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Greece Assumes Command of EU’s Red Sea Security Operation

Greece assumed command of the EU's Red Sea maritime security operation which would aim to prevent attacks against ships and ensure freedom of navigation. The EU announced that the operation dubbed "Aspides," meaning "shields" or "protector" in Greek, will contribute...

Greece Set to Host EU Red Sea Operation HQ

The EU's naval mission to protect commercial shipping in the Red Sea will be headquartered in Larissa, Greece, the bloc's defense ministers agreed on Wednesday. Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias tweeted that his EU counterparts accepted the offer made by...

Greece Objects to EU-Albania Defense Pact Over Jailed Politician

Greece is blocking an EU-Albania defense cooperation pact, citing Tirana's lack of respect for the rule of law after imprisoning Fredi Beleri, an ethnic Greek politician. In a bid to strengthen defense ties between itself and several European and non-European...

Record Migration Expected in 2024, ICMPD Report Says

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) has released a new report which forecasts record levels of displacement resulting from war and conflict in 2024. The migration think tank states in its report, released today on Wednesday, January 17th,...

New EU Pact on Migrants: What Does It Mean for Greece?

The EU reached an agreement on Wednesday on new rules designed to share the cost of hosting migrants more evenly between member states. The New Pact on Migration and Asylum that will come into effect next year obliges member states...

Ukraine Set to Start EU Accession Talks, But Hungary Blocks Aid

The European Union (EU) decided Thursday to open accession negotiations with Ukraine but failed to agree on a $54 billion package in financial aid to the war-torn country. The aid was vetoed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Hungary’s leader...

Greece Threatens Albania’s EU Accession Over Beleri Case

Greece is threatening to block EU accession talks with Albania over the case of the ethnic Greek politician, Fredi Beleri who remains in prison. Beleri has been detained since May for alleged vote buying after being elected mayor of the predominantly ethnic...

Greece Ranks First in EU in Smartphone Recycling

Greece leads the European Union in smartphone recycling, boasting an almost 18 percent recycling rate, as per Eurostat data. This surpasses the EU average, where only 10 percent of Europeans recycle their old mobile phones. Eurostat findings highlight Greece, Austria...

Greece Tops EU in Subjective Poverty for Low-Educated People

Greece ranked highest among EU nations in terms of individuals with a low level of education who are also considered poor. The data was recently revealed by Eurostat. The subjective poverty rate for this group in Greece is 81.6 percent,...

EU Talks with Greece and Cyprus for ‘Humanitarian Coalition’ in Gaza

President of France Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that talks were being held within the EU with Cyprus and Greece to build up a “humanitarian coalition” regarding Gaza. Speaking after a European Union summit in Brussels, Macron said: “Cyprus could...