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Five Children Among 12 Dead in Shipwreck Off Turkey

Five children are among the 12 people who drowned on Friday in their attempt to reach Greece. As reported by news agency Dogan, the...

Rising Number of Turkish Nationals Seeking Asylum in Greece

Following the failed military coup attempt in Turkey last July, an increasing amount of Turkish nationals have come to Greece seeking asylum, according to...

PM Tsipras Asks Juncker if the ‘European Acquis’ Applies to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday sent a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker asking if the European acquis communautaire applies to all...

German Ministers Disagree Over ‘Sending Wrong Messages to Greece’

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Friday criticized his country's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel for "sending wrong messages to...

Turkey: ‘Greek Cyprus Must Stop Acting Like the Sole Owners of the Island’s Natural...

Turkey has condemned recent moves by Cyprus to search for hydrocarbon reserves off the island and to hold talks with international energy companies on...

Earthquake Measuring 4.4 Richter pts Rocks Athens

Residents of several neighborhoods in Athens and Attica felt the tremors of an earthquake of 4.4 Richter points magnitude at 6:23 a.m. on Friday...

Three Million Migrants Waiting to Cross into Greece, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

While visiting Athens on Thursday, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that there are approximately 3 million refugees waiting to cross into Greece...

EU’s Future Prospects the Focus of Kotzias-Gabriel Meeting in Athens

"Greece belongs in the Eurozone," German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday, during joint statements with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias after their...

Two Greeks Among Injured of London Terrorist Attack, Both in Good Health

Two Greeks were among the 30 or so people who were injured when a terrorist mowed down pedestrians with his car on London’s Westminster...

Kalavryta: The First Greek City Liberated From the Ottomans

On March 21, 1821 the Greek rebels started the siege of Kalavryta, making it the first Greek town that was liberated from the Ottomans, thus...

FM Kotzias: Greece Cannot Take Back Refugees From Northern Europe

Following comments by German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière that Germany would be returning rejected asylum seekers to Greece once the asylum system has...

Aegean Airlines Sees 53% Drop in Profit for 2016

Greece's largest airline carrier, Aegean Airlines, said on Thursday that the company's full-year net profit for 2016 fell by 53 percent. Important factors such as...

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