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Greek PM Has 'Unofficial' Meeting with President of European Parliament

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met a short while ago at Maximos mansion with the president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Mr. Schultz, who is considered to be an ally in Greece’s efforts to end austerity, was in Athens...

Schulz Kicks Golden Dawn Politician Out of European Parliament [video]

For the first time in the history of the European Parliament, a politician was asked to leave the session of the Plenum. Martin Schulz kicked out of the session of the European Parliament, Golden Dawn's politician, Eleftherio Synadino. The reason...

Greece Reacts to Croatian MEP's Invitation to Join 'Friends of Macedonia' Group

The invitation to join the informal "Friends of Macedonia" group in the European Parliament generated strong reactions among Greek MEPs. Although the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is recognized as "Macedonia" by most European Union countries, the name dispute...

Greek PM Tsipras and EU Parliament Chief Schulz Visit Lesvos Amid Protests

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gave European Parliament President Martin Schulz a tour to Lesvos to inspect the refugee situation amid protests by locals and activists. The two officials visited the identification processing centers and refugee camps. They witnessed the...

Szhulz Recognizes Greek PM's Request for Milder Bailout Demands Amid Refugee Crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with European Parliament President Martin Schulz in Athens on Wednesday to discuss the refugee crisis as well as the bailout that the Greek government is attempting to implement. Tsipras reiterated the Greek government's position and that there needs...

Ceremony at Athens Airport for the Relocation of 30 Refugees

A ceremony for the relocation of 30 refugees who flew to Luxembourg took place at the Athens International Airport on Wednesday morning with the participation of top European Union officials. Six refugee families, two Iraqi families and four from Syria,...

European Parliament President Sees Potential Cyprus Settlement as Symbol of Peace

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has expressed the body's support of ongoing UN backed talks for the reunification of Cyprus and his firm belief that Cyprus can become a beacon of peaceful co-existence and cooperation between communities of different...

Greek PM and European Parliament President to Visit Lesvos Next Week

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and European Parliament President Martin Schulz will visit the East Aegean Greek island of Lesvos this upcoming Thursday in the context of the ongoing refugee crisis, Greek media reports. Out of the more than 500,000 migrants...

EU Parliament Chief Criticizes Tsipras' Choice to Ally with ANEL Again

European Parliament President Martin Schulz lamented on Monday the decision by new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to renew a coalition with the small right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) party. Speaking to French Inter radio, Schulz said he could not understand Tsipras'...

European Parliament to Seek More Active Involvement in Greek Bailout

European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Thursday announced that he expected to have a discussion with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on raising the European Parliament's level of involvement in the new Greek rescue program and loan agreement. He made...