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Greece and Palestine Tighten Relations with Mahmoud Abbas's Visit to Athens

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos welcoming earlier on Monday the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas referred to the sincere, traditional and enduring friendship between the Greek and the Palestinian people. Regarding the solution of the Palestinian problem, Pavlopoulos noted that Greece's positions...

Migrant Trafficker Claims Turkey Allows for Movement of Migrants into Greece

"If the Turkish government wouldn't want us to do what we do, we wouldn't be able to pass a fly to Greece," said a Turkish migrant trafficker speaking to Anampa news agency. According to the report, a man identifying himself...

ISIS Photos of Syrian Trafficker Arrested in Greece Puzzle Authorities

A young man from Syria was arrested by the Greek Coast Guard for participating in a trafficking ring on Tuesday on the island of Kalymnos. After his arrest Greek authorities found photos of ISIS symbols, guns, and battlefields on his phone,...

From Syria to Europe: The Price They Pay

To get from Syria to Europe, you need at least $3,000. Some people make it on less, but when traveling as a refugee, money equals safety. And most people, like 22-year-old Mahmoud in London, remember every penny they spent. "There are...

Six Syrians Bearing False Greek Passports Arrested in Argentina

Argentinian authorities arrested six Syrians who flew into the South American country on fake Greek passports, a spokesman for the federal police told Reuters on Saturday. The six suspects, with one minor among them, were taken into custody at a Buenos...

British Jets Pound Syria from Akrotiri in Cyprus

British warplanes have begun carrying out airstrikes in Syria, just hours after lawmakers in London approved the expanded strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. Royal Air Force Tornado fighter jets took off from Akrotiri, a British air base in...

Fights Between Migrants at Greece-FYROM Border

Fights between asylum-seeking refugees and economic migrants who are denied entry to FYROM broke out at the border with Greece. About 3,000 migrants and refugees are stranded at Greece's border with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia since mid-November. Non-EU member...

Greek Supreme Court Reportedly In Favor of Extraditing Syrian Citizen to the United States

The vice prosecutor of Areios Pagos, one of Greece's Supreme Courts, supported on Tuesday the extradition of a Syrian citizen to the United States to stand trial there, the citizen is currently being held in Greece. The Syrian is being accused...

G20 and Double Standards

Out of the G20 Summit came a most profound statement; one that exposed how insincere world powers have become! If the Summit had been the gathering of great minds dedicated to resolving great social issues the world would have...

FYROM President Ivanov: 'Any Refugees Who Come Back Will Be Returned to Greece'

FYROM President Georgi Ivanov stated that his country will follow the practice of other European countries, by separating war refugees from economic migrants. “The differences between us regarding the name of our country should not be an excuse for the...