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Migrant boat sinks off Greek island, four drowned

Three boys and a woman died when a boat carrying at least 41 migrants crashed on a rocky coast on the Greek island of Leros, authorities said. Greece’s Coast Guard …

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Greek performing artists demonstrate in pay row

Hundreds of Greek performing artists protested in Athens on Thursday amid a strike over legislative changes that put them on a par with school leavers for state pay and qualifications. …

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Greek air force says second pilot dead after crash

Greece’s air force on Wednesday confirmed a second airman had died after a two-seat F-4 Phantom jet crashed into the Ionian Sea earlier this week. “The search and rescue operations …

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EU lawmakers back lifting MEPs’ immunity in graft probe

A key European Parliament committee on Tuesday unanimously backed lifting the immunity of two lawmakers implicated in a corruption scandal that has rocked the EU. Prosecutors in Belgium have urged …

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Dendias to visit Israel

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will pay an official visit to Israel on Tuesday, the first visit of a European foreign minister to Israel since the country’s new government was …

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Greek pilot killed in jet training fall

A Greek airforce pilot was killed Monday and a second was missing after their aged two-seat F-4 Phantom jet went down in the Ionian Sea, officials said. The air force …

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Urgent preliminary inquiry ordered into allegations of police corruption in ‘Vima’ article

Supreme Court Prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos ordered an urgent preliminary inquiry into the claims of an article run by the newspaper “Vima on Sunday”, regarding alleged dialogue and contact between high-ranking …

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Greek government shrugs off wiretap scandal vote

Greece’s government on Friday easily survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition over a long-running wiretap scandal in which top officials were targeted by state intelligence for months. The …

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Greek opposition calls for no-confidence vote over wiretaps

Greece’s main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday called for a no-confidence vote in the government over a long-running wiretap scandal which he alleged the prime minister had personally masterminded. …

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Quake rattles Greek island, Turkish coast

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck has struck off the southeastern Greek island of Rhodes, according to the Athens Geodynamic Institute. There were no immediate reports …

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