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Former head of top defense ministry dept. handed 22-year sentence for bribery, money laundering
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Former head of top defense ministry dept. handed 22-year sentence for bribery, money laundering

Panos - Dec 13, 2018

A former general secretary of the defense ministry's one-time armaments directorate, which in the past oversaw major weapons systems procurements…

EC calls on Turkey to refrain from threatening Cyprus
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EC calls on Turkey to refrain from threatening Cyprus

Panos - Dec 12, 2018

“Turkey must avoid actions threatening the sovereignty of the Member States, including the right to explore and exploit natural resources,”…

Meet Greek pilot Kosmas Chalaris, NATO’s “Best Warrior”
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Meet Greek pilot Kosmas Chalaris, NATO’s “Best Warrior”

Panos - Dec 10, 2018

Captain Kosmas Chalaris of the 331 Squadron, from the 114th Combat Wing, was voted “Best Warrior” during NATO’s 18-3 Tactical…

The cooperation between the Israeli and Hellenic Air Forces continues to grow
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The cooperation between the Israeli and Hellenic Air Forces continues to grow

Panos - Dec 06, 2018

The cooperation between the Israeli and Hellenic Air Forces continues to grow: mutual exercises in both countries, simulated dogfights and…

Foreign Ministers of NATO member-states meet in Brussels
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Foreign Ministers of NATO member-states meet in Brussels

Panos - Dec 05, 2018

The foreign ministers will discuss the security issues including the INF Treaty and talk with the bloc’s partners, – Ukraine…

Top Greek, fYRoM diplomats agree to avoid ‘problematic statements’ affecting Prespa pact; Zaev backs away from ‘language’ quote
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Top Greek, fYRoM diplomats agree to avoid ‘problematic statements’ affecting Prespa pact; Zaev backs away from ‘language’ quote

Panos - Dec 05, 2018

The latest “hiccup” affecting a provisional agreement between Athens and Skopje to resolve the long-standing “fYRoM name issue” revolved around…

Man from FYROM arrested for destroying Greek-FYROM border-line marks
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Man from FYROM arrested for destroying Greek-FYROM border-line marks

Panos - Nov 30, 2018

A 36-year-old man from Skopje, the capital of FYROM, confessed that he is responsible for the destruction of 105 border…

Athens urges Turkey to follow ‘responsible stance’ on energy
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Athens urges Turkey to follow ‘responsible stance’ on energy

Panos - Nov 28, 2018

Athens hit back at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday in an ongoing row between the NATO allies over…

Congress to make determination on F-35s for Turkey
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Congress to make determination on F-35s for Turkey

Panos - Nov 27, 2018

Congress now has its chance to evaluate Turkey’s participation in building the F-35 stealth jet after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis…

Top Turkish politician threatens Greece and Cyprus over oil exploration in East Med
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Top Turkish politician threatens Greece and Cyprus over oil exploration in East Med

Panos - Nov 23, 2018

Binali Yıldırım, Turkey’s Speaker of the Grand National Assembly said Turkey would not relinquish a centimetre of its legal rights…

Turkish politician threatens Cyprus with new invasion!
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Turkish politician threatens Cyprus with new invasion!

Panos - Nov 22, 2018

Speaking to the Turkish National Assembly, Erdogan’s former presidential and political candidate, Meral Aksener, spoke of imperialists who are playing…

France, Germany agree on next step for fighter jet program
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France, Germany agree on next step for fighter jet program

Panos - Nov 22, 2018

France and Germany have reached an agreement on the next steps in a joint program to design a next-generation combat…

Russia’s Su-57 stealth quality test caught…on tape!
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Russia’s Su-57 stealth quality test caught…on tape!

Panos - Nov 20, 2018

Footage of a test being conducted to determine the stealth qualities of Russia’s 5th gen Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet has…

Military cooperation program between Greece, Jordan
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Military cooperation program between Greece, Jordan

Panos - Nov 20, 2018

Greece armed forces' general staff and the corresponding Jordanian general staff have signed a military cooperation agreement, which includes joint…

Over 5000 Turks seek asylum in Greece since failed coup
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Over 5000 Turks seek asylum in Greece since failed coup

Panos - Nov 14, 2018

A total of 5786 Turkish citizens have sought asylum in neighbouring Greece in the 27 months following Turkey’s July 2016,…

Tsipras announces long-expected bill to return pay deductions to law enforcement, military cadres, state physicians
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Tsipras announces long-expected bill to return pay deductions to law enforcement, military cadres, state physicians

Panos - Nov 08, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday evening formally announced that his government will table a draft bill in Parliament…

Erdogan announces production of Turkey’s own long range air defence system
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Erdogan announces production of Turkey’s own long range air defence system

Panos - Nov 02, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey is in the process of developing and producing the first purely Turkish air defence…

Turkish threats: Ankara will respond hard if Athens tries to expand its territorial waters
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Turkish threats: Ankara will respond hard if Athens tries to expand its territorial waters

Panos - Nov 01, 2018

Greek Foreign Ministry: The delimitation of the Greek EEZ will be established by international law With new, provocative threats, Ankara…

Foreign ministry seeks explanations over shooting death of Greek citizen in southern Albania
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Foreign ministry seeks explanations over shooting death of Greek citizen in southern Albania

Panos - Oct 30, 2018

The Greek foreign ministry on Sunday evening called on law enforcement authorities in neighboring Albania to fully investigate and clarify…

Ankara ramps up tension in eastern Aegean with latest Navtex
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Ankara ramps up tension in eastern Aegean with latest Navtex

Panos - Oct 29, 2018

Official Turkey continued to ratchet up the tension in the eastern Aegean by issuing a navigational telex (NAVTEX) on Saturday…