FinMin Tsakalotos: Eurogroup agreement marks "the beginning of Greece's exit from recession"

Today's Eurogroup agreement will mark the beginning of Greece's exit from the foul cycle of economic recession, Finance Minister Euclid…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Wednesday (24/05/2016)

Mostly fair weather and westerly winds are forecast for Wednesday.

Famous ''Navaghio'' calls for restoration

The worldwide famous "Navaghio" beach on Zakynthos that took its name from the freighter Panagiotis that run aground 34 years…

Thirteen buses with refugees and migrants left from Idomeni for new hosting facilities

Over 600 persons have left on Tuesday (24/05/2016) from Idomeni for the two new hosting facilities in Sindos and Derveni…

Critical Eurogroup on Greek program review and disbursement of next loan tranche

The Eurogroup on Tuesday (24/05) is expected to confirm the conclusion of the Greek programme review and give the green…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (24/05/2016)

The Tuesday edition of Athens΄ dailies at a glance.

Greece begins moving migrants from Idomeni camp

Greece has begun evacuating thousands of stranded migrants from the makeshift Idomeni camp on its northern border with Skopje.

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday (24/05/2016)

Partly cloudy and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

EWG to make positive recommendation for conclusion of Greek programme review

The EuroWorking Group (ΕWG), that will convene on Monday (23/05/2016) in Brussels, is expected to make a positive recommendation to…

Kyritsis: Transport of refugees from Idomeni to accommodation centres to start on Tuesday (24/05)

The transport of refugees from Idomeni to the new accommodation centres will probably start on Tuesday, the refugee coordinating committee…

PM Tsipras to meet Chancellor Merkel on Monday (23/05)

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday on the sidelines of the World Humanitarian…

SYRIZA MP Katrivanou resigns

SYRIZA MP Vasiliki Katrivanou announced in a letter posted on her personal Facebook account that she would resign.

Athens Newspaper Headlines (23/05/2016)

The Monday edition of Athens΄ dailies at a glance.

Falluja assault: Iraq PM announces beginning of military operation

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the start of a military operation to retake Falluja from so-called Islamic State…

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed EgyptAir jet

Egypt deployed a submarine on Sunday (22/05/2016) to hunt for the EgyptAir plane that crashed in deep Mediterranean waters, President…

Austria votes in run-off between far-right and independent

Austrians have begun voting in a presidential run-off poll that could elect the European Union΄s first far-right leader.

Cypriots go to polls to elect new legislature

Cyprus went to the polls on Sunday (22/05/2016) to elect a new parliament in a vote surveys suggest could be…

Austria concert: Deadly gun rampage in Nenzing

A gunman has opened fire at a concert in the western Austrian town of Nenzing, killing two people before shooting…

Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in U.S. drone strike

The United States carried out an air strike on the leader of the Afghan Taliban, probably killing him in a…

Turkish parliament approves lifting lawmakers’ legal immunity

The Turkish parliament has approved a bill allowing its lawmakers to be prosecuted. The third and final vote on the…

Weather Forecast: Rain on Saturday (21/05/2016)

Rain and southeasterly winds are forecast for Saturday.

EgyptAir crash: 'Debris found' from flight MS804

Egypt΄s military and national airline say debris from the crashed EgyptAir flight has been recovered in the Mediterranean.

IMF: Greek debt relief needs long grace, maturity periods

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) insists on the need for a generous debt relief which can only be achieved with…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (20/05/2016)

The Friday edition of Athens΄ dailies at a glance.

PM Tsipras offers condolences to Egyptian President

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday (20/05/2016) expressed his condolences to the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for the missing…