Qatargate: Eva Kaili Released From House Arrest
Eva Kaili, a key suspect in the Qatargate scandal which has rocked the European Parliament, was freed from house arrest on Thursday. The Greek former MEP and vice president of the European Parliament was charged with participation in a criminal...
EU Plans to Use Frozen Russian Assets for Reconstruction of Ukraine
The EU could invest frozen Russian assets according to proposals being discussed by European officials in Brussels. The assets, which were frozen as part of the Western sanctions package against Russia, would primarily be used for reconstruction purposes in Ukraine....
Belgium Detains Another MEP in Connection With Qatargate Scandal
Another MEP (Member of the European Parliament) has been detained as authorities in Belgium continue to investigate individuals connected to the Qatatgate scandal. The MEP in question has been identified as Marc Tarabella, a Belgian politician and member of the...
Zelensky Appeal to EU Leaders: Ukraine Needs Jets to Fight Russia
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday thanked EU leaders for their support in countering Russia’s invasion but urged them to supply even more weaponry, including fighter jets. During a speech at the European Council in Brussels, Zelensky said: "I...
Qatar Corruption Scandal: European Parliament VP, Eva Kaili, Detained
Eva Kaili, a Vice-President of the European Parliament from Greece, has been placed in detention by Belgian authorities; suspected to be involved in a bribe scandal related to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. “Following the latest developments and the...
Greek-led Naval Force Seizes Weapon Cache on Way to Libya
Greek-led Operation IRINI proceeded with the seizure of the commercial vessel MV Meerdijk on October 11. According to an announcement made on Wednesday, the ship was carrying armored vehicles to Libya, a violation of the arms embargo on Libya...
Europe Can Fight Putin by Imposing Cap on Gas Price, Greek PM Says
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis repeated a call for European action to cap gas prices in an article published by Bloomberg on Monday. While such a cap carried risks, he said, Europe must “take back control of its gas market" and...
Greece Sixth for Most Cryptocurrency ATMs in European Union
Even with little awareness of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, Greece ranks sixth in terms of the number of cryptocurrency ATMs. This is out of twenty-seven European member states. There are currently sixty-four active ATMs for usage, mostly concentrated in the...
Greeks Rank at the Top of the EU in Positive Self-Perceived Health
Greek and Maltese nationals aged 45-64 ranked first in the European Union in terms of positive self-perception of their health.
‘How to Leave Russia’ Top Google Trend as Flights Abroad Sell Out
Flights from Russia to available foreign destinations were sold out on Wednesday following President Vladimir Putin’s declaration of a "partial’" mobilization of the country’s twenty-five million reservists. Flights from Moscow to the capital cities of the countries which do not...