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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.

EU Commission Approves €30.5bn Recovery Plan to “Reshape” Greece

The European Commission endorsed Greece's recovery plan, totaling 30.5 billion euros as President Ursula von der Leyen visits Athens.

Ouzo and Tsipouro are Officially Greek Beyond Europe Too

The European Union approved the geographical indication for ouzo and tsipouro, making the famous alcoholic beverages officially Greek.

EU Supports Africa With €1 Billion to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

Africa's Covid-19 struggle will be supported with over €1 Billion and expertise from Europe, the European Commission announced.  European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Friday at the G20 Global Health Summit in Rome a Team Europe initiative...

Greece to Have “Highest Growth Rate in the Eurozone” in 2022

European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Greece is likely to experience high economic growth next year in a meeting with PM Mitsotakis.

European Commission Suing AstraZeneca Over Vaccine Delay

The European Commission is suing the pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca over the delay in providing vaccines to the Union.

‘Greece 2.0’: The Plan for Greek Economic Recovery Explained

Greece 2.0, the plan for Greece's economic recovery post-COVID-19, has been laid out with the European Investment Bank to manage 5 bln euros

EU Chief Snubbed At Meeting with Erdogan in Diplomatic Fiasco

The head of the EC, Ursula von der Leyen, was snubbed in a gaffe at talks between the EU and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.