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Greece Eyes Trade Ties with UAE

Greece could expand its trade portfolio with the U.A.E. after Dubai hosted a special business forum exploring links between the two countries. Gulf News reports...

Greek President Urges Turkey to ‘Fully Respect’ International Law

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday called for Turkey to respect international law, as relations between Athens and Ankara reach their lowest point in some...

Ukrainians Claim Unfair Sentencing by Greek Courts

Ukrainian media are reporting claims that Ukrainian nationals convicted and jailed in Greece for people smuggling are receiving longer sentences than other nationalities imprisoned...

Stress Testing for Bad Loans Hits Greek Banks

International pressure to make Greece's biggest banks increase their provisions against bad loans has seen the country's major institutions take up billions of euros...

Greek Authorities Vote to Take Mega TV Off-Air

Greek TV channel Mega faces closure after the country's National Council of Radio and Television voted to end its operations on Tuesday. The channel, which has...

Police Raid Athens Squats

Ten people were detained by Greek police on Monday morning during raids on squatted buildings in central Athens. Officers raided premises on Kallidromiou Street in...

World Media Gripped by Greece’s Footballing Anarchy

Dramatic images showing the owner of PAOK FC striding onto the pitch at Toumba Stadium Sunday night with what looked like a holstered firearm...

Gales, Thunderstorms Threaten Parts of Greece

Parts of Greece, particularly the north and some island chains, are facing severe weather warnings. Greece's Meteoalarm service on Monday said Central Macedonia, East Macedonia, Epirus, the...

Greek Museums See Rise in Visitor Numbers

Greek museums saw an increase in visitor numbers in 2017 it was revealed on Monday. According to the Hellenic Statistics Agency (ELSTAT), November 2017 saw...

Volunteers Clear Plastic from Greek Beaches (video)

Greece is famous for its myriad golden beaches, but anti-garbage campaigners are mobilizing to sweep up a deluge of plastic which is ruining some...

Golden Dawn MP Convicted of 2013 Attack on Athens Mayor

The mayor of Athens has welcomed a four-month suspended jail sentence for a far-right lawmaker convicted of trying to assault him. Georgios Kaminis tweeted: "Neo-Nazis and...

Turkey, FYROM to Dominate US Offical’s Athens Visit

Ongoing tension in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean are to form the backdrop of a visit to Athens by a Trump administration official later...

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