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Black-Market Cigarettes Cost Greece €600Μ

Around 4.6 billion contraband cigarettes are sold in Greece every year costing the state €600 million ($741 million) in lost taxes. The claim was made...

FRONTEX: Migratory Flows to Greece Down in January

The number of irregular migrants to enter Greece in January dropped 43 percent compared to the previous month, as there were 1,850 recorded arrivals,...

Turkey: Imia Islets Belong to Us, Greek Gov’t Misinforms its Citizens

Ankara escalated tension in the Aegean on Tuesday by issuing the most provocative statement so far, claiming that the Imia islets belong to Turkey...

EU: Turkey Needs to Respect the Sovereignty of EU Member-States

The European Commission is closely monitoring the situation in the Aegean, Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Tuesday, while warning Turkey of the need...

Turkish Paper: 11 Turkish and 8 Greek Ships Patrol Imia

Tension in the Aegean is rising as 11 Turkish and eight Greek warships patrol around Imia islets, following Tuesday morning's incident of a Turkish...

‘Macedonia’ in FYROM Name Unavoidable, Tsipras says

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias is meeting in Vienna on Tuesday with Skopje counterpart Nikola Dimitrov and UN mediator Matthew Nimetz to negotiate on...

Greek-Designed Aircraft Takes Off (video)

A two-seat airplane made in Florina, northern Greece -- a labor of love for a retired Greek policeman turned designer -- is ready for...

Thessaloniki Mayor: We Should Change Name of ‘Macedonia’ Airport

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris has suggested that the city airport should no longer be called "Macedonia" because foreign visitors might confuse it with the...

Turkey Backs Skopje in ‘Macedonia’ Dispute with Greece

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday said that Ankara supports the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in its name dispute with Greece. Yildirim spoke...

The Greek Titanic: The Shipwreck that Cost More than 4,000 Lives (video)

One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as the Titanic; yet...

Rubicon Anarchist Group Disrupts Greek FinMin Speech

Members of Rubicon anarchist group disrupted a speech by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Athens on Monday. The...

New Democracy Chief Expels Colleague over Novartis Outburst

Greek opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expelled a high-profile colleague after the latter made a series controversial statements about party vice-president Adonis...

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