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Greece Pushes For EU-Wide Response to Energy Crunch

Greece pushed for a EU response to the tackle the ongoing energy crunch at the summit of leaders that took place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels. However, EU leaders shunned sweeping action by adopting a moderate list of measures...

Daylight Saving Time Ends: Oct 31 in Greece, Nov 7 in the US

Greece is due to set its clocks back by an hour on October 31 as the Spring/Summer daylight saving period comes to a close and the Winter period begins. The transition occurs as the EU's push to abolish daylight...

Greece Announces Whopping 6.1% Growth Forecast for 2021

Greece announced that its economic growth will reach an astounding 6.1 percent in 2021, according to the provisions of the draft budget plan brought before Parliament on Monday. More specifically, the country's GDP is projected to grow by 6.1 percent...

EU vs. Apple: The Fight Over Universal Charger Cables

How many times have iPhone users asked a colleague in the office for a charger, to no avail, as most of them carry the Android-based mini-USB, or USB/Type C adapters? Well, the EU has put forth a plan which...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

EU Leaders Sign Athens Declaration on Climate Change at EUMED 9

The nine EU leaders present at the EUMED 9 summit in Athens have signed the Athens Declaration to fight climate change. The declaration reaffirmed the nine leaders commitment to upholding the Paris Accords, an international agreement signed by the EU...

EUMED 9 Summit Tackles Climate Change, Immigration Challenges

Leaders from nine Mediterranean nations held a summit in Athens called the EUMED 9 on Friday afternoon to address issues such as climate change, migration, Turkey and Afghanistan, among others. The EUMED 9 enabled representatives from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy,...

WHO: Another 236,000 Covid-19 Deaths in Europe by Dec. 1

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that there could be another 236,000 Covid-19 deaths in Europe by the first of December after high levels of virus transmission continue to be noted on the continent. Citing stagnating vaccination rates,...

Turkish Drones in Occupied Cyprus Deepen Tensions in the Region

An air base in northern Cyprus is currently hosting drones from Turkey, causing tensions to rise throughout the region. Cyprus, politically divided after the Turkish invasion of 1974, has felt that the Turkish government is reproducing its "expansionist agenda"...

Greece, Europe Brace for Afghan Refugee Influx

Greece and Europe are preparing for an influx of Afghan refugees as more are expected to flee the country following Afghanistan's takeover by the Taliban. Thousands of Afghans rushed to the capital's Hamid Karzai International Airport in hope of fleeing,...