Scuffles have broken out between demonstrators and police outside the finance ministry in central Athens, as Greece's international debt inspectors met with ministers to discuss the pace of fiscal reforms.
Greece, the country currently presiding over the Council of the European Union, has proposed holding an international conference devoted to addressing Ukraine’s economic issues in order to help it avoid a default.
A strong earthquake, of 4.6 magnitude, has hit the western Greek island of Kephalonia. No damage has been reported.
The Greek and Turkish Cypriots have agreed on a road map prepared by the UN to resume talks on a reunification of the island, the Northern Turkish presidency said Friday.
Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are close to resuming UN-mediated peace talks on the reunification of the divided island of Cyprus, Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday.
A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off western Greece early on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said.
Riot police and anti-fascist protesters in Greece have clashed in central Athens, leaving at least two people injured. On Saturday, more than 3,000 supporters of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn held a rally in the capital Athens to commemorate an incident in 1996 which cost the lives of three navy officers, Greek police said.
A strong earthquake rocked the island of Cephalonia in western Greece on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage, police and fire brigade officials said.
A strong earthquake rocked the island of Cephalonia in western Greece on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.
Greece has built a wall on its border with Turkey to ensure protection against illegal immigrants. Will it become a serious obstacle for them? Migrants from Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia are longing to go to Greece. Despite the fact that there are countries richer than Greece, the latter serves as a tramp for all those who want to make their way to these countries, Head of the Centre for Economic Studies at the Institute for Globalization Studies and Social Movements Vasily Koltashov says.
The Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has missed a meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon due to the fact that the plane carrying the Syrian delegation was blocked at Athens’ airport, the Syrian SANA news agency reports. The meeting was set to take place ahead of the Geneva-2 conference.
The plane carrying the official Syrian delegation has taken off from Athens where it was blocked for several hours, the Arab mass media.
The Greek Foreign Ministry Spokesman Konstantinos Kutras has rejected the reports of Western news agencies according to which the plane with the Syrian delegation on board that was on its way to Geneva was not allowed to refuel at the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens.
A plane with a Syrian delegation on board heading to the international Geneva-2 peace conference in Switzerland made a stop in Athens where the plane was denied refueling, Reuters reports citing Syrian television on Tuesday.
An improvised explosive device was triggered overnight near the office of Greece’s Interior Minister Yiannis Michelakis.
Neither Russia's state arms trader Rosoboronexport, nor the companies once merged to form Rosoboronexport, have anything to do with the export of Kornet-E and Osa systems to Greece, Rosoboronexport spokesman Vyacheslav Davidenko told Interfax on Sunday.
Two Golden Dawn lawmakers were placed in pre-trial detention late on Saturday in Athens in an ongoing crackdown against the Greek far right group, court officials said. Giorgos Germenis and Panayiotis Iliopoulos have previously been charged with joining and directing a criminal organisation, officials added.
Europe's political elite gathered in Athens on Wednesday as troubled Greece officially takes over the presidency of the EU for a six-month stint set to include European elections in May. Police threw up a tight security cordon around Athens city centre ahead of the evening's official opening ceremony for the Greek EU presidency, with protests banned in the area.
A far-left militant belonging to Greece's deadliest extremist group has disappeared whilst on prison leave, police said on Tuesday. Christodoulos Xiros, 56, was serving multiple life sentences for his role as a leading hitman for the November 17 group, which was broken up in 2002.