Tag: Greek

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Greek and Turkish F-16 fighter jets engage in dog fights over Aegean Sea

makis - Aug 18, 2017

Turkey continued to escalate its provocations towards Greece, as 14 Turkish military aircraft violated Greek airspace on Friday a day after more violations took place over the…

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A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attack

makis - Aug 17, 2017

A Greek woman and her two children are among those injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday, according to the Greek Foreign Ministry. Members of…

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Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event

makis - Aug 16, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following Press Release. We condemn the participation of fYROM’s Consul General in Toronto, Jovica Palacevski, in an irredentist event,…

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Greek unemployment eases to 21.7 pct in May, still eurozone’s highest

makis - Aug 10, 2017

Greece's jobless rate dropped slightly to 21.7 percent in May from an upwardly revised 21.8 percent in the previous month, statistics agency ELSTAT said on Thursday, but…

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Greek FM fumes at ‘slander’ regarding rule of law

makis - Aug 10, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reacted strongly to press reports suggesting that the country’s rule of law is in danger due to particular court decisions.…

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Two Greek-Cypriots arrested at buffer zone by the Turkish-Cypriot police!

makis - Aug 03, 2017

Two Greek Cypriot men were arrested and detained by Turkish Cypriot police on Wednesday night after allegedly strayed into the buffer zone in Athienou. According to reports…

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Greek government accused of deporting Turkish asylum seekers

makis - Jun 09, 2017

In the early morning of May 24, a Turkish journalist fleeing a long prison sentence at home crossed the river dividing Greece and Turkey and claimed asylum…

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Greek students drink more than other EU countries, report says

makis - Jun 06, 2017

Greek student consumer more alcohol than their European peers, according to a report released by The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Tuesday. The…

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Union of Greek Shipowners attacks Schaeuble’s statements on Greece

makis - Jun 02, 2017

The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) on Friday reacted angrily to suggestions made by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble that the Greek government had failed to keep…

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Greek anarchists fighting ISIS in Kurdish areas in Syria

makis - May 25, 2017

Photos have emerged reportedly proving Greek anarchists are fighting alongside Kurdish fighters in the autonomous region of Rojava in northern Syria against ISIS terrorists. Joining many anarchists…

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Greek Professor to take part in NASA meteorite exploration in Antarctica

makis - May 11, 2017

Geologist Ioannis Baziotis of the Agricultural School will be the first Greek to part in NASA’s mission to the Antarctica for the search of meteorites. Dr. Baziotis…

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IMF says Greek debt relief still needed after bailout deal

makis - May 02, 2017

A deal between Greece and its international lenders for more fiscal reforms settles one issue that has blocked the International Monetary Fund's financial participation in the bailout,…

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Fed-up young Greeks head abroad

makis - May 02, 2017

A lack of meritocracy and corruption are the main reasons why talented young Greeks head abroad for work, according to ICAP People Solutions, an international human resources…

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The 128-page agreement sent by the EU & IMF to the Greek government

makis - May 01, 2017

This is the new agreement between the lenders and Greece, totaling 128 pages, the terms of which will be included in the bills expected to be voted…

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Agreement on final package to be reached soon, Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem says

makis - Apr 27, 2017

“I hope the procedures to have been completed before the end of May”, said Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem addressing on Thursday the European Parliament during a debate…

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German court upholds Greek teacher’s case against pay cut

makis - Apr 26, 2017

A German federal court has upheld a complaint by a teacher at a Greek school in Germany against a pay cut that the Greek government imposed at…

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Dip in Greek tourism arrivals and revenues at start of year

makis - Apr 21, 2017

Tourism arrivals from abroad and revenues posted a yearly decline over the first two months of the year, according to provisional figures presented on Friday by the…

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Greek MPs seek to legalize free camping

makis - Apr 04, 2017

In a joint question tabled on Tuesday in Parliament for the attention of the tourism, justice and interior ministers, a group of 38 MPs of leftist SYRIZA…

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Greek police free 23 captive migrants

makis - Mar 30, 2017

Greek police say they have freed 23 migrants held captive by smugglers until their relatives paid a fee for smuggling the men into Greece from neighboring Turkey.…

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Greek ‘Survivor’ contestants hurt in accident

makis - Mar 30, 2017

Two contestants on Skai TV’s hit reality show “Survivor” were injured in a road accident on Thursday in the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, where the game…