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World Bank: 600,000 Court Cases Stuck in Greek Legal Limbo

As anyone who has a case pending in court knows, Greek justice moves at a particularly slow pace. A World Bank report has confirmed...

Arctic Monkeys Live in Athens for First Time in July

Arctic Monkeys, one of the most successful British rock bands of the last decade, are finally coming to Athens for a live performance in...

When Art Causes Reactions, Bans and Rioting in Greece

One thing we can all agree on is that Greeks generally love controversy. The cancellation of a film premiere about a basketball club triumph...

PM Meets Greek President to Discuss FYROM Name Negotiations

Alexis Tsipras went to the presidential palace on Friday, to update President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on the latest from the ongoing negotiations...

Greek Opposition Head Raises FYROM with US Ambassador

Greece's main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis met US ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt early Friday afternoon ahead of Saturday's briefing on the FYROM talks with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Sources...

EU Court Clears Greece Over Migrant Detention Case

EU's top human rights court has cleared the Greek authorities of allegations of mistreatment made by three Afghan migrants arrested and held at an island...

Tsipras Meets Moscovici and Lagarde in Davos

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras met with EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici and IMF director Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in...

EU Conservatives’ Boss Splits with Greek Colleagues over FYROM

A split has emerged between Greek conservatives and their European partners over the 'Macedonia' name dispute. In comments reported by the EurActiv news site, center-right European...

Greece Scores High on ‘2018 Best Countries’ List

Despite the financial crisis and a bad name for too many protests, Greece remains a very attractive country, not just tourism-wise, as a new...

Anarchists Storm Athens Courthouse

The 'Rubicon' anarchist group struck again on Thursday, storming courthouse premises in downtown Athens. Around 15 to 20 members of the group entered the courthouse yard early...

Populism Flies High in Three-Year Anniversary of Syriza-led Gov’t

Left-wing populism has a long history in post-dictatorship Greek democracy, starting with the late Socialist PM Andreas Papandreou, but in the three years of...

Time Bombs in FYROM Constitution Alarm Greece

The debate about the future name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and its political implications has left the even-more-critical issue of...

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