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Austrian Leader ''Grateful'' for Greece's Efforts to Protect European Borders

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said from Vienna on Tuesday that he is grateful for the Greek government's continued efforts to protect the European border. The remarks were made during the joint press conference given by Kurz and Greek Premier Kyriakos...

Bulgaria Reacts to Potential New Migrant Camp in Northern Greek Region of Serres

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Krasimir Karakachanov posted a status on his Facebook profile on Monday afternoon expressing serious reservations about the prospect of a new migrant detention center being established in the Greek region of Serres. ''Accommodation of illegal migrants near...

Greece and Europe Can't Be Blackmailed, Says PM Mitsotakis from Berlin

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed economic issues and the emerging migration crisis at Greece's eastern borders while addressing the German-Hellenic Economic Forum in Berlin on Monday, where he met with his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. PM Mitsotakis stressed repeatedly...

New Greek Ambassador Presents His Credentials in Canberra

George Papacostas, Greece's new Ambassador to Australia, presented his credentials on Wednesday in Canberra, the capital of the country. Papacostas met formally with David Hurley, the Governor-General of Australia, in a  ceremony at Government House. Greece's new representative to Australia is...

Varoufakis To Publish Notorious Eurogroup Recordings from Turbulent 2015 Meetings

Greek Speaker of the House Constantine Tassoulas rebuked MeRA25 leader and ex-Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Friday for handing an envelope over to him containing a USB of the conversations he had secretly recorded while attending a Eurogroup discussion...

Athens Announces Requisition of Land, Establishment of Enclosed Migrant Camps

Stelios Petsas, the spokesperson of the Greek government, announced on Monday that the current administration will issue a Legislative Act today by which the state will be able to proceed with the requisition of public and private properties where new...

PM Mitsotakis Announces FIFA-UEFA Memorandum for Greek Football

Speaking before the Greek Parliament on Thursday evening, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that his administration will seek an agreement with the international and European governing bodies of football to address issues with the country's troubled Superleague. Greece aims to draft...

PM Mitsotakis and President Macron Denounce Turkish Behavior in Libya, Cyprus and Greece

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Paris on Wednesday, where earlier he held an official meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. The French leader welcomed Prime Minister Mitsotakis on the steps of the Élysée Palace in the capital city before...

Erdogan Warns Merkel Libya’s Chaos Could Affect the Entire Mediterranean

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a warning that the "Libyan chaos" could  extend to the entire Mediterranean Sea during his Friday meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Istanbul. ''The chaos that prevails in Libya is likely to have consequences...

Greek Business Association Appeals Smoking Law at Supreme Court

PASKEDI, Greece's Association of Facilities and Consumers in Catering recently decided to appeal the latest smoking-ban law which has been enforced throughout the country since November of 2019. The PASKEDI association filed a petition before Greece's Council of State, the...