Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

Spain And Greece To Implement ‘Vaccine Passports’ To Re-Start Tourism

    Spain and Greece are to follow the example set by the Seychelles and implement a ‘vaccine passport’ system to allow those who have taken the COVID shot to enter the countries for holidays. Greece has been lobbying the EU to introduce a bloc-wide standardised COVID passport, while Spain has announced that it fully […]

Greece’s First Openly Gay Minister Hopes Role Will Ease Anti-LGBTQ Sentiment

Nicholas Yatromanolakis said he’d like his appointment to his nation’s conservative government to make it easier to tackle homophobia. Source 00 Hits: 5

Turkey invites Greece to resume talks amid Eastern Mediterranean Sea dispute

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that Turkey has offered to resume exploratory talks with Greece on hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, as Ankara wants to improve ties with the European Union. The two neighbors and NATO members have been at loggerheads over maritime exploration rights in the Mediterranean, among other issues. “We […]

Greece, Israel to Sign Largest-Ever Defense Procurement Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Greek counterpart, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, hold a virtual toast to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of full diplomatic ties between their countries, May 21, 2020. Photo: Kobi Gideon / GPO. JNS.org – Greece has approved Israel’s bid for a 20-year, $1.68 billion defense contract for the establishment […]

‘Inhumane treatment’: Turkey accuses Greece of migrant ‘pushbacks’ into Turkish waters

The Greek Coast Guard has been sending illegal migrants stranded on islands in the Aegean back to Turkish territorial waters, Turkey’s Interior Minister has said, accusing Athens of “torture.” The Greek coast guards have been engaged in “torture and inhumane treatment every day,” Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said in a Twitter post, addressing Greek Minister […]

‘Jesus Wins’ spray-painted on synagogue and Holocaust monument in Greece

The incident Thursday in Larissa, in northern Greece, was reported immediately to police but the man fled before he could be apprehended. Witnesses described the man as middle-aged, and said he was holding up a sign with Christian religious symbols. Police are looking for the man, the Jewish Community of Larissa reported on its website. […]

‘Jesus Wins’ graffitied on Greece synagogue and Holocaust monument

JTA — An unidentified man spray-painted the words “Jesus Wins” in black on the walls of a synagogue in Greece and a nearby Holocaust monument. The incident Thursday in Larissa, in northern Greece, was reported immediately to police but the man fled before he could be apprehended. Witnesses described the man as middle-aged, and said […]

The Mysterious Riace Warriors: From Greece To Italy To Discovery

The Riace Warriors (or Bronzi di Riace) are a pair of Greek bronze statues that were discovered in the sea near Riace, in the southern Italian province of Calabria. The statues date to the 5th century BC and depict two warriors. Both warriors are nude and bearded, though one of them is thought to be an “younger” […]

Violent Protests Erupt in Greece Over Covid Lockdown

7 Nov, 2020 11:50 / Updated 20 hours agoGet short URL00:0800:12 Follow RT onAn anti-lockdown rally in Greece’s Thessaloniki turned violent as protesters pelted riot police with projectiles, injuring two officers. The police made 11 arrests amid the clashes. Several hundred protesters showed up in the center of the Greek city on Friday evening to take […]

Turkish Police Officers, MP Arrive in Greece Among Boatload of Asylum Seekers

    [embedded content] A boat carrying 65 asylum seekers from Turkey was found to be carrying police officers, political party officials and even a member of parliament, according to reports. At least 20 passengers of a distressed vessel rescued in the Ionian Sea were police officers who identified themselves as allies of Fethullah Gülen, […]

The Piraeus Lion of Venice: Runes and Roaming from Greece to Italy

Some ancient artifacts travel from where they were first made to become symbols of other foreign lands. This is certainly the story of the Piraeus Lion. The Piraeus Lion is a marble lion displayed in Venice, specifically at the entrance of the Venetian Arsenal . As its name suggests, the statue was originally from Piraeus, […]

Greece Investigating More NGOs as Migrant Smuggling Probe Widens

    Greek authorities are reportedly targeting more suspicious non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as an investigation into espionage, human smuggling, and tax evasion continues to expand in scope. A total of 33 suspects tied to four NGOs were rounded up in late September amid an extensive probe conducted by Greek intelligence and counter-terrorism agencies, as Infowars […]

Greece urges Turkey to ‘step back’ from reopening of Cyprus beach resort

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Greece: Faggot-Globalist Judge Orders Golden Dawn Members Imprisoned

After years of radical left-wing agitation and state-sponsored suppression, some pedophile faggot Greek judge has sent Golden Dawn’s political leadership to prison for resisting the evil jew system of white replacement. CNN: The leaders of Greece’s neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn were found guilty Wednesday of forming and running a criminal organization under the cloak of […]

Turkey avoids EU sanction threat after agreeing to Greece talks

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US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, visited Cyprus on Saturday, calling for Turkey to desist from any activities that could further raise tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Disputes between Ankara, Greece and Cyprus are centred around hydrocarbon resources and maritime influence in the region that have led to fears of conflict. Turkey, which is hunting […]

Thousands homeless as Greece’s main migrant camp gutted by blaze

AFP — Thousands of asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos were left homeless Wednesday after fleeing for their lives as a huge fire ripped through the camp of Moria, the country’s largest and most notorious migrant facility. Over 12,000 men, women and children ran in panic out of containers and tents into nearby […]

Greece opens to Israeli tourists, lifts restrictions on numbers and destinations

Greece will no longer cap the number of Israeli tourists allowed in the country or limit their movements to a handful of cities, the Foreign Ministry announced on Monday. Israeli tourists will still require a negative coronavirus test 72 hours before traveling to Greece and will be required to take an additional test upon landing. […]

Why Erdogan won’t start a war with Greece over Mediterranean drilling

Tensions are still running very high in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey is prospecting the seabed for energy reserves in an area that Greece claims as its own continental shelf. This row over drilling rights has sparked strong responses from each side, with the two NATO allies deploying naval and air forces to assert their […]

Turkey and Greece in explosive battle over the Mediterranean’s gas reserves

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Erdogan threatens Greece over disputed territorial claims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Greece with “painful experiences” if the country doesn’t enter talks with Turkey over disputed territorial claims in the eastern Mediterranean. The two countries have been in a long-running dispute over oil and gas exploration rights in the area, with Turkey also butting up against Cyprus over the same […]

Fire Fighters Battle With Wildfire At Ancient Mycenae In Greece

A wildfire at Mycenae has caused a major archaeological panic in Greece. Greek fire fighters equipped with nine fire engines, two planes and a helicopter struggled to save the ancient citadel of Mycenae from the destructive flames of an out-of-control wildfire. The Bronze Age stronghold of Mycenae in ancient Greece was the center of the […]

What’s behind the Turkey-Greece battle over eastern Mediterranean waters?

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Greece Rescues Nearly 100 Migrants at Sea, Sends Another 121 to Germany

Greek authorities have rescued almost 100 illegal migrants from a vessel at sea while also transporting over 100 more migrants to Germany, according to reports. Rescue efforts were launched in the Mediterranean Sea by the Hellenic Coast Guard after authorities received distress calls from a boat taking water on Tuesday night, the Greek City Times […]

Greece Rescues Nearly 100 Migrants at Sea, Sends Another 121 to Germany

Greek authorities have rescued almost 100 illegal migrants from a vessel at sea while also transporting over 100 more migrants to Germany, according to reports. Rescue efforts were launched in the Mediterranean Sea by the Hellenic Coast Guard after authorities received distress calls from a boat taking water on Tuesday night, the Greek City Times […]

Greece Rescues Nearly 100 Migrants at Sea, Sends Another 121 to Germany

Greek authorities have rescued almost 100 illegal migrants from a vessel at sea while also transporting over 100 more migrants to Germany, according to reports. Rescue efforts were launched in the Mediterranean Sea by the Hellenic Coast Guard after authorities received distress calls from a boat taking water on Tuesday night, the Greek City Times […]

Turkey accuses France of stirring tensions as standoff with Greece continues

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EU holds urgent talks on Greece-Turkey energy dispute

European Union foreign ministers held urgent talks on Friday about current military tensions between Greece and Turkey over drilling rights in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said Turkey would press ahead with its search for oil and gas in the disputed waters until August 23 as planned. But after talks with […]

Greece: Tinos pilgrimage overshadowed by virus

Greek Orthodox pilgrims have been arriving on the Aegean island of Tinos ahead of an August 15 religious holiday. The annual visit to the island’s renowned Church of the Panagia of Tinos – which houses an icon believed to perform miracles – usually attracts thousands of pilgrims marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The […]

‘Parthenon of shipwrecks’: Greece opens its first underwater museum

Greece opened its first underwater museum on Saturday, giving members of the public the chance to scuba dive to the wreck of an ancient ship that sank in the 5th century BC. The ship was carrying some 3,000-4,000 amphoras, ancient storage devices which in this case were being used to transport wine. The site, located […]

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