Europe

Greek police fire tear gas at refugees demanding access to border

Minor clashes outside camp in northern Greece after 'false report' about border opening circulated on social media.

Greek police fire tear gas at refugees demanding access to border

Al Jazeera World

Istanbul: Songs of the City

Exploring the societal and political changes that shaped modern Turkey through Istanbul's diverse music and culture.

North Macedonia

Greek PM makes first official visit to North Macedonia

Alexis Tsipras arrived less than two months after Macedonia agreed to rename itself, ending a 28-year diplomatic row.

Greek PM makes first official visit to North Macedonia

Media

'My mission is to ensure nobody can say: I didn't know'

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, who worked at Reuters for over 30 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

Award-winning photographer Yannis Behrakis dies aged 58

Opinion

How the Balkans solved a Balkan problem

The reluctance of the West to face the truth about the Macedonia name dispute stalled its resolution for years.

Katerina Kolozova

by Katerina Kolozova

Katerina Kolozova

Europe

North Macedonia, Greece boost economic ties after dispute

After the dispute over the name change ended, the two countries are seeking to improve trade that was reduced for years.

Europe

N Macedonia and Greece to decide ownership of name for branding

A committee is to decide, over the next three years, which products may continue to use the term 'Macedonian'.

Greece

Greek parliament approves Macedonia's NATO accession

Ratification to normalise ties between the two neighbours and anchor Macedonia within the western sphere of influence.

Greek parliament approves Macedonia's NATO accession

Middle East

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras visits shut orthodox school in Turkey

Why the reopening of the religious school could help end a bitter dispute between Greece and Turkey.

North Macedonia

North Macedonia signs accord to join NATO amid Russian concerns

Russia accuses the West of 'destabilising' the Balkans by pushing Macedonia and Montenegro to join NATO.

North Macedonia signs accord to join NATO amid Russian concerns

Europe

Why turbulent Greek-Turkish ties are likely to worsen

Greece PM Tsipras's visit to Ankara receives criticism at home amid worsening of ties between the two countries.

Why turbulent Greek-Turkish ties are likely to worsen

Turkey

Turkey, Greece 'open' to dialogue to settle disputes

President Erdogan says Turkey expected more cooperation from Greece in extraditing soldiers linked to 2016 failed coup.

Erdogan: Turkey-Greece disputes can be resolved peacefully

Middle East

Territorial disputes to top agenda of Greece-Turkey talks

The two nations' tussle over oil and gas riches off the coast of Cyprus is also expected to be on the agenda.

Europe

Name row: Greece, North Macedonia have work cut out for them

The prickliest issues emanating from the name change to North Macedonia are cultural and will take time to carry out.

Name row: Greece, North Macedonia have work cut out for them

Europe

Greek rugby league struggle puts World Cup place under threat

Greece are on the verge of qualifying for their first-ever World Cup, but the Greek authorities could ruin their chances.