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Terna Energy Finance, the financing arm of Terna Energy, will launch a tender on Oct. 16 for a green bond loan of up to 150 million euros, it said on Monday.
At his first European Council meeting this week, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will face a difficult balancing act of backing further funding for Turkey to curb the flow of re
A mild earthquake, measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale, struck the sea bed in the Corinthian Gulf shortly before 12.30 p.m. on Monday, but was felt in the Greek capital.
The upheaval in Syria following Turkey's incursion, and Greece's readliness to support the efforts of the United Nations in its response, were the focus of talks between Gr
A cross-party committee that is to discuss the conservative government's proposal to grant full voting rights to Greeks living abroad is to be set up in due course, Interior Mi
Lawmakers on Tuesday will be voting on the government’s new law for clamping down on smoking in public, which also introduces stricter bans and stiffer fines than the previou
Greek coast guard officers located and rescued 121 migrants and refugees in two separate incidents in the eastern Aegean Sea on Monday morning.
Turkey’s warnings that it will allow millions of Syrian refugees to head West if the European Union continues to consider sanctions over military operations in Syria and hydr
EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg on Monday are expected to deplore the Turkish offensive in Syria and vow to coordinate on imposing an arms embargo, Bloomberg has reporte
The Municipality of Pigadakia in the southern Athenian suburb of Voula is launching a pilot program for Greece’s first source-sorting waste management system.
The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) has introduced a number of changes to the capital’s bus services in a bid to reduce operational costs.
I read the recent remarks made by leftist opposition leader Alexis Tsipras, criticizing the conservative government’s handling of Greece’s relations with Turkey. We nee
Whatever one may think about the judicial probes undertaken during the tenure of Greece’s leftist administration, it’s very hard to deny one thing: The country’s
Ionikos Nikaias ended a 32-year wait for a top-flight victory in Greek basketball, beating PAOK no less on Saturday, in the third round of games of the Basket League, while Larissa
Greece’s Port Planning and Development Commission (ESAL) last week approved an investment plan by Chinese shipping giant Cosco for its subsidiary, Piraeus Port Authority (OLP
Greece’s four systemic banks have no option but to participate in the government’s plan for the reduction of bad loans, named “Hercules,” approved last week
The Greek government has taken a leaf out of Italy’s law book to invite wealthy individuals to move their tax residency to Greece. A clause will be included in next month&rsq
Maintaining the cash buffer is among the key priorities of the Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA).
MONDAY The US Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki and all US government offices in Greece will be closed in observance of Columbus
Spain, Austria and Belgium joined Germany and France on Monday in backing an arms embargo on Turkey over its Syrian offensive but top exporter Italy had yet to declare its position, leaving an-EU wide ban in doubt.
Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.
Supporters of retired law professor Kais Saied celebrated into Monday morning after exit polls indicated he won Tunisia's presidential election, a victory they hailed as a revival of the 2011 revolution that brought democracy.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany could hold a summit in Paris in mid-November if Kiev and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine can maintain a ceasefire, Ukraine's foreign minister said on Monday, warning of a "last chance" for Moscow.
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced nine separatist leaders from Catalonia to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in a failed independence bid, triggering protests across the region.
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017.
India restored some mobile phone services in contested Kashmir on Monday, two months after imposing a communications clampdown on the Himalayan region.
Twelve leaders of a separatist movement in the Spanish region of Catalonia must comply with sentences handed to them for their roles in a failed bid for independence in 2017, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday.
President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally Turkey.
President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Monday that Turkey aims to drive Kurdish-led fighters from the northern Syrian town of Manbij, after Syrian Kurdish officials struck a deal with the Syrian government to confront Ankara's offensive.
Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their work in fighting global poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday.
Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.
A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.
The priority of Britain's government is to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, Queen Elizabeth said on Monday, setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's program for a country deeply divided over Brexit.
Britain has a strong fiscal position and, with borrowing costs at a record low, it can afford to spend more to help its economy grow, the government said on Monday.
Britain's government set out its agenda in a Queen's Speech on Monday, reaffirming its commitment to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 and boosting spending on police, education and health before a widely expected election.
Two Tunisian radio stations reported on Monday that a French citizen was killed and a soldier injured in a stabbing incident in the city of Bizerte in northern Tunisia earlier on Monday.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's military operation against Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria, saying that the military alliance should not lose its unity in the fight against Islamic State.
Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday.
The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia demanded amnesty for separatist leaders convicted by the Supreme Court on Monday for their roles in a failed bid to declare independence from Spain in 2017.