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Greek Solidarity Rallies Across Europe Before July 5 Referendum

Solidarity rallies have been scheduled to take place over the last couple of days in cities across Europe, in order for people to show their support toward Greece in light of the July 5 referendum. On Sunday, Greeks are called...

Belgians Join Solidarity March For Greek People

Over 50 organizations will hold a demonstration on Sunday, June 21, in Brussels, Belgium, to express their support to poverty-stricken Greece that is teetering on the edge of the Eurozone and protest against harsh austerity, in the framework of European...

109 Greek Products Awarded at Brussels Taste Contest

An unexpectedly high number of Greek products were awarded this year during the 11th annual taste and quality award ceremony at the International Taste & Quality Institute (ITQI), according to the Economic and Commercial Affairs Office of the Greek Embassy in...

European Commission Picks Greek Design for Special Euro Coin

A special two-euro coin designed by Georgios Stamatopoulos of the Bank of Greece (BoG) was picked by 30% of 100,000 voters in an online European Commission competition to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the European flag...

Greece’s St. Catherine’s British School Excels in ECB Competition

Athens' St. Catherine’s British Embassy School stood out at the "Generation €uro Students' Awards," a competition open to all secondary school students aged between 16 and 19 who are keen on learning more about economics and monetary policy issues, winning the...

Families Pay More Taxes than Singles in Greece

Families in Greece pay more taxes and social security contributions than any of the 34 OECD member-countries. According to a study conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), single people in Greece pay less taxes than families. The study...

Greece to Extradite Algerian National Linked to Belgium Attack

A Greek prosecutor has ordered earlier today the immediate extradition of a 33-year-old Algerian man, arrested on the basis of a European warrant issued Monday by Belgian authorities, who may be linked to a foiled Islamist militant plot to...

Belgium to Request Extradition of Terror Suspect Held in Greece

Belgium will request the extradition of a man arrested in Greece who is suspected to be linked to a jihadist cell dismantled by Belgian security forces earlier this week, federal prosecutors said on Sunday. The 33-year-old man of Algerian descent...

No Links Between Men Detained in Greece and Belgian Terrorist Cell

Greek police announced they found no evidence that the four people they detained yesterday, Saturday January 17, were linked to the jihadist cell in Verviers, Belgium. Greek authorities made the arrest in Pagrati, Athens, Greece,  yesterday and collected DNA sample to send...

Brussels: Solidarity Protest for Greeks and Against Austerity

A protest was organized in Brussels on Saturday evening in solidarity of the Greek people and against austerity measures. According to local media, only 150 protesters were present at first but their number quickly rose to 400. The protest was...