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Tiny Village in Poland Stands in Solidarity with Evia Fire Victims

The community of Niedyszyna, a small village in Poland near Lodz, has expressed their solidarity with those who lost their homes and possessions in the catastrophic fires that blazed across Evia, Greece in August. The group sent a letter of...

Grateful Greece Offers “Holiday Vouchers” to Foreign Firefighters

Greece offered on Friday “holiday vouchers” to hundreds of firefighters from foreign countries that responded to the call for assistance. The move is a gesture of gratitude to the hundreds of foreign firefighters from 11 EU countries and 12 non-EU...

Five Percent of Power Plants Create 73% of Electrical Generation Emissions

Power plants across the world are giants of environmental pollution. A study published in the journal Enviornmental Research Letters found that five percent of the 29,000 power plants included in the study were the source of 73 percent of the planet's emissions of carbon dioxide from the electricity generation sector.

Greece Fires: Foreign Assistance Surpasses All Expectations

The assistance to Greece provided by dozens of nations has reached unprecedented proportions.

Miltos Tentoglou Wins Gold for Greece at European Championship

Miltos Tentoglou won gold for Greece in the long-jump on Friday at the indoor European Athletics championship which takes place in Poland.

Poland Donates 156 Mobile Housing Units for Migrants in Greece

A total of 156 mobile housing units donated by the nation of Poland to be used for accommodating migrants and refugees were delivered to the Avlona Army Base, north of Athens, on Wednesday. The new units were received by Alternate...

Polish Populist Duda Reelected by Slim Margin

    Polish President Adrzej Duda is the apparent winner in Sunday's electoral contest in that country, getting the nod over Warsaw's liberal mayor Rafal Trzaskowski yesterday by a narrow margin. The populist leader is credited with garnering 51.2% of votes in...

European Court of Justice Slams Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic for Refusing Refugees

The European Court of Justice (ECJ), the supreme court of the European Union, ruled that three EU member states have breached their obligations under EU law by refusing to take a number of refugees who are stranded in Greece...

Poland, Austria to Send Hundreds of Border Guards to Greece as EU Solidarity Grows

Following the recent dramatic developments along Greece's eastern borders, one EU member state after the other is announcing additional support for Greece to protect the EU's border with Turkey. EU member states have reached several bilateral agreements with Greek authorities on...

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...