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Migrant Influx to Greece Continues Through Christmas Despite Severe Weather

Despite the ongoing severe weather conditions and freezing temperatures which have prevailed in Greece over the past several days, the influx of migrants from...

Official Data Shows Turkey Violated Greek Territorial Waters 2,032 Times in 2019

The number of Turkish violations of Greece's territorial waters rose dramatically this year compared to 2018, according to official data released recently by the...

Greek Shipowners Donate 10 Patrol Boats to the Hellenic Coast Guard

The Union of Greek Shipowners (EEE) donated to the country's Coast Guard 10 state-of-the-art high-speed boats that will be built in Greece based on...

US Sends B52 Stratofortress Bombers to Greece and Cyprus for Joint Exercise

The enhanced strategic cooperation between Washington and Athens is set to take one step further on Wednesday, October 30, as two aircraft belonging to...

Aegean Migration Spikes; 116 People Rescued on Tuesday Morning Alone

The Greek Coast Guard intervened in three separate incidents involving migrants and refugees in the Aegean Sea in the early hours of Tuesday, rescuing...

Turkey Issues NAVTEX off Cyprus and Limnos Island in Greece

Turkish authorities issued two new Navigational Telexes (NAVTEX) on Thursday, blocking off the regions of the sea west of Cyprus and southeast of the...

UN Reveals Extent of Increase in Migrant Arrivals in Greece in 2019

A UNHCR report released on Monday, entitled "Desperate Journeys," revealed the extent of the increase in refugee and migrant arrivals to Greece since the...

Greek Cabinet Adopts Emergency Measures for Islands Awash in Migrants

The Greek cabinet decided on Monday to go ahead with two ambitious programs which aim to ease the burden on the Eastern Aegean islands...

Greece Officially Requests Further FRONTEX Assistance to Tackle Migrant Crisis

The Greek Coast Guard sent a request to the European Border and Coast Guard agency FRONTEX on Monday to send further assistance to Greece, amid the...

Will Santorini’s Volcano Erupt in Our Lifetime? Scientists Search for Answers

One of the most common questions people ask about the idyllic Greek island of Santorini is whether its active volcano is expected to erupt...

Turkish Aircraft Violates Greek Airspace 30 Times in One Day

Turkish aircraft violated Greece's airspace thirty times on Friday, September 27, Greek Defense sources told media. Two F-16 and two CN235-type aircraft entered Greek airspace...

Five Children Dead After Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes Near Oinousses, Greece

Yet another tragedy involving and migrants took place in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday morning, this time off the coast of the islets of...

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