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New Greece-Bulgaria Gas Pipeline Limits Dependency on Russia

A new Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline that opened on Saturday promises to reduce dependency on Russian energy in the Balkans and make Greece a hub for energy in the region. The ceremony for the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector (IGB) was held in...

Nord Stream Gas Leak Could Lead to Climate Disaster

According to experts, explosions in the Nord Stream pipelines that run from Russia to Europe could lead to extraordinary damage to the environment due to leakage of natural gas found on the surface of the Baltic Sea. Methane, a greenhouse...

Ukraine Officially Applies for NATO Membership

Ukraine has formally submitted its application to join the NATO alliance, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Friday. Zelensky, in a video update, said Ukraine was “taking a decisive step for... security of free nations." Russia has long feared Ukraine joining the...

Single-use Plastics Banned in Cyprus

Cyprus is taking an important step towards sustainability by banning single-use plastics, according to a law that is set to come into effect on October 1st. As a result, products such as plastic cotton swabs, cutlery, and plates among other...

EU Calls on Turkey to Protect Ethnic Rights of Greek Minority

Turkey should protect the human rights and property rights of its Greek minority, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore said at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Gilmore was speaking on the...

EU Proposes $141 Billion Taxes On Energy Firms to Tackle Soaring Prices

On Wednesday, the EU unveiled proposals to tax energy firms by up to $140 billion euros ($141 billion) to alleviate the burden of soaring prices for households and businesses across the bloc. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen presented the...

Greece Asks UN, EU, and NATO to Condemn Turkey’s Provocations

Greece has sent letters to the UN, EU, and NATO alerting of the unprecedented barrage of threats by Turkey against the country. The letters were sent on behalf of Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and addressed to the secretary general of...

EU Concerned About Turkey’s Hostile Remarks Against Greece

The EU voiced concern on Monday over what it called "hostile remarks" by Turkey against Greece. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Greece of occupying demilitarized islands in the Aegean and said Turkey was ready to "do what is necessary" when...

Greece Formally Exits Bailout Era After 12 Years of Pain

Greece formally exited the bailout era on Saturday as the "enhanced surveillance framework" imposed by the EU was lifted after twelve years of painful austerity. In a message on Twitter, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen hailed...

China’s Plan for a Canal Trade Route from Greece to Europe

China is considering to build a canal trade route from Greece to Europe through the Balkans in order to expedite the shipping of goods