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Greece, Turkey in War of Words Over Aegean Airspace Violations

Greece, Turkey in War of Words Over Aegean Airspace Violations On Friday, Greece’s Foreign Ministry criticized comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who reportedly said his country will respond every time Greek fighter jets fly over the Aegean. On March 14, Erdogan said that if Greece sends out fighter jets to intercept Turkish F-16s over the Aegean, it should not be surprised if Turkey...
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Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home

Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home An exact replica of the iconic marble sculpture of the Nike of Samothrace, one of the most spectacular exhibits in the Louvre Museum, has been placed temporarily on the coastal avenue of Alexandroupolis. The exquisite, white marble sculpture will be transferred to the Greek island of Samothrace in a few months’ time. All past negotiations...
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Update: Hijack Threat at Athens Airport a Hoax

Update: Hijack Threat at Athens Airport a Hoax Greek authorities said on Friday that the threat of possible hijackings of airliners flying from London to the Greek capital was a hoax. Earlier, security services were on alert after receiving a phone call warning of possible hijackings of airliners flying from London to the Greek capital. Three flights from London which landed at Athens’...
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Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace, Two Days After Foreign Ministers Meet

A pair of Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace on Friday, two days after the foreign ministers of the two countries met to discuss reducing tensions in the Aegean. The Turkish jets flew over the island cluster of Oinousses in the eastern Aegean. According to the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), the two F-16s […]...
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