Human Rights

The European Union was founded on principles of human rights and freedom of expression. That’s why the European Parliament supports countries like Tunisia in their ongoing efforts towards democracy. This support comes in the form of legal [...]

Climate Change

Climate change is the primary challenge our generation will face, and the European Union has the power to do something about it, but what? The Baltic region is the European area most at risk of climate change, facing heatwaves, torrential rain [...]


Over 180,000 migrants landed on the island of Lampedusa in 2016 alone. For years, migration has challenged MEPs as much as European citizens, for whom it has become a major concern. Meet the citizens of Lampedusa – fishermen, a doctor [...]

Missing amateur fisherman’s car found in Evros region, search for body continues

A car belonging to a man who went missing in Alexandroupoli on December 19 was found on Thursday in a canal at the Delta of Evros River in northern Greece, authorities told the Athens Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Thursday, with no traces [...]

Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday

Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors preferred to take profits after a nine-day rally which pushed the general index of the market 9.59 pct higher. Bank shares were at the focus of selling activity. The [...]

InSETE report: Arrivals data suggest Greece is becoming a year-round destination

Tourist arrivals in Greece continued their upward trend in November, showing that Greece is becoming a year-round destination, according to a monthly report by the Greek Tourism Confederation Institute (InSETE) released on Thursday. InSETE said [...]

Alt. FinMin calls on Piraeus Bank to honor Hellenic Sugar Industry obligations

The government supports the farmers and workers of the troubled Hellenic Sugar Industry SA (HSI) and will do whatever it can to keep the industry in operation, Alternate Economy Minister Alexis Charitsis told the Athens Macedonian News Agency [...]

No elections before autumn 2019, gov’t sources say in response to ND

National elections will be held in the fall of 2019, government sources said on Thursday in response to the main opposition New Democracy’s (ND) “obsession with destabilizing the country” and ND Deputy Dora Bakoyannis’ [...]

Mass transportation to adjust schedules on New Year’s, Epiphany Days

Buses and trolleys will run on a Sundays & Holidays schedule on New Year’s (Jan. 1) and Epiphany (Jan. 6) Days, the Athens urban transportation agency (OASA) said on Thursday. On Tuesday, January 2, buses and trolleys will run on [...]