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European Commission Urges Vaccination of 70% of Adults by Summer

The European Commission urges the vaccination of at least 70% of all adults in every country of the European Union by the Summer of 2021, according to a statement issued by the European Commission on Tuesday. The high percentage is...

EU Threatens Turkey with Sanctions Over Provocations Against Greece, Cyprus

After a marathon session of talks in Brussels on Thursday, EU leaders expressed solidarity with Greece and Cyprus and warned Turkey it would face sanctions over its provocations in the Mediterranean. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called on...

Greece Reaches EU Consensus on Future Measures Against Turkey

  Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced on Monday that "at the request of Greece, a broad consensus was reached to proceed with a list of further measures if Turkey continues its delinquent attitude." The Minister made his remarks after...

Greek Tourists No Longer Required to Quarantine When Arriving in Belgium

Greece was recently awarded "Green" status on Belgium's list of EU countries whose citizens are allowed to visit, meaning that tourists will not have to be subjected to Covid-19 testing or quarantines. The announcement came early Thursday, July 9, when...

EU Report Notes Disturbing Trends in Greek Demographics

According to a European Commission report just released in Brussels, recent demographic changes in Greece may indicate problematic social and macroeconomic imbalances for the country in the future. The report itself presents long-term demographic trends across Europe, including their social...

Greece's Aegean Airlines To Suspend All Flights Abroad Until April 30

Aegean Airlines announced on Monday that it will suspend all international flights, both inbound and outbound, from March 26 to April 30. The Greek airline will only keep a limited flight schedule between Athens and Brussels in order to, as it...

EU Vows to Revive 2016 Migrant Deal with Turkey

The EU on Monday promised to work with Turkey to revive the 2016 migration deal between the two that Ankara has blatantly violated by sending thousands of migrants and refugees toward the Greek borders. European Commission president Ursula von der...

Greece Vetoed NATO Communique Intended to Support Turkey

Greece blocked the issuance of a joint communique from NATO on Friday night, which was intended to support Turkey in its war inside Syrian territory. According to Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, which quotes Greek Foreign Ministry officials, Athens decided to block...