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15 Members of Migrant Smuggling Gang Receive Prison Sentences From Greek Court

One of the largest migrant smuggling gangs in northern Greece which has been active since July 2014 has received a blow from the authorities...

‘Anastenaria’ Fire-Walking Festival in Lagada,Thessaloniki From May 21-23

The town of Lagada near the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will once again revive the old tradition of fire-walking, known locally as "Anastenaria,"...

Stylianides: Interception of Suspicious Activity From NGO at Refugee Camp Shows European Commission’s Monitoring...

The recent interception of suspicious activity by an NGO involved in refugee reception in Greece once again showed that the European Commission's monitoring mechanisms...

Cyprus President Says Could Have a Solution Before the Elections If His Proposal Is...

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday evening that if a proposal he has put forward on the negotiating table in the context of...

EU Suspends Funding to Unnamed NGO Under Investigation for Sexual Exploitation of Refugees and...

This week, Christos Stylianides, a spokesman for European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management announced that the European Union (EU) has suspended funding...

President Pavlopoulos’ Message on Genocide Remembrance Day of Pontic Hellenism

The sacred memory of the tragic victims of the Genocide of Hellenism in the Pontus must remain alive to keep the world on alert,...

ECB Lowers Emergency Funding Cap for Greek Banks to €45.3 Billion

On Thursday the Bank of Greece (BoG) announced that the European Central Bank (ECB) has lowered the emergency funding cap for Greek banks to...

WHO: Greek Adolescents are Most Obese in Europe

  The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report on adolescent obesity in Europe and named Greece the champion of having the most overweight...

Greeks’ Supermarket Spending Drops 15% in Two Years, Study Shows

Data presented on Wednesday at the 12th ECR Hellas Conference yesterday by MRB Hellas chief executive Dimitris Macros shows that the amount of money...

President Anastasiades and Akinci to Meet on Thursday for Crucial Meetings

There are two separate meetings that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have planned for Thursday with the United Nations special...

Cyprus Church Considering Setting Up Own Bank

On Tuesday, Cyprus' Orthodox Church leader, Archbishop Chrysostomos II told state broadcaster RIK that the Church is considering setting up its own bank. The idea...

Greek Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Austerity Protestors Outside of Parliament

Anti-austerity protests took place on Wednesday in Athens. They are part of a general strike occurring concurrent to the Greek Parliament debating the bailout-related spending...

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