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Greek Opposition Head Meets Turkish PM in Germany

Senior figures from Greece's main opposition party met Turkey's prime minister and foreign minister recently in Germany. New Democracy head Kyriakos Mitsotakis and shadow foreign...

Irish President to Visit Refugee Camp During Greece Visit

The president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will visit a refugee camp outside Athens during a three-day state visit to Greece this week. Higgins' visit...

Greek Partygoers Ready for Patras Carnival Parade

Thirty thousand people are getting ready for the final highlight of a huge carnival in the western Greek city of Patras as the lenten...

Bad Greek Mortgages Qualify for Partial Write-Offs

Thousands of bad mortgage loans in Greece could see part of the debt written off as banks try to evaluate how much debtors can...

AEK Clinch Greek Basketball Cup After Fan Trouble (video)

AEK have brought home the Greek Basketball Cup for the first time since 2001 with a narrow two-point win over a fancied Olympiakos side...

Turkish Reactions ‘Detached from Reality’, Says Greece

The ongoing war of words between Athens and Ankara heated up on Saturday as a Greek foreign ministry spokesman said Turkey "systematically violates international...

‘Fake Doctor’ Worked in Greek Hospital for 17 Years

A doctor who reportedly served as a general practitioner in a northern Greek hospital for 17 years has left the job when it was...

Fitch Raises Greek Sovereign Debt Rating

Greece has seen an improvement in its sovereign debt score, with Fitch moving its rating up to 'B' from 'B minus'. The international credit rating...

IMF Head: Creditors Have ‘Legitimate Interest’ in Supervising Greece

Greece will likely remain under some kind of foreign supervision despite exiting its bailout program in August it has been claimed. Head of the IMF,...

Greek Promise to Defend Itself Sparks ‘Dismay’ in Turkey

Turkey has said it is "concerned and dismayed" after Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias warned Ankara that Athens would not react peacefully the next time...

Bulgaria Issues Warning Over ‘Macedonia’ Name Dispute

Bulgaria's president has said his country backed a solution to the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) but...

Patras Parties on Last Weekend of Greek Carnivals

Events for this year's Patras Carnival in western Greece are coming to a climax this weekend, when the celebration season ends with the Grand...

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