row, by flying over the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean. Eight...

Pavlopoulos: ‘There are no Gray Zones in the Aegean’

The Treaties of Lausanne and Paris show clearly that there are no grey areas in the Aegean Sea, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday,...

Migrant Arrivals from Turkey on the Rise Again

A new rush of arrivals of migrants from the Turkish shores resulted in 633 people landing on Greek islands between Friday and Monday, according...

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