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Greek soccer faces FIFA expulsion because of violence

Greek soccer faces FIFA expulsion because of violence

Greece could be expelled from international soccer competitions because of widespread violence, a FIFA representative said on Wednesday.

Mar 14, 2018, 20:22 PM IST
Greek football club president Ivan Savvidis apologises after gun incident

Greek football club president Ivan Savvidis apologises after gun incident

The president of Greek club PAOK today apologised after storming onto the pitch with a holstered gun tucked in his belt, an incident that prompted the indefinite suspension of the championship.

Mar 13, 2018, 21:41 PM IST
58 people jailed in Greek match-fixing scandal

58 people jailed in Greek match-fixing scandal

The longest jail term was given to former Ilioupoli president Giorgos Tsakogiannis, sentenced to 10 years and 10 months on various charges, including illegal betting and illegal gambling.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:13 AM IST
AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas pens down a new contract

AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas pens down a new contract

The Greece centre-back joined Roma in the summer of 2014, and has gone on to make 144 appearances for the club in all competitions, scoring four goals.

Dec 02, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Croatia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Zlatko Dalic's men will be playing in their fifth World Cup in Russia next year, having only once failed to qualify in 2010.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill said he was "staggered and bewildered" by a controversial penalty decision that gave Switzerland a 1-0 win in their World Cup play-off first leg on Thursday.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Greeks built sacred sites on earthquake fault lines: Study

According to Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth in the UK, fault lines created by seismic activity in the Aegean region may have caused areas to be afforded special cultural status.

Sep 13, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
5.7 million-year-old human-like footprints discovered in Greece

5.7 million-year-old human-like footprints discovered in Greece

Ever since the discovery of fossils of Australopithecus in South and East Africa during the middle years of the 20th century, the origin of the human lineage has been thought to lie in Africa.

Sep 02, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Greece arrests Belgian woman wanted for terror ties: Coastguard

Authorities declined to identify the suspect's nationality but state agency ANA said she was a Belgian apparently of Moroccan origin.

Aug 19, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

Spain could top Greece in migrant sea arrivals: IOM

Spain could overtake Greece this year in the number of migrants arriving by sea, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday, using boats and even jet-skis.

Aug 10, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Nearly 80 injured in Turkey by earthquake: Report

Nearly 80 injured in Turkey by earthquake: Report

Many of the injuries were caused by people jumping out of building windows and falling after reacting in panic to the overnight quake, NTV broadcaster said.

Jul 21, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Earthquake hits Greece and Turkey: At least two dead, over 100 injured

An earthquake occurred in Bodrum, Turkey of 6.7 intensity. It leads to high tides after Tsunami and death of 2. 100 are reported to be injured. Watch to know more.

Jul 21, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Earthquake damages buildings on Greek island; two killed, 100 hurt

Earthquake damages buildings on Greek island; two killed, 100 hurt

A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early morning Friday, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities said.

Jul 21, 2017, 08:20 AM IST

UN-hosted Cyprus talks resume in Swiss Alpine resort

Turkey today has over 35,000 troops in Cyprus. Sticking points include security guarantees and hopes among Greek Cypriot leaders for the removal of those forces. 

Jun 28, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Moody`s raises Greece`s soverign bond rating after bailout

The move reduces the spectra of a short-term crisis, after euro zone governments agreed to give Greece a new credit lifeline of some 8.5 billion Euros.

Jun 24, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Greece blocks EU statement on China human rights at UN

Presented three times a year, the statement gives the EU a way to highlight abuses by states around the world on issues that other countries are unwilling to raise.
 

Jun 18, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Esha Deol and Bharat Takthani are off to Greece for Babymoon!

Esha Deol and Bharat Takthani are off to Greece for Babymoon!

The couple was spotted at the airport Wednesday night.

Jun 15, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Earthquake shakes buildings in Greece and Turkey, one dead

A powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday, killing one woman and rattling buildings from the Aegean Turkish province of Izmir to the Greek capital Athens. 

Jun 13, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

1,530 migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017: United Nations

"This number does not include some 6,000 people who have been rescued over the past 72 hours," said Dujarric. 

May 27, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

IMF demands more from eurozone on Greek debt relief

After more than eight hours of talks in Brussels overnight, eurozone finance ministers and the IMF failed to settle their deep differences on the thorny debt question.

May 23, 2017, 15:48 PM IST