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EU Approves 130 Million Euros for Refugee Facilities on Greek Islands

    The European Commission announced on Monday the disbursement of a total of 130 million euros designated for the construction of three controlled-access refugee and...

EU Backs Athens and Nicosia, Asks Turkey to Publish Turkish-Libyan Accord

During the daily briefing of the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday, the EU asked Turkey to publish its agreement with Libya, and at...

Next EU Commission VP Schinas Declares Brussels’ Main Priority is Migration

Margaritis Schinas, the next Vice President of the European Commission, said on Thursday that a new, integrated, coherent and sustainable European policy on handling...

EU Positive on Greece’s Growth But Encourages Reforms

The European Commission on Thursday revised their forecast for Greek economic growth slightly upward in 2019 and 2020, but warned that the nation's economic recovery...

Hotspots on Greek Islands Better Prepared

The European Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said on Tuesday that the Greek islands are better prepared to host migrants this winter in comparison...

Moscovici Says Greek Sacrifices Now Bearing Fruit

Cuts in Greek pensions were not legal or even necessary, stated European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici on Tuesday. In his remarks...

EU Commission’s Autumn Forecast: Greek Economy To Grow By 2 % in 2019

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 2 per cent in the next three years, the European Commission said in its autumn forecast...

EU Commission on Greece’s Pensions Cuts: Apply What Has Been Agreed

The European Commission has dismissed the report by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) that claimed that Greece's creditors have agreed to cancel the pension...

Greek Debt Viability Trajectory Worse than Expected

The sustainability of the Greek debt over time is one of the major issues tackled by world economists and a new report by the...

EU Commission Approves Greek Renewable Electricity Auction Scheme

The European Commission has found a Greek auction scheme for the production of electricity from renewable sources and high efficiency co-generation to be in...

EU Commission Orders Greece to Recover €55 Million in Defence Aid

The European Commission ordered Greece on Monday to recover up to 55 million euros in state aid from Hellenic Defence Systems (HDS), a largely...

EU Auditors Criticize Handling of Greek Bailout Programmes

The EU handling of the Greek debt crisis successfully imposed reforms and avoided a catastrophic default by Greece, but failed in ensuring Athens could...

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