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Savvidis is a powerful Russian-Greek businessman. He was also fined 100,000 euros ($123,000). ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The owner of Greek soccer club PAOK Thessaloniki was banned for three years on Thursday for his part in violence during a match against AEK Athens, including running onto the ...
Stage set for the Inaugural Convention of MeRA25, DiEM25 electoral wing, in the Ilisia Theatre, Athens, Greece. March 26, 2018.Last Monday (26/3) marked the birth of a new political party in Greece, MeRA25. Why should non-Greek Europeans care about yet another political party being launched in a ...

Conflict between NATO members and Aegean Sea neighbours Greece and Turkey is increasingly possible as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flexes his regional muscle, writes John Psaropoulos for the Weekly Standard. The combination of upcoming elections in Turkey, Erdogan's concerns ...
The Guardian has apologised for offering a “gross” £2,500 holiday to Athens accompanied by the paper's own Greece correspondent Helena Smith and restated its commitment to coverage of the country. The title yesterday removed an advert for the “Greece and The Euro” trip – which would have explored ...
For Macedonia, Peace and Security” (news article, March 21) submits in an online picture caption that renaming Alexander the Great Airport was a concession by Skopje in the dispute with Greece over the name Macedonia. Actually, the new name redresses a violation of the bilateral 1995 Interim Accord ...
In an emailed statement to Al Jazeera later on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Guardian News & Media said: "The Guardian has been working with Political Tours to provide informative trips to Greece and other countries for people who wish to develop their understanding of the political and social ...

“In 2015, Greece was struggling to cope with such a massive influx of people in need. For most refugees making it to Greece, the country was a stepping stone to another European country,” said Country Director Shaun Scales. “But since then, much has changed – the number of arrivals has decreased and ...
The four biggest lenders in Greece — Eurobank, Alpha Bank, Piraeus and National Bank of Greece — are being stress tested ahead of the other European banks. This is because the country is set to end its third bailout program in August and both markets and creditors want reassurances that the Greek ...
The European Union came to the defense of Greece and Cyprus on Friday following what President Donald Tusk described as “Turkey's illegal violations in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the Aegean.” “On behalf of all the EU leaders, I would like to express our solidarity with Cyprus and Greece, and ...
It defined the borders of modern Turkey and Greece. The war was a terrible consequence of a modern (Europeanising) Greek desire to pursue a 'Greater Greece' ideology. Up until 1921, the Ottoman Empire, and before it the Byzantium, was home to the oldest and continuous settlement of Hellenes dating ...
“Turkey must think about what I have been saying for two years, that Greece is neither Syria nor Iraq,” Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Saturday, referring to recent tension emanating from Turkey. “I honor and respect these two states and do not say this in a derogatory manner,” he said in radio ...
Nearly 50 Syrian refugees have arrived in Ireland from Greece this week under the Government's relocation programme. Twenty refugees arrived in Ireland on Wednesday followed by a further 29 people from Greek refugee camps on Thursday. These are the first Syrian refugees to arrive in Ireland so far ...
Tesla's engineering and design teams are primarily based in the US and especially in California, but the company has been expanding internationally over the last few years with teams in the UK and Germany. Now we learn that the automaker is also building a small research and development office in ...
Greece, N.Y. (WHAM) - The first microbrewery to open in Greece was celebrated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. Wood Kettle Brewing is operated by Mark Miles and Jeff Allen, who worked with their late partner Bill Allen for 18 months to set up the brewery. Located at the corner of Manitou Road and Latta Road, the ...
A group of Greeks started a petition to convince Walt Disney World that Greece should be the next pavilion that should be in the World Showcase in Epcot. Epcot's World Showcase is one of the more relaxing and scenic areas of Disney World in Florida and tries to provide an overview of the country you're ...
Without these handouts, the family wouldn't be able to bear the crushing weight of Greece's austerity-ravaged economy. "Lately, they say they don't have any more to give," Ioanna explains. "They say they already gave to the orphanage or the church. But the rubbish cans are full of food at the end of the day ...
Some of the accused, and many observers, have described the case as an attempt to distract public attention from major foreign policy issues — such as the contentious talks between Greece and neighboring Macedonia over the latter's name, and rising tensions between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean.

Those responsible for mistaken economic policies that have had such a negative effect on the Greek people need to take responsibility for their actions, President Michael D Higgins has said, on the first day of his state visit. “It is a moral test of all actions that the person who initiates an action must take ...
Greece, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Fyrom), Nato and the United Nations are in the throes of a heated debate about Macedonia's future name. It's a complex issue that has simmered since 1992. Why is it so complex? Why do Greeks continue to object to the name “Republic of Macedonia” ...
A group of 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday. Feb. ... Turkey's state-run news agency reported that local authorities detained five people who were allegedly trying to illegally cross into Greece, as well as a ...
Greece and Europe both want to see the former exit its bailout program as scheduled in August. But that brings about a difficult decision on how that should take place. Some analysts and policymakers argue that Greece should ask for a precautionary credit line — a buffer of money that Athens could use in ...
The best restaurant table in the Mediterranean is number 18 at the Chiona taverna on Crete. Probably. My assertion is safe because to challenge it you need to have been there, and so few of you have. And that's the point: the taverna is on the eastern edge of Crete which, for Mediterranean holidays, ...
Greece ranks as the joint-fifth most miserable economy in 2018, according to the forecasts made in Bloomberg's Misery Index. The annual index examines inflation and unemployment outlooks for 66 economies. It ranks Greece joint-fifth with Turkey, with a “misery” value of 20.6 points. Greece was the sixth ...
The news coming out of Greece these days is in stark contrast to the dramatic stories international readers were used to at the height of the financial crisis. From large demonstrations, intense riots, and political instability, the narrative—at least from the financial press—has shifted to praise for Greek Prime ...
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's prime minister says his country and Greece have made significant progress toward resolving their long-standing name dispute. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Wednesday that Macedonia's government is willing to add a "geographical qualifier" to the country's ...
While most know Mani, the center peninsula in Southern Greece, for its breathtaking cliffs and quaint coastal villages, it also is home to a tradition of ritual lament that dates back to ancient times. Considered an art, moirologia can be traced to the choirs of the Greek tragedies, in which the principal singer ...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkey and Greece have agreed to settle tensions through dialogue, a day after a Greek coast guard vessel was damaged in a collision with a Turkish patrol boat in the Aegean Sea. Yildirim said he told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ...
European officials said on Tuesday that the spike in the number of measles cases in Europe was due to epidemics in Romania, Italy, Germany and Greece. According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, more than 14,400 cases were reported by 30 countries last year – compared ...
Despite all that has been said and written about the Novartis affair in Greece, it is all still at the level of speculation and, much of the time, nothing but ... is that for the Swiss pharmaceutical company, whose scandalous practices are being investigated the world over, Greece has been point of reference.
... shelter and toilets, and effective reporting mechanisms for gender-based violence – are in place. Every day that the Greek government dodges responsibility for dangerous conditions in hotspots is one more day that women and children are living in misery on Greece's postcard-perfect vacation islands.
Greece and Portugal have economies whose GDPs hover right at the $200 billion range – a minuscule one-93rd the size of the U.S. economy. Even the act of bailing out their tiny economies stretched the capacity of the Western world, and neither of those nations is anywhere near out of the woods yet.
The modern-day fight takes place in Macedonia, which has been locked in an increasingly bitter dispute with its southern neighbor, Greece, which wants exclusive use of the word "Macedonia." Macedonia's prime minister has even offered to rename the country in an effort to settle the decades-old dispute, ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a warning Tuesday to neighboring Greece, Cyprus and international companies exploring for gas in the eastern Mediterranean not to "step out ... Cyprus has been divided since Turkey invaded in 1974, after a failed coup by supporters of union with Greece.
When flood waters overfilled the ponds near Lake Ontario last year, Greece officials deployed an armada of pumps to keep roadways near Edgemere Drive from being inundated. It was an exercise in futility. "We has a situation where the ponds and channel were higher than the roads, and rather than ...
For a brief historical moment, Alexis Tsipras and his political party, Syriza, ignited hope that Greece could resurrect a long-dormant Leftist tide in Europe. A new Greece was being born out of the pangs of pain of economic austerity, imposed by the European Union and its overpowering economic institutions ...
SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia is ready to add a geographical qualifier to its name to help resolve a dispute with Greece that has held up its prospects of ... Macedonia joined the United Nations in 1993 with the provisional name "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" because its neighbor Greece ...
Greece's government says it has evidence that senior politicians from the previous administration were involved in a bribery case in which Swiss drugmaker Novartis is accused of making illegal payments to fix prices and increase market access.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) The Associated Press.
The Greek government has promised to make Greece 'film friendly' with new incentives for the local industry and international producers. The move follows last year's adoption of a legal framework for the development of the country's audiovisual sector, and at its heart is a 25 per cent cash rebate to film and ...
Kostas' father was one of the many PPC workers who died prematurely due to pollution caused by coal mining in Ptolemaida, which lies in the Western Macedonia region of Greece. Despite strict EU regulations on coal and declining profits, Greece has just made an investment of 1.4bn euros ($1.75bn) for ...
Tens of thousands of Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens in a protest about the decades-long dispute over the name Macedonia. Police said some 140,000 people joined the rally, but organisers put the turnout closer to 1.5 million people. Many Greeks object to the country of the same name calling ...
E uropean Commission mission chief for Greece's bailout program, Declan Costello, reportedly confirmed that a “firm supervisory framework for many years, in conjunction with reforms, will apply in Greece” for many years to come. Speaking to Dutch members of parliament earlier this week, Costello said ...
Two old kilns have been restored and renovated to create this stunning whitewashed villa high on a hill with sea views. The bigger kiln is home to the kitchen and living space, while the smaller kiln houses the bathroom for the two double bedrooms. The interior has designer furniture, while outside, there is ...
ATHENS (AP) — Greek authorities say they are investigating a death threat Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias received that mentioned Greece's negotiations with neighboring Macedonia over its name. Minister of Public Order Nikos Toskas said Friday that Kotzias was sent a letter that “contains threats to him ...
Winter blues got you down? Looking for someplace warm? Get ready for Greece: As of right now, for travel in late summer and early fall, there are round-trip fares in the mid-400s and 500s to Athens on legacy carriers including American Airlines, British Airways, Air Canada, and United. The cheapest days ...
Greece will be hit by a storm front between Friday night and Sunday, according to the Hellenic Meteorological Service (EMY). More specifically, the bad weather - including powerful southerly winds, reaching 8 and possibly 9 on the Beaufort scale and heavy rainfall - will affect the Ionian Sea islands and ...
Greece will remain under significant foreign supervision for several years and will need to continue economic reforms for another 10 years, the European Commission's representative Declan Costello has said. The official made his comments during a speech before Dutch MPs in the Hague, Ta Nea ...
ATHENS, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Five patients died within the past week from complications after contracting the seasonal flu virus, while the measles epidemic also continues, the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) announced on Thursday. The five victims, as well as a 79-year-old ...
Even though the ends of 2017 saw Greece show the biggest decline in general population unemployment in the European Union dropping from from 23.3 per cent to 20.7, it still remains the highest. According to the latest Eurostat data released on Wednesday in Brussels, Greek unemployment still sits at ...
As Greece's largest foreign investor, it makes sense Eldorado would invest in Halkidiki, where an estimated 33 million tons of gold have been extracted since the 6th ... In the 20th century mining activity increased, though it's really since Greece's economic crisis that the industry has taken off in the country.
In Greece, Many Asylum Seekers Are Stranded In Overcrowded Camps ... Instagram Facebook Twitter. The European Union's inability to agree on how to manage migration has turned some of Greece's Aegean islands into squalid dumping grounds for asylum seekers. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...


 

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