Tag: Luxembourg

Dimitrios Zimianitis chosen as Greece's EU prosecutor 1

Dimitrios Zimianitis chosen as Greece’s EU prosecutor

Dimitrios Zimianitis has been appointed by the EU Council as Greece’s European Union prosecutor at the newly established European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). “This is a position of high responsibility, from which…

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Germany to take another 249 refugee children from Greece

Two hundred and forty-nine refugee children will be relocated to Germany, the country’s interior minister Horst Seehofer announced on Wednesday, noting that most of the minors are sick or the siblings of…

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Greece and Cyprus almost infertile when it comes to babies

Greece and Cyprus have among the lowest fertility rates in the European Union according to the 2018 latest figures released by Eurostat. Greece recorded 1.35 births for woman, and Cyprus 1.32, slightly…

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Europe takes in refugee minors from Greece

Greece’s Alternate Migration and Asylum Minister, Giorgos Koumoutsakos on Thursday updated the public on refugee minors and asylum measures during a press briefing. Koumoutsakos said that Switzerland has expressed an interest in…

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Greece one of the worse ‘offenders’ for car theft

A recent report by the European Unions statistical agency, Eurostat, revealed that Greece is the country with the second highest police-recorded car thefts in the EU. The report revealed that during the…

Greece defeats Luxembourg at Davis Cup debut 4

Greece defeats Luxembourg at Davis Cup debut

Led by Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece’s Davis Cup team beat Luxembourg 3-0 at the Europe Group III competition in Athens. In the opening singles match, unranked Ugo Nastasi of Luxembourg shocked Greece’s Michail…

Greece to host Davis Cup in Athens in September 8

Greece to host Davis Cup in Athens in September

Stefanos Tsitsipas will make his Davis Cup debut in September, when Greece will host the Europe Group III event in Athens. Tsitsipas will be joined on the Greek team by his younger…

EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss FYROM referendum 10

EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss FYROM referendum

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will participate today in the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union in Luxembourg, which will discuss amongst other things the results of the recent referendum in…

Europeans step up fight against terrorism and crime 12

Europeans step up fight against terrorism and crime

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are stepping up their fight against terrorism and crime by approving rules to prevent money laundering as well as tougher checks on cash flows. According to…