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PM Mitsotakis Says ''We Can't Do More With Less'' As EU Budget Negotiations Begin

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis landed in Brussels on Thursday for the upcoming European Union Summit, which is tasked with deciding on the Union's 2021-2027 budget. Arriving at the Summit, Mitsotakis said that Greece is coming to these meetings to demand...

Brussels Says Greece's Growth in 2020 Will be Well Above EU Average

The European Commission published its Winter 2020 Economic Forecast on Thursday, showing Brussels' projections regarding growth rates for nations in the European Union for both 2020 and 2021. The European Executive body noted in the report that ''The euro area...

EU Expresses ”Strong Concern” About Turkish Decision to Send Troops to Libya

Peter Stano, the lead spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, issued a statement on Friday condemning the Turkish Parliament's decision to grant President Erdogan the power to send Turkish troops to Libya. ''The European Union...

Brexit Delayed Once Again as EU Grants Extension to January 31, 2020

Monday was another milestone in the long and painful process of the UK's effort to leave the European Union. The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, tweeted on Monday morning that all 27 EU member states (excluding the UK)...

PM Mitsotakis Says Greece and Europe Cannot Be Blackmailed By Turkey

Arriving at the crucial European Council taking place in Brussels, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke to reporters about his party's recent election victory, as well as immigration and the economy. ''Neither Greece nor Europe can be blackmailed by Turkey,'' Mitsotakis...

London and Brussels Finally Reach Agreement on Brexit; Crucial Vote on Saturday

The United Kingdom and the European Union finally reached a deal on Thursday regarding the terms on which the UK will leave the EU on October 31. The two sides were able to reach a compromise on the crucial issue...

IMF Disagrees With Brussels; Sees Lower Greek Surpluses for 2019, 2020

Vitor Gaspar, the Head of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented the Fund's Fiscal Monitor on Wednesday, just before its annual autumn summit in Washington. With regard to the IMF's projections about Greece's economy, the data presented...

Greek Primary Surplus Continues to Exceed Targets Despite Tax Cuts

The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 4.479 billion euros in the January-September period over budget targets, for a surplus of €1.467 billion, the country's Finance Ministry announced on Tuesday. There was a primary surplus of 2.523 billion euros...

Katerina Stefanidi Makes History After Winning Fourth Gold Medal at IAAF Diamond League

Greek world champion Katerina Stefanidi won the women’s pole vault competition on Friday night in Brussels at the IAAF Diamond League. The Greek champion added another gold medal to her rich collection of trophies, as this was the fourth consecutive...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey's Actions Will Now Have Consequences

Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras sent a clear message to Turkey from an EU meeting in Brussels on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists to inform them about the discussions he had held with the other 27 EU leaders during the two-day...