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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...

Number of Migrants Rises in Greece as EU Fails in Relocation Efforts

More than five thousand refugees and migrants came to Greece during the first sixty-three days of 2019, according to the most recent data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). A total of 3,634 individuals reached the Greek...

Greek President Warns FYROM Over Prespa Agreement

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of Greece, visited the European Union Commission's Headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday afternoon and spoke with the Greek employees of the Commission. He remarked to them that Greece is not willing to accept "any arbitrary interpretations" of the...

Greeks in the UK Fully Protected, Says Greek Alternate Foreign Minister

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister, George Katrougalos, stated on Sunday that it was his "top priority to safeguard the rights of the Greek students and workers" currently residing in Britain. Answering questions concerning Brexit during an interview with state-run AMNA radio station, he...

Meet The Greek Who Came First In Belgium’s Local Elections

Christos Doulkeridis is a 40-years-old politician who lives in the capital of Belgium, Brussels. Doulkeridis, the son of two Greek-Pontian migrants in Belgium, was the head of "Ecolos" political formation that came first in the municipality of Ixelles of Brussels. His...

Meet Greece's Best Young Farmer Who Will Compete in Brussels

In a competition organized by the Panhellenic Union of Young Farmers in Greece's Livadia, Larazos Semertzidis won the first place and became Greece's best farmer of 2018. Semertzidis is a 33-years-old farmer from Xirolimni village near the West Macedonia's city of...

Tsipras: Europe not Properly Addressing its 'Excessive Social Deficit'

There is currently an "excessive social deficit" in Europe that is not being adequately addressed, Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, in a press conference after the end of the European Council in Brussels. "We cannot just announce measures, such...

Belgium Also Checks Passports of Passengers from Greece

Three Greek Members of the European Parliament complained that they went through passport checks on flights from Athens to Brussels, right after Germany imposed stricter controls on passengers coming from Greece. The three MEPs, Sofia Sakorafa, Giorgos Kyrtsos and Notis...