Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday. Cyprus...

FM Kotzias Presents Draft Resolution for Journalists Safety in UN

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, submitted before the United Nations, along with other countries, a resolution aiming at protecting journalists. The resolution on...

Break the Chain Festival to Raise Awareness and “Stop Human Trafficking”

The Break the Chain Festival, returns to Athens on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, on the occasion of the World Day for the...

Jewish Holocaust Memorial Honors 106-year-old Thessaloniki Woman

Yad Vashem; Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, recognized a 106-year-old woman from Thessaloniki and her late husband, as Righteous Among...

Group of Afghanis in Lesvos Start Hunger Strike Demanding Asylum

A group of Afghani nationals in Lesvos started a hunger strike on Friday, requesting that the Greek government grants them asylum in the country,...

Human Rights Watch Warns Against Extradition of Tajik Activist from Greece

Greece should not extradite, deport or otherwise facilitate the return of a Tajik opposition activist to Tajikistan; where he faces possible torture or ill-treatment,...

Transgender Bill Tabled in Parliament Causes Reactions by Gov’t MPs

Greek MPs are engaged in two days of debate on the legal recognition of gender identity. If; as expected, the majority vote in favour...

UNHCR: Greek Refugee Camps Overcrowded, Unfit for Winter Weather

The government must speed up winter preparations at refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea where there has been a sharp rise in...

NGO Condemns Greek High Court Ruling over Asylum Seekers Deportation

Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international NGO that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, has condemned a Greek Council of State (CoS) ruling...

Riots in Athens 4 Years After Fyssas Murder – Golden Dawn Trial Resumes

Greek police fired tear gas at protesters who hurled petrol bombs in Athens on Saturday during a rally marking four years since the killing...

Estonian Justice Minister Responds to Stavros Kontonis’ Refusal to Attend Conference

Estonian minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu, as promised, responded in writing to Greek Justice minister Stavros Kontonis' reasoning for refusing to attend a Tullinn...

LGBT Helpline Reopens After Eight Months, Thanks to Donation

Helpline 11528-By Your Side, a critical and unique helpline for Greece’s LGBT community, with people from all over the country accessing its service, has...

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