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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...

Greek Passenger on Harrowing Belarus Flight Diversion Drama

Passengers -among them a Greek national- described the scene inside plane that was ordered by Belarus to change course and land in Minsk

Belarus Dictator Forces Athens to Vilnius Flight to Land in Minsk

A Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania was forced to land in Belarus to allegedly facilitate the arrest of a dissident to President Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday. Aboard the plane was Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old journalist who has criticized...

EU Chief Calls Summit as Belarus on Edge After Contested Election

The nation of Belarus is in a state of near-siege nine days after its authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko reportedly won the latest presidential election on August 9. Lukashenko, who has already served for 26 years, is facing widespread unrest...

Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain

A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according to an exclusive report from Reuters published on Tuesday. Turkey has allegedly been blocking a NATO...

Uzupis: The Lilliputian European State Founded on Aristotelian Principles

Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, can be said to boast of a neighborhood like no other: one that became an independent state, based on Aristotle's principles. Meaning "beyond the river" or "the other side of the river" in the Lithuanian...

Greece Triumphs over Lithuania to Advance to QF of Eurobasket (video)

Greece produced an excellent performance to win against favorites Lithuania 77-64. The national team maintained a lead from the beginning of the game and were comfortable winners at the end. Nick Kalathes and Costas Sloukas were the stars in Greece’s performance. Led...

OECD: Greece Among Countries with Less Alcohol Consumption Per Capita

A recent OECD report revealed that Lithuania has the highest per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages. On the other hand, Greece, occupies one of the lowest positions on this list. Specifically, Greece ranked 32nd among the 44 countries classified...

Moody's: Grexit Could have Serious Consequences for Eurozone

Downside risks to the euro area credit outlook still remain, Moody's ratings agency said on Tuesday. The ratings agency noted in a report that while the current confrontation between the new Greek government and its euro area creditors...

Greek Women in Top Management Positions Rank in 10th Place

Greece ranks in tenth place in the percentage of women holding top management positions, according to a report entitled "Women in business: the path to leadership" conducted by Grant Thornton to coincide with International Women's Day. Greek women holding...