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Greece Can be ‘Stabilizing Force’ Says US Envoy (video)

Greece can act as a stabilizing force for good in the wider region and the stronger Greece is, the better it is able to...

Ancient Greece Inspires Award-Winning Author

An award-winning Irish novelist has said his new book -- set in the violent world of ancient Greece -- was written with the Syrian...

Turkey Slams Greece over Coup Suspect’s Release

Turkey has accused Greece of protecting those who sought to overthrow the Turkish government in July 2016's coup attempt. A Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

111-Year-Old Syrian Woman is the Oldest Refugee in Greece

War is no respecter of age and although harrowing scenes of children fleeing the conflict in Syria have swept the world, some other refugees...

‘Anti-Greek Tropes’ Likely to Color Turkey’s Snap Elections

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping nationalist voters will return him as a much-strengthened president in the June 24 snap elections -- meaning more...

Greek Debt-Relief Talks Shift to Washington

Brussels and Athens are now turning their attention to Washington, where critical discussions on Greek debt relief will be held on the sidelines of...

Greek Club Fumes over Missing Irish Footballer

An Irish footballer once fined €250,000 ($309,000) for attacking an Elvis Presley impersonator looks set to be fired by Greek Super League club Apollon...

Greek Court Releases Turkish Soldier to Secret Location

One of the eight former Turkish servicemen who claimed asylum in Greece after Turkey's July 2016 coup attempt has been released from custody. The Council...

MEPs’ Vote to Free Greek Soldiers a ‘Slap’ to Erdogan

A Greek MEP has described the European Parliament's overwhelming support for a call to release two Greek soldiers from a Turkish prison as a...

Greece, Turkey ‘at the Brink’, Claims Analyst

Greece and Turkey are "at the brink" of serious conflict and the U.S. -- a traditional mediator -- is "nowhere to be found". This is...