Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Greece: Survivors from capsized boat to be taken to Italy, Egypt, Malta and Turkey

June 03, 2016 3:59 pm

Greece had sent two patrol vessels, a military airplane and three helicopters, while five passing ships were participating in the rescue operation and one more was on its way

US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin

May 28, 2016 9:32 am

Putin arrived in Athens on a two-day visit and emerged from talks with the Greek government to lash the United States and NATO allies, also accusing them of stifling trade and energy cooperation with Russia.

Greek debt deal would 'end six years of darkness': Tsipras

May 11, 2016 11:52 am

EU ministers are likely to expect further commitments by Greece on faster privatisation and a hike in indirect taxes before they approve a deal.

Greece has 'basically achieved' its reform goals: Juncker

May 08, 2016 8:18 am

Greece's creditors carried out the review intended to evaluate progress on reforms by the Athens government as it hopes to unlock the next tranche of its 86-billion-euro ($95 billion) bailout agreed in July.

Pope Francis takes Syrian refugees on aircraft from Greece

April 16, 2016 6:36 pm

The Vatican said the three families, including six children, would be supported by the Holy See and cared for by Italy's Catholic Sant'Egidio Community.

Greece's coast guard says 5 migrants have drowned off Samos

April 09, 2016 3:42 pm

The five victims, four women and a child, were found around dawn today northeast of the Greek island of Samos, close to the Turkish coast.

Greece: 5 hurt in violence at migrant detention camp

April 01, 2016 7:38 pm

Greece has been detaining migrants who arrived after March 20 and will begin deporting them back to Turkey next week, under an EU-Turkey agreement on migration.

Refugees flow to Idomeni camp despite closed border

March 09, 2016 7:32 pm

Heavy rains increased the misery of up to 14,000 people in the camp, which long ago surpassed capacity, leaving thousands to pitch small tents nearby.

Watch: Afghan migrants stranded in Greece as Macedonia shuts border

February 23, 2016 8:29 am

Desperate to get through, they held signs that read: "We can't go back" and "Why racism?", while dozens of Afghan children also carried signs with the words: "Help us cross border".


Greece referendum says 'No' to bailout

July 06, 2015 11:02 am

GREECE REFERENDUM: More than 60 percent of voters in a hastily called referendum have rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans.

Greece debt crisis: How people are coping with the financial meltdown

June 30, 2015 12:09 pm

Greece’s bailout program ends on Tuesday, when the country is unlikely to make a 1.6 billion euro ($1.8 billion) repayment to the International Monetary Fund.