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Greece welcomes French intervention in eastern Mediterranean

Greece’s prime minister has warmly thanked France for boosting its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean. It comes as Greek and Turkish warships are...

Firefighters battle to save seaside homes in Greece

Firefighters and water-dropping aircraft are fighting a blaze in southern Greece that has forced evacuations and a night-long battle to save seaside homes. The Fire...

Greece to allow international flights to tourist destinations from July 1

Greece’s long-awaited tourist season will begin on June 15 with the opening of seasonal hotels, while international flights will be able to head directly...

Boy dies after boat capsizes as migrants try to cross Greek-Turkish border

A boy has died after a boat full of migrants heading to a Greek island capsized, as a wave of thousands tried to cross...

Greek islanders in day of protest on overcrowded migrant camps

Residents, business owners and officials have launched a day of protest on the Greek islands hardest hit by migration, demanding that the government ease...

Greece gets first female president after parliamentary vote

High court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected as Greece’s first female president with an overwhelming majority in a parliamentary vote. Politicians on Wednesday voted...

At least seven dead as heavy rain hits France, Italy and Greece

At least seven people have died as heavy rain hit the Riviera coasts of France and Italy, trapping travellers in their cars, as well...

Woman and child killed’ as migrants set fires at Greek camp

Migrants protesting at an overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have set fires and clashed with police, authorities said. Police and local authorities...

Greek riot police and migrants clash for third day

Hundreds of protesting migrants have clashed with police for a third straight day outside an overcrowded refugee camp. Demonstrators threw rocks at officers, who responded...

Greece on target to return to markets, creditors say

Greece is on target to tap bond markets for money again by the end of this year and exit its bailout programme next summer,...

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10 people arrested at central London anti-lockdown demonstrations

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Breonna Taylor’s family demand release of body camera footage

Breonna Taylor’s family have demanded Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led...

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters break into German mine

Hundreds of anti-coal activists have entered a mine in western Germany to protest against the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels. Environmentalists object to...
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