New illegal Turkish NAVTEX in the Nautical Geo research area

Turkey, in order to prevent the navigation and the soundings being conducted by the NAUTICAL GEO research vessel, is proceeding with the commitment of the region and naval exercises. The freezing of an area with illegal NAVTEX is from today until October 5.

Ankara blames Greece and Cyprus in advance

Civilian groups on Lesvos, Chios reiterate opposition to new migrant camps

Two civilian groups on the eastern Aegean islands of Lesvos and Chios have reiterated their opposition to the creation of new migrant facilities, saying they amount to nothing but "concentration camps" which are permanently altering the character of the islands.

Migration ministry to speed up plan for new Chios camp after court ruling

The government will have to speed up the construction of a new, closed camp for migrants on the eastern Aegean island of Chios after a local court ruled that the current reception facility of VIAL must be returned to its owner, the municipality of Chios, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis said on Tuesday.

Greece attracts lockdown migrants

They are commonly known as "digital nomads," but they might as well be described as "lockdown migrants." Greece seems to have a strong appeal among Europe's remote workers as a suitable place to experience quarantine life without having to give up too much in terms of living standards.

Turkey issues fresh Navtex warnings demanding demilitarization of Greek islands

The Turkish navy on Sunday evening issued three navigational (Navtex) warnings demanding the demilitarization of the Greek islands of Samothraki, Lemnos, Chios, Samos, Tilos and Halki.

The move came after European Union leaders last week failed to agree on solid sanctions against Turkey over its actions in the Eastern Mediterranean.