Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Aristides Baltas appealed last week (21.3) to artists and intellectuals around the world for solidarity on the refugee issue.

In an open letter calling for solidarity and support to refugees entrapp…

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Greek state broadcaster ERT TV has responded to the influx of Middle Eastern and North African refugees by launching its own Arabic news bulletin ‘News for Refugees’ on radio and TV. The project is a joint venture by ERT and state news ag…

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The era preceding the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829) was a period of universal upheaval. The War of American Independence (1776-83), the French Revolution in 1789, Napoleon's invasion of Italy and the situation in Spain and Austo-Hungary…

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Following the new EU-Turkey deal agreed last Friday (18.3) to address the refugee and migration crisis in Europe and stem the migration flows from Turkey, Greece and the European Union began putting in place the people and the facilities needed to im…

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At their meeting on 17 March in Brussels, EU leaders discussed further steps to address the migration crisis and EU-Turkey cooperation, agreeing late on Thursday on a common position on a migration plan to be discussed with Turkey today, Friday 18. A…

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Greek Minister of State Nikos Pappas briefed the Economic and Commercial Diplomats of the Foreign Diplomatic Missions in Greece, at an event organized at the Greek Secretariat General for Media and Communication last Friday (11.3).…

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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published its 2016 Economic Survey for Greece, which finds that the economy is gradually recovering from a deep recession and that significant structural reforms have been legislat…

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The Greek Parliament has recently approved (20.2.2016) the government’s "parallel programme", a package of social justice measures meant to soften the social impact of the austerity measures agreed with the institutions under Greece's third ba…

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu met in Izmir on Tuesday (09.10) and signed a bilateral readmission agreement for migrants not eligible for international protection to be readmitted to Turkey after…

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Following yesterday’s meeting with Turkey’s Prime Minister Davutoğlu (7.3) on the refugee and migrant situation, in particular as regards the Western Balkans route, the EU heads of state or government issued a joint statement and agreed t…

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