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Croatia and Bulgaria Enter Process to Convert to Euro

The Balkan states of Croatia and Bulgaria have entered the European Central Bank's program for nations which would like to adopt the euro as their official currency, according to a recent statement from the Bank. The two nations have joined...

European Countries Ready to Take Unaccompanied Refugee Children from Greece

European nations have been feverishly attempting in the last few days to solve the issue of the thousands of unaccompanied refugee children who are currently living on Greek soil. A voluntary coalition of European Union states will take in as...

Greece Plans to Join ''16+1'', China's Partnership With Central and Eastern Europe

The Greek Government intends to join the ''16+1 Group'', comprising number of Central and Eastern European States which have close ties with China. The news comes from a report in the British Financial Times newspaper published on Thursday, ahead of...

France Beat Dogged Croatia to Lift 2018 World Cup in Russia

France overcame a determined Croatia 4-2 to lift the Jules Rimet trophy at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. First-time finalists Croatia -- fielding an unchanged side for that which defeated England in the semi-final -- fought until the...

Greece Fails to Reach World Cup Finals after Goalless Draw Against Croatia

Greece were eliminated at the play-off stage of the World Cup after a goalless draw against Croatia in the Karaiskakis Stadium on Sunday night. The Croats deservedly progress to the finals that will take place next Summer in Russia, following...

Elementary Turnovers Cost Greece a Heavy Defeat in World Cup Qualifier

Elementary turnovers in defence cost Greece dearly in the first leg of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Croatia in Zagreb. Croatia moved closer to next year's World Cup with an emphatic 4-1 home win over Greece on Thursday in...

Manolas' World Cup Playoff Ban Angers Greece's Football Coach

Greece national football coach Michael Skibbe blasted FIFA's decision to ban Roma defender Kostas Manolas from Thursday's World Cup playoff first leg away to Croatia for "intentionally seeking a yellow card". "What FIFA did was not right. FIFA sometimes takes...

No Away Fans in Greece-Croatia World Cup Playoff Games

No away fans will be allowed to attend either leg of Croatia's World Cup playoff games against Greece due to concerns over crowd violence, the Croatian Football Association (HNS) announced on Thursday. "The leaderships of the HNS and the Greek...

Greece to Play Against Croatia in 2018 FIFA World Cup Playoffs

It was neither the best, nor the worst scenario for Greece in the FIFA 2018 World Cup playoffs draw in Zurich. The Greek national team avoided football powerhouse Italy, but were drawn to play against their favourites, Croatia. The first...

Mamma Mia! Producers Ditch Skopelos Turn to Croatia for Sequel

Fans of the smash-hit Abba film musical Mamma Mia! – filmed on the idyllic Greek island of Skopelos – will be delighted a follow-up is on its way. But instead of Skopelos, film-makers will be shooting in Croatia, in a...