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EU: Directives Don’t Apply to Parthenon Marbles Return After Brexit

EU education and culture commissioner Tibor Navracsics said that the bloc's directives on the repatriation of national treasures, apply in cases dating from 1993...

Greece to Play Against Croatia in 2018 FIFA World Cup Playoffs

It was neither the best, nor the worst scenario for Greece in the FIFA 2018 World Cup playoffs draw in Zurich. The Greek national...

Despite New Gender Law, Mount Athos Monks Vow to Uphold Female Visitors Ban

Orthodox monks on Greece's Mount Athos have vowed to uphold their centuries-old ban on all female visitors, after a new government-sponsored gender identity law...

Governor of Bank of Greece Calls for Swift Conclusion of Bailout Review

The Greek government and foreign lenders must intensify efforts to swiftly conclude a review of the country's compliance with fiscal targets and reforms under...

Yanis Varoufakis Denies Consideration of Candidacy in German Euro Elections

Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis dismissed reports in the Greek media that he will stand as a candidate in Germany for the European elections...

Pew Research: Greeks Overwhelmingly Unhappy with Their Democracy

A staggering 79% of the Greek public say that they are unhappy with the way the democratic system works in Greece, according to the...

Eurostat: More Than One in Three Greeks at Risk of Poverty in 2016

In 2016, more than a third of the population was at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Bulgaria (40.4%), Romania (38.8%) and Greece...

Jan.-Sept. Greek Primary Budget Surplus at €4.5 billion, Slightly Below Target

Greece's primary budget surplus of 4.5 billion euros (£4 billion) in the first nine months of the year, is slightly below target due to...

Western Greece Church Bells Ring in Protest to Gender Rights Law

Church bells have rung in a western Greek diocese to protest a new law that makes it easier for citizens to change their legal...

Turkey Lifts Ban on Turkish Ships Sailing to Greek Islands

Turkey's ban on Turkish ships sailing to the Greek islands has been lifted following a meeting between Greek Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis and Turkish...