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Greece Calls for Withdrawal of Foreign Troops at Libya Conference Debut

Greece called for the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Libya on Friday during an international meeting with leaders from 30 countries and organizations in Paris. The international conference on Libya, aimed at ensuring Libya sticks to a plan to...

Erdogan Says Greece is “Lying” on Migrants; Threatens to Open Floodgates

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of telling “lies” about migrant pushbacks and threatened to open the gates for migrants to storm into Greece. Erdogan's outburst followed Mitsotakis's statements on Tuesday when he...

Greece Partners with Microsoft to Digitally Preserve Ancient Olympia

Greece and Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced "Ancient Olympia: Common Grounds," a new collaboration to digitally preserve and restore ancient Olympia, the original home of the Olympic games, using AI. This digital revival project allows viewers around the world to...

Greece’s PM Snaps at Dutch Journalist Over Migrant Pushbacks

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis snapped at a Dutch journalist who openly accused him of “lying” about alleged migrant pushbacks during a press conference in Athens on Tuesday. Standing next to visiting Dutch leader Mark Rutte, Mitsotakis was visibly angered...

Greece Launches Project to Turn Halki Island “Green”

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis launched on Friday the GR-eco project on the island of Halki, scheduled to turn the island "green". The project, which will include other islands in the future, aims at providing residents with lower electricity bills,...

Greece Joins COP26 Leaders Outlining Plan to Tackle Climate Crisis

Greece, despite its small carbon footprint, can make a significant contribution in tackling the climate crisis and help in the green transition, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday during his address to the delegates of the UN Climate Change...

Greece’s Often-Strained Relations With Germany Dominate Merkel’s Visit

The relations between Greece and Germany that were strained during last decade's debt crisis dominated talks of Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens on Friday. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis reminded Merkel of the austerity Germany imposed on Greece. "You admitted that...

Greece, Saudi Arabia Expand Ties in Investments, Energy and Defense

Greece and Saudi Arabia agreed to expand collaboration in investments, energy, tourism and defense during a meeting between Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh on Tuesday. To that effect,...

Greece Pushes For EU-Wide Response to Energy Crunch

Greece pushed for a EU response to the tackle the ongoing energy crunch at the summit of leaders that took place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels. However, EU leaders shunned sweeping action by adopting a moderate list of measures...

Angela Merkel to Visit Greece on “Oxi” Day

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Friday she will be paying a farewell official visit to Greece on October 28-29, coinciding with the national holiday of Oxi Day. The visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens on October 28...