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EU Sends Support to Ukraine, but Won’t Fast Track Membership Yet

Although the European Union has expressed its support of Ukraine, it stopped short of offering the country fast-track membership at a summit of EU leaders in France on Thursday. The bloc has been united in response to Russia's invasion of...

EU to Evaluate Ukraine Accession to Bloc this Week

The EU Commission will evaluate Ukraine's accession bid in response to its emergency application for membership, which was signed by Ukrainian president Zelensky last week. The Commission must evaluate all EU membership bids while the process must be voted  upon...

Cyprus Vacillating on Russia Flight Ban

The many financial ties Cyprus has with Russia appear to be causing Nicosia to vacillate on the terms for its own airspace ban on Russian flights that was called for in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Just the...

Ukraine Requests “Immediate” Induction into the European Union

On Monday, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky formally requested that his country be inducted into the European Union. In a video address in front of reporters the Ukrainian leader stated "We appeal to the European Union for the immediate accession of...

Ukraine Garners Support in Bid to Join EU as Russian Threat Continues

Ukraine officials urged world leaders to issue additional sanctions against Russia on Wednesday while the presidents of Poland and Lithuania met today in Kyiv, giving their support to Ukraine in its EU bid. Saying other countries should "Hit Hard, Hit...

Covid-19: Greece has Third Highest Death Rate in Europe

Greece confirmed 17,662 new Covid-19 infections and 106 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday. A total of 18,825 cases were recorded in the country the day before,...

January 2002: Greece Enters the Eurozone

It has been 20 years since Greece's accession to the eurozone, an anniversary that has been overshadowed by the spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant

“Merry Christmas” Debate Rages in EU Parliament

Greek member of the European Parliament Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou defended on Thursday what she considers "the right of European citizens to say 'Merry Christmas'" in response to a debate surrounding the word "Christmas" in the European parliament on Wednesday. EU equality...

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...

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...