chios chios

Definition(s):

  • (n) an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece

News

  • Greek police arrest German on suspicion of spying

    ATHENS (Reuters) - A 72-year-old German man has been arrested on a Greek island on suspicion of spying for Turkey, police said on Saturday. The man told police he had photographed barracks and other military-related buildings on the island of Chios for five people he believed were Turkish nationals who paid him up to 1,500 euros ($2,000) for each assignment. Police suspect the individuals worked ...
    on August 3, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  • "I thank my friend, Mayor Mark Mennis, who made it possible for my return to where I was born (Chios) and to go to Tseme, that was my Mother's village and visit the sacred soil of our homeland there," said Theodorakis.
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Mikis Theodorakis Source: Greek News

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