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Greece Opens Ancient Shipwrecks, Submerged Sites to Scuba Divers

Once-stringent scuba diving regulations for Greek waters were recently lifted, eliminating diving depth limits and allowing diving at archaeological sites and sunken ships in...

US Sends $2.9 Million To Assist Greek Islands, Unaccompanied Minors

Incoming aid form the United States will aim to improve the living conditions of unaccompanied minors who are migrants to Greece, and to assist...

Crete Opens Up to the Rest of Greece on May 18

Reflecting the resounding success Greece has had in containing the spread of the coronavirus, travel to and from the island of Crete will resume...

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,...

The Eight Greek Islands We’ll be Visiting After the Coronavirus Lockdown Ends

The entire Western world along with most of the rest of the globe, are currently under strict social-distancing rules and isolation. However, God willing,...

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...

Greece Bans Ferry Travel to Islands to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Greece has toughened its response to people who have ignored warnings to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak, announcing that only islanders will...

EU to Offer €2000 to Migrants on Greek Islands to Return to Their Countries

The European Union's Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson announced from Athens on Thursday that Brussels will offer €2,000 ($2,250) to every migrant currently living...

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...

South Aegean Islands Gain Most from Lucrative Greek Tourist Trade in 2019

Tourist arrivals to the islands of the South Aegean region of Greece reached new and historic levels in 2019, surpassing the record performance of...

Greece Transfers 500 Asylum Seekers From the Islands to Mainland

The transportation of 500 individuals from the Aegean islands to accommodation facilities for asylum seekers throughout Greece was underway on Tuesday. The transfer began on...

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