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On the occasion of the first anniversary of Greece’s exiting its third and final austerity program Tuesday, the European Commission urged the country to continue its efforts
Greece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through the Mediterranean, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis sa
Greek authorities are on alert amid reports that an Iranian fuel tanker which Washington wants seized and is believed to be headed toward the port of Kalamata is planning to transf
Metadrasi, a Greek NGO which helps facilitate the reception and integration of refugees and migrants in the country, has been awarded the prestigious $2 million Conrad N. Hilton Hu
Power supply is gradually being restored on the Saronic island of Poros a day after a power outage caused by a deadly helicopter accident.
“What is a country?” James Asquith asks. “A country is a man-made, drawn-out border. You don’t say you’ve seen Greece just because you’ve been t
Police are looking for a burglary suspect that broke into two lottery shops in the suburbs of Palaio Faliro and Alimo, south of Athens.
With the upcoming bidding for the new casino to be built at Elliniko and the sale of Club Hotel Loutraki, operator of the Loutraki casino west of Athens, competition between prospe
The wreckage of a private helicopter that crashed Tuesday has been lifted from the sea off the coast of Poros, an island 60 kilometers south of Athens.
The number of undocumented migrants arriving on the islands of the Aegean from Turkey last month reached 5,608, the highest monthly figure yet this year, according to official figu
Sales of electrical appliances and electronic devices continued rising in the second quarter, to 481 million euros, up 2.4 percent on the same period last year, thanks to a big ris
A significant increase in tourism revenue in the first half of the year has helped narrow Greece’s current account deficit, more than offsetting a rise in imports, data publi
A bill recently voted by the Greek Parliament gives pharmaceutical firms and other healthcare providers that owe money to state healthcare provider EOPYY the facility to settle the
Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has welcomed calls by the US State Department late Monday for Turkey’s Yavuz drillship to cease its activities off Cyprus&rsq
Ahead of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ arrival in Paris on Thursday for talks with President Emmanuel Macron, Greek and French officials were on Tuesday hammering out t
he number of inspections carried out by the Athens municipal police on establishments to determine whether they are enforcing a ban on smoking in public places tripled in the first
A private helicopter crashed near a Greek island resort Tuesday, killing two Russian passengers and the Greek pilot and causing power outages after electricity lines were damaged i
The number of officially unemployed people in Greece increased by 31,389 in July, interrupting a downward trend, the state employment agency OAED announced Tuesday.
US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt and Deputy Foreign Minister Antonis Diamataris on Tuesday highlighted the strategic importance of Greek-US relations, the ties between the tw
Police in Attica on Tuesday were seeking the perpetrators behind an attempted arson attack Monday night on a bakery on Vouliagmenis Avenue in Elliniko, southern Athens.
Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the Democratic Party were 'disloyal.'
The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell last month to its lowest in nearly a year as visitors canceled travel plans amid deteriorating relations between the neighbors, Japanese government data showed on Wednesday.
Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling military council told a news conference.
More than 2,000 people have been forced to flee from their homes, and 19 have been killed, since fighting broke out between government troops and ethnic minority insurgents in northern Myanmar last week, government officials said Wednesday.
General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan's military council, was sworn in on Wednesday as head of the newly-formed Sovereign Council in front of the head of the country's judiciary.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran "will do its best" to see if the death sentence on Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali can be delayed.
A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators headed for a sit-in at the subway site of a mid-summer mob attack.
Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Kongers are looking for homes elsewhere due to the political volatility at home.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella begins two days of talks with parties on Wednesday to seek a way out of a political crisis that will lead to the formation of the country's 67th government since World War Two or to early elections.
There is no sign of a looming euro zone crisis due to political upheaval in Italy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday.
Italy's main opposition party is set to give its leader Nicola Zingaretti a mandate to explore the possibility of forming a new government, a spokesman of the Democratic Party (PD) said on Wednesday.
Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity operating the boat and the government in Rome.
Five European Union countries will take in migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship before being allowed to disembark on the Italian island of Lampedusa on Tuesday night, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience on Wednesday, delighting the crowd.
Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists.
Danes expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.
Russia's readmission to the Group of Seven nations depends on progress in Ukraine peace talks, a French diplomatic source said, responding to comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that Moscow should be allowed to rejoin the group.
A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening already strained ties between Beijing and London.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act "unpredictably" in response to the United States' "unpredictable" policies under U.S. President Donald Trump.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country's prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.