Talks between Greece and euro zone lenders on Greek economic reforms are proceeding well, the European commissioner for economic affairs said on Thursday.  "It is very encouraging that we advance well and we make substantial progress on very con…

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Within the framework of the  2016 cross-cultural year between Russia and Greece that aims at strengthening bilateral relations in many fields, Greek government spokeswoman and deputy minister to the prime minister, Olga Gerovasili, complete…

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Greece completed the first 202 returns of migrants from Lesvos and Chios to Turkey with Frontex’s assistance, as part of the EU-Turkey agreement, it was announced on Monday (04/04). The operation, which included 180 escort officers deployed by…

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The leaked telephone conversation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials regarding the ongoing negotiations with Greece provoked several reactions from the Greek government as well as the IMF over the weekend.

On Saturday (2/4), th…

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Greece is at the end of a difficult road and economic recovery is well in sight, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during a meeting (30.3) with a delegation of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON), headed b…

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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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