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Margaritis Schinas Appointed as Greece’s New European Commissioner

The Greek government announced on Thursday that Margaritis Schinas will be Greece's new European Commissioner during Ursula von der Leyen's Presidency of the European...

Turkey Defies EU Sanctions, Vows to Continue Drilling off Cyprus

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday morning, commenting on EU Foreign Ministers' decision to go ahead with the first sanctions against...

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias to Visit Washington, Meet With Mike Pompeo

The new Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will go to Washington DC on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart in the US State Department...

New Greek Government Pledges to “Immediately” Improve Refugee Living Conditions

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Monday with Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, at Maximos Mansion in Athens....

EU Suspects Turkish Drilling Ship “Fatih” has Started Operation Off Paphos, Cyprus

Turkey has shown that it will not go back on its intention to begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean,...

Death Toll Rises to 7, as Greece Remains in Shock After Mega-Storm

The death toll has risen to seven from Wednesday's massive storm that relentlessly hit the popular tourist region of Halkidiki in Northern Greece's Central...

Turkey Secretly Sends 42 Tanks to Occupied Part of Cyprus; Report

Turkey in a secret operation transported 42 German Leopard-2A4 supertanks to Kythrea in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus, according to a report on...

New Surveillance System to Monitor the Aegean for Athens and Brussels in Real Time

A new, state-of-the-art integrated maritime surveillance system will be developed in the Aegean Sea, as the European Internal Security Fund  has decided to grant...

Spanish PM Sanchez to Represent Greece in European Council as Tsipras Leaves

The Spanish Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will represent Greece and its Premier Alexis Tsipras at the European Council meeting on Tuesday, as the...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey’s Actions Will Now Have Consequences

Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras sent a clear message to Turkey from an EU meeting in Brussels on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists to inform them...

EU Leaders Talk Tough But Fall Short of Adopting Sanctions Against Turkey

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday condemned Turkey's illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean, but fell short of adopting...

Eurostat Reports Greek Cheese, Eggs and Milk Second Most Expensive in the EU

Eurostat released on Thursday its final ''Consumer Price Levels'' report for the year 2018, showing that Greeks paid on average considerably more money to...

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