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Rescue Operation Launched for Migrant Boat in Distress South of Peloponnese

The Greek Coast Guard and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex launched a rescue operation on Monday afternoon to locate a boat...

Greece’s Paros Seeks to Become First Plastic-Free Mediterranean Island

The popular Greek island of Paros is on a mission to become the first plastic waste-free island in the Mediterranean, using guidelines from the program...

Cyprus Conducts Joint Search and Rescue Exercise With France

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise dubbed “CYFRA-04/19” was conducted on Monday off the coast of Cyprus, according to a press release which was issued...

US, Greece, Cyprus, and Israel Hold Joint Meeting on Economic Cooperation

A diplomatic-level meeting was held on Thursday at the State Department in Washington, D.C. as a follow-up to the tripartite summit between Greece, Cyprus,...

Lionfish Invasion Battled by Scientists — and Chefs

A full-scale invasion of marauding lionfish has taken over the waters of the eastern Mediterranean during the past five years, and an EU-funded project...

Turkey Threatens Cyprus Over Potential Arrest Warrant For Drillship Crew

Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy issued a statement on Monday concerning reports on Cypriot and Greek media that Nicosia had issued arrest warrants...

Defense Minister Apostolakis from Cyprus: ”We Will Decisively Defend Our Sovereign Rights”

Greece's Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis said from Cyprus on Wednesday that Greece will defend its sovereign rights in a decisive manner. Apostolakis is on an...

Turkish President Erdogan Urges NATO to Support Ankara in Drilling Dispute off Cyprus

Speaking at NATO’s ''North Atlantic Council Mediterranean Dialogue Meeting'' held in Ankara on Monday, President Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey expects NATO to support...

”Cretaquarium”: Greece’s Largest Aquarium is on Crete

Cretaquarium, or as it is also known, "Thalassokosmos," is Greece's largest and most famous aquarium. Located near the town of Gournes on Crete, it is...

Number of Migrants Rises in Greece as EU Fails in Relocation Efforts

More than five thousand refugees and migrants came to Greece during the first sixty-three days of 2019, according to the most recent data from...

“East Mediterranean Gas Forum” Meets for First Time in Cairo

The energy ministers of Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine held their first annual ''East Mediterranean Gas Forum'' on January 14 and...

Renewed Drilling Ahead For Cyprus’ ”Delfini” Area

Greek and Cypriot media reported on Thursday an initial failure in Exxon Mobil's campaign to discover natural gas in the area dubbed ''Delfini'', in...

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