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Council of Europe: Greece Doesn’t Support its Youth

A recent  report on the Council of Europe regarding national youth policies in member States, has revealed that Greece isn't providing any support to the younger generation. The Council of Europe pointed out that since the outbreak of the financial...

Probe Calls For Migrant Boat Sinking

International organizations are continuing their calls for an investigation into a January 20th incident off a Greek island near the coast of Turkey in which a boat full of illegal immigrants being towed by the Greek Coast Guard capsized,...

Dora Bakoyannis to Chair PACE Committee on Political Affairs

Following a nomination by the EPP, the head of Greece 's PACE delegation, and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Dora Bakoyannis was unanimously voted in to chair the Council of Europe's Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy. It is the first time...

Greece Probes Boat Sinking Abuse Charges

Merchant Marine Minister Militadis Varvitsiotis has denied accusations by migrants who survived the capsizing of a boat full of immigrants that it was being dragged back to Turkey at full speed, not to safety, and that Coast Guard officials...

Council of Europe: Far-Right Gangs Attack Roma Camps

“Invasions of Roma Camps all over Europe, are not only by the police, but also from far-right gang groups, and are becoming a common phenomenon after the incident that occurred in Greece -little Maria who was found in a...

Rapti Takes Part in Child Sex Abuse Meeting

Greek Member of Parliament Elena Rapti attended the two-day International Conference, held in Budapest, as a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and as national coordinator of the campaign One in Five of the institution...

COE Calls Turkey to Compensate Greek-Cypriots

The Ministers Committee of the Council of Europe (COE), the competent authority for supervising the proper execution of sentences of the European Court of Human Rights, has today adopted an Interim Resolution, calling on Turkey to pay the compensations...

The Cleaning of Asopos River Begins

After many years of delays, the Greek authorities have started a cleaning project of the Asopos River which is located in Viotia, in Central Greece. The cleaning of Asopos is vital as the river provides houses and farms of...

Greece Plans To Stifle Golden Dawn

Giving up the idea of banning the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, which is not allowed under the Constitution, the Greek government instead is said to planning to try to designate it as a criminal gang so that more than...

Guardian: Most Greeks Dislike Golden Dawn

The British national daily newspaper, The Guardian, in an article on May 6 entitled Greece's People Show The Politicians How To Fight Golden Dawn, written by Daniel Trilling, claimed that more Greeks are disgusted at the presence of fascists...