ISTANBUL/ATHENS Turkey has extended the seismic survey work of its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until Nov. 4 - a move that Greece condemned on Sunday as "illegal".
ATHENS The United States and Greece called on Monday for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in the east Mediterranean as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a two-day trip to Greece amid increased regional tension over energy resources. | Video
ATHENS, Sept 28 The United States and Greece
called on Monday for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes
in the east Mediterranean as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
began a two-day trip to Greece amid increased regional tension
over energy resources.
ATHENS Greece is close to resuming talks with Turkey over maritime zones, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday, after Ankara this month recalled an oil and gas exploration vessel from disputed Mediterranean waters in a move welcomed by Athens.
LESBOS Greek authorities were struggling on Wednesday to move thousands of migrants made homeless by a blaze at an overcrowded camp into new tents, while fears grew over a coronavirus outbreak on the island of Lesbos.
LESBOS, Greece Greek police have detained six migrants over a fire that razed the Moria refugee camp to the ground, the government said on Tuesday, as thousands of displaced people refused to move to a new facility and demanded to leave Lesbos island.
ATHENS/ANKARA Greece said on Tuesday it was ready for talks with Turkey over contested Mediterranean waters if Ankara continues "disengaging itself" from the crisis, following the withdrawal of a Turkish exploration vessel from a disputed region.
ATHENS, Sept 3 Greece's GDP shrank 14% between
April and June, marking the steepest quarterly contraction in at
least 25 years and threatening to undermine a decade of hard-won
gains for the recently bailed-out economy.
ATHENS Greece started work clearing ground on Friday for a real estate project that plans to turn a disused airport on the Athens coast into one of Europe's biggest tourist resorts, three times the size of Monaco.