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20 April 2021, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh: Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman (R) speaks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias during their meeting in Riyadh. Photo: -/Saudi Press Agency/dpa

Greece to provide Saudi Arabia with battery of Patriot missiles

Greece will provide Saudi Arabia with a battery of Patriot missiles with more than 100 soldiers, according to an agreement signed in Riyadh on...
FILED - Don't be surprised if the Parthenon appears in film more often in the future: Greece is working to lure more producers to the country. Photo: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/via ZUMA Wire/dpa Credit: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Greece to lift one-week quarantine requirement for tourists from EU

(dpa) - Greece plans to lift its one-week quarantine requirement For tourists from European Union countries from Monday. The government's plan still requires approval by...
FILED - Don't be surprised if the Parthenon appears in film more often in the future: Greece is working to lure more producers to the country. Photo: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/via ZUMA Wire/dpa Credit: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Film producers are keener than ever on Greece

Daniel Craig, Tom Hanks, Jamie Lee Curtis - they and many other stars are to stand in front of the camera in Greece in...
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Greece reiterates reparation claims ahead of World War II anniversary

(dpa) - Eighty years after Germany's invasion of Greece in World War II, the government in Athens has reiterated its demand for negotiations on...
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Greece registers new record of infections as hospitals feel strain

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dpa/GNA - The number of new coronavirus infections rose to a daily high on Tuesday in Greece, where authorities said 3,586 cases were...
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Greece orders private doctors to help out with Covid-19 treatment

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dpa/GNA - The Greek government has ordered doctors who work in the private sector to help out in state hospitals with treating Covid-19...
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Coronavirus silences traditional carolling of children in Greece

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The time-honoured tradition in Greece of children going door to door singing Christmas carols has been abandoned this year on account of the coronavirus...
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Greece dramatically increases spending on arms

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The Greek government's proposed budget plan for next year foresees weapons spending of 2.5 billion euros (3 billion dollars), five times the amount spent...
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Greece goes into three-week coronavirus lockdown

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Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that he has ordered a three-week nationwide lockdown to combat the coronavirus epidemic. The measure, which goes...
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Greece pressures EU over Turkey ‘provocations’

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Greece on Tuesday stepped up the pressure on its EU partners to act against Turkey over its "provocative" actions in the Mediterranean. It is also...
A rescue vessel tries to put out fire emerging from an oil tanker after it collided with a cargo ship near the Yangtze River estuary, Aug. 20, 2020. Three had been rescued and 14 others went missing after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship about 1.5 nautical miles southeast of the Yangtze River estuary early Thursday, according to the maritime authorities in Shanghai. The accident occurred at 3: 39 a.m. Thursday, when an oil tanker carrying about 3,000 tonnes of gasoline collided with a cargo ship loaded with sand and gravel, causing a fire on the deck of the oil tanker and the latter to sink. (Donghai Rescue Bureau/Handout via Xinhua)

Greece condemns Turkey’s return of survey ship, refueling tensions

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Greece on Monday condemned the return of a Turkish gas exploration vessel to contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean and accused Ankara of "systematically...
Pool/AFP / Yannis Kolesidis Greek authorities predict it will take 10 days to clear all the 8,400 refugees and migrants from a makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni, on May 24, 2016

Ten EU countries to take in children from burnt refugee camp in Greece

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After a major fire at the refugee camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, ten member states of the European Union (EU) vowed...
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Greece rejects NATO’s proposal for talks over East Mediterranean tension – Turkish FM

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Greece rejected a NATO proposal for talks over tension in the Eastern Mediterranean despite Turkey's approval, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday. ...
Forced Returns Of Migrants Must Be Suspended In Times Of Covid

First COVID-19 case reported in Greece’s largest migrant camp

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The first confirmed COVID-19 case in Greece's largest refugee and migrant camp has been confirmed, Greek authorities announced Wednesday. The patient is...
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German FM calls on Greece, Turkey to discuss natural gas dispute

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Before his mediation trip, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday called on Greece and Turkey to discuss their territorial claims in the...
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Turkey, Greece unlikely to compromise on East Med – Analysts

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By Burak Akinci Turkey and Greece are unlikely to reach a compromise to appease tensions that have flared up between the NATO allies over...
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Relocation program of unaccompanied refugee minors from Greece across EU continues despite COVID-19

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The relocation program of unaccompanied refugee minors from Greece to other EU member states continues despite the COVID-19 challenge, after it was launched a...
Men hold Greek flags in front of the Greek parliament during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Greece, on July 13, 2015. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Largest public hospital mirrors Greece’s effective COVID-19 fight

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by Maria Spiliopoulou, Valentini Anagnostopoulou Behind the protective masks, doctors and nurses at Evaggelismos general hospital in Athens these days are smiling. ...
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Greece’s management of COVID-19 sets example

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by Maria Spiliopoulou, Valentini Anagnostopoulou Greece has won praise internationally this spring from scientists and the media for its management of the COVID-19...
Men hold Greek flags in front of the Greek parliament during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Greece, on July 13, 2015. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Greece opens book for new 7-year bond

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Greece on Wednesday morning opened the book for the new seven-year bond it had announced on Tuesday, according to the country's Public Debt Management...

Greece: Move Asylum Seekers, Migrants to Safety

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Greece’s government should immediately reduce congestion in the islands’ Reception and Identification Centers (RICs) for asylum seekers and migrants to avert a public health...
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Greece treats migrant flows as national security issue as hundreds reach its islands

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Greece has adopted a tougher stance and is treating the migration challenge as a national security issue, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Monday. ...
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Greece decides to guard borders to maximum level after preventing over 10,000 entries

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Greece on Sunday decided to increase the level of deterrence at its borders to the maximum, as the country is facing a forthcoming increased...
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Greece determined to safeguard Europe’s borders amid concerns over migrant influx

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Dozens of refugees and migrants reached the shores of Lesvos island in northeastern Aegean Sea on Saturday, as Greece said it is determined to...
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Greece’s Piraeus port kicks off cruise terminal expansion project

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Greek's largest port Piraeus on Tuesday kicked off its expansion project which, once completed, will usher in a "new era" for the port and...
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Ethiopian Airlines to resume flight to Athens

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Ethiopian Airlines announces the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective December – 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the service to the city...
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Katie Holmes Visited Refugees in Greece With Her Daughter Suri

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The 40-year-old actress recently spent time at the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos and took to Instagram to share some photos from the trip,...
Father Nikodim Tsarknias, well-known Macedonian human rights activist from Sobotsko, in the Voden region of Aegean Macedonia (annexed by Greece after Macedonia's partition in 1913)

Macedonians in Greece Condemn the Prespa Agreement

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"We have been fighting for our existence as Macedonians our whole lives, as did all of our ancestors. Nobody has the right to change...
The highway between Athens and Lamia, a few kilometers outside of the town of Malakasa, on Thursday afternoon.

Greece snow and storms: 1 dead, 2 missing

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An elderly woman died and two men went missing on Saturday as cold front "Sophia" continued sweeping across Greece, national news agency AMNA reported....
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Greece eyes bond issues up to US$7.98 billion in 2019

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Greece intends to tap the global money markets for 3 to 7 billion euros (3.42-7.98 billion U.S. dollars) next year, according to the Financing...