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President Sakellaropoulou visits Kyra Rinio, sole inhabitant of remote island Kinaros

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the remote island of Kinaros, where she met with its only inhabitant, 74-year-old Eirini Katsotourhi, known as Kyra Rinio, on Wednesday. Located in the west of the islands of Leros and Amorgos, Kinaros is the second western-most island of the Dodecanese after Astypalea, and its coastline …

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Turkey claims “commandos have removed the Greek flag from an Aegean islet”

The official Ankara claims the Turkish Coast Guard has illegally landed on a Greek islet in the eastern Aegean Sea and took down a Greek flag. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul, Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said “There was an attempt to plant a Greek flag on an uninhabited rocky …

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Greek forces fire warning shots at Turkish helicopter on low flight over Ro island

One more serious incident of increasing Turkish provocation: A Turkish Coast Guard helicopter flew low over the Greek small island of Ro in the south-east Aegean Sea on Monday night. Greek ground forces had to fire warning shots in the air before it left. According to state broadcaster ERT, the …

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