A Greek court has sentenced two Muslim clerics to seven months in prison after they led prayers at a funeral service instead of using a state-appointed preacher.
The court Monday found the two men guilty of disturbing a religious ceremony and usurping authority, but the sentences were suspended and they weren't detained.
Greece's armed forces on Wednesday declared three days of mourning on the orders of Defense Minister Panos Kammenos over a helicopter crash earlier in the day that killed four army officers and injured one.
The Huey UH-1H went down north of the town of Elassona in northern Greece during what officials said was a routine border patrol flight.
A very interesting analysis about the real fate of the Greeks of Asia Minor. What is important about it is that it has been written by a Turkish researcher and is being presented in the website of an organization -“Philos Project”- that is not affiliated with Greece, hence it could not be accused of been biased.
Members in the Greek army’s officer cadet school undergo hours of tough drills and training to achieve the highest levels of preparedness. The precision, skills and training were showcased in a video posted inline. Their impressive display in perfect coordination demonstrated they were ready to perform their duties whenever called upon.