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Greece testing drone deliveries

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Greece is testing drone delivery of medicines to isolated places in an environmentally friendly way, sending the unmanned aircraft to a 200-person village. The red...

Argos II HD to support Frontex maritime surveillance project

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Hensoldt’s Argos II HD electro-optical system will be deployed on two tethered aerostats and deliver extensive security surveillance over Greek islands as part of...

Israel and Greece sign record defence deal

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Israel and Greece have signed their biggest ever defence procurement deal, which Israel said on Sunday would strengthen political and economic ties between the...

Greek border defence to be supplemented by Israeli drones

Israel will lease drones to Greece to defend its borders in the first military deal between the countries including an option to buy the...

Second Greek migrant camp quarantined

Greece quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said. The Afghan...

Greek migrant camp quarantined

Greece quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said. Tests on 63 people were conducted after a...

Migrants blocked from entering Greece

Greece repulsed 35 000 migrants trying to cross into its territory illegally since Turkey opened its border a week ago, government sources said, as...

EU immigration conundrum

European Union countries offered further funding for border policing in Greece and humanitarian aid in Idlib, Syria, but are in a bind over Turkey...

Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

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Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said...

Migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least twelve people drowned when their boat sank off a western Greece island, Greek authorities said, marking the deadliest toll in months in...

Greece claims Libya/Turkey accord invalid and in bad faith

Greece lodged objections with the UN over an accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries as a violation of international law, the...

Greece expels Libyan ambassador

Greece expelled the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out a sea boundary between the two countries close to...

Greece sees first mass arrival of migrant boats in three years

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Over a dozen migrant boats landed on Greece’s Lesbos island within minutes of each other on Thursday in the first such mass arrival from...

Migrant crossing halted

Turkish authorities stopped 330 migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island Lesbos officials said. The coastguard in the Kucukkuyu area of western Canakkale...

Migrants drown off Lesbos

Two children, four women and a man drowned when a boat overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos, the coast guard said, the deadliest...

Greece uses high-tech drones to fight tax evasion in holiday hot...

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Greece is using drones to buzz over boats running day trips on the Aegean at the start of a new effort aimed...

Migrants drown in Aegean Sea

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Sixteen people, including five children, drowned when the small boat they were on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials...

Libyan-bound ship carrying explosive material seized in Greece

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Greek authorities seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya carrying materials used to make explosives, the coastguard said. The vessel was detected sailing...

At least 16 drown in migrant boat sinking

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At least 16 people, including two children, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos Island, authorities...

Thousands flee Greek migrant camp as tensions flare

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Thousands of people fled a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night after fire ripped through tents and...

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