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Europe Pledges $1.9 Billion for ‘Root Causes’ of African Migration

At a summit in Malta attended by European and African leaders, the European Union agreed on a nearly $2 billion aid package aimed at tackling the root causes of migration. Hundreds of thousands of people have crossed the Mediterranean...

Greece Offered to Conditionally Suspend Referendum: Reports

Greece has offered to suspend its planned referendum said Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat according to a report by the Times of Malta. "They are ready to suspend their referendum or ask the people to vote 'yes' instead of 'no'...

Elderly Greek Woman Flies to Malta Instead of Athens Due to Airline Mistake

An 84-year-old Greek woman was accidentally flown from Manchester to Malta, instead of Athens, by easyJet, reported British newspaper Daily Mail. The Greek pensioner, Argyro Aretaki, was driven to Manchester airport by her son on May 18. She was taken to...

Foreign Minister Kotzias Stresses Greece's Importance in Regional Stability

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias underlined the geopolitical importance of Greece in the meeting of Med Group diplomats. Mr. Kotzias underlined that a possible Greek economic collapse would have negative results in the entire region. As he argued, Greece’s destabilization at...

Maltese Patrol Boat Rescues Nine in Greek Waters

An Armed Forces of Malta Maritime Squadron detachment in Greece has rescued nine persons in bad weather off the island of Lesvos, according to timesofmalta.com. "The AFM said that while on routine patrol during the Frontex operation, the crew of the...

Six Undocumented Migrants Rescued; One Child in Critical Condition

Six undocumented migrants, four men, a woman and a child, that were rescued during the night by two merchant vessels 160 nautical miles off Paleohora coast, Crete, in the sea waters of Malta, were transferred by a Super Puma...

Greece to Help 'Hundreds' of Chinese Leave Libya

AP - With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around the world are scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the country, many seeking help from nearby...

New Iraklio Airport Aims to Open 2018 With Low Fees

The new airport at Kastelli in Iraklio, Crete is expected to start operating within four years and to avoid high charges, Greek media reported Monday. The Kastelli Airport will replace the existing one, whose only runway points in the wrong...

Malta: Migration Tops Talks With Greek President

Greek President Karolos Papoulias is in Malta on a two-day official visit. The ceremonial welcome was held this morning at the Palace Square, immediately before talks with President George Abela. Mr Papoulias is also due to meet Prime Minister Joseph Muscat,...

Malta, Greece Urge EU to Share Immigration ‘Burden’

Malta and Greece called Monday for Europe to take decisive action on illegal immigration at summit talks this week, insisting EU states follow up on promises to share the "burden". "Our borders are Europe's borders and human trafficking is knocking...