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Greece will conclude an Arms Deal with Germany worth 4 Billion Euros

In the framework of the process of arming the Greek government, which began in the Eastern Mediterranean after the crisis with Turkey in 2020, Greece's new address is Germany, after France and the United States, writes Hurriyet.

Greek demographics: An aging and over-the-hill population

Mainland Greece is aging alarmingly - faster than even the most dire predictions of demographers. One in three residents of the Prefectures of Arta and Evrytania is currently over 65 years old, a percentage that was expected in 2050, while in eleven prefectures of the country with a total population of 828,000 people one in four is elderly.

Canadian minister seeks further collaboration with Greece

Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne noted that now is the moment with the greatest potential for the development of bilateral relations between Greece and Canada, speaking at the Toronto Economic Forum held on October 17 and 18 by the Delphi Economic Forum.

Greece to make 4 billion euro deal with Germany

Greece is preparing to make a 4 billion euro deal for the modernization of tanks and four frigates with Germany.

Within the Greek government's armament process initiated in the eastern Mediterranean after the crisis with Türkiye in 2020, Greece's new address is Germany, after France and the U.S.

Netflix defends ‘The Crown’ after ex-PM lambasts ’malicious nonsense’

Netflix on Oct. 17 defended its latest series of "The Crown" after former British prime minister John Major lashed out at a story line showing King Charles plotting to oust the late queen.

Major's tenure as prime minister from 1990-1997 covered a turbulent period for the royals that included the divorce of Charles and his wife Princess Diana.

US says it is not taking sides between Greece and Türkiye

The United States has not changed its security posture in the Aegean Sea, the American envoy to Türkiye has said, amid Ankara's growing criticism that Washington has broken the decades-old Turkish-Greek balance by arming the latter.

How RES dropped Greek electricity prices by 44% in 3 days

The billowing winds that swept Greece over the last three days were enough to produce up to 83% of the electricity consumed by households and businesses and to knock down the average wholesale electricity price by 44%.

Türkiye calls Greek claims on migrants fake news

Turkish officials on Oct. 16 shot back at Greek allegations that Türkiye forced 92 naked migrants into Greece, calling it "fake news" and accusing Greece of the mistreatment.

Deputy Minister slams Greece’s claims on pushing forward migrants

Turkish Deputy Interior Minister has slammed Greek minister for his allegations about the country forcing 92 migrants to cross into Greece and stripping them naked before doing so.

"Since you could not find a single human rights case in Türkiye, you are trying to reveal the image of your persecution as if it happened in Türkiye," İsmail Çataklı said in a social media post.

Olympic medalist Nikolaidis dies

Greece's two-time Olympic taekwondo silver medallist Alexandros Nikolaidis has died of cancer at the age of 42.

Nikolaidis also served as deputy spokesman for the leftist SYRIZA party.

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Türkiye, Russia to study Putin’s gas hub proposal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 14 Türkiye and Russia have instructed their respective energy authorities to immediately begin technical studies on a Russian proposal that would turn Türkiye into a gas hub for Europe.

Greek, Turkish DMs hold brief meeting on sidelines of NATO session

A tepid first "warming" in now frosty Greek-Turkish relations came on Thursday, as Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos met with his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, on the sidelines of a NATO DMs' meeting in Brussels.

According to an official announcement by the Greek side, both ministers underlined the importance of maintaining open channels of communication.