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Kotzias-Tillerson Discuss Greece’s Role in Region, Stability, Energy Projects

Greece’s role in the stability and security in Southeast Europe and Turkey’s “nervousness” were discussed in a meeting between Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and...

PM Tsipras to Visit Bulgarian Counterpart Borisov Monday to Discuss Energy and Transportation Plans

As Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras looks to fortify relations between the Greek government and it neighbors within the Balkan nations, he will be heading...

Greek-Albanian Fistfight Over ‘Land Grab’ at Himara Village [video]

A new round of friction in relations between Greece and Albania after tension flared at Himara, a village south of Albania, with violence connected to...

EU Decides to Shut Down Greece’s Northern Border Trapping Refugees in Greece, Report Says

The 28 European Union leaders finally decided to close the borders in the Balkans and Greece has agreed to it, according to a report...

Refugee Crisis in Greece Is Difficult But Manageable, Says Greek PM Tsipras

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras continues to express on every occasion possible his frustration over the fact that several EU member states refused to...

Border Closures Leaving Migrants Trapped in Greece Was an EU Decision, Says Greek Journalist...

Speaking on CBC’s radio show As It Happens, Greek journalist Marianna Karakoulaki who is in a refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece, described a situation...

Greece Recalls Ambassador From Austria

Greece's Ambassador to Vienna, Chrysoula Aleiferi, has been recalled to Athens by Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. Aleiferi is being called back to Athens, two days...

German Chancellor Warns of Armed Conflict in the Balkans Over Refugee Issue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that closing borders within Europe to avoid refugee influx could lead to military conflict in the Balkans. Merkel spoke...

Greece Is Bulgaria’s Third Biggest Investor

The annual report of the Economic and Trade Affairs of the Greek Embassy in Sofia reveals that Greece was Bulgaria's third largest foreign investor for 2014. Greeks poured...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues More than 600 Migrants and Refugees in One Day

The Associated Press reported that the Greek Coast Guard conducted 20 search operations from Thursday to Friday around various eastern Aegean Greek islands that led to the rescue...

Greek Foreign Minister Focuses on Active Foreign Policy in the Balkans

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias expressed his intention for an active foreign policy in the Balkans with specific immediate steps, late on Wednesday, in statements...

Greek Council on Foreign Policy to Meet

The Greek National Council on Foreign Policy, chaired by Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Evangelos Venizelos, will be meeting today to discuss foreign policy issues...

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