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Golden Dawn trial interrupted amidst tension in courtroom

By   /  15/02/2017  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Golden Dawn trial interrupted amidst tension in courtroom

  Golden Dawn’s trial continued on Tuesday amidst tensions and violent scuffles. The beginning of the examination of the new case file was the reason that dozens of anti-fascists and members of anti-authoritarian organisations gathered at the Court of Appeals in Athens. However, according to reports, the police guarding the area did not allow many […]

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit Ukraine

By   /  05/02/2017  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit Ukraine

  The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Kiev on 8 and 9 February, after accepting an invitation by the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Alexis Tsipras, continuing on a multidimensional and active foreign policy in the Black Sea area will be found in the Ukrainian capital where he will meet with the country’s President […]

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Libyan Officers training in Crete

By   /  01/02/2017  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Libyan Officers training in Crete

The training of twenty members of the Libyan Coast Guard and Navy, began on January 30th in Crete. The training is part of the EUNAVFOR Med Sophia operation and covers search and rescue matters, taking into account various aspects of human rights and maritime law. This training activity is part of the provisions of the […]

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Supreme Court rejects extradition request for eight Turkish military officers

By   /  26/01/2017  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Supreme Court rejects extradition request for eight Turkish military officers

The Greek Supreme Court has decided not to extradite the eight Turkish military officers who landed by helicopter in Alexandroupolis one day after the July 15th failed Turkish military coup. The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court decided not to extradite the eight Turkish soldiers back to Turkey. According to the Supreme Court’s decision, “the […]

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Decision on the 8 Turkish military officers to be announced Monday

By   /  23/01/2017  /  GR Social, Greece, Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Decision on the 8 Turkish military officers to be announced Monday

The Criminal Department of the Supreme Court is expected to announce the decision concerning the fate of the eight Turkish soldiers, who one day after the failed coup of July 15, 2016 landed by helicopter in Alexandroupolis, on Monday. Conflicting decisions have been issued for the eight Turks by the Athens Appeals Council by three […]

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Bulgarian MEPs call on EC to act against threatened Greek border blockade

By   /  18/01/2017  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Bulgarian MEPs call on EC to act against threatened Greek border blockade

Bulgaria’s 18 members of the European Parliament, from all parties, issued a joint statement on January 18 2017, calling on the European Commission to act a planned border blockade by protesting Greek farmers. The Bulgarian MEPs expressed sharp disagreement with the “passive position” taken by the European Commission during a lengthy border blockade by protesting […]

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MIN EDU condemns Golden Dawn’s threats against teachers in Perama school

By   /  17/01/2017  /  GR Finance, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on MIN EDU condemns Golden Dawn’s threats against teachers in Perama school

The ministry of education condemned on Tuesday the jeering and threats suffered by the principal and teachers of a primary school in Neo Ikonio, Perama, by a group of Golden Dawn members headed by party MP Yiannis Lagos. According to information, a group of about 20 Golden Dawn members and Lagos started quarrelling intensely with […]

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Athens takes aim at IMF as it seeks to get review back on track

By   /  11/01/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Athens takes aim at IMF as it seeks to get review back on track

Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou was the latest Greek official to take aim at the International Monetary Fund, accusing it of keeping a “negative stance” in the talks Athens is currently engaged in with its international creditors over labor reform. Achtsioglou had a telephone conversation with German counterpart Andrea Nahles on Tuesday and took the opportunity […]

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UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

By   /  08/01/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social, TR Finance, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is reiterating its call to accelerate the moving of asylum-seekers from the Aegean islands to the Greek mainland states the announcement. The Agency states that “even with recent efforts to improve matters, conditions at many sites on the islands remain very poor.” The drop in temperature over the past […]

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