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Turkey to Conduct Research in Greek and Cypriot Waters

Turkey has issued a NAVTEX to conduct a Search and Rescue operation in an extensive area in the Central and Eastern Aegean Sea starting today...

Frontex Chief Meets With Top Greek Officials on Migrant Smuggling

Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri is meeting today (Thursday) with top Greek officials to discuss the issue of migrant smuggling in the Aegean. Leggeri is meeting...

Free Public Education Costs Greek Parents €3.7Bln Each Year

Private tutoring, foreign languages, computer lessons and private schools cost Greek parents 3.7 billion each year while at the same time the State spends...

Wage Costs in Greece’s Public Sector Increase While Shrinking in Private Sector

Wage costs in Greece's public sector increased in 2016, while at the same time private sector employee costs shrank, according to Eurostat. The European Union...

PM Tsipras Insults Greek People’s Intelligence

"When the going gets tough, politicians start lying" would be the appropriate saying for Greek politicians. And that's exactly what Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Turkish Minister Challenges Sovereignty of Greek Island

Turkish Minister for European Union Affairs Omer Celik on Tuesday challenged Greece's sovereign territories saying that Agathonisi island belongs to Turkey. According to Turkish newspaper...

Greek Government Rushes to Close Evaluation, Sign Fourth Memorandum

A draft of the fourth Memorandum of Understanding between Greece and international creditors which includes unpopular austerity measures is at the Ministry of Finance. The...

Opposition Parties React to Tsipras’ Interview, ‘Out of Touch With Reality’ ND Says

The interview of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on ANT1 television on Tuesday evening sparked an immediate, strong reaction from opposition parties. "Mr. Tsipras has...

European Commission: Migrant Camps in Greece and Italy Overwhelmed

European Commission auditors say that migrant registration centers in Greece and Italy are overcrowded and urgently require more experts, particularly to help children, says...

Amnesty International Condemns Living Conditions in Migrant Camps in Greece

Amnesty International has condemned the living conditions of one thousand refugees and migrants camping at former Athens airport at Elliniko. According to the organization, women and...