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How Military Spending Has Changed Since 2009
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How Military Spending Has Changed Since 2009

Panos - Oct 02, 2019

China has celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule by holding a massive military parade in Tiananmen Square in front of past and present leaders. Even though…

Military services cut to 6 months for multi-member families
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Military services cut to 6 months for multi-member families

makis - Mar 12, 2019

The duration of military services for males in large families will be reduced, according to Alternate Defence Minister Panagiotis Rigas. Speaking to radio station “Sto Kokkino”, Mr…

Greek-Israeli military cooperation program for 2019
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Greek-Israeli military cooperation program for 2019

Panos - Dec 14, 2018

Representatives of the Greek and Israeli general staff offices signed a Defense Cooperation Programme (DCP) 2019 this week, with the agreement focusing on operational and individual military…

U.S. looking to increase use of Greek military bases, ports
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U.S. looking to increase use of Greek military bases, ports

makis - Dec 05, 2018

The United States is looking to expand its military presence in Greece, the Military Times quoted Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford…

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 actions in operational sectors and training, as…

Two Greek-Cypriots arrested by Turkish-Cypriot military in UN buffer zone
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Two Greek-Cypriots arrested by Turkish-Cypriot military in UN buffer zone

Panos - Oct 01, 2018

Two Greek-Cypriots were arrested on Saturday afternoon by the occupying Turkish-Cypriot forces of the northern part of the island when they passed through the UN buffer zone.…

Major joint military exercise of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania & Serbia in Attica, Greece
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Major joint military exercise of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania & Serbia in Attica, Greece

makis - May 31, 2018

The decision of the Heads of State and Government of Greece, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia, as was exclusively written by IBNA, that was made during the 3rd…

Military plans discovered on memory card of mobile phone of Greek soldiers being held in Turkish prison!
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Military plans discovered on memory card of mobile phone of Greek soldiers being held in Turkish prison!

makis - Mar 22, 2018

As Turkish newspaper Hurriyet and news agency Anadolu report, Turkish authorities found military plans on a memory card in one of the mobile phones of the two…

Multinational Military Exercise takes place in Cyprus
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Multinational Military Exercise takes place in Cyprus

makis - Oct 17, 2017

The multinational military exercise “NEMESIS – 2017” will take place for the fourth year in a row on Tuesday, within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the…

Greek military analysts: Turkey will not attack in Aegean as islands full of soldiers
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Greek military analysts: Turkey will not attack in Aegean as islands full of soldiers

makis - Mar 02, 2017

Greek military analysts believe Turkey is raising tensions in the Aegean Sea because it found itself cornered on the Syrian front. According to their analysis, Turkey is…

Greek military observing Turkish research ship amid tensions
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Greek military observing Turkish research ship amid tensions

makis - Feb 10, 2017

Greece’s National Defense General Staff and the Hellenic Navy have been closely monitoring the presence of the Turkish research vessel Cesme off Andros following a spike in…

Turkey says Greek military exercise on Kos breached international law
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Turkey says Greek military exercise on Kos breached international law

makis - Feb 03, 2017

Turkey accused Greece on Friday of breaching international law by carrying out a military exercise on an island in the Aegean Sea, in an escalating row between…

Military staff officer of Turkish Embassy to Greece arrested in Turkey
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Military staff officer of Turkish Embassy to Greece arrested in Turkey

makis - Jul 22, 2016

A military official serving in the Turkish Embassy to Greece was arrested in Turkey after being charged with participating in the failed military coup to overthrow the…

Turkish military helicopter lands in northern Greece; crew requests asylum
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Turkish military helicopter lands in northern Greece; crew requests asylum

Sokratis - Jul 16, 2016

A Turkish military helicopter has landed in Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, the ANA-MPA news agency reported on Saturday, adding that its eight crew members are requesting political asylum.…