Members of the Greek Police's (ELAS) bomb disposal unit on Monday used a controlled explosion to destroy a homemade bomb that was found outside a police precinct in Zografou, eastern Athens.
Following the controversial deal signed between Libya’s UN-supported government and Turkey on maritime boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, which was condemned on Friday by European Union leaders for being in breach of international laws, officials in Athens are trying to establish exactly when and where Ankara will choose to escalate tension in the region by sending an exploration vessel to an area of Greek interests.
Commenting on a report in the Jerusalem Post over the weekend regarding the "deportation" of an Israeli research ship near Cyprus by the Turkish Navy last month, a Cypriot source told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday that it had no part in the decision.
In an interview on Turkish television, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indicated where Turkey plans to conduct research for hydrocarbons but also drilling, using a map to indicate the location east of Crete.
Police on Monday were seeking the assailants behind an early morning explosion at a two-storey building in Peristeri, western Athens, that caused extensive damage but no injuries.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is on Monday to meet with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in Geneva on Monday with talks expected to focus on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and hopes for the relaunch of efforts to resolve the Cyprus problem.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday Turkey is ready to provide Tripoli any military support it needs after Ankara and Libya’s internationally recognized government signed a security deal.
As part of its goal to ease the burden on businesses and to increase disposable incomes, the government has made the final tweaks to its four-year plan to gradually reduce wage contributions.
Fatalities resulting from flash floods are on the rise in Greece, according to a new survey which points to an increase in annual deaths from flood-related deaths as well as in the average number of deaths per event.
One in three Greeks have not received a single vaccination in their adult life, according to a new survey which found that the same percentage are concerned about the side effects of immunizations and one in seven question their utility.