Balkan Elite Forces Take Part in Greek Military Drill (photos)

Elite units from three Balkan countries have conducted a joint military exercise with Greek special forces near Athens. Units from Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania joined...

Turkey Tells Naval Forces in the Aegean ‘Be Ready’

Turkey has announced that it is raising the readiness level of its naval forces in the Aegean to prevent a possible "provocation" by Greece,...

EU Defense Chief Talks Military Matters with Cyprus

A European Union defense chief has said Cyprus should maintain closer ties with the rest of the union when it comes to military and...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace After ‘Coup Soldiers’ Release

Greece's air force on Tuesday recorded six airspace violations over the Aegean by Turkish fighter jets, a day after the release of the last of...

US Drones ‘Based in Greece’ for First Time

The Greek government has approved a U.S. request to host military drones at an airbase in Larisa, central Greece, according to a Pentagon official...

Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace 56 Times in a Single Day

Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace over the Aegean 56 times on Tuesday, making such incidents an almost daily phenomenon. According to the Greek Ministry...

US Aircraft Carrier Harry S. Truman Docks at Souda, Crete (video)

A massive U.S. aircraft carrier -- the USS Harry S. Truman -- has arrived at an American naval base in Souda Bay, Crete where...

Greece Remembers Hero Pilot Who Died Defending Country’s Skies

It was 12 years ago today that the name of Konstantinos Iliakis joined those of Greek military personnel over the years who fell in...

Turkey Rejects Third Request for Release of 2 Greek Soldiers

Turkish authorities, on Tuesday, rejected yet another request from Greece for the release of the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne...

US Ship Made of Twin Towers Steel Docks in Greece’s Corfu (video)

A unique U.S. Navy vessel party made out of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center destroyed in the Sept. 11 2001 attacks has...

Turkey’s Top General Urges Greece Not to Make ‘Miscalculations’ in Aegean

Turkey's Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar has indirectly urged Greece not to make “miscalculations” amid a rise in tension between Turkey and Greece...

Dwindling Band of Veterans Remember 1941’s Battle of Crete

They say 'old soldiers never die; they simply fade away' but as Sunday marks the beginning 1941's 13-day Battle of Crete this year's commemoration also highlights...

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