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Migrant Arrivals to Greek Islands Increase Alarmingly in Past 4 Days

The increase of the number of migrants arriving to Greek islands from Turkey has alarmed residents and Greek authorities, as a total 566 asylum...

Hundreds of Migrants Demonstrate Against EU-Turkey Deal on Lesvos

Hundreds of refugees, migrants and supporters gathered on Saturday on Lesvos to protest against the European Union-Turkey deal that calls for the return of...

Refugee Inflow to Greece Drops, but Thousands of Asylum Applications are Pending

The March 2016 Turkey-European Union deal has helped in reducing the migrant flow to Greece, but the number of pending asylum applications remains large. According...

Eide to Meet Separately With President Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot Leader

UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide will have separate meetings on Wednesday with the leaders of the island's two communities,...

Kotzias-Tillerson Discuss Greece’s Role in Region, Stability, Energy Projects

Greece’s role in the stability and security in Southeast Europe and Turkey’s “nervousness” were discussed in a meeting between Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and...

Greece Should Re-Examine Relations With Turkey, ND’s Koumoutsakos Tells ANA

"It is urgent and of strategic importance to re-examine and redefine the framework for the management and course of Greek-Turkish relations," main opposition New...

U.S. Assistant State Secretary: A Greece-Turkey Conflict Is Against NATO’s Interests

It is to no one's interest to have a conflict between Greece and Turkey, said Jonathan Cohen, U.S. State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for...

Greek Foreign Ministry Answers to Turkish Counterpart Statement on Aegean

"Knowing international law means, above all, respecting it and not violating it," was the Greek Foreign Ministry statement on Thursday that came as an...

Turkish FinMin Accuses Greek President of Provocative Statements

The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a written statement said that recent comments by Greece's President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos show "lack of knowledge...

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...

Defense Minister Says He Briefed NATO Counterparts on Turkish Provocations

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Wednesday he has briefed his counterparts in NATO about Turkey’s recent provocations in the Aegean. Speaking at a...

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...

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