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DM: Official Turkish behavior in Aegean ‘unlawful’; illegal activities in Cyprus’ EEZ
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DM: Official Turkish behavior in Aegean ‘unlawful’; illegal activities in Cyprus’ EEZ

Panos - May 15, 2019

Greece’s defense minister on Tuesday referred directly to what he called official Turkey’s “unlawful” behavior in the Aegean and illegal activities in the Republic of Cyprus’ exclusive…

Berlin responds to letter by five east Aegean isles hit hardest by refugee/migrant crisis
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Berlin responds to letter by five east Aegean isles hit hardest by refugee/migrant crisis

Panos - Mar 12, 2019

The German chancellery issued a response this week to a letter sent by the mayors of five eastern Aegean islands bearing the brunt of the refugee/migrant crisis…

A dogfight & 20 violations by Turkish armed jet fighters in the Aegean
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A dogfight & 20 violations by Turkish armed jet fighters in the Aegean

makis - May 11, 2018

Armed Turkish jet fighters in four formations, helicopters and spy airplanes flew over the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean on Friday, violating the Greek airspace a total…

New incident in the Aegean! Turkish merchant ship collided with the HS “Armatolos”
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New incident in the Aegean! Turkish merchant ship collided with the HS “Armatolos”

Panos - May 04, 2018

A serious incident took place at dawn near the island of Lesvos when a Turkish merchant ship collided with the Hellenic Navy ship HS “Armatolos” at around…

Aegean Air looks to the future with €4 billion Airbus jet order
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Aegean Air looks to the future with €4 billion Airbus jet order

makis - Mar 29, 2018

Following a strong 2017 in sales and tourism in Greece booming, Aegean Airlines is looking to renew its fleet of single-aisle planes and to add capacity for…

The untold war: dogfights in the Aegean
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The untold war: dogfights in the Aegean

makis - Jul 19, 2017

While most attention over the past few years has been centred on Russia’s aggression and the critical situation in the Middle East, very few analysts notice a…

Aegean Airlines reports growth in passenger traffic in Q1
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Aegean Airlines reports growth in passenger traffic in Q1

makis - Apr 19, 2017

Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines said on Wednesday passenger traffic grew 5 percent in the first quarter, with load factors improving to historically high levels for the…

NATO’s Aegean patrols to continue
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NATO’s Aegean patrols to continue

makis - Feb 16, 2017

Patrols by the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the Aegean to stem the flow of migrants into Europe will continue despite objections by Turkey, defense…

Minister says no plans to settle Aegean islets
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Minister says no plans to settle Aegean islets

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Deputy Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios says there are no plans to create infrastructure or settle people on uninhabited islets in the Aegean Sea as part of the…

Polls or parliamentary vote on table as pressure mounts for more austerity
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Polls or parliamentary vote on table as pressure mounts for more austerity

chris1 - Dec 11, 2016

As it became abundantly clear in the aftermath of last Monday’s Eurogroup, any deal Athens strikes with the country’s international creditors that includes the participation of the…

NATO to boost efforts in Aegean to stop migrants
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NATO to boost efforts in Aegean to stop migrants

makis - Oct 27, 2016

NATO defense ministers agreed Thursday to move forward cooperation with the European Union in cracking down on human smuggling across the Aegean, the alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg…

Hagia Sophia gets permanent imam as tensions rise in Aegean
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Hagia Sophia gets permanent imam as tensions rise in Aegean

Sokratis - Oct 22, 2016

A few months after a controversial decision by Turkish authorities to allow readings from the Quran to be broadcast from Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, reports on Friday…

Greece complains to NATO over Turkish submarines in Aegean
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Greece complains to NATO over Turkish submarines in Aegean

chris1 - Oct 09, 2016

The Greek Foreign Ministry and the National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) last week submitted to NATO a detailed complaint regarding the presence of Turkish Navy submarines in…

North Aegean islands ‘crowded’ with migrants and refugees
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North Aegean islands ‘crowded’ with migrants and refugees

makis - Aug 01, 2016

The Regional Governor of North Aegean Christiana Kalogirou as argued that there are over double the number of migrants and refugees on the north Aegan islands, than…

Officials eye ships carrying guns to Libya via Aegean
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Officials eye ships carrying guns to Libya via Aegean

chris1 - Jul 03, 2016

Greek and European security officials are considering an intensification of inspections in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean amid fears that large consignments of guns and explosives are…

Aegean adds PayPal to payment methods
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Aegean adds PayPal to payment methods

Panos - Jun 30, 2016

Aegean Airlines is adding PayPal to its online payment methods, a move which according to the Greek airliner will facilitate bookings. Travelers using the global online payment…

Turkish overflights in Aegean continue
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Turkish overflights in Aegean continue

Sokratis - Apr 30, 2016

Turkish overflights in the Aegean continued on Friday, when a fighter jet encroached on Greek air space 19 times, according to military officials in Athens. All the…

Aegean adds flights to Lille as Brussels airport still closed
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Aegean adds flights to Lille as Brussels airport still closed

Sokratis - Mar 26, 2016

Aegean Airlines has announced the cancellation of its scheduled flights to Brussels through March 30 and the continuation of flights to Lille, France, instead. The cancellations follow…

Turkey disputes Greek sovereignty via NATO patrols
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Turkey disputes Greek sovereignty via NATO patrols

chris1 - Mar 06, 2016

Turkey is disputing Greece’s territorial sovereignty over a string of tiny islands and a part of its air space over the Aegean Sea, according to a confidential…

NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tension to set terms of Aegean mission
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NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tension to set terms of Aegean mission

ilias1 - Feb 25, 2016

NATO allies have overcome territorial sensitivities between Greece and Turkey and agreed on how their ships will help counter the criminal networks smuggling refugees into Europe across…