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France will not tolerate threats against Greece and Cyprus, French Minister warns Turkey
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France will not tolerate threats against Greece and Cyprus, French Minister warns Turkey

Panos - Jan 27, 2020

Ahead of a scheduled meeting between Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis with French President Emmanuel Macron, in Paris next Wednesday, French…

Greek Defence Minister to Turkey: We will respond militarily, if provoked
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Greek Defence Minister to Turkey: We will respond militarily, if provoked

Panos - Jan 27, 2020

Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said Greece would respond to any Turkish provocations by all means necessary, “even militarily”. “What is…

Greece: Turkey cannot speak of international law
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Greece: Turkey cannot speak of international law

Panos - Jan 24, 2020

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a harsh statement in response to the unfounded claims by the Turkish Defence Minister, Hulusi…

Turkey cuts off funding to mercenaries in Syria to force them to fight in Libya
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Turkey cuts off funding to mercenaries in Syria to force them to fight in Libya

Panos - Jan 23, 2020

According to reports, Turkey is exerting pressure on the terrorists and mercenaries under its command in Hassakeh and the Raqqa…

F-35s vs F-15EX: What will Israel’s Air Force choose?
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F-35s vs F-15EX: What will Israel’s Air Force choose?

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

The first public photograph has appeared depicting an F-35 stealth fighter in the livery of Israel’s second squadron of the…

Turkey alone cannot save its allies in Libya’s civil war
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Turkey alone cannot save its allies in Libya’s civil war

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

Squeezed by an army on the advance, Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) has reached for a lifeline across the…

France says Turkey-Libya MoU directly against Greek sovereign interests
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France says Turkey-Libya MoU directly against Greek sovereign interests

Panos - Jan 17, 2020

Only three before the international conference on the Libyan crisis in Berlin, France harshly criticised the agreement between Turkey and…

Record number of traffic at Greek airports in 2019
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Record number of traffic at Greek airports in 2019

Panos - Jan 16, 2020

Passenger traffic at Greek airports reached 65.4 million in 2019, breaking all previous annual records. According to the statistics of…

Why America’s mighty military doesn’t always dominate the battlefield
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Why America’s mighty military doesn’t always dominate the battlefield

Panos - Jan 15, 2020

The United States Navy’s recent shootdown of a Syrian Arab Air Force Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter near the town of Tabqah…

Israeli Air Force admits mistake after F-16 fighter jets “drown” in mud water after heavy rainfall!
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Israeli Air Force admits mistake after F-16 fighter jets “drown” in mud water after heavy rainfall!

Panos - Jan 14, 2020

The Israel Air Force has admitted its mistake for not moving all fighter jets from underground hangars ahead of intense…

US Rapid Response Team to settle in Cyprus
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US Rapid Response Team to settle in Cyprus

Panos - Jan 10, 2020

As part of its firm policy to respond affirmatively to requests for exclusively humanitarian operations, the Republic of Cyprus accepted…

Ukrainian plane was shot down, Pentagon officials claim
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Ukrainian plane was shot down, Pentagon officials claim

Panos - Jan 10, 2020

The Ukrainian Airlines flight which crashed in Tehran killing 176 people on Wednesday was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft…

Netanyahu warns Iran will be crushed if it attacks Israel
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Netanyahu warns Iran will be crushed if it attacks Israel

Panos - Jan 09, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran on Wednesday that Israel would “resoundingly” respond to an attack on Israel after…

US to impose new sanctions on Iran, President Donald Trump says in his address
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US to impose new sanctions on Iran, President Donald Trump says in his address

Panos - Jan 09, 2020

Trump said his administration will impose new sanctions on Iran in response to the attack. He did not specify how…

Greek FM to meet counterparts from Cyprus, France, Italy & Egypt on Wednesday
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Greek FM to meet counterparts from Cyprus, France, Italy & Egypt on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 07, 2020

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will be meeting his counterparts from Cyprus, France, Italy and Egypt in Cairo on…

Haftar accuses Erdogan of attempting to revive Ottoman legacy in Libya, region
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Haftar accuses Erdogan of attempting to revive Ottoman legacy in Libya, region

Panos - Jan 06, 2020

Libyan General Khalifa Haftar accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of attempting to revive the Ottoman legacy in Libya and…

Turkey’s parliament approves military deployment to Libya
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Turkey’s parliament approves military deployment to Libya

Panos - Jan 03, 2020

Turkey‘s parliament has approved a bill to deploy troops to Libya in support of the embattled United Nations-recognised Government of…

Turkish Coast Guard Harasses Greek Fishermen Off Islets of Imia
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Turkish Coast Guard Harasses Greek Fishermen Off Islets of Imia

Panos - Dec 27, 2019

A video showing two Turkish Coast Guard vessels harassing a Greek fishing boat near the Greek islet of Imia was…

Turkish parliament readying bill to allow sending troops to Libya
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Turkish parliament readying bill to allow sending troops to Libya

Panos - Dec 27, 2019

Turkey may need to draft a bill to allow for troop deployment to Libya and its parliament is working on…

Deal for upgrade of Mirage warplanes signed
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Deal for upgrade of Mirage warplanes signed

Panos - Dec 24, 2019

Greece signed a deal for the upgrade of its fleet of Mirage 2000/5 warplanes with a trio of French companies…