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EU warns Turkey after it violates Greek airspace 141 times in one day!
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EU warns Turkey after it violates Greek airspace 141 times in one day!

Panos - May 17, 2017

Turkish aeroplanes and helicopters illegally entered Greece’s airspace 141 times on May 15th, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff reported.…

Greek Armed Forces record 141 national airspace violations by Turkish planes
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Greek Armed Forces record 141 national airspace violations by Turkish planes

Panos - May 17, 2017

The Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS) recorded 37 violations of air traffic rules by Turkish Air Force planes in…

Hellenic Navy: Impressive new camouflage on Fast Attack Craft!
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Hellenic Navy: Impressive new camouflage on Fast Attack Craft!

Panos - May 15, 2017

The Hellenic Navy’s (HN) Fast Attack Craft (FAC) TROUPAKIS (P23) was spotted recently, during one of the many Search &…

UAE Assistant FM meets Greek official
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UAE Assistant FM meets Greek official

Panos - May 04, 2017

Faris Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Security and Military Affairs, today met with…

US, Turkish nerves fray as Erdogan visit nears
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US, Turkish nerves fray as Erdogan visit nears

Panos - May 04, 2017

Soon after Turkish air force jets carried out a wave of airstrikes against Kurdish targets in northeastern Syria and northwestern…

Kotzias warns members of OIC to stay out of Greece’s domestic issues
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Kotzias warns members of OIC to stay out of Greece’s domestic issues

Panos - May 04, 2017

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias warned members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday to stay out of Greece’s…

Greece rejects new extradition request for Turkish soldiers
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Greece rejects new extradition request for Turkish soldiers

Panos - May 04, 2017

A Greek court on Wednesday blocked Turkey's second request for the extradition of three Turkish soldiers who fled the country…

Court rules against extradition of Turkish military officers
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Court rules against extradition of Turkish military officers

Panos - Apr 26, 2017

A Greek court of appeals on Tuesday rejected the Turkish authorities' request for the extradition of three of the eight…

Greek Council on Foreign Affairs and Defence to address Turkish provocations
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Greek Council on Foreign Affairs and Defence to address Turkish provocations

Panos - Apr 26, 2017

The Greek Government Council on Foreign Affairs and Defence (KYSEA) is scheduled to convene at 9 am, Wednesday to examine…

Cyprus leaders meet in bid to revive stalled peace talks
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Cyprus leaders meet in bid to revive stalled peace talks

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

The leaders of Cyprus’s estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities met on Thursday against the backdrop of Ankara’s plans to…

Enter the 17.5 million dollar private nuclear bunker
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Enter the 17.5 million dollar private nuclear bunker

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

Featuring 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms on a 32-acre lot in Tifton, Georgia, about two hours southwest of Savannah, the…

Funerals of army officers killed in helicopter crash to be held on Thursday, Friday
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Funerals of army officers killed in helicopter crash to be held on Thursday, Friday

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

The funerals for the four army officers who died when their helicopter crashed in Sarantaporos, Elassona, on Wednesday morning will…

Cypriot President to meet with northern Cypriot leader Akinci
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Cypriot President to meet with northern Cypriot leader Akinci

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiades will meet with the leader of the northern Cypriot community Mustafa…

Athens calm over Turkey referendum, but keeping eye on Cyprus
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Athens calm over Turkey referendum, but keeping eye on Cyprus

Panos - Apr 19, 2017

Athens appeared relatively calm on Tuesday after the results of Sunday’s referendum in Turkey – which expanded the powers of…

Four killed in military helicopter crash in central Greece
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Four killed in military helicopter crash in central Greece

Panos - Apr 19, 2017

Military officials in Greece say four army officers have been killed and one injured in the crash of a border…

Greek army helicopter goes missing in northwestern Greece
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Greek army helicopter goes missing in northwestern Greece

Panos - Apr 19, 2017

A Huey type military helicopter carrying 5 military personnel, has disappeared from the radar in the area of Sarantaporos, in…

Kotzias: Europe’s future depends on the stability in the wider region
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Kotzias: Europe’s future depends on the stability in the wider region

Panos - Apr 11, 2017

Europe’s future depends on the stability of the wider region, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in a speech on Monday,…

Corruption prosecutor to bring new charges over defense deals
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Corruption prosecutor to bring new charges over defense deals

Sokratis - Apr 08, 2017

Iliana Zamanika, the corruption prosecutor who has been handling an ongoing probe into defense deals, is asking for new charges…

Plan to service UK F-35 jets in Turkey sparks security concerns
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Plan to service UK F-35 jets in Turkey sparks security concerns

Panos - Apr 07, 2017

Security concerns have been raised about plans to carry out major servicing work on the UK’s new F-35 fighter jets…

Ankara issues another NAVTEX, putting Athens on heightened alert
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Ankara issues another NAVTEX, putting Athens on heightened alert

Panos - Apr 07, 2017

As the trilateral naval exercise Noble Dina 2017, with the participation of Greece, the US and Israel, came to a…