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EU Approves AstraZeneca Vaccine; Restricts Distribution

The AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 has received the green light from the European Medicines Association, the medical regulator of the European Union, despite controversy over its distribution. The vaccine is the third to receive the EU's approval, following the shots...

Greece Calls for the Return of 1,450 Migrants to Turkey

Greece called on the European Union and its border agency Frontex, on Thursday to remove 1,450 migrants who are not entitled to asylum and return them to Turkey. The Migration and Asylum Ministry announced that it has submitted a request...

Brexit: The Changes Greek Citizens Need to Be Aware of From January 1

As the transition period of Brexit ends on December 31, 2020, millions of Europeans, among which thousands of Greek citizens who live in Britain, should get ready for the new reality of January 1, 2021. London and Brussels managed to...

Greek Farmer From Thessaloniki Wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

36-year old farmer Pavlos Tsakiris from Neochorouda, Thessaloniki was declared on Friday the winner of this year's prestigious ''EU Young Farmers Prize''. More specifically, Tsakiris won the first prize in the category environmentally-sustainable champion in farming, during this year's online...

Greek PM Praises European Commission Decisions on Budget, Climate

In a statement on Friday, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed decisions regarding the European budget and climate goals made at the the meeting of EU leaders held in Brussels on Thursday. Mitsotakis praised the breakthrough made on the European budget...

Europe Shies Away from Tough Action Against Turkey

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday decided to impose a limited list of sanctions against Turkish individuals and companies associated with Ankara's illegal drillings in the  eastern Mediterranean, but failed to agree on tough sanctions, as had...

Greek PM Mitsotakis: EU’s Credibility at Stake on Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the credibility of the European Union is at stake, depending on how they choose to react to the ongoing provocations from Turkey, as he arrived at the December meeting of the European...

Greece Slams Germany for Not Agreeing to Tough Sanctions Against Turkey

Germany is not standing up to its leadership role in the European Union when it rejects Athens' call for an arms embargo to be imposed on Turkey, Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias said in an interview with Politico...

EU to Purchase 300 Million Doses of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Commission announced that they will sign a deal to purchase up to 300 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech company BioNTech on Wednesday. This comes after early data from...