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New Rugby Club Starts Up in Greek Capital

  Greece is well-known as a soccer-crazy country, but now people are being offered the chance to try their hand at the oval ball, as...

EU Recommends Membership Talks for FYROM

Despite faltering progress between Athens and Skopje over the name dispute, the European Commission on Tuesday was reported to be recommending EU membership talks...

Europe Focused on Greek Soldiers’ Detention in Turkey

European lawmakers are voting on a resolution calling for the Turkish authorities to "swiftly conclude the judicial process and release" the two Greek soldiers...

Greek Ferries Face 24-Hour Stoppage on Wednesday

Greek ferries will remain moored in their ports on Wednesday as a labor strike by the country's seamen paralyzes the industry. The Greek seamen’s union federation...

Video Shows Fracas at Attempt to Cut Down Truman Statue in Athens

Video has emerged of the moment Greek riot police and protesters clashed in central Athens as demonstrators tried to cut down a statue of...

Analysts Concerned About ‘Accidental’ Clash Between Greece, Turkey

The purging of experienced officers from the Turkish military and a declining lack of influence over Ankara from the U.S., EU and NATO make...

Greece Sees €2.3B Budget Surplus in Q1 2018

Greece's state budget primary surplus totaled €2.320 billion ($2.873 billion) in January-March this year, up from a budget target for a primary surplus of...

Greece Denies ‘Provocative’ Flag Claim by Turkish PM

Greece has described as "provocative" claims by Turkey's prime minister that its forces removed a Greek flag from an Aegean islet, saying there had...

African Dust Clouds Return to Athens

The atmosphere around Athens on Sunday was full of dust blown from North Africa, leaving the skies over Attica cloudy and visibility limited. Dust clouds...

Greek Investors Rank Third in FYROM Financing

Greece ranks third as a source of cumulative foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), according to official data. A...

Watch UK Warplanes Leaving Cyprus for Syria Airstrikes (video)

Footage has been released showing U.K. warplanes at a Royal Air Force base in Cyprus taking off for bombing raids in Syria. Released by the...

Real Madrid TV Seeking Acropolis Film Permit

Spanish sporting giants Real Madrid are coming to Athens for a crucial two-leg basketball clash with Panathinaikos this week, and possibly to do a...

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