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Turkey Openly Threatens to Occupy Greece’s Aegean Islands

In a major escalation of aggressive rhetoric by Ankara, Turkish Vice-President signaled on Saturday that the Erdogan government has set its eyes on taking...

Ten Majestic Aegean Sea Churches Dedicated to the Virgin Mary

There are numerous Marian churches along the stunningly beautiful shorelines of the Aegean sea. Some majestic, some humble and unassuming, many of them built on rocks on inaccessible hills,...

Almost 1,300 Migrants Arrived on Northern Aegean Islands in March

A dinghy with 39 migrants and refugees from Afghanistan and Africa arrived early Wednesday along the coast of Kleio on northern Lesvos. The migrants/refugees were...

European Court Gives Greece Go-Ahead for Migrant Detention Centers

Enclosed detention facilities for migrants and asylum seekers are not prohibited by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), its President said on Tuesday...

The Forgotten Day Greece Chose the Aegean Islands Over Northern Epirus

February 1, 1914 was a historic day for the fate of the Greek communities of Northern Epirus, a geographical region northwest of Greece, where...

Turkey Calls for the Demilitarization of Sixteen Greek Islands

The Turkish Defense Minister called on Wednesday for the demilitarization of sixteen Aegean islands, claiming that Greece is violating international agreements. Athens quickly responded...

Santorini’s Autumnal Splendor Will Fill Your Senses

Santorini has without a doubt become Greece's most iconic and well-known island destination. Its traditional Aegean architecture, spectacular panoramic views, wild landscapes, and countless entertainment options...

Monica Bellucci Spotted on Greece’s Paros Island

Famous Italian actress and model Monica Bellucci was spotted on the Greek island of Paros a few days ago, where she was seen spending...

Greece Calls on Turkey to ”Learn to Respect International Law”

Alexandros Gennimatas, the spokesperson of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, made a statement on Saturday afternoon, answering to the Turkish Defense Minister's remarks...

Local Authorities Say Migrants Urgently Need to Be Moved from Aegean Islands

The Aegean Islands have seen an increase of migrants from 10,349 earlier this year to 16,334 this summer. Local authoroities on Lesvos, Chios and Samos...

Human Rights Watch: Greece is Blocking Sick Refugee Children’s Access to Care

This week the NPO Human Rights Watch (HRW) made statements criticizing the Greek authorities and bureaucracy in place that is responsible for detaining refugee children...

Turkey’s Opposition Leader Vows to Grab 18 Islands from Greece

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıcdaroglu on December 23 lashed out at Greek defense minister’s remarks on the Aegean islands, saying...

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