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At Least 17 Migrants Drown, Scores Missing After Boats Sink Off Greece

At least seventeen migrants died and dozens are missing after two separate boats sank off Greece on Wednesday evening. The Greek Coast Guard announced that seventeen migrants, sixteen women and a fifteen-year-old boy drowned as their boat sank off the...

UK PM Liz Truss Crashes Greece’s Hopes for a Deal on Parthenon Marbles

The UK Prime Minister Liz Truss rejected suggestions that an agreement can be made with Greece over sharing the Parthenon Marbles during a TV interview on Tuesday. When asked about a possible deal, Truss told the TV and radio channel...

Amazon to Create First Smart Island Hub on Naxos, Greece

Amazon aspires to create the first "smart" island hub on Naxos, Greece as part of the "Naxos, Smart Island" project, a bundle of seventeen different actions all related to modern digital technology. On Tuesday afternoon, the company, in the presence...

COVID-19 Cases in Greece Continue Upward Trend

New COVID-19 cases in Greece continued to rise in the week of September 26th to October 2nd, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization (EODY). EODY confirmed 54,649 new cases, which represents an increase of 22...

Resignation of Father Eleftherios Rocks Greek Orthodox Church in Australia

More than 6,000 people have signed a petition in support of Father Eleftherios of Australia's Red Hill Church who resigned on Sunday following a spat with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. Father Eleftherios, a hugely popular Greek Orthodox priest, commonly known...

Greece on Alert Over Turkey-Libya Hydrocarbon Deal

Greece has expressed concern over a hydrocarbon deal struck by Turkey and Libya on Monday, saying that it may contain provisions that are based on the 2019 Turkey-Libya Memorandum that are illegal under international law. The details of the deal...

Greece Projects Slower Growth for 2023

The economy of Greece will grow at a slower pace in 2023 after a strong rebound this year largely fueled by the tourism sector. The country's economic output is seen increasing by 2.1% next year from 5.3% this year,...

Greece to Demand Return of Parthenon Marbles from Liz Truss

Greece will seek to strike an agreement with new British Prime Minister Liz Truss over the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview published Sunday with The Sunday Times. “At a time when...

New Greece-Bulgaria Gas Pipeline Limits Dependency on Russia

A new Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline that opened on Saturday promises to reduce dependency on Russian energy in the Balkans and make Greece a hub for energy in the region. The ceremony for the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector (IGB) was held in...

Greece on its Way to Becoming Fastest Aging Country in the EU

The population decline in Greece, which has been steady since 2011, means the country will have the oldest population in the EU by 2030. That is the conclusion of a recent report by Eurostat, the EU statistics agency, about...

Russia Officially Annexes Four Regions of Ukraine

Vladimir Putin declared four regions of eastern Ukraine to be a part of Russia in a major policy speech at the Kremlin on Friday. He claimed that the people of the four Ukrainian regions he's planning to annex made their...

Metro to Link Piraeus Port and Athens Airport

The new Piraeus metro station which is expected to open next week will link Greece's biggest port to the Athens International Airport. The Piraeus metro station along with two more that will also open on Line 3—Maniatika and Municipal Theatre—are...

Google to Create 20,000 New Jobs in Greece

Google's investment in cloud services in Greece could contribute over two billion euros to the Greek GDP by 2030 and create twenty thousand well-paid new jobs, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday speaking at the event for the presentation...

Erdogan: Turkey to Beef Up Occupation Army in Cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Wednesday to strengthen Turkey's military presence in occupied northern Cyprus after the US lifted the defense embargo on Cyprus. Speaking in a televised interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said the lifting of the embargo...

Hurricane Ian Swamps Southwest Florida

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the US, Hurricane Ian, swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, devastating streets with floods, knocking out power, and trapping over 1.8 million people in homes with catastrophic damage threats further inland. While...