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Tsipras: Europe not Properly Addressing its ‘Excessive Social Deficit’

There is currently an "excessive social deficit" in Europe that is not being adequately addressed, Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, in a press...

Belgium Also Checks Passports of Passengers from Greece

Three Greek Members of the European Parliament complained that they went through passport checks on flights from Athens to Brussels, right after Germany imposed...

European Parliament Honours Late Politician Constantine Mitsotakis

The European Parliament honoured the late Greek politician and former prime minister Constantine Mitsotakis, by naming a room after him in Brussels on Thursday,...

Tsakalotos: Overall Deal on Greece’s Loan Tranche, Debt Feasible Within Three Weeks

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos expressed the joint belief of all Eurogroup participants on Monday that an overall agreement on Greece -- including both the...

Parliament President Voutsis: 2019-2020 Measures to Be Voted by May 19

The 2019-2020 measures included in the second review of the Greek programme are expected to be voted in the Greek parliament by May 19...

Tsipras Recognizes Ireland Under “Special Status” Post Brexit

Prime Minister of Ireland Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night ruled out a national vote on Irish unity saying the conditions for a referendum do...

Eurogroup: Institutions Will Not Return to Athens, Negotiations Will Continue in Brussels

Monday's Eurogroup in Brussels confirms that the return of Greece's lenders to Athens is not likely; the new round of negotiations in Athens have...

Mayors of Aegean Islands in Brussels to Discuss Migration Issue

The mayors of five Aegean islands are in Brussels invited by European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos. The mayors of the islands of Lesvos Spyros...

Greek Foreign Minister Refers to Possible Meeting on Cyprus in March

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias referred to the chance of a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the guarantor powers in Cyprus,...

More Than Ten Jihadist Terrorists in Athens ‘Cell’

More than ten Islamic State terrorists had close contacts with the so-called "Athens Cell," according to Brussels court documents, Kathimerini newspaper says. The two main...

Greek PM Tsipras: ‘We Need a New Vision for Europe’

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that Europe is facing a deep political crisis, created by harsh austerity and a piecemeal approach to the...

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Meets with Ministers Ahead of EU Council

The upcoming EU Summit in Brussels dominated a meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with his close associates and the government's ministers on Monday,...

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