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That calmness was shattered 67 years ago tomorrow by 135,000 troops of the North Korean army as they poured south across the 38th parallel that had divided North and South Korea since 1945.
The protesters were decrying Western militarism and the military alliance's presence in Greece. The demonstrators gathered in the city's Aristotelous Square carrying numerous placards and banners bearing slogans such as "NATO killers go home," before ...
Three of them are for "discouraging the public from military service" and one is for "publicly disrespecting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk" through his articles and social media posts about the 1914-1923 massacre of Pontian (Pontic) Greeks by Turkey.
A settlement on Cyprus requires the two peoples of Cyprus, as well as Greece and Turkey, to put aside emotional and unrealistic designs, abandon utopias, hallucinations, dreams and concentrate on a power-sharing scheme between the "two equal ...
White House officials are seeking insight into U.S.-China relations from ancient Greek historian Thucydides who chronicled the Peloponnesian war between Athens and Sparta, Politico magazine says.
Weeks after being berated by U.S. President Donald Trump for failing to spend enough on defense, European nations vowed Thursday to boost military cooperation in their part of the world. At a summit in Brussels, the 28 European Union leaders - 22 of ...
Specifically, Greece felt, perhaps unfairly, that NATO should have done more to prevent Turkish military action. However, the relationship evolved into a much more functional one after the end of the Cold War, as Greek governments became less ...
Capan and two friends had crossed the Evros River - which demarcates the border between Greece and Turkey - in the early hours of 24 May and asked Greek police in the town of Didymoteicho for asylum, according to the Hellenic League for human rights ...
Born on June 10, 1921, his father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, while his mother was Princess Alice of Battenberg.
"What made war inevitable was the growth of Athenian power and the fear which this caused in Sparta," Allison cited Greek scholar Thucydides. Allison is fearful the same could happen to the top two powers in the world today: the United States and China.
Dr. Tonya Drake, Vice President for College Relations and Advancement at Edmonds Community College, participated in the recent U.S.
Thousands of people flocked to a concert dedicated to the choral works of renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis Monday. The concert was held at ...
Phalanx combat developed around the same time as coinage and dominated ancient Mediterranean warfare until the Roman legion defeated the Macedonian army of Philip V at Cynoscephalae in 197 BCE. The earliest image of hoplites in formation appears on the ...
Before Philip Morris I spent three years with Energizer batteries, in marketing, and before that I had to do my military service, which is compulsory in Greece. I spent two years in the Greek Air Force. I studied at the University of Athens as a ...
Invoking these rights, Turkey sent troops to occupy part of the island in 1974, in response to a coup inspired by the military rulers of Greece at the time. The issue of security and guarantees was at the center of discussions between Greek Prime ...
With Greece under a tripartite German, Italian and Bulgarian occupation, in September 1941 the Communist Party of Greece set up the National Liberation Front (EAM), and then its military wing (ELAS) in spring 1942, to resist the occupiers. In his 1992 ...
The wives of two Fetullah terrorist Organization (FETO) members were arrested on Monday near Turkey's border with Greece when they tried to meet their fugitive husbands, according to a military source. The driver who drove the two women to the location ...
Under a 1960 treaty, Britain, Turkey and Greece can intervene in Cyprus in the event of a breakdown of constitutional order.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called Costa on Sunday afternoon to offer his condolences for the 62 victims of the forest fire northeast of Lisbon and to offer the support of the Greek People. His statement says Tsipras "also emphasized that Greece will ...
Biden has been busy this month, launching a Political Action Committee, American Possibilities, that would be a springboard if he runs for president; flying to Greece, where he addressed a climate change conference; speaking three days later at a Utah ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he believes that the proven and likely energy reserves in Israel, Cyprus and Crete are more than enough to ...
... target for Greece's domestic terrorists. Despite the intensity of Greek politics, no prime minister or former prime minister had been targeted this way since two failed attempts on Eleftherios Venizelos in 1920 and 1933, when the national schism ...
The next chapter of this refugee drama moved into Greece's cities. Upon the closure of the camp at Idomeni, the Greek government, in co-ordination with the EU, UNHCR and international NGOs, began to move people into smaller camps around the country.
Greece, N.Y. (AP) - Water-filled portable dams are being deployed and $1 million in state funding will go toward emergency repairs to wastewater treatment systems in two flood-damaged Lake Ontario communities, Gov.
Macedonia's new government will make a renewed push to join NATO under a provisional name, in an attempt to unblock an objection from Greece that has prevented the Balkan nation from becoming part of the military alliance for close to a decade. Greece ...
For the time being, Macron remains just a hope, and Greece is no France (or, indeed, anything but itself). However, change usually comes uninvited and in unexpected ways.
It is a total scandal that Greece, who suffered under the military junta and fascist officers in the past, is now hosting fascist coup plotters who tried to overthrow democracy in Turkey.
Papagiannakis believes that Greece faces a uniquely challenging set of political circumstances that has made the government susceptible to what he describes as mounting pressure from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's regime to the Greek ...
It belonged to the Royal Hellenic navy, and aboard were the pilot, Greek army 1st Lt. Michael Moutoussis, and the observer, navy Ensign Aristidis Moraitinis.
The island of Hydra - less than two hours south of Athens by ferry - offers the ideal Greek island experience, and doesn't even require a long journey across the Aegean.
Philip of Greece and Denmark was born on the island of Corfu on June 10 1921 to Prince Andrew of Greece and Princess Alice of Battenberg.
"Such allegations of informal forced return have been recorded before, and it is of vital importance that the Greek authorities investigate them thoroughly," said UNHCR Representative in Greece Philippe Leclerc. "If confirmed, this is extremely ...
On July 15, 1974, Greek Cypriot members of the National Guard overthrow president Archbishop Makarios in a coup sponsored by the military junta then ruling Greece. On July 20, Turkey, invoking a 1959 agreement with Greece and Cyprus's former colonial ...
EU nations must step up their military co-operation as they cannot simply rely on the US to defend them, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says.
The Greek minister stressed the importance of military cooperation between the two countries and said that the strengthening of the Hellenic navy with the help of the United States will enable Greece to "operate from Crete to Suez". He added that a ...
The site is a former military base, and began serving as a Hospitality Centre for asylum seekers in March 2016, when the former offices were converted into bedrooms.
On a hilltop overlooking the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, a tent stands in a clearing among olive trees. Its folds mimic the gentle draping of heavy fabric, and its wide door invites a visitor to enter and enjoy an eye-level view of the Parthenon, the ...
U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded that NATO's member countries increase their spending on defense forces. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO military spending. Only Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland now meet the NATO ...
When, at the end of the 1950s the U.S. reduced its aid to Europe, the burden of Greek military expenditures was returned to Athens.
Brandishing AK-47s and wearing ski masks with military fatigues, the so-called Greek contingent is seen posing against a brick wall emblazoned with an ominous message: "From Rojava to Athens.
Theoretically military spending can promote economic growth through the development of new technologies that spill over to the private sector and by increasing aggregate demand and employment.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say protesting Communist party members have blocked a northern highway for hours to prevent an Albanian military convoy from travelling toward a NATO exercise in Romania. Dozens of protesters prevented ...
Albania's army General Staff said in a statement that the troops were going "toward the final destination." "All the troops enjoy good health and are being accompanied under tight security steps from the Greek military and civil authorities," said the ...
Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the state president of Greece, hailed the relics as a reminder of Greek Christianity's founding role in European civilisation.
Turkish security forces have apprehended six Fetullah terrorist Organization (FETO) suspects, who were attempting to cross into Greece from Turkey's border in northwestern province of Edirne on Friday. According to the military source, who spoke on ...
Albania's army General Staff said in a statement that the troops were going "toward the final destination." "All the troops enjoy good health and are being accompanied under tight security steps from the Greek military and civil authorities," said the ...
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say protesting Communist party members have blocked a northern highway for hours to prevent an Albanian military convoy from travelling toward a NATO exercise in Romania. Dozens of protesters ...
It is an irony of history, as while a large section of the previous generation of Greek politicians capitalized on its presence at the 1973 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic against the military junta, part of the current political generation ...
Salfo & Associates is the largest engineer consultants company in Greece. It was founded in 1994 and employs more than 300 workers with established activities in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
1) Greek Fest, 11 a.m. to midnight June 2 and 3, noon to 9 p.m. June 4 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church (146 W. Utica St.).


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