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July 25, 1893: Corinth Canal Inaugurated in Greece

July 25, 1893, marks the day of the inauguration of the Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek...

Ankara Accuses Greece of Violating Lausanne Treaty in Aegean Islands

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar accused Greece on Thursday of violating the Treaty of Lausanne by keeping troops on the islands of the Eastern...

Greek State to Subsidize Ferry Routes to Islands To Keep Connection Alive

Greece's Ministries of Shipping, Finance, and Growth announced recently that the state will subsidize all ferry connections between the country's mainland and its islands,...

Barrage of Turkish F-16 Overflights Recorded in Eastern Aegean

The Hellenic (Greek) National Defense General Staff, or GEETHA, announced on Friday afternoon that a series of overflights conducted by Turkish F-16 fighter jets above...

Turkish F-16 Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace, Fly Above Northern Evros

The repeated Turkish provocations Greece has had to face recently seem to have no end, since on Wednesday afternoon, two Turkish F-16 fighter jets violated...

Turkey’s Erdogan Orders Coastgard to Stop Migrant Boats Crossing the Aegean

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered the Turkish Coastguard to stop allowing immigrants to attempt to cross the Aegean Sea in order to reach...

Child Drowns as Greece Records More Than One Thousand New Migrant Arrivals

A tragic incident took place in the early hours of Monday, as a young child drowned off the Greek island of Lesvos. The boat that...

Greece Saves At Least 184 Migrants From the Sea in Less Than 24 Hours

At least 184 migrants and refugees have been rescued over the last twenty-four hours by the Greek Coast Guard in five different incidents which...

Greece, France and US Send Message of Strength in ”Alexander the Great” Military Exercise

The large-scale joint military exercise dubbed ''Alexander the Great'' concluded its operations on Friday on the Greek island of Skyros. The multinational military exercise, which...

New Quake Shakes Greek Island of Karpathos

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook the Eastern Dodecanese islands at 13:24 local time (11:24 UTC) on Thursday. The epicenter of the...

Greek WWII Survivor Giannis Karageorgiou Celebrates His 100th Birthday

World War II survivor Giannis Karageorgiou celebrated his 100th birthday recently on the Greek island of Lesvos. His unbelievable strength helped this man survive some...

Eight People Killed off Turkey’s Aegean Coast After Migrant Boat Sinks

Eight people perished after a migrant boat carrying approximately fifteen people capsized and sank off the Aegean coast of Turkey, the country's interior ministry...

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