Showing posts with label Aegean. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Aegean. Show all posts

Monday, July 3, 2017

La garde côtière grecque ouvre le feu contre un navire cargo turc en mer Égée

La télévision turque annonce que des bateaux de la garde côtière grecque ont tiré aujourd’hui contre un navire marchand battant pavillon turc, en mer Égée.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Greek Army Denounces 'Serious' Turkish Navy Violation

A Turkish navy patrol boat Friday fired shots in Greek waters in the southeast of the Aegean Sea, Greek military staff said, qualifying the incident as "serious".

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NATO nearing solution to continue Aegean migrant mission: UK general

Turkey will likely hand off responsibility for NATO's counter-migration mission in the Aegean Sea, averting tensions with Greece, when it takes command of a broader maritime mission in the region next year, a top British general said Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Albania joins first-ever NATO mission in Aegean Sea

Albania joined its first-ever maritime mission with NATO as part of the international efforts to stop illegal trafficking and migration in the Aegean Sea, the Albanian Ministry of Defense announced Monday.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

NATO approves use of AWACS to support anti-IS coalition and EU immigration

North Atlantic Treaty Organization leaders approved the use of Airborne Warning and Control Systems on Saturday to support the international anti-Islamic State coalition and to help the European Union manage irregular immigration in the central Mediterranean.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

NATO’s Stoltenberg welcomes expansion of NATO deployment in Aegean Sea

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said he welcomes NATO’s swift decisions to deploy ships to the Aegean Sea to support two of its members, Greece and Turkey, as well as the EU’s border agency Frontex, in their efforts to tackle the migrant and refugee crisis.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Turkey, Germany to take joint diplomatic initiative to stop refugee crisis. - They would seek the use of NATO's observation capabilities

Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday to cooperate closely and take a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis including a joint diplomatic initiative that seeks more NATO involvement, as well as aiming to halt attacks particularly by Russia in Syria's largest city Aleppo.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Russian warns Ankara about possible consequences of actions against Russian military.

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov on Sunday summoned Turkey’s defense attache Ahmet Gunes to warn him of possible consequences of Turkey’s actions against the Russian military, a defense ministry spokesman said.

Russia Says Warning Shots Fired At Turkish Vessel

The Russian Defense Ministry says one of its warships was forced to fire warning shots to avoid a collision with a Turkish ship in the Aegean Sea.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Turkish, German leaders discuss Syria, refugee crisis

Top Turkish and German leaders have discussed the upcoming mini-summit that will take place between Turkey and eight EU countries on Dec. 17 in Brussels, where they will discuss how to best handle the growing refugee crisis.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Boat collision off Turkish coast kills several refugees

At least 13 refugees have died after their boat collided with a ferry off the Turkish coast on Sunday, officials there said, while the Greek coast guard fanned out in the choppy waters of the Aegean Sea searching for another 27 people missing after their boat sank off the island of Lesbos.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Nearly 21,000 migrants arrived in Greece last week (UN)

Nearly 21,000 refugees and migrants arrived in crisis-hit Greece last week - nearly half the total number in all of 2014 - the United Nations said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Turkey calls for Greece to make Aegean a ‘sea of happiness’ through closer economic ties

Turkish companies are planning to invest in struggling neighbor Greece in the agricultural, manufacturing, tourism, construction and transportation sectors, as part of a joint program between the two countries.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

As foreign tourists leave Greece, Turks stay (Greek official)

Only Turkish tourists are enjoying their holidays in Greece, although thousands of foreign tourists have left the country amid the worsening cash crisis, said the mayor of Symi Island, which is just a few miles away from the seashores of Datça in the Turkish province of Muğla.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Turkey: Coast guard rescues over 300 migrants

 Turkish coast guard teams have rescued 303 migrants in operations held in the  Aegean Sea regions over four days ending on April 30, local officials said.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Turkish exercise notice over Aegean Sea fuels tension with Greece

An aviation notice issued by Turkey for a 10-month military drill in the Aegean Sea has sparked reaction from the Greek government, which reportedly complained about the move to international organizations over a “violation of Greek integrity and flight safety.”

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Aegean earthquake rattles western Turkey

A powerful earthquake centered to the west of the Turkish Aegean island of Gökçeada has shaken areas around western Turkey, including Istanbul and İzmir.

The temblor measured 6.5, according to Istanbul's Kandilli Observatory, Turkey's main seismic monitoring institute.

People rushed to the streets from their homes in western provinces, including Istanbul, Denizli and Antalya. 

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