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Analysts Concerned About ‘Accidental’ Clash Between Greece, Turkey

The purging of experienced officers from the Turkish military and a declining lack of influence over Ankara from the U.S., EU and NATO make...

Greece Sees €2.3B Budget Surplus in Q1 2018

Greece's state budget primary surplus totaled €2.320 billion ($2.873 billion) in January-March this year, up from a budget target for a primary surplus of...

Greece Denies ‘Provocative’ Flag Claim by Turkish PM

Greece has described as "provocative" claims by Turkey's prime minister that its forces removed a Greek flag from an Aegean islet, saying there had...

African Dust Clouds Return to Athens

The atmosphere around Athens on Sunday was full of dust blown from North Africa, leaving the skies over Attica cloudy and visibility limited. Dust clouds...

Greek Investors Rank Third in FYROM Financing

Greece ranks third as a source of cumulative foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), according to official data. A...

Watch UK Warplanes Leaving Cyprus for Syria Airstrikes (video)

Footage has been released showing U.K. warplanes at a Royal Air Force base in Cyprus taking off for bombing raids in Syria. Released by the...

Real Madrid TV Seeking Acropolis Film Permit

Spanish sporting giants Real Madrid are coming to Athens for a crucial two-leg basketball clash with Panathinaikos this week, and possibly to do a...

Eastern Med Sees 30% Rise in Migrant Arrivals: FRONTEX

New data from the EU's border protection agency claim 7,900 migrants entered Europe through the Eastern Mediterranean route in the first quarter of 2018...

Bomb Squad Defuse Grenade Found in Greek Apartment

Residents in Thessaloniki were shocked when police and army explosives experts were called in after ammunition and a hand grenade was found in an apartment. Saturday's...

Zaev Rejects Greek Calls That New ‘Macedonia’ Name be Used at Home

A new name for Skopje that would also be used inside the former Yugoslav republic has been ruled out by the country's premier, Zoran...