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Loitering munitions market predicted to grow massively

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Global aerospace and defence company Paramount is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and...

Paramount and Greece partner on N-Raven loitering munition production

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Greek state-owned company Hellenic Defence Systems is partnering with global aerospace and technology company Paramount to produce the N-Raven long range loitering munition as...

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...

Greece rescues 70 migrants at sea off Lesbos

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Greece on Thursday rescued 70 migrants at sea, the largest single influx from neighbouring Turkey since a failed coup there last month,...

Death toll of migrants in wreck off Crete climbs to 320

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The Greek coastguard said on Saturday that the migrants who survived had told authorities their boat set sail from Egypt with about...

Greece rescues hundreds of migrants in sinking off Crete, recovers three...

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Hundreds of migrants were rescued from a sinking ship on Friday in a massive operation in the southern Mediterranean off the island...

Nearly 500,000 migrants reached Greece in quarter four – EU border...

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Nearly half a million irregular migrants arrived in Greece in the last three months of 2015, most of whom then moved north...

Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Greek island

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Twelve migrants drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Thursday, as people...

At least 43 migrants drown when boats capsize off Greek islands

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At least 43 people, including 17 children, drowned when their boats capsized off two Greek islands near the Turkish coast on Friday,...

UN approves delivery of Streit Typhoons, armoured vehicles to Libya

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The United Nations has approved the delivery of eight Streit Group Typhoons and several other armoured vehicles to Libya, after they were...

Eight migrants drown after boat sinks off Greek island

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Eight migrants drowned and at least another three were missing after their inflatable boat sank off the Greek island of Kos early...

Six infants drown as migrant boat capsizes off Greek island

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Eleven migrants including six infants drowned when their boat capsized off the Greek island of Samos, trapping most of them in the...

Greece says twenty-two migrants drown off Aegean islands, 144 rescued

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Greece rescued 138 refugees and recovered the bodies of 19 after their boat capsized off the island of Kalymnos, the coastguard said...

Nearly 100 migrants reported dead off Libya; Greeks bust smuggling ring

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Nearly 100 migrants are reported to have died in the Mediterranean off Libya since Sunday, the International Organization for Migration said on...

Last chance for refugees before winter closes Turkish route

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Hundreds of Syrians and other migrants thronged a small park in central Istanbul on Wednesday, hoping for a last chance to reach...

Greek coastguard rescues 2,500 migrants over three days

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Greece's coastguard has rescued about 2,500 migrants and refugees off the country's eastern islands over the past three days, authorities said on...

Greece tows migrant-packed ship to safety off Crete

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A Greek frigate has towed a disabled cargo ship packed with 700 migrants to safety just off the island of Crete on...

Greece sends ships to Libya evacuate embassy, foreign nationals

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Greece is sending a frigate and two other vessels to Libya to evacuate workers at its embassy in Tripoli as well as...

Greek coastguard holds suspect ship carrying arms

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Greek authorities have detained a cargo ship carrying large quantities of weapons and ammunition, the country's coastguard said on Friday. The vessel was...

Chafing at insults, Germany loses patience with Greece

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Germany is running out of patience with throwing money into the "bottomless pit" of Greece's debt crisis and any lingering sympathy in...

Stratfor: Germany’s role in Europe and the European debt crisis

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The German government proposed last week that a European commissioner be appointed to supplant the Greek government. While phrasing the German proposal...

Greece will allow armed guards on ships to protect from pirates

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Greek merchant ships will soon be able to carry armed guards to ward off pirate attacks, the Greek ministry of security has...

Insight – In Greece, loan sharks compound the pain

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For self-made businessman Dimitrios, the threats began with a phone call from a man who said they knew where his daughter was. At...

Greek PM hopeful on signature dispute, strike looms

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Greece's new technocrat prime minister said he was confident fractious politicians would soon provide a written commitment to painful austerity measures as...

EU, IMF to press Greek parties on reform promises

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International lenders will press Greece's fractious political parties to give written guarantees that they will back austerity measures under a bailout deal...

New threat to bailout as Greek right rejects more austerity

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Greece's conservatives vowed to reject any new austerity measures in return for the aid that is keeping Athens from bankruptcy, signalling a...

New Greek government offers no austerity relief, may stay longer

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Greece's new cabinet may last a month or two longer than planned, a senior government official said but whatever happens Greeks should...

Italy eyes unity cabinet as EU dithers on crisis

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Italy moved closer to a national unity government following Greece's lead in seeking a respected veteran technocrat to pilot painful economic reforms...

Greek referendum ignites German anger, hammers markets

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Prime Minister George Papandreou's shock decision to call a referendum on Greece's bailout drew veiled threats from Germany and hammered market edgy...

UN’s Ban seeks lifeline to flagging Cyprus talks

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon will attempt to revive flagging Cyprus peace talks on Sunday, convening a two-day meeting with rival leaders to...

Greece euro zone entry was “error” at time – Sarkozy

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It was a mistake to let Greece join the euro single currency when it did because its economy was not ready to...