US ‘Fully Engaged’ on Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said on Tuesday that his country is supportive of the approach taken by the Greek government on the issue of the...

Economist: U.S. Interested in Greece More Than Europe Is

"America has often put discreet pressure on its European allies to avoid a rift with Greece, as much because of geopolitics as economics," says...

New Turkish NOTAM Challenges Greece’s Airspace

Turkey complains that Greece has acted illegally by specifying the Greek territorial waters at 6 nautical miles and national airspace at 10 nautical miles. According...

Patriarch’s Envoy Visits Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

An envoy from Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, visited on Easter Sunday, the Turkish jail where two Greek soldiers facing charges after accidentally crossing the Turkish...

Ankara Calls for NATO to Terminate Operations in Aegean

NATO should terminate its operations in the Aegean immediately, stated Turkey's Minister of Defense of Turkey, Fikri Isik. Speaking from the floor of the meeting...

Political Repercussions of Trump-Tsipras Aircraft Deal Haunt Government

The F-16 aircraft upgrade deal between Alexis Tsipras and Donald Trump made in Washington; and allegedly costing about $2.4 billion, has caused a political...

Greek PM Tsipras Calls on Merkel After Turkish Provocations in Aegean

Athens is concerned about the recent Turkish provocation in the Aegean and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead...

Remembering The Rocks of Imia, 18 Years Later

It was an incident that almost brought Greece and Turkey to war in a dispute over who owned the two uninhabited rocky islets of...

Former Greek Minister’s Cars Bomb Targets

Two vehicles owned by former Defense Minister Yiannos Papantoniou, who is being investigated over claims made by a Greek newspaper that 12 military helicopters...

Greece’s Flying Firefighter Fleet in ‘Borderline Condition’

The condition of Greek airborne firefighting fleet after 40 years of services was described as “almost borderline” by the Greek Public Order Minister Nikos...

Turkish Army Commander says his Forces Can Operate in Aegean and Afrin Simultaneously

The commander of the Turkish armed forces Hulusi Akar said that Turkey can  "conduct military operations in Afrin and the Aegean simultaneously" to secure...

Businessman Arrested for Greek Navy Armament Kickbacks

Well-known businessman Thomas Liakounakos was arrested at 10 pm on Monday on charges of involvement in Greek Navy armament kickbacks. Liakounakos is involved in managing...

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