UK government slams petition to open flights to occupied northern Cyprus

60 mins ago
Paul Antonopoulos

"Authorise direct flights from the United Kingdom to North Cyprus (TRNC)." This was the name of a petition put forward to the UK government and parliament by Hasan Ozkoc. The… Read More

Turkish FM threatens Pelosi before tagging Trump in the same tweet

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu slammed the US Speaker of the House saying she “will learn to respect the Turkish people’s will" before tagging US President Donald Trump in the… Read More

3 hours ago

Mitsotakis went through his entire United Nations speech without once mentioning Cyprus

Challenges "need action today, not discussion tomorrow," and we need to be "increasingly united," during the difficult times, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in his speech at the 75th… Read More

5 hours ago

Turkish fighter jet severely damaged after dogfighting with Greek pilot

At the peak of tensions between Greece and Turkey in the East Mediterranean, the 40-year-old Greek frigate Limnos significantly damaged the Kemal Reis, the flagship of the Turkish Navy that… Read More

7 hours ago

Mickey Rourke professes belief in God and devotion to the Virgin Mary to Orthodox Times

In an interview with Orthodox Times Hollywood legend Mickey Rourke professes his belief in God and devotion to the Virgin Mary. Read More

7 hours ago

Stefanos Tsitsipas through to Hamburg semi-finals

Greek seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has beaten Dusan Lajovic in straight sets to reach the Hamburg European Open semi-finals. The 22-year-old recovered from 5-3 down in a first-set tie-break to win… Read More

10 hours ago

Dawn of the SMED

Cyprus is fast emerging as a real contender in the cut-throat arena of international commerce with SMEs increasingly looking to this corner of the Mediterranean to grow their wealth. Read More

11 hours ago

Coronavirus surge in Attica prompts tightened restrictions on businesses

Greece announced additional restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 in Attica and other parts of the country. In a state address on Thursday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appealed to the… Read More

12 hours ago

Greek PM Mitsotakis asks Turkish President Erdoğan to “give diplomacy a chance” (VIDEO)

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appealed to Turkey to find a diplomatic solution to the tension in the Eastern Mediterranean, in a pre-recorded address to the 75th United Nations General… Read More

13 hours ago

Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos resigns

Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos resigns and will quit parliament after being named accountable by Premier Daniel Andrews for the failed hotel quarantine program. Read More

14 hours ago

Doxis Bekris: Greek Chef of Emirates Airlines Explains How We Will Continue to Eat Safely on Board

World-class Greek chef Doxis Bekris of Emirates talks about fitting gourmet into a box and how we will continue to eat safely on flights amidst the drastically changed airline landscape. Read More

17 hours ago

The 14th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival: Virtual Edition

Coming to lounge room near you- the 14th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF). LAGFF showcases new films from Greece and Cyprus, and includes works by international filmmakers of… Read More

18 hours ago

New specialized helicopter unit will join the Greek military

The plan to restructure the Greek Armed Forces, which was voted by a committee a few days earlier, envisages the establishment of a Special Operations Aviation Unit. According to reliable… Read More

20 hours ago

Erdoğan asks Macron to allow European missile defense systems to be sold to Turkey

In a phone call earlier this week, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan asked his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to drop his opposition to co-production of Eurosam’s SAMP/T missile-defense systems, Turkish… Read More

1 day ago

Greece’s purchase of French-made fighter jets worth €2 billion

Greece will purchase 18 Rafale F3R fighter jets and other necessary equipment for a total of €2 billion, according to French media. €1.7 billion will be spent for 18 combat… Read More

1 day ago

Greek PM says he is “very proud” of his son who is doing military service on Greek-Turkish border

The Greek Prime Minister has gone to Instagram to express how proud he is of his son doing his military service. "Very proud father! I'm sorry that, due to Covid, I… Read More

1 day ago

Pompeo will visit Greece next week “to advance security, peace & prosperity in the East Mediterranean”

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to visit Athens, the northern port city of Thessaloniki and the island of Crete next week in the context of a trip… Read More

1 day ago

Erdoğan: We will not accept the Aegean becoming a Greek lake

Ankara is trying to set its own terms, in view of the start of exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey, once again calling for the demilitarization of the Aegean islands… Read More

1 day ago

What some do not realise is that Germany is not trying to stop migrant flows into Europe

What some do not seem to realise, or simply turn a blind eye to as it does not suit their theories, is that the European Union, led by Germany, is… Read More

1 day ago

Rumour: Kalomira to represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2021

Is Kalomira the 'Secret Combination' for Cyprus to win Eurovision 2021? According to Open TV the Greek-American singer is in talks with the Cyprus broadcaster CyBC. Kalomira previously represented Greece at… Read More

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