US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt was quoted by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Thursday as saying that an analysis by American experts of a controversial memorandum of understanding between Ankara and the Tripoli-based Libyan government presents “very different” legal conclusions to those presented by Turkey.
Turkish politicians and journalists like to comment that the Greeks overreact to whatever Turkey does with regard to Greece and Cyprus, and that their country has far more important things to deal with.
Jailed terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas has filed an appeal with a court in Volos, central Greece, demanding the reversal of a decision by the parole board of the prison where he’s being kept turning down his request for a nine-day leave of absence over the Christmas holidays.
Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said that Turkey is planning to conduct seismic surveys aimed at locating potential hydrocarbon deposits within the contours of the maritime borders outlined in its contentious agreement with Libya’s Tripoli-based government, Greek media reported on Friday.
A fresh low-pressure weather system is bringing heavy rainfall to most parts of Greece on Friday, as well as snow in the uplands of northern and central Greece, the National Observatory’s Meteo weather service has reported.
Unknown assailants vandalized two banks and a sandwich shop on central Ethnikis Antistaseos Street in the eastern Athens district of Kaisariani in the early hours of Friday.
EU leaders broke a deadlock early Friday and claimed a deal over a key climate target by committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, sidestepping the objections of Poland, one of the bloc’s biggest economies.
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels for a second day on Friday are expected to issue a statement rejecting a Turkey-Libya maritime border deal as invalid and insisting that the pact interferes with the rights of other countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
The City of Trikala and telecommunications company Vodafone presented on Thursday the project for the first smart city, or “Giga City,” as they described the town in central Greece.
Aegean Air announced its summer schedule for 2020 on Thursday, shifting some of its focus to Thessaloniki.