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Detention of Soldiers by Turkey is ‘Barbaric’, Says Greek Minister

A Greek minister described the continued detention of the two Greek soldiers in Turkey as "barbaric", a day after a Turkish court ruled again...

Greece Joins Club of Poorest EU Nations (graph)

Greece's GDP per capita was just 67 percent of the European average in 2017, one percentage point lower than in 2016, placing the country...

Thomas Cook to Invest €150M in Greek Tourism in 2018

Thomas Cook, one of the world's biggest tour operators, has pledged to invest around €150 million ($173 million) in the Greek tourism sector this...

Greece’s Lesvos Marks World Refugee Day with Concerts by Refugee Children

The island of Lesvos, currently home to almost 10,000 asylum-seekers, will mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, June 20 with a series of three...

Greek Orthodox Church Condemns US Immigration Policy

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has condemned the controversial immigration policy of the Trump administration which has seen children of immigrants being separated...

Greek Anarchist Fighting ISIS in Syria Speaks Out (video)

A Greek anarchist, a member of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group, who traveled to Syria to fight the Islamic State terror group (ISIS) has spoken...

Handcuffed Greek Soldiers Appear in Turkish Court (video)

The defense team of the two Greek soldiers held in a Turkish jail since March 2 after accidentally crossing into the country's territory have...

Greece Announces Five Finalists in TV Licenses Tender

Greece's independent regulator, the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV), has announced five finalists for a tender for general content television broadcasting licenses. The five media...

US Embassy Blasts Prison Leave for November 17 Killer

The U.S. embassy in Athens has issued a statement condemning the release of November 17 hitman Dimitris Koufodinas who walked out of Korydallos prison on Tuesday...

Greek Restaurants Open Kitchens to Refugee Chefs

To mark World Refugee Day on Wednesday, local restaurants in Athens have opened their kitchens to refugee chefs to create a unique culinary experience. Through...