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Greek Court Remands Neo-Nazi Suspects in Custody

Four out of the seven people accused of being members of extreme-right group Combat 18 Hellas were imprisoned pending trial on Saturday, after their...

Greeks Rally for Soldiers Held in Turkey (video)

Rallies have taken place in northern Greece calling for the release of two junior army officers being held in Turkey. Local media reported two demonstrations,...

Greek Football Reverses PAOK Points Deduction

Greek football has been thrown into more disarray after its governing body cancelled a recent 3-point deduction from title hopefuls PAOK, throwing open the...

Greece to Launch 12-Month Treasury Bill Auction

Greece will auction a 12-month Treasury bill issue next Wednesday, the first such auction to be held since April 2010. The move is designed to...

Turkish Cypriots Hint at Unilateral Energy Exploration

Turkish Cypriots could launch their own exploration efforts, threatening to complicate an already-fraught situation in the eastern Mediterranean. In an interview with Reuters, Turkish Cypriot...

Balkan Anarchists Clash with Police in Thessaloniki

Footage has emerged of masked anarchists clashing with riot police in Thessaloniki on Saturday. Greece's second city had been hosting a gathering of anarchists from...

Winter Flu Kills 17, Say Greek Authorities

An outbreak of influenza has killed 17 people over the winter, the Greek authorities have revealed. New data from the Greek Center for Disease Control...

Tributes Pour in for Veteran Greek Reporter

Figures from across the political spectrum united on Saturday to mark the passing of Christos Pasalaris, a veteran journalist who covered Greek affairs for almost...

Greece, Turkey Close to ‘Fatal Accident’

Greece and Turkey are close to a "fatal accident" Athens' defense minister has warned. Panos Kammenos, in an interview with French newspaper Liberation on Saturday,...

Turkish FM Rules Out Prisoner Swap for Greek Soldiers

Turkey's foreign minister appears to have ruled out a prisoner swap in connection with two Greek junior officers currently in Turkish custody awaiting trial. In...

Greece Facing Possible EU Yacht-Tax Probe

Greece has two months to respond to the European Commission after it claimed the country was breaking rules on value-added tax (VAT) in the...

Greek Minister Slams ‘Rhetoric of Hatred’

A "rhetoric of hatred" in Greek politics was condemned by a government minister on Friday, in a week which saw police break up a...

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