Greece

 TAP buys DESFA’s share

The fact that the consortium for construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) won the tender of Greece's gas grid operator DESFA will strengthen the positions of TAP and the Southern Gas Corridor projects a route for the supply of …

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Greece intercepts Turkish drone  - media

The Greek air force has intercepted a Turkish military drone that violated Greece’s national airspace in the southeastern Aegean, Kathimerini newspaper reported. The Turkish Anka unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV ANKA) twice entered …

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Saharan dust reaches Russia's Kuban

Huge amounts of Saharan dust that have engulfed Greece, reached Russia's Kuban, according to witnesses. Many residents of Crete have been wearing masks to protect themselves, Euronews reported. Weather reports suggest …

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Famous Greek musician to perform in Baku

The concert of the artistic director of the Athenian Opera Theater, performer on the ancient stringed lyre instrument Nikos Ksantulis will be held in Baku. The event, organized within the Pearls of Ethnic Music project, …

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Margvelashvili to visit Greece

Tomorrow Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is going to visit Greece. He will hold talks with his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos. In addition, Margvelashvili is going to meet with Prime …

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Turkey warns Greek minister off Aegean islets

The Turkish Coast Guard on Jan. 28 blocked Greece’s defense minister from approaching a pair of disputed islets in the Aegean Sea, according to Turkey’s Interior Ministry, Hurriyet Daily News reports. Coast guard …

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Earthquake rattles Athens

An earthquake with a preliminary reading of 4.6 rattled Athens and central Greece early Sunday, witnesses said, with no immediate reports of damage, News.am reports. The tremblor was recorded west of Athens at 6.02 am (0402 GMT) in the …

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Lightning strikes plane from Kutaisi

Today, a Wizz Air plane performing W66401 flight on the route Kutaisi (Georgia) - Thessaloniki (Greece) made an emergency landing at the airport of the Bulgarian capital due to a lightning stroke, the Georgian media reports, specifying that there …

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 Coast Guard rescues 68 migrants from rocks off Turkey

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 68 migrants stranded on rocks as they attempted to cross to Greece. The migrants were trying to reach Greek islands when an inflatable boat carrying them got stuck at the small islet near the Dikili …

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Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

Greece persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in its refugee camps, The New Arab reports. The agreement came during a strained two-day state visit by Turkish President …

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 Date of Erdogan’s visit to Greece revealed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Greece on December 7-8, the Turkish presidential administration said in a message. During his visit to Greece, Erdogan will hold a number of important meetings with the …

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