Sunday , April 21 2024
Home / Search Results for: 12 miles

Search Results for: 12 miles

Greece to extend its territorial waters 12 miles south of Crete

Greece’s government plans to extend its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles to the south and west of the island of Crete in March, local media reported on Sunday. The extension is in the context of hydrocarbon research and the government has reportedly already informed the European Union and the …

Read More »

“Greece extends its territorial waters to 12 miles,” says PM Mitsotakis

“Greece is growing. We are expanding the territorial waters in the Ionian Sea from 6 to 12 nautical miles,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis revealed on Wednesday. He announced this historic decision during the plenary debate for the ratification of the maritime agreements with Italy and Egypt. With the phrase “nothing …

Read More »

Greece to expand territorial waters from 6 to 12 miles from the coastline

Greece is poised to expand its sovereignty after 70 years, ex Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias revealed on Saturday during the handover ceremony to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who has been sworn in as Foreign Minister as well. He said that Greece will extend its territorial waters from 6 miles now …

Read More »

“Red line is 12 nautical miles,” says Greek PM Mitsotakis

Greece is defending its national sovereignty and sovereign rights, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said stressing that the “red line” for the maritime activity of Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea was the 12 nautical miles. A day earlier, his state minister Giorgos Gerapetritis shocked the country when he said on …

Read More »

UPD Cargo vessel RAPTOR sinks off Lesvos; 12 sailors missing, 1 rescued, 1 dead

A big Search And Rescue operation is underway South-West off the island of Lesvos after cargo vessel RAPTOR sank early Sunday morning. Of the 14 crew members onboard, so far, one sailor was spotted alive and he was picked up from a navy helicopter. UPDATE The rescued sailor was taken …

Read More »

Covid-deaths in Greece pass 30,000 milestone; 4,539 new coronavirus cases; distribution

Covid-deaths in Greece passed the 30,000 milestone on Saturday after 15 deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours. Health authorities announced also 4,539 coronavirus cases confirmed in the same period of time, whil the number of intubated Covid-patients in ICUs stands at 109 from 110  day earlier. According to …

Read More »

Unprecedented violation: Turkey’s fighter jets reach 2.5 miles off Alexandroupolis, NE Greece

An unprecedented violation of Greece’s national sovereignty by Turkish fighter jets on Friday: they reached 2.5 nautical miles off the port city of Alexandroupolis in north-eastern Greece. Angry reaction by the Greek Foreign Ministry that issued a statement condemning “the very clear escalation of Turkish provocations.” Foreign Ministry statement “We …

Read More »

Greece crosses milestone of 25,000 coronavirus deaths; 19,509 cases; distribution

Greece crossed on Wednesday, February 16, the psychological milestone of 25,000 coronavirus deaths.Health authorities announced on Wednesday that another 82 Covid-patients died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities since the start of the pandemic to 25,001. Authorities announced also 19,509 new coronavirus cases in the …

Read More »

Hermes milestone, ancient pottery seized in police operation in Ilia

The intact marble column with Hermes ancient Greek pottery objects and silver coins were among the priceless artifacts seized in Ilia, Peloponnese, during a police operation on Friday. The marble column depicting Hermes is 71 centimeter tall and has male genitals on it. In the antique, Hermes was the  god …

Read More »

Greece: Coronavirus deaths exceed 7000 since pandemic begin; 2512 new cases

Covid-19 related deaths surpassed the “psychological” milestone of 7,000 on Saturday after Greece’s health authorities announced 52 more fatalities in the past 24 hours. 2512 new coronavirus cases have been detected, while the number of intubations has further increased to 545. Death toll has reached 7,038. Total confirmed infections since …

Read More »

Greece break milestone of 4000 deaths; 916 new coronavirus cases

The number of Covid-19 deaths exceeded 4,000 on Friday. Greece’s health authorities announced 916 new coronavirus cases and 96 deaths in the past 24 hours. 527 Covid-19 patients are intubated in hospitals across the country. Death toll has reached 4,004 and the total cases stand at 129,584. Tougher lockdown in …

Read More »

Tsipras: Greece should deter Oruc Reis, extend territorial waters to 12 nm, if…

Main opposition leader and former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday he told Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis that Greece should deter the Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis “if it attempts to operate inside the country’s continental shelf.” He said further that her advised the PM to extend the …

Read More »

At least 12 dead when migrants boat sinks off Paxos island in Ionian Sea

The bodies of 12 people have been recovered from the sea after a boat carrying migrants sank 13 nautical miles south-west of the island of Paxos in the Ionian Sea short after 9 o’ clock on Saturday morning. Twenty-one  migrants have been rescued, so far. It is not known how …

Read More »

Crete: Dramatic rescue of teenager girl after 12 hours in the sea (video)

For more than 12 hours, a teenager girl was struggling against the sea waves off Agios Nikolaos on the island of Crete. The 18-year-old girl fell into the sea on Thursday morning in an effort to catch her bag fallen in the water. The area was rocky, she slipped and …

Read More »

120-year-old Greek Orthodox icon from Rhodes on US Tour

A 120-year-old Orthodox icon has just made the over 5,000-mile journey from Rhodes, Greece to the Baltimore area. “It’s the first time that this icon has ever left the village,” said Father Zacharias Mavroudis. This religious icon is that of Saint Paraskevi, a saint many Greek Orthodox pray to. Some …

Read More »

ECHR rules Greece to pay €12K-€16K to each of 42 strawberry pickers in Manolada shooting

A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh has won a case against Greece at Europe’s highest human rights court. They were shot at by employer’s foremen for demanding unpaid wages after they had worked for 5 month sin Manolada, Peloponnese. The Council of Europe’s Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday …

Read More »

Filmmaker Dapfne Matziaraki wins Oscar nomination for “4.1 Miles”

Filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki and her documentary “4.1 Miles” is the second Greek nomination for Oscars 2017 in the category Best Documentary Short Subject. She directed, produced, photographed and edited the award winning “4.1 Miles”, a documentary about refugees. In the peak of the Refugee Crisis, she traveled to the island …

Read More »