Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts

Monday, September 10, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

German coalition drops plan for migrant holding centres

German coalition drops plan for migrant holding centres
Germany's ruling coalition has agreed on a faster procedure for screening migrants at the border, dropping the idea of creating new holding centres.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Greek Coalition Government’s Majority Drops After Lawmaker Defects

Greek Coalition Government’s Majority Drops
The Greek coalition government’s majority fell to 152 lawmakers in the 300 seat parliament on Tuesday after a member of the right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) party resigned.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Iran Suspends Relations with Greek Football Federation

Iran Suspends Relations with Greek Football Federation
Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has announced the suspension of relations with the Greek Football Federation after it cancelled a planned friendly match between the two sides in May.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Merkel urges Rome to back eurozone - Solutions , such as in the case of Greece, can be found

Solutions , such as in the case of Greece, can be found
With voters in Italy now headed for the latest in a quick succession of national elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging whoever ends up running the country to continue to support the European Union's eurozone.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Fugitive Turkish ex-soldier detained after asylum in Greece suspended

Fugitive Turkish ex-soldier detained after asylum in Greece suspended
A Greek court on Jan. 8 suspended the asylum status granted to a former Turkish soldier, who is accused by the Turkish government of plotting the July 15, 2016 coup attempt along with seven others, and detained him, saying it will make a final decision on the fugitive on Feb. 15.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Greek gov't appeals committee ruling to grant asylum to Turkish soldier

eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece
Greek government announced on Saturday that it filed an appeal against a ruling issued by an independent administrative committee to grant asylum to one of the eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey in 2016.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia
A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

EU Launches New Aid Scheme for Greece to Help Refugees with Rent, Cash

It will increase the number of refugees living in rented apartments in Greece up to 30,000
The European Commission offered 209 million euros ($245 million) in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

El Eurogrupo acuerda €8.500 millones de rescate para Grecia

El Consejo de los ministros de Economía y Finanzas de la eurozona, el Eurogrupo, acordó conceder a Grecia un nuevo rescate de 8.500 millones de euros, comunicó a Sputnik una fuente entre participantes del evento.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Greece ratifies austerity bill before Eurogroup meeting

Greek parliament on Thursday approved an austerity bill for new pension cuts and tax hikes through 2020, ahead of Monday's Eurogroup meeting in Brussels to continue vital loan payouts and start talks on debt relief.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Thousands strike in Greece over proposed austerity cuts

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki to express anger at new pension and tax-break cuts forced on Greece by its EU-IMF creditors in return for bailout funds.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Four dead in train derailment in north Greece

The death toll from the derailment of a passenger train on Saturday evening at the outskirts of the northern Greece city of Thessaloniki has risen to four, Greek railways operator TRAINOSE announced.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Pledging more austerity, Greece cuts deal with lenders

Promising to cut pensions and give taxpayers fewer breaks, Greece has paved the way for the disbursement of further rescue funds from international lenders and possibly opened the door to reworking its massive debt.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Participants in Greece Forum decide to establish ancient civilization assembly

Participating foreign ministers in 10 ancient civilizations forum in Athens in their final declaration on Monday decided to establish Ancient Civilization Assembly as a ground for dialogue and cultural cooperation between the member-states.

Migrant boat sinks off Greece's Lesbos, five dead: Athens News Agency

A boat carrying an unknown number of refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island early on Monday and five bodies have been recovered on a shore north of the island, the Athens News Agency reported.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IMF Won't Commit to Greek Bailout Fund Without More Reforms - or Relief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is refusing to contribute to the Greek bailout fund unless the country's debt is "sustainable" - and restructured - IMF Chief Christine Lagarde has said, although her comments suggest the body is open to renegotiation. German malleability is a different matter entirely.

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