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Greek Court Tells State to Change Pay for Police, Firefighters, Military

A decision by Greece's top court on Tuesday instructing the government to change the pay of the military, firefighters and police could end in...

Erdogan: Greece Wrong over ‘Macedonia’ Dispute

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has described the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as "our brothers" and insisted Ankara would always stand by Skopje. FYROM...

International Arrivals Soar at Athens Airport

Arrivals at Athens International Airport rose by 6.5 percent in January 2018, compared to the same month in 2017, airport authorities said on Monday. Despite...

Greece Moves Ahead on Delayed ID Card Scheme

Millions of Greeks are to get new biometric ID cards after years of delays in meeting EU requirements first brought in 18 years ago. An...

Greek Opposition Leader Backs ‘Expression of National Pride’

The leader of Greece's main opposition party has said he "personally defended the right of the citizens to protest freely, peacefully and democratically, as...

Cyprus’ Archbishop Predicts Leftist Presidential Hopeful Will Lose

The Archbishop of Cyprus, Chrysostomos II, has thrown his weight behind President Nicos Anastasiades, ahead of the incumbent's run-off vote against a leftist challenger. Anastasiades and...

Greek Tax Offices Get Online-Auction Instructions

Greek tax offices have been given instructions for online real-estate auctions which will take place from May 1. A circular which summarizes changes voted upon...

Greek President Appeals for Unity

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday underlined the need for national consensus on the major issues, ahead of a major rally planned for Athens...

Daniel Day-Lewis Tells Athens About Retirement (video)

"I just feel it's time to explore the world in a different way now," Daniel Day-Lewis has told an Athens audience about his recent...

Greece Refuses to Return Terror Suspect to Turkey

Greek judges on Friday refused to extradite a suspect wanted on terrorism charges to Turkey. Mehmet Dogan, 60, was one of eight Turkish citizens detained...

Athens Has Not Denied ‘Macedonians’ Identity’ Says Nimetz

UN mediator Matthew Nimetz said Thursday he had not heard any sources in Athens "denying the identity of the Macedonian people". He was speaking in...

Tsipras ‘Playing Poker’ on ‘Macedonia’: FT

The "diplomatic rewards are tempting" for Greek premier Alexis Tsipras to broker a deal on the 'Macedonia' name dispute, but he risks pushing an...

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