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
Denmark Loses Court Case Over “Feta”
The Court of Justice of the European Union decided on Thursday that Denmark violated EU law by allowing Danish companies to sell cheese called “feta” outside of the EU. Feta cheese has been considered Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product...
EU Firefighters Arrive in Greece for Summer Mission
Greece welcomed on Friday the first contingent of a total of 200 EU firefighters who started their mission to assist the work of their Greek colleagues during the summer firefighting season. The Romanian contingent, which was the first foreign unit...
EU Approves “Turkaegean” Trademark, US Rejects it
The European Union has approved Turkey's bid to trademark the phrase "Turkaegean," or "Turkish Aegean" for use in a new tourism campaign. The US, however, has rejected the country's application to copyright the controversial phrase. Turkey has begun using the term...
Ukraine Wins Candidate Status in Bid for EU Membership
Ukraine has been given candidate status for membership into the EU, putting the war-torn country on a path for approval that could take years. European Union leaders voted without opposition on Thursday, moving the country one step closer to its...
EU Commission Recommends Ukraine Be Given Candidate Status
The EU Commission signaled on Friday its support for Ukraine's long-desired quest to join the European Union, paving the union's way deeper into former Soviet Union territories. In a news conference, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced...
Apple Must Change iPhone Charger in Europe by 2024
Apple will have to change the charger on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after the EU Commission agreed on Tuesday to a single mobile charging port for mobile phones, tablets, and cameras. The political intervention came after companies failed...
Greek Swimming Waters Among Top Three Cleanest in Europe
Some of the best swimming waters in Europe can be found in Greece, according to data recently released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). In order to determine the quality of swimming waters across the European Union, Albania, and Switzerland,...
Greece Gets New Arms from Germany, Sends Older to Ukraine
Germany announced on Tuesday that it will send a fleet of cutting edge infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) to Greece, and then Athens will send its older weapons to Ukraine. The announcement came after German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met with Greek...