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Erdogan’s Threats Met by Greece’s Readiness, Says PM as EU Announces Emergency Support

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, on behalf of the rest of the EU leadership, thanked Greece for being Europe's shield in these...

EU Leaders in Greece Inspect Borders from Above as Tensions Continue

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was at the Alexandroupolis airport on Tuesday to welcome President of the European Council Charles Michel, European Commission President...

Frontex Accepts Greek Request, Pledges Immediate Border Support for Greece

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex, announced on Monday that it has accepted Greece's request for extraordinary assistance to...

Child Drowns as Greece Records More Than One Thousand New Migrant Arrivals

A tragic incident took place in the early hours of Monday, as a young child drowned off the Greek island of Lesvos. The boat that...

Greece Suspends Acceptance of New Asylum Applications

Among the extraordinary measures Greece announced on Sunday evening, was the suspension of all asylum application procedures for those who enter the country illegally...

Turkey’s Erdogan Vows to Keep Gates Open for Refugees Heading to Europe

"What did we do yesterday? We opened the doors," Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Istanbul on Saturday, in his first public speech...

Athens Declares No Illegal Entries Will Be Tolerated As Turkey Opens Gates

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a short, forceful statement in English on his social media profiles on Friday afternoon, commenting on the recent...

Bulgaria Joins Greece in Toughening Patrols Along Turkish Border

Bulgaria, the EU's other member-state that shares a national border with Turkey, has been toughening its controls along its frontier with the country since...

Greece Disappointed after EU Leaders Fail to Decide on 2021-2027 Budget

European Union heads of state on Friday disagreed on the 2021-2027 budget after two days of discussion, with more affluent countries refusing to heed...

Greek PM and EU Leaders Attempt to Find Consensus in Budget Negotiations

Those who follow the EU's political affairs closely know by now how difficult it is for Brussels to persuade all of its member-states concerning...

Greek Exports at Record Highs in 2019 Despite Global Turbulence

Greece's export performance set new historical records in 2019, the Panhellenic Exporters' Association and the Center for Export Research and Studies announced on Friday. The...

Greece Saves At Least 184 Migrants From the Sea in Less Than 24 Hours

At least 184 migrants and refugees have been rescued over the last twenty-four hours by the Greek Coast Guard in five different incidents which...

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