Greece

Preparing For War? Greece Increases Military Spending 57% Amid Row With Turkey

Via AlMasdarNews.com, Greece has increased military spending by 57% to 5.5 billion euros, amid increased tension with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean, a new report has revealed. To strengthen their forces, Greece intends to complete the purchase of 18 French-made Rafale fighters, and to acquire new frigates, helicopters and drones. Greece also intends to modernize…

Greece Arrests 2 Alleged Turkish Spies After They Surveilled Naval Bases

There’s yet more inter-NATO trouble brewing after on Friday a senior Greek government source revealed Greece has arrested a staff member of the Turkish consulate in Rhodes on suspicion of spying along with another Greek national, according to Reuters. Turkey’s foreign ministry has been quick to condemn the detention as a severe violation of the consular staff…

Greece Will Require People to Text Government for Permission to Leave Home Under New Lockdown

Greece’s General Secretariat for Telecommunications and Posts has set up a 5-digit hotline for citizens to text if they want to obtain permission to leave their homes while the new restrictions are in place for the next 3 weeks. People must text their name, address and 1 of only 6 reasons to the 13033 number…

Clashes With Police, Cities Empty Out As Greece Plunged Into 2nd Lockdown

By Tyler Durden Within the past weeks a number of countries across the globe, including France, Israel, and most recently the United Kingdom have been plunged into a second lockdown as coronavirus cases rise just ahead of the winter months. Greece is the latest to announce a nationwide strict lockdown which took effect Saturday. Police…

NJ COVID-19 Hospitalizations Double, Netherlands, Greece Expand Lockdowns: Live Updates

Summary: Netherlands expands and extends lockdown NJ sees 7-day average infection rate double in a month Italy mulls more restrictions Greece expands lockdown Global cases top 47 million Global 7-day average hits highest level yet Argentina to import new vaccine Bulgaria reports record deaths * * *Update (1434ET): It’s mid-afternoon in the US, and with…