Tsipras, Crown Prince of UAE discuss relations, boosting investments

Strengthening bilateral diplomatic and economic relations between Greece and the United Arab Emirates was discussed in a meeting between Prime…

Customs office at Greek-Skopje border closed by farmers

The customs office at Evzones, near Greece’s border with Skopje, was blocked by farmers and livestock farmers from the municipality…

Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for memorial service

The bodies of 71 people killed in a plane crash in Colombia that devastated a Brazilian football team are being…

Man stabbed to death on California university campus

A man who may have been a faculty member at the University of Southern California was stabbed to death on…

Turkey must respect EU member states airspace and territorial waters, says EC spox Koncijancic

Turkey must respect the territorial waters and the airspace of EU member states, stated on Friday (02/12/2016) the European Commission…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Saturday (03/12/2016)

Clouds and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Schaeuble agrees on short-term measures for debt relief

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is currently working on proposals for the implementation of the agreed short-term measures regarding the…

Initial political agreement on second programme review can be achieved by Monday, Labour Min says

An initial political agreement on the issues of the second programme review can be achieved by Monday, December 5, Labour…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (02/12/2016)

The Friday's edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Freon gas leak a likely cause in deadly explosion at fast-food chain, says fire department

A leak of Freon gas is thought to be the most likely explanation of the deadly gas explosion at a…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Friday (02/12/2016)

Mostly fair and northerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale.

Foreign ministry calls Turkish claims over Aegean islands ‘provocative’ and ‘irresponsible’

Greek sovereignty over the Aegean islands is indisputable and backed by international law, the country’s foreign ministry said on Thursday,…

Refugees protest outside two camps as they remain unprotected in Greek frost

Refugees in two camps of northern Greece protested on Thursday over the living conditions which worsened in the past few…

Syria: tens of thousands flee Aleppo ahead of UN emergency talks

More than 50,000 leave amid continuing government bombardment that reportedly killed at least 21 people on Wednesday (30/11/2016).

Greece-Turkey's relations a European issue, says President Pavlopoulos

Anyone who considers that the international law is the law of the strong is wrong, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said…

We are not here to impose further austerity on Greece, Moscovici says

"I believe that the second programme review can be concluded and the negotiations on debt relief begin," EU Commissioner Pierre…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (30/11/2016)

The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

December the most crucial month since summer of 2015, Greek FinMin says

"December is the most crucial month since the summer of 2015. The stakes are high in December for progress in…

Weather forecast: Sleet, snow and low temperatures on Wednesday (30/11/2016)

Snowfall and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Dijsselbloem says agreement possible before next Eurogroup meeting

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Tuesday (29/11/2016) expressed the hope that a comprehensive agreement with Greece on the second programme…

Brazil Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (29/11/2016)

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Staff-level agreement before December 5 is 'doable' and crucial, Moscovici says

Reaching a staff-level agreement for concluding the second review of Greece's programme before the December 5 Eurogroup was crucial so…

Aleppo siege: Third of rebel-held Syria city taken by forces

Syrian government forces have captured a third of the rebel-held territory in eastern Aleppo, monitors say.

Weather Forecast: Rain, snow and gusty winds on Tuesday (29/11/2016)

Wind velocity will reach 9 on the Beaufort scale.