Aegean Sea

Turkish jets fly over Oinousses, Panaghia islands

Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered the Athens Flight Information (FIR) region on Thursday, flying at 28,000 feet above the Aegean islands of Oinousses and Panaghia.

According to the National Defense General Staff, the unauthorized overflights took place shortly before 10.30 a.m. and the Turkish were intercepted and chased off, according to the international rules of engagement.

Five-year-old in ICU after crash on Crete

A 5-year-old girl who was in one of two cars that crashed in the Cretan prefecture of Rethymno on Sunday was in the intensive care unit of Iraklio General Hospital on Monday.

The local traffic police have launched an investigation to determine the exact circumstances of the collision between the two cars on the national highway near the small town of Skaleta.

Turkey Sells Two of Its Islands

Islands near the southwestern province of Mugla and western Balikesir have been put up for sale online, Sabah reports.

Karaca Island off the Marmaris district of Muğla is listed at a price of 210 million liras ($36.7 million), put on sale on Sept. 22 by Turkish businesspeople living in the United States. 

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