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Greece

  • 28 Jul 2009 (0)

    Greece has called for the former Yugoslac Republic of Macedonia to continue negotiations in 'good faith' despite taking action in an international court.

  • Greek phone companies. Privacy wrangle.
    28 Jul 2009 (0)

    Four Greek phone companies are caught in a privacy wrangle with Greek prosecutors for not providing customer details to authorities.

  • World Press Photos. Cyprus.
    28 Jul 2009 (0)

    The World Press Photo exhibition Real People, Real Needs which highlights stark and graphic images of human suffering is currently on show in Limassol with Paphos and L

  • 27 Jul 2009 (0)

    520 people have been confirmed as having contracted the H1N1 virus in Greece, according to the report by the Hellenic Center for Infectious Diseases Control (KEEL).

  • 27 Jul 2009 (0)

    The Greek Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis rebuffed published comments by the FYROM Prime Minster Nikola Gruevski on a 'double name' option.

  • Illegal immigrants. Old Athens appeals court.
    27 Jul 2009 (0)

    At the same time as the Old Athens appeals court was cleared of illegal migrant squatters, the Greek Interior Ministry announced the setting up of five new migrant reception centre

  • George Papandreou. Greek foreign policy.
    21 Jul 2009 (0)

    The leader of PASOK, George Papandreou, critiqued Greek foreign policy last week and addressed the major role Greece can play in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

  • Greek Education minister. Reforms of technical colleges.
    21 Jul 2009 (0)

    A bill submitted to the Greek Parliament will give Greek technical colleges the ability to close departments with low enrolments.

  • Tourists. Greece.
    21 Jul 2009 (0)

    A Greek surveyu of tourists has revealed that foreign tourists enjoy coming to Greece and rate the experience highly.

  • Smokers. Court action against bans.
    21 Jul 2009 (0)

    Smokers have launched court action against the smoking restrictions in public spaces.

  • 21 Jul 2009 (0)

    The start of the summer sales in Greece has seen Greek authorities issue a warning for shoppers to buy wisely.

  • Art deco building. Athens.
    21 Jul 2009 (0)

    A Council of State decisions has seen a treasured art deco building in Athens which blocked the view of the Acropolis for visitors to the New Acropolis Museum Court escape demoliti

  • Bulgaria. Greece. Gas pipeline.
    20 Jul 2009 (0)

    An agreement between Bulgaria and Greece has been signed for the construction of a gas pipeline between the countries which will allow it to access gas from the Caspian Sea.

  • Lake Prespa. Dalmatian pelican.
    20 Jul 2009 (0)

    A Lake Prespa conservation project has won a European Union award as one of the five best environmental projects in the Union.

  • EYATH. Minority holding for sale.
    20 Jul 2009 (0)

    The Greek government is selling a minority share holding in Greece's second largest water utility, EYATH, by competitive tender.

  • Cigarette smuggling operation busted.
    20 Jul 2009 (0)

    A major cigarette smuggling ring has been busted by police in Attiki last week.

  • Karamanlis. Berlusconi. Rome 2009.
    20 Jul 2009 (0)

    A meeting between the Greek Prime Minister and the Italian Prime Minster in Rome saw them talk tough on measures to address illegal immigration.

  • 20 Jul 2009 (0)

    A documentation and conservation plan to save olive trees in Crete which are hundreds and thousands of years old has been implemented by thirty five cultural and environmental grou

  • Migrant camp. Patras.
    20 Jul 2009 (0)

    A makeshift migrants camp in Patras was closed down by Greek authorities in an effort to combat illegal immigration.

  • Costas Karamanlis and his reservoir dogs.
    13 Jul 2009 (0)

    The Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis has called on his Ministers to focus on improving the Greek economy and called for a battle on tax evasion.

  • Matthew Nimetz. Dora Bakoyannis. Athens 2009.
    13 Jul 2009 (0)

    The UN secretary general’s personal envoy on the FYROM name issue Matthew Nimetz held meetings in Skoje and Athens last week.

  • Pro-migrant rally. Athens 2009.
    13 Jul 2009 (0)

    A protest against moves to toughen measures to combat illegal immigration has lead to clashes between protestors and police.

  • Fire. Protest. Arrests. Grammatiko.
    13 Jul 2009 (0)

    A protest against a local dump in Grammatiko,west of Athens, had dire consequences for local officials, police and residents.

  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill.
    13 Jul 2009 (0)

    The visit of the newly elected Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Turkey has eased relations between the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • 10 Jul 2009 (0)

    One of the largest human trafficking rings in Eastern Europe and the Balkans was busted by Greek police last week.

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