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Turkey condemned a headline in a Greek newspaper that insulted the president.

The search for gas and oil in the eastern Mediterranean has sparked a row that has seen Greece and Turkey stage rival air and navy drills in the strategic waters.

Lesbos camp fills up amid warnings on migrants' future

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Lesbos camp fills up amid warnings on migrants' future

Many of the asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos have refused to go to the new site after their camp was destroyed by a fire last week.

Greece: Contact with Turkey restarted over East Med crisis

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Greece: Contact with Turkey restarted over East Med crisis

Athens has resumed high-level political contacts with neighbour and rival Turkey after Ankara withdrew a research vessel from ...

Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

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Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

In an interview with CNN Türk, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Egypt's maritime deal struck with Greece had recognised Turkey's ...

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Lesbos police begin moving homeless migrants to new camp

Many of the asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos have refused to go to the new site after their camp was destroyed by a fire last week.

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Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

Six Afghans, including two minors will face a prosecutor on suspicion of setting fires that destroyed Europe's largest migrant camp last week.

Keira Dignan

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

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Greek government accuses refugees of 'burning' Moria camp

Greece accused migrants of deliberately burning their overcrowded camp last week on Lesbos island, where hundreds reluctantly moved to a new ...

Turkish vessel leaves contested waters in eastern Med: report

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Turkish vessel leaves contested waters in eastern Med: report

Greece has reportedly welcomed the decision made by Turkey not to renew the research vessel's deployment.

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US 'deeply concerned' over Turkey's operations in eastern Mediterranean

Pompeo urged Turkey, Greece and Cyprus to put a diplomatic end to the crisis over offshore natural resources.

Greece to buy new planes, frigates amid Turkey tensions

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Greece to buy new planes, frigates amid Turkey tensions

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the time had come to reinforce Greece's armed forces "as a legacy to the security of the country".

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

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Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

'We've lost everything, we were abandoned, without food, water or medicine,' a Syrian asylum seeker said after spending three nights sleeping ...

Pompeo to visit Cyprus amid soaring Greece-Turkey tensions

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Pompeo to visit Cyprus amid soaring Greece-Turkey tensions

The dispute between Greece and Turkey over borders and gas drilling rights in the Mediterranean 'has to be resolved in a way that's diplomatic ...

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Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

Turkey is 'no longer a partner' in the eastern Mediterranean region, Macron said.

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Russia says ready to help ease tensions in Mediterranean

Russia is prepared to intervene in the eastern Mediterranean where Cyprus and Greece are mired in a standoff with Turkey over maritime and ...

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Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

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Ankara urges EU to be 'impartial' over Turkey-Greece conflict

Turkey's hunt for gas and oil reserves in waters claimed by EU member Greece has severely strained the relationship between the two NATO members.

Turkey begins military exercises in north Cyprus

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Turkey begins military exercises in north Cyprus

Turkey's hunt for gas and oil reserves in waters claimed by Greece has put huge strain on the relationship between the two NATO members.

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Erdogan: Greece must enter talks or 'face the consequences'

The Turkish president had strong words to say to Greece as the situation in the Mediterranean heats up.

Turkey, Greece 'start talks' to reduce risk of conflict

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Turkey, Greece 'start talks' to reduce risk of conflict

Athens has denied agreeing to take part in the discussions announced by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Turkey's defence minister flies F-16 jet over Aegean Sea

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Turkey's defence minister flies F-16 jet over Aegean Sea

'We are not seeking tension,' claimed Turkey's defence minister after flying a fighter jet over the Aegean Sea, where tensions with Greece are ...

Turkey slams US easing of arms embargo on Cyprus

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Turkey slams US easing of arms embargo on Cyprus

Ankara said the move will hinder hopes for 'peace and stability' in the tense eastern Mediterranean.

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