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Cyprus Seeks Bidders in Hopes of Reviving Ferry Line to Greece

The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry announced on Wednesday that Cyprus is seeking bidders to revive its ferry line to Greece.  The ferry service was discontinued over two decades ago, and multiple campaigns to relaunch the ferry have come and gone...

EU Proposes Southern Africa Travel Ban in Fear of New Variant

A so-called "emergency brake" may soon be applied in the fight against the coronavirus as the EU proposes a Southern Africa travel ban because of a new variant that has developed there. The new strain of the virus has a...

Dozens of Migrants Perish Trying to Reach the UK

31 migrants drowned on Wednesday while attempting to reach the shores of the United Kingdom. The group was discovered in the English Channel, the passage between the UK and France. The International Organization for Migration (IOM)'s Missing Migrants Project tragedy...

Greece to Send 250 Migrants Back to Bangladesh and Pakistan

Greece is currently talking to officials from Pakistan and Bangladesh in the hopes of arranging a way for migrants from the two countries to return home after a cargo ship they were traveling on docked at Kos Port on...

Greece Pushes For EU-Wide Response to Energy Crunch

Greece pushed for a EU response to the tackle the ongoing energy crunch at the summit of leaders that took place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels. However, EU leaders shunned sweeping action by adopting a moderate list of measures...

Daylight Saving Time Ends: Oct 31 in Greece, Nov 7 in the US

Greece is due to set its clocks back by an hour on October 31 as the Spring/Summer daylight saving period comes to a close and the Winter period begins. The transition occurs as the EU's push to abolish daylight...

Greece Announces Whopping 6.1% Growth Forecast for 2021

Greece announced that its economic growth will reach an astounding 6.1 percent in 2021, according to the provisions of the draft budget plan brought before Parliament on Monday. More specifically, the country's GDP is projected to grow by 6.1 percent...

EU vs. Apple: The Fight Over Universal Charger Cables

How many times have iPhone users asked a colleague in the office for a charger, to no avail, as most of them carry the Android-based mini-USB, or USB/Type C adapters? Well, the EU has put forth a plan which...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

EU Leaders Sign Athens Declaration on Climate Change at EUMED 9

The nine EU leaders present at the EUMED 9 summit in Athens have signed the Athens Declaration to fight climate change. The declaration reaffirmed the nine leaders commitment to upholding the Paris Accords, an international agreement signed by the EU...