Tsipras and Borisov present agreement for the Sea To Sea rail link to Juncker

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Friday presented the Greece-Bulgaria agreement for the Sea To Sea rail link to the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. They noted that it was an important [...]

Britain wants the Greeks now living there to stay, Theresa May says

“Britain and Greece have had strong ties for many centuries,” British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday in an exclusive interview with the Greek newspaper “Ta Nea”, adding that her country “will examine [...]

Welteke: The current government is not responsible for Greece’s problems

“The current government is not responsible for the problems that Greece is facing. I am optimistic about Greece, I believe it will come out of the crisis and I would be happy if the Europeans follow the International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

Greek authorities arrest 32-year-old Syrian suspected of links to terrorism

A 32-year-old Syrian man will be led before a public prosecutor in Alexandroupolis on Friday, following his arrest by Alexandroupolis police for outstanding administrative penalties that included a ban forbidding his entry into Greece. According [...]

The EU must send ‘targeted messages’ to Turkey, PM Tsipas stresses

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stressed the need for European Union to stay calm in the face of developments in Turkey, while at the same sending stern but targeted messages to Ankara, while addressing the European Council’s working dinner [...]

EU leaders will support Italy on migration to close Central Mediterranean route, says Tusk

EU leaders decided to support Italy manage refugee flows at the Central Mediterranean route, European Council President Donald Tusk told journalists on Thursday, at the end of the first day of an EU summit in Brussels. “Leaders agreed to offer [...]

Migrants gradually transferred out of Moria hotspot to defuse overcrowding stress

State and local authorities continued the transfer of migrants and refugees from Lesvos (Mytilini) to other locations in Greece on Thursday, to relieve overcrowding in the island’s hotspot, Moria. Over 5,500 migrants are crowded into facilities [...]

BoG: Greek cash primary surplus 1.7 billion euros in January-September

Greece’s primary budget surplus totaled 1.7 billion euros on an cash basis in the January-September period, down from 4.0 billion euros in the same period last year, the Bank of Greece said on Thursday. The central bank, in a report, said [...]

Tsipras expresses content over the results of his visit in the US

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday said he was content with the results of his visit to the US. “The trip went extremely well, the main goals were achieved,” Tsipras said in a statement to Greek journalists at Blair House. He [...]