European Commission Staff Banned From Using TikTok
In a move that reveals escalating tensions between the West and China, the European Commission has banned the usage of the Chinese social media app TikTok by its employees due to security concerns. Authorities have until March 15 to remove...
Greek Economic Growth to Exceed Eurozone Average in 2023
Greek economic growth was solid in the first half of 2022 and it is projected to continue in 2022, 2023 and 2024, surpassing the EU and the eurozone average growth rates, the European Commission said in its winter economic...
WWF Accuses Greece of Failing to Protect Natura 2000 Sites
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has accused Greece of failing to adequately protect Natura 2000 sites. WWF Hellas, the Greek branch of the NGO, wants the European Commission to intervene and ensure Greek authorities comply with their environmental...
EU Commission Revises Forecast for the Greek Economy Downwards
The European Commission revised its forecasts for the Greek economy downwards on Monday, envisaging a GDP growth of 3.5 percent in 2022 and 3.1 percent in 2023 (from 4.9 percent and 3.5 percent respectively in its winter forecasts made...
West Launches Economic War Against Russia Over Ukraine Invasion
The West launched an unprecedented economic war against Russia over the weekend after its invasion of Ukraine. The ruble plunged to a record low of less than 1 U.S. cent in value Monday after Russia was cut off from the...
Greek Economy to Grow by 4.9 Percent in 2022, EU Says
The Greek economy is expected to grow by 8.5 percent in 2021, 4.9 percent in 2022 and 3.5 percent in 2023, the European Commission said in its Winter economic forecast report released on Thursday. It, therefore, revised upward its earlier...
EU Revises Growth Upward, to 7.1%, for Greece in 2021
The European Commission has forecast strong growth rates of 7.1 percent in 2021 and 5.2 percent in 2022 for Greece in its autumn economic forecasts, published on Thursday. The EU's executive revised its forecasts for 2021 upwards compared to those...
Turkey Slammed by Europe for Expelling Ambassadors
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Saturday decision to expel ten ambassadors from his country has been termed "incomprehensible" by the governments of several EU nations. His most recent actions could lead to yet another diplomatic row between Turkey and...
Greece, Europe Brace for Afghan Refugee Influx
Greece and Europe are preparing for an influx of Afghan refugees as more are expected to flee the country following Afghanistan's takeover by the Taliban. Thousands of Afghans rushed to the capital's Hamid Karzai International Airport in hope of fleeing,...
Greek Economy to Grow by 4.3 Percent in 2021, Says EU
The Greek economy is expected to grow by 4.3 percent in 2021 and by 6 percent in 2022, the European Commission said in its forecast report.