Europe

Merkel visits Greece in show of 'EU solidarity' amid protests

Observers say the visit is a chance to move past a difficult relationship between Berlin and Athens.

Europe

Anger over Greece's crowdfunding plea to buy new warships

Some say the plan for the new navy fleet would be a waste of money for Greece, suffering from economic problems.

Europe

Greek housing: Non-European buyers revive depressed market

Non-Europeans are being encouraged to buy - with the chance to get a visa to stay if they spend enough.

Greece

Shocking abuse 'unnoticed' by Greek child protection

Successive governments are structurally unable to organise coherent system of child protection, experts say.

Greece child protection services 'disjointed and inadequate'

Europe

Thousands of illegal buildings razed in Greece

Two natural disasters this year have the Greek government carrying out a spate of demolitions that have traditionally been put off.

Europe

Greece’s public healthcare near crisis point over shortages

How a shortage of staff and medical equipment is crippling Greece's public health system.

Greece

Greece: Thousands of asylum seekers enduring winter in tents

The asylum seekers living in tents on a Greek island await arrangements by the government for them.

Europe

Greece's revamped railways expected to boost economy

Railway accounts for only one percent of all passenger journeys by land and 1.5 percent of overland freight transport.

Europe

Angry protests on anniversary of Greek teen's police shooting

Police and protesters clash in Athens as annual march to mark Alexandros Grigoropoulos' killing descends into violence.

Angry protests on anniversary of Greek teen's police shooting

Refugees

Greece frees refugee charity workers pending trial

Four humanitarian workers deny accusations they belong to a criminal organisation and were involved in money laundering.

Greece frees refugee charity workers pending trial

Europe

Greece athletes call for more support

Athletes say they don't receive enough support from the state to be able to focus on their performance.

Greece

'Endless grief' as Athens marathon passes through fire-hit Mati

Black-clad residents of destroyed Greek town encourage and cheer on record 18,750 runners of Athens Classic Marathon.

'Endless grief' as Athens marathon passes through fire-hit Mati

People & Power

Greece: Eye of the Fire

Investigating the numerous failures that led to the worst fire in the Mediterranean country's modern history.

Turkey

Turkey ship to begin drilling for oil, gas in Mediterranean

The Turkish move is likely to reignite tensions with Cyprus and Greece over jurisdiction on disputed territories.

Turkey ship to begin drilling for oil, gas in Mediterranean

Europe

Greece builds pipeline to transport natural gas from Caspian Sea

The five billion-dollar project is part of a European Union policy to move away from dependence on Russian gas after the Ukraine crisis in 2009 that saw Russian gas flows to Europe restricted.