Aegean Sea

6.14.16

Photos of the Last Refugees Entering Europe Through the Greek Islands

In January, photographer Elliot Ross documented the arrival of some of the last asylum seekers entering Europe through the Greek islands.

4.16.16

The Pope Visited Refugees on a Greek Island and Took Three Families Back to Rome on His Papal Plane

The visit crystallized the Pope's repeated and increasingly urgent pleas to Europe's leaders to remain compassionate in their handling of the refugee crisis.

12.13.15

Russia Says Its Destroyer Fired Warning Shots at Turkish Ship to 'Avoid Collision'

The Russian Defense Ministry said one of its warships was forced to fire warning shots at a Turkish fishing vessel in the Aegean Sea.

12.25.14

This Dutch Christmas Tradition Was Designed to Boost the Meat Industry

In the 70s, the Netherlands consumed more cheese than meat. That's why the Dutch Meat Office looked to two culinary trendsetters to revolutionize the meat industry with a cooking device that serves up gnome-sized dinner portions you'll find at every...

5.24.14

More Than 100 Injured After Strong Quake Rattles Greece

The quake struck off the Greek coast, 185 miles northeast of the capital Athens shortly after midday.

10.9.12

We Can Be Gyros Just for a Day

On last month's equinox I was traveling with a friend of mine through the Aegean Sea. Over the 16-hour boat ride we passed hundreds of small islands on our way to a magical cluster of the Greek Isles called the Kiklades. They are all arid and...

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10.8.12

We Can Be Gyros Just for a Day

On last month's equinox I was traveling with a friend of mine through the Aegean Sea. Over the 16-hour boat ride we passed hundreds of small islands on our way to a magical cluster of the Greek Isles called the Kiklades. They are all arid and pseudo...