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Eastern Med Sees 30% Rise in Migrant Arrivals: FRONTEX

New data from the EU's border protection agency claim 7,900 migrants entered Europe through the Eastern Mediterranean route in the first quarter of 2018...

Bomb Squad Defuse Grenade Found in Greek Apartment

Residents in Thessaloniki were shocked when police and army explosives experts were called in after ammunition and a hand grenade was found in an apartment. Saturday's...

Zaev Rejects Greek Calls That New ‘Macedonia’ Name be Used at Home

A new name for Skopje that would also be used inside the former Yugoslav republic has been ruled out by the country's premier, Zoran...

NATO Distances Itself from Greek-Turkish Tensions in Aegean

NATO's leadership has distanced itself from tensions in the Aegean, with its secretary-general telling Turkish media "this is something that has to be addressed between...

Syria airstrikes spark Greek protests

As U.S. President Donald Trump said America was "locked and loaded" to strike more Syrian military targets, thousands of people protested in central Athens...

Greek Inflation Sees Small Fall After Months of Rises

The Greek inflation rate fell 0.2 percent in March this year after several months of increases, the Hellenic Statistical Authority said this week. The statistics...

Greek Police Detain ‘Illegal’ Nurses

Greek police have arrested seven women for working illegally as nurses in two hospitals in the Attica region. In a statement, police said they detained...

Former French Leader Chides Greek PM in Tell-All Book

A new tell-all book by former French leader Francois Hollande has claimed Greece's 2015 referendum on accepting harsh bailout conditions was won without the...

Emotional Scenes Mark Greek Pilot’s Final Journey (video)

Despite the sunshine, a solemn atmosphere surrounded the funeral service for fallen Hellenic Air Force pilot Giorgos Baltadoros which took place in his home village of...

Greek Town Prepares for Funeral of Fallen Pilot

The funeral of Giorgos Baltadoros, the Greek fighter pilot who died on Thursday when his Mirage 2000-5 plane crashed in the Aegean, will take...

Syria Strikes Put Focus on UK’s Cyprus Air Base

The island of Cyprus was further exposed to fallout from the Syria conflict as the U.K. used its large air force base in Akrotiri...

Greek Finance Minister in ‘Good Talks’ with German Counterpart

There was a reported "positive atmosphere" in Berlin on Friday as Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met recently installed German counterpart Olaf Scholz. Germany's finance...

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