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Protesters Boo, Jeer Greek Minister Over ‘Macedonia’ Deal (video)

Dozens of demonstrators have booed and jeered a government minister over the 'North Macedonia' deal during a solemn wreath-laying ceremony in the northern town of Serres. Protesters...

Greece Probes Reports of Negligence in Migrant Tragedy

Greece is investigating reports that the authorities may be guilty of negligence in the case of the sinking of a migrant boat off the...

Shipping Minister Orders the Recovery of Sunken Cruise Ship ‘Sea Diamond’ in Santorini

Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis ordered on Friday the salvaging of the cruise ship "Sea Diamond" which sank off the port of Santorini ten years...

Under Fire Greek Shipping Minister Admits Leaving Greece After Sinking of Tanker

Bewildered Shipping Minster Panagiotis Kouroumblis admitted that, during the first crucial hours after the sinking of the Greek tanker near Salamis, he got into a...

Greek Opposition Leader Demands Minister’s Resignation over Oil Spill

Leader of New Democracy (ND) Kyriakos Mitsotakis has asked Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis to resign, due to the delays and oversights in the government’s response...

Greek Minister Offers to Resign as Experts Warn of Long-Term Damage from Oil Spill

On Thursday, the Minister of Shipping, Panagiotis Kouroumblis, said that he has offered his resignation to PM Alexis Tsipras, following the oil spill that...

Greek Shipping Minister Proposes Duty-Free Port for Cruise Tourists

Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumblis expressed the view that a port which would offer duty-free shopping to cruise ship tourists, would...

PNO Extends Seamen’s Strike by Two Days

  The Greek seamen's union federation PNO on Thursday decided to extend ongoing labor mobilizations with another 48-hour strike beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday...

Seamen to Continue Strike After Talks With Minister Break Down

The Greek seamen's union federation PNO on Monday said it will continue strike action after the breakdown of talks with Shipping and Island Policy...

Silent Grief for 18-year-old Muslim Boy Shot in Munich

Silent grief and mourning filled the Rodopi village of Aratos on Wednesday, where the body of 18-year-old Hussein Daiyicik returned for the last time...

Corfu Tourist Season at Risk Because of Trash Pile-up

Corfu, one of Greece's favorite holiday destinations, is losing tourists because of mounts of trash filling the city after the main landfill saturated. Residents of...

SYRIZA Eyes Decisive Changes in Constitution and Electoral Law

Leftist SYRIZA Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with his party's Political Secretariat on Friday and noted the need for "deep democratic reforms." The group...

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