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PM Tsipras Omits Mention of Oil Spill in Speech on Environment

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivered a speech on environmental issues claiming that climate and environment protection is a government priority; however not a...

Qatar Says Goodbye to Greece: ‘We Cannot Invest by Force’

In contradiction to the optimism of the Greek government on its capacity and willingness to attract foreign investments, the Qatari state company Al Rayyan...

Asylum Seekers Form Symbol of Peace on White Tower of Thessaloniki

The symbol of peace was formed by a group of asylum seekers on the roof of the White Tower, the symbolic feature in Thessaloniki. The...

Under Fire Greek Shipping Minister Admits Leaving Greece After Sinking of Tanker

Bewildered Shipping Minster Panagiotis Kouroumblis admitted that, during the first crucial hours after the sinking of the Greek tanker near Salamis, he got into a...

Greece Convenes Ancient Civilizations Forum at the UN (video)

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias convened a meeting of the Ancient Civilizations Forum; also known as GC-10, on the sidelines of the UN General...

Cyprus President Tells UNGA he is Ready to Resume Talks – Transcript

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades announced today that  during tomorrow’s meeting with the UN Secretary-General,  he will convey his readiness to immediately resume...

The Majestic “Corinthian Switzerland”: Feneos Valley and Lake Doxa (video)

Feneos Valley, which is located in the lesser known corner of Corinthia, Peloponnese, is a place of astounding beauty. Feneos; a large, triangular-shaped valley that...

Drones Used in Cyprus to Catch Songbird Poachers

Police at Britain's two military bases in Cyprus say that the use of a state-of-the-art drone will greatly boost their ongoing crackdown on the...

Reuters: Piraeus Bank CEO says Central Bank Audit Findings ‘Firmly Behind Us’

Piraeus Bank has rectified internal control deficiencies that emerged in a recent central bank audit, the chief executive of Greece's largest lender said on...

Greece Vows to Improve Tanker Checks after Saronic Gulf Oil Spill

The Greek government has promised urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens'...