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Greece says EU presidency proves it is `normal`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 01:53

Greece on Monday wrapped up its leadership of the rotating EU presidency by claiming the six-month stint had proved it was a "normal country" capable of managing its finances.

FIFA World Cup 2014, Round of 16: Costa Rica vs Greece - As it happened...

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:43

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match between Costa Rica and Greece being played at Itaipava Arena Pernambuco in Recife.

From Ground Zero: Dutch go past Mexicans, Greece lose to Costa Rica

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:09

With less than five minutes to go for the final whistle, the Mexican fans in the stands were celebrating their team’s 1-0 lead over the Netherlands. But then in three minutes, the game turned upside down. The final score read 2-1 in favour of the Dutch, and the Mexicans were told to go home once again.

Ruiz guides Costa Rica into first World Cup quarter final

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 08:57

Bryan Ruiz calmly guided 10-man Costa Rica through a tense penalty decider against Greece and into the World Cup quarter finals for the first time in the country`s history.

Robin van Persie`s 'flying' header against Spain is still my favourite goal of this World Cup, says Baichung

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:57

In the round of 16, Netherlands will be up against Mexico, whereas, Costa Rica will lock horns with Greece today.

Greece arrests three Turkish citizens for "terrorism"

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:41

Three Turkish citizens have been arrested in Athens on suspicion of belonging to a "terrorist" group, Greek authorities said on Saturday.

4.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Greece, no injuries

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 00:31

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake hit Greece on Friday night, the national earthquake observatory said.

Dozens of foreign diplomats seek asylum in Canada: Media

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 23:16

Dozens of foreign diplomats have requested asylum in Canada, the daily French-language newspaper La Presse reported Friday, citing secret government documents.

Greek central bank chief blames bad loans for massive bank losses

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:42

The Greek economy is also expected to register slim growth this year after a six-year recession.

Late penalty drama as Greece oust Ivory Coast

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 09:31

Georgios Samaras`s dramatic injury-time penalty took Greece into the World Cup last 16 for the first time Tuesday as they grabbed a 2-1 win which sent Ivory Coast crashing out.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Greece vs Ivory Coast - As it happened...

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 03:58

Greece take on Ivory Coast in a Group C game between at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. Yaya Toure, who recently lost his brother may start as a holding midfielder in this match.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Greece vs Ivory Coast - Preview

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:31

Ivory Coast will take a "very cautious" approach in their World Cup clash with Greece on Tuesday, coach Sabri Lamouchi said, keeping his final lineup a mystery as the African team look to reach the tournament`s knockout stage for the first time.