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Greece Freezes Land Expropriations for Migrant Camps

The Greek government decided on Monday to halt its previously-announced expropriations of land for the creation of new detention camps on five Aegean islands...

Athens to Reintroduce Ferry Connection Between Greece and Cyprus

The Greek authorities have recently given the green light for the reintroduction of a ferry connection between mainland Greece and Cyprus, a line that...

Greece Calls for Increased NATO Presence in the Aegean to Stem Migrant Influx

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos called for the strengthening of NATO’s presence in the Aegean Sea on Thursday in order to halt what he...

Greek Islands Revolt Over Migrant Detention Centers

Authorities in several islands in the North Aegean have now openly revolted against the Greek government after Monday's announcement of a new bill allowing...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace Five Times on Tuesday

Turkey continued provoking Greece on Tuesday as its fighter jets conducted a total of five unauthorized flights over the eastern Aegean. According to Greek authorities,...

Turkey Repeats Call for the Demilitarization of Sixteen Greek Islands

The Turkish defense minister Hulusi Akar called again on Sunday for the demilitarization of sixteen Aegean islands, claiming that Greece is violating international agreements. In...

Human Rights Groups Rebuke Greece Over Migrant Sea Barrier

Greece's plan to build a “floating protection system” in the Aegean Sea meant to curtail the huge influx of migrants arriving from the Turkish...

Greece to Install Floating Sea Barriers to Stop Migrant Influx

The Greek Defense Ministry opened the bidding process on Wednesday for the installation of a “floating protection system” in the Aegean Sea meant to...

Turkey Openly Disputes Greek Sovereignty of Aegean Islands

Turkey’s Foreign Minister on Wednesday openly disputed the sovereignty of several Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, claiming that their legal status has not...
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New Video Emerges of Turkish Harassment of Greek Fishing Boat

A new video emerged on Wednesday of a confrontation between the Turkish Coast Guard and Greek fishermen near the islet of Imia, whose sovereignty...

Turkey Escalates Provocations Against Greece, Fueling Aegean Tensions

The previous decade has been marked by a barrage of Turkish provocations in the Aegean Sea, escalating steeply in late 2019, according to new...

Brave Lone Inhabitant of Greek Islet Vows to Stay Put (video)

Irene Kotsatourchi, the lone inhabitant of the Greek islet of Kinaros who was found safe and well on Thursday, vowed to continue living in her...

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