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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...

“Chinese Digital Silk Road” Dominates the Western Balkans

China has made inroads in the Balkans by providing security cameras for personal surveillance, thus establishing its digital presence in the region

Cyprus Revokes 45 Golden Visas in the Wake of Last Year’s Scandal

The Cypriot government announced on Friday that it would rescind the citizenship of 45 foreign investors and their relatives who acquired Cypriot passports through the country's corrupt 'golden visas' scheme. The decision was reached after an independent inquiry into the...

One Fifth of Turkey’s Food Exports Have Banned Pesticides in Them

A report on the food and agricultural exports from Turkey to the European Union published by Bianet on Tuesday found that 25% of all products were unsuitable for consumption and 20% were contaminated by pesticides banned by the EU. The...

Greece Calls on EU to Protect Consumers From Gas Price Spikes

Greece called on the European Union on Monday to create a special mechanism to protect consumers from steep gas price spikes across the bloc. In a joint letter to the head of the eurozone’s finance ministers, Paschal Donohoe and Greek...

Europe to Implement Travel Restrictions for Unvaccinated Americans

Aft the European Union on Monday advised its member nations to ban unvaccinated travelers from the US to Europe, Italy, the Netherlands, and Sweden have put new travel restrictions on those hoping to visit the European countries from the...

France Sends Rescuers, Firefighters, Tons of Equipment to Assist Greece

France is sending a large number of firefighters, rescuers, and a massive load of equipment to Greece.