The remains of a 2,500-year-old ancient port were revealed for the first time in a generation due to a low tide in Turkey's northern Aegean town of Ören.
"I've been hiking up here for many years. I've been watching the seaside. It's the first time I see such a huge low tide," said local resident Timur Yılmaz, who is a retired military sergeant.
The French Ambassador to Greece Patrick Maisonnave on Monday underlined France's interest in boosting defense ties with Greece during a press conference delivered from the Dixmude amphibious assault ship and helicopter carrier which is currently docked at the port of Piraeus and participating in exercises with Greek armed forces.
Turkey on Jan. 27 condemned a terrorist attack in Mali that killed at least 20 soldiers.
"We are saddened to receive the news that many soldiers lost their lives and injured in a terrorist attack on the Sokolo military camp in the Segou region of Mali," Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.