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Greek Army denounces `serious` Turkish Navy violation

A Turkish navy patrol boat on Friday fired shots in Greek waters in the southeast of the Aegean Sea, Greek military staff said, qualifying the incident as "serious".

Greece evacuates 75,000 people to defuse WWII bomb

A massive evacuation has begun in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki so experts can defuse a 500-pound unexploded World War II bomb.

Lindsay Lohan's interest in Islam made her feel 'scared' to return to US

Lindsay Lohan's interest in Islam made her feel 'scared' to return to US

Actress Lindsay Lohan has revealed that her interest in Islam made her feel "scared" about returning to the US.

70,000 evacuated in Greece to defuse WWII bomb

70,000 evacuated in Greece to defuse WWII bomb

The bomb, containing nearly 250 kilograms (550 pounds) of explosives, was unearthed in the northern city during road works last week.

Eurozone, IMF agree on a common stance on Greece: Official

Eurozone, IMF agree on a common stance on Greece: Official

Eurozone lenders and the International Monetary Fund have reached agreed between themselves to present a common stance to Greece later on Friday in talks on reforms and the fiscal path Athens must take, Eurozone officials said.

Turkey threatens migrant deal after Greek coup ruling

Turkey on Friday threatened to abandon a key pillar of a deal with the EU to reduce the migrant flow after Greece blocked the extradition of alleged coup suspects.

UN alarmed at migrants dying of cold, "dire" situation in Greece

UNHCR spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly cited five deaths so far from cold and said about 1,000 people including children were in unheated tents and dormitories on the Greek island of Samos.

Europe saw huge decline in migrant arrivals in 2016: EU

Europe saw huge decline in migrant arrivals in 2016: EU

The influx of over 1 million asylum seekers into the EU in 2015 triggered the worst refugee and migrant crisis on the continent since World War II.

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife`s cop lover: Police

In a letter to the Greek government, Brazilian President Michel Temer sent his condolences and conveyed his government`s commitment to conducting a "rigorous" investigation.
 

Greek envoy to Brazil missing, his car with corpse found

Amiridis` family reported no contact for a ransom in the past days, but the police did not rule out the possibility of a kidnapping.

Body in burned car raises fears for missing Greek ambassador to Brazil

The discovery of a burned-out car in Rio state with a body inside have sparked fears that it might be that of the Greek ambassador to Brazil, missing since Monday.

European Union seeks to calm budget row with Greece

European Union seeks to calm budget row with Greece

Austerity-wracked Greece could strike a deal with its creditors by early next year, a senior EU official said Sunday, seeking to calm a recent row over surprise handouts announced by Athens.

Angela Merkel expects no decisions on Greek bailout at talks with Alexis Tsipras

Angela Merkel expects no decisions on Greek bailout at talks with Alexis Tsipras

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she did not expect to take any decisions on Greece`s bailout programme during talks in Berlin on Friday with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Thousands of Greek pensioners protest income cuts

About 5,000 Greek pensioners marched peacefully through central Athens today to protest years of cuts to their pensions under the country's bailout commitments.

Flash floods in Greece cause 1 death, strand motorists

The fire service says heavy rains drenched both Zakynthos and the Greek capital of Athens on Saturday and yesterday, resulting in 470 emergency calls.

Barack Obama visits Greece amid hopes he will argue for debt relief

Barack Obama visits Greece amid hopes he will argue for debt relief

"Greece has gone through very challenging and dramatic times over the last several years," Obama, the first U.S. president to visit Greece since Bill Clinton in 1999, said during a meeting with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos.

After Trump shock, Barack Obama heads to Athens to talk democracy

US President Barack Obama will arrive in Athens on Tuesday, the first stop on a final foreign trip that will aim to reassure worried Europeans following Donald Trump`s surprise presidential election victory.

Small explosion outside French embassy in Athens: Police

Small-scale attacks on businesses, police, politicians and embassies are frequent in Greece, with its long history of political violence.

Pakistani boy gang-raped in Greek migrant camp: Police

Greece is accommodating over 60,000 refugees and migrants stuck in the country after a succession of Balkan and EU states shut their borders earlier this year.