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UN Urges Greece to Investigate Deadly Migrant Shipwreck as Anniversary Passes

UNHCR and IOM urge Greece to conduct a thorough investigation into last year's tragic migrant shipwreck that claimed hundreds of…

June 15, 2024

Supreme Court Prosecutor Orders Investigation into European Election Fraud Allegations

The Prosecutor of the Supreme Court, Georgia Adilini, has ordered an investigation into allegations of fraud during the recent European…

June 15, 2024

PM Mitsotakis Rules Out Early Election, Signals Cabinet Reshuffle

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis ruled out an early election following New Democracy's disappointing result in the European Parliament elections. He…

June 12, 2024

Greece Leads EU in Pension Spending as Percentage of GDP

In 2021, Greece spent 16.4% of its GDP on pensions, the highest in the EU. Overall, the EU allocated 12.9%…

June 12, 2024

Greece to Lead Middle East Peace Initiatives, Says Foreign Affairs Minister

Greek Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis announced initiatives to support Middle East peace efforts after attending the "Call for Action: Urgent…

June 12, 2024

Greece Requests Fourth RRF Grant Disbursement

Greece has requested the fourth disbursement of 1 billion euros in RRF grants from the European Commission, following an earlier…

June 6, 2024

Greece Amongst 5 Countries Set to Secure a Seat on UN Security Council

Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Panama, and Somalia are set to secure non-permanent seats on the U.N. Security Council following a secret…

June 6, 2024

EU upholds decision to ban on Pakistani air carrier PIA

The European Union (EU) has upheld its decision to maintain the ban on Pakistani air carriers, including Pakistan International Airlines…

June 4, 2024

Greece Among Lowest in EU for Online Civic Participation in 2023

Greece ranks among the lowest in the European Union for online civic engagement, according to a recent Eurostat report. In…

June 4, 2024

Greece Tops EU for Longest Work Week, Eurostat Reveals

In 2023, Greece recorded the longest average weekly working hours in the European Union, with employees aged 20-64 working 39.8…

June 1, 2024

EU Council Enacts Right-to-Repair Directive Empowering Consumers

EU Council's adoption of the right-to-repair directive on May 30, 2024, signals a significant victory for consumers, ushering in a…

May 31, 2024

EU and Australia Forge Strategic Alliance on Critical Minerals

On Tuesday, the European Union and Australia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster collaboration on critical and strategic…

May 30, 2024

Pompeo Condemns Conversion of Chora Monastery, Highlights Greece's Role

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has strongly criticised the Turkish government's decision to convert the Byzantine Chora Monastery…

May 29, 2024

Greece Achieves Remarkable Low in Early School Leavers, Among Lowest in EU

Greece has achieved a significant milestone in reducing the number of early school leavers, with only 3.7% of young people…

May 27, 2024

Greece's Tourism Surges: Inbound Arrivals Up by 31.2% in March

In March, Greece experienced a significant surge in inbound tourist arrivals, marking a remarkable increase of 31.2 percent compared to…

May 24, 2024

Greece Hosts 49th Annual IOSCO Meeting in Athens

The Hellenic Capital Market Commission is set to host the 49th Annual Meeting of the International Organization of Securities Commissions…

May 24, 2024

Greece Boosts EU Honey Trade: Imports Hit €359.3M in 2023

In 2023, Greece's honey industry played a notable role in the European Union's honey trade, with the EU importing 163,700…

May 21, 2024

Greece Sees Slight Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Amid EU Decline

Amidst a notable 4.0% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across the European Union in the fourth quarter of 2023, Greece…

May 16, 2024

BREAKING: EU Council Adopts Landmark Pact on Migration and Asylum Reform

In a significant move aimed at overhauling the European Union's approach to migration and asylum, the EU Council has adopted…

May 14, 2024

EU Survey: LGBTQ+ Community Faces Rising Violence Despite Decreased Discrimination

A comprehensive survey conducted by the European Union's Fundamental Rights Agency reveals shifting dynamics for LGBTQ+ individuals across the EU,…

May 14, 2024
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