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F-4 crash: Co-pilot found dead, SAR for pilot continues

Two pilots are missing after a two-seat F-4 Phantom fighter jet of the Greek Air Force crashed into the sea during a training flight on Monday morning. A big Search and Rescue operation is underway to locate the pilots as well as the fighter jet. A statement from the Hellenic …

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Turkey warns Greece of “serious consequences” if it extends territorial waters

Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman and chief foreign policy adviser, has warned of “serious consequences” for Greece if it extends its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles around Crete. “Turkey will not accept any extension, even by a single mile,” Kalin told NTV television late Tuesday, adding …

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Crete: Boat with 430 migrants, incl 100 children, towed to safety

The fishing boat with 430 migrants onboard was towed to Skala Palaiochoras where it docked at 2 o’ clock Tuesday afternoon after a big rescue operation. According to state broadcaster ERT, three of the 100 children in total suffered faint incidents and were transferred to the local hospital with ambulances. …

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Turkey’s FM warns Greece over territorial waters extension in the Aegean

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday warned Greece against extending its territorial waters in the Aegean Sea. Ankara “will not accept a fait accompli that has kept Turkey trapped in its coastline,” he stressed. “We will not allow [Greece] to extend its territorial waters in the Aegean by a …

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Over 30 migrants die in two shipwrecks off Kythera and Lesvos (videos)

More than 30 migrants are believed to have died in two shipwrecks off the island of Kythera in south Peloponnese and Lesvos in the eastern Aegean Sea in less than 12 hours. Residents of a Greek island pulled shipwrecked migrants to safety up steep cliffs in dramatic rescues after two …

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Unknown shipwreck discovered off the island of Kythnos

Αn unknown shipwreck was discovered west of the island of Kythnos in the wesaten Cyclades, soe 56 nautical miles of Attica. There are indications that the ship sank after an explosion at its prow. There are no indications of its date yet. Researcher Kostas Thoktaridis told state=run news agency amna, …

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Turkish Coast Guard harasses rescue boat inside Greek territorial waters (video)

The captain of a Turkish Coast Guard vessel carried out dangerous maneuvers within Greek territorial waters around a Greek rescue boat near Leros island, the Shipping and Island Policy Ministry said on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Monday (July 25) off Farmakonissi, North-East of Leros in the East Aegean Sea, …

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Antonov plane with 8 crew members crash in Kavala, N. Greece (videos)

An Antonov airplane with 8 crew members crashed off the city of Kavala, Northern Greece, about an hour before Saturday midnight. The plane was flying from Serbia to Jordan with reportedly 12 tons of dangerous material. Eyewitnesses said that the plane was on fire when it came down. The Antonov-12 …

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Shipwreck with over 100 migrants off Mykonos; injured, missing (video)

A big Search And Rescue operation has been launched by the Greek Coast Guard after it was alerted on a shipwreck with over 100 migrants on board of a sailing boat carrying them from Turkey to Europe via Greece. According to preliminary reports, there are injured passengers and at least …

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Corinth Canal to reopen for shipping in July following repair works

The Corinth Canal will reopen for ships in July, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations SA (HCAP) said on Wednesday. The reopening will be temporary, though, over the summer and will shut down again for a few months in autumn in order to complete repair works and stabilize the …

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Ancient Nemea to be awarded EU Heritage Label

The archaeological site of the Ancient Nemea will become the second heritage attraction in Greece to be awarded the EU’s Heritage Label, the Culture Ministry announced on Friday. The award ceremony will take place on June 13 in Brussels. Located near the city of Corinth in Peloponnese, Nemea is steeped …

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Explosives factory in N. Greece confirms death of 3 workers after powerful explosion

Hellenic Explosive Technology (ELTEK) confirmed the death of three of its employees during an explosion at the company’s factory at Grevena, northern Greece, on Monday morning. In its statement, ELTEK expressed “our grief for the loss of our colleagues and our deepest condolences to their loved ones. Right now our …

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Whales stranded on Corfu; 15 NGOs call for end of seismic surveys in the Ionian Sea

The Greek branches of Greenpeace and WWF and a number of marine life protection organizations have sounded alarm as three whales stranded on the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea. The incident took place in the last few days and it coincides with the operation of the seismic research …

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