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Turkey claims airspace violations in the Aegean are “legal”

Turkey has claimed that airspace violations in the Aegean are “legal” and “no threat to Greece.” Calling Turkish flights over Aegean “a threat” is incompatible to good neighborly ties, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in response to a Greek Foreign Ministry statement. This is the latest “war of words” between …

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Greek Police: Helpline reduced police officers suicide rate to zero

A 24-hour telephone helpline for police officers has reduced their suicides to zero in 2018, Greek Police has said. The helpline was introduced two years ago, police chief Manolis Koufakis added. Koufakis said that there were no recorded suicides among police men and women in 2018, compared to the total …

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Gunman of NZ massacre, Brenton Tarrant, stayed in Greece in 2016

The gunman of New Zealand massacre Brentan Tarrant not only stopped in Athens International Airport twice when he took his trip to Europe. He also stayed in the country for at  least 15 days, media report on Saturday evening. The 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant was reportedly transit at the Αthens airport …

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Spring Weather! At least for the next five days…

Bright sunshine and mild temperatures over 18 degrees Celsius in the large parts of the country. Excluded from the fair weather are Crete and the Dodecanese, with a high possibility of rainfalls, on Saturday. According to weather forecast, the fair weather is expected to last until next Wednesday, when powerful …

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Greek FM sharply criticizes Erdogan defending airspace violations

The Greek Foreign Ministry sharply criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday for his comments about flights of the Greek Air Force over the Aegean. “Whenever Greek military aircraft takes off in the Aegean, Turkish jets will follow suit,” Erdogan said during an interview with private broadcaster Haberturk. Equating …

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Greek students join global #ClimateStrike for planet protection (videos)

Greek school students of all education levels joined the global rally ClimateStrike on Friday urging governments to move towards the protection of the planet. The Climate Strike is an initiative of 15-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg. 12 o’ clock Friday noon, students gathered at Syntagma square in downtown Athens holding …

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