Greek islanders attack riot police in migrant camp protests

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government hoped to defuse tensions after protests over plans for new migrant camps on tw...
22:42 26 February 2022

Virus outbreak stalks markets as 2020 gains get wiped out

LONDON (AP) — Global shares fell sharply once again Wednesday as fears over the speed of the new coronavirus around the ...
13:02 26 February 2022

Greece: Clashes on islands over new migrant camps

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Clashes broke out overnight on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios, where residents tried to pre...
6:50 25 February 2022

Greek 10-year bond yield makes historic dip below 1%

Greece's 10-year government bond yield has fallen below 1% for the first time, bolstering the country's effort to ease strict budget conditions set by...
11:53 12 February 2022

45 years on, ‘lost’ masterpieces see light in split Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus — It took more than 45 years, but 219 paintings thought lost or stolen — artwork that includes some of the most significant works prod...
10:43 4 February 2022

Greece plans 15-year bond issue to improve debt outlook

ATHENS, Greece — Greece says it plans to issue a 15-year bond, tapping international markets for financing after the country's sovereign credit rating...
14:41 27 January 2022

Greek islanders strongly protest overcrowded refugee camps

ATHENS, Greece — Thousands of Greek residents and business owners joined a strike and protested Wednesday on the Greek islands hardest hit by migratio...
13:44 22 January 2022

Greece threatens to block Libya deal over sea border dispute

ATHENS, Greece — Greece will block any European peace deal on Libya unless an agreement between the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli a...
20:02 16 January 2022

Tom Hanks’ family offered Greek passport too for fire help

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government is extending its offer of citizenship to Tom Hanks to his wife and their two children, in recognition of the fami...
13:52 14 January 2022

Greece retains negative yield in first debt auction of year

ATHENS, Greece — Greece has raised 487.5 million euros ($544.4 million) in a treasury bill sale that saw the country maintain its negative interest ra...
13:12 8 January 2022

Greece deal with Lockheed seals major air force upgrade

Greece says it has signed an agreement with U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin that will allow a major upgrade of its F-16 fighter jet fleet over...
20:25 27 December 2022

Greece gives actor Tom Hanks honorary Greek citizenship

Tom Hanks may officially consider himself Greek.
14:04 27 December 2022

Greece: Bitcoin fraud suspect to be extradited to France

Greece's justice minister has signed an order for bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik to be extradited to France — concluding an international lega...
14:52 20 December 2021

Rights group slams Greek migrant camp conditions for minors

ATHENS, Greece — Hundreds of unaccompanied children are living in “inhuman and degrading” conditions in a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, ...
14:18 18 December 2021

The Latest: Greece floods kill 4; hundreds of homes damaged

ROME — The Latest on severe weather in Europe (all times local):
20:27 25 November 2021

At least 9 dead as heavy rain hits France, Italy, Greece

PARIS — At least nine people have died after heavy rain slammed the Riviera coasts of France and Italy, trapping travelers in their cars, and caused f...
19:27 25 November 2021

Greece announces major overhaul of migrant camp system

ATHENS, Greece — Greece announced plans Wednesday to overhaul its migration management system, replacing overcrowded refugee camps on the islands with...
15:15 20 November 2021

American IS suspect repatriated from Turkish-Greek border

ANKARA, Turkey — An American citizen suspected of being an Islamic State group member was deported to the U.S. on Friday after spending five days in n...
14:42 15 November 2021

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

ANKARA, Turkey — An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three...
15:24 14 November 2021

China’s Xi on investment drive in EU member Greece

ATHENS, Greece — Chinese President Xi Jinping is meeting political leaders in Greece on a trip aimed at furthering a major global investment initiativ...
9:33 11 November 2021

Legal opinion: Poland, Hungary, Czechs broke EU migrant law

BRUSSELS — With overcrowded Greek migrant camps facing explosive new problems, a top EU legal adviser said Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic brok...
15:07 31 October 2021