Europe

Greek national security council meets amid Turkey tension

Greece raises alert after the announcement of Turkish exploration drilling in the eastern Mediterranean.

Greek national security council meets amid Turkey tension

Weather

Flash floods on Greek island kill seven including baby

Rescuers searching for missing person as dozens are evacuated after storms devastate central island of Evia.

Flash floods on Greek island kill seven including baby

Turkey

Erdogan says Turkey has resumed drilling in eastern Mediterranean

NATO members Turkey and Greece have long been at loggerheads over overlapping claims for hydrocarbon resources.

Erdogan says Turkey has resumed drilling in eastern Mediterranean

Turkey

Turkey denounces maritime deal between Greece, Egypt

Foreign ministry declares the agreement 'null and void', stressing that Greece and Egypt have no mutual sea border.

Turkey denounces maritime deal between Greece, Egypt

Europe

Greece begins voluntary migrant repatriation flights

The first group to depart Athens, 134 Iraqis, is 'the biggest voluntary return' of migrants Greece has ever carried out.

Greece begins voluntary migrant repatriation flights

Europe

Greek PM reshuffles cabinet for better health, EU fund management

A dozen people overall were either brought into the government, or had their posts upgraded.

Greek PM reshuffles cabinet for better health, EU fund management

AJ Impact

Cyprus says Putin to help defuse East Med tensions with Turkey

Cypriot gov't official said Russia's Putin made the promise in a 45-minute telephone chat with the Cypriot president.

Cyprus says Putin to help defuse East Med tensions with Turkey

France

Turkey pauses energy-exploration research in east Mediterranean

Turkey says it is 'ready to discuss' with Greece as it temporarily suspends oil and gas exploration surveys.

Turkey pauses energy-exploration research in east Mediterranean

Europe

Greece seeks return of Parthenon Marbles amid restoration project

Greece has made the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum in London one of its top priorities.

Turkey

Turkey and Greece in war of words over Hagia Sophia

Relations between Ankara and Athens have been uneasy in recent months and tensions have increased over Hagia Sophia.

Turkey and Greece in war of words over Hagia Sophia

Europe

Macron slams Turkey's 'violation' of Greek, Cypriot sovereignty

The French president's remarks refer to Turkey's plans for energy exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Macron slams Turkey's 'violation' of Greek, Cypriot sovereignty

AJ Impact

EU south hails step towards federalism, north sees handout

Greek prime minister describes deal on coronavirus rescue package as 'great, unique opportunity for Greece and Europe'.

EU south hails step towards federalism, north sees handout

Greece

Violence at demonstrations against new protest law in Greece

Over 10,000 protest peacefully but group of several dozen youth throw petrol bombs at police who respond with tear gas.

Violence at demonstrations against new protest law in Greece

AJ Impact

Greece accelerates green energy push despite pandemic downturn

Though energy investment is set to fall globally this year, Greece is on track to meet ambitious 2020 green targets.

Greece accelerates green energy push despite pandemic downturn

Europe

Greek PM rides high in opinion polls after one year in office

More than 67 percent of people judged Kyriakos Mitsotakis's premiership positively in advance of his work anniversary.

Greek PM rides high in opinion polls after one year in office