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Pakistani boy gang-raped in Greek migrant camp: police

Atenas - Four Pakistani minors have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 16-year-old Pakistani boy in a Greek migrant camp, police said Wednesday."The four minors, aged 16 to 17, will appear before a prosecutor today," a police source told AFP.

Greek lawmakers pass fresh reforms sought by creditors

Atenas - The Greek parliament on Tuesday adopted fresh austerity measures sought by its international creditors, including expediting privatisation of utility companies.

Interview with Niki Bakogianni: 1996 Olympic silver medalist Special

1996 Olympic silver medalist and Greek high jumper Niki Bakogianni chatted with me about her latest endeavors, and her silver medal win for Greece.

Tax crackdown on Greek isles pays dividend for state

Atenas - Cash-strapped Greece, under pressure from creditors to improve chronically poor tax collection, has landed a surprising windfall from a cluster of high-end tourist islands, revenue officials said Thursday.

Greece rejects asylum claim of Turkish 'coup' officer: lawyer

Atenas - Greece has rejected the asylum claim of a Turkish military officer who fled after the failed coup of July 15, his lawyer said Thursday, vowing to appeal the decision.

Greece finds shelter for Lesbos migrants after fire

Kallon - Greece on Wednesday managed to find shelter for some 5,000 migrants on the island of Lesbos two days after a fire ravaged part of the main asylum seekers' camp, officials said.

Greek migrant camp torched as UN warns of deadly year

Atenas - Greek police arrested nine migrants after clashes and a huge fire at an asylum seekers' camp, as the UN warned Tuesday that 2016 could be the deadliest year yet for refugees trying to reach Europe.

Fire damages Greek camp as migrants flee: police

Atenas - One of Greece's main migrant camps on the island of Lesbos Monday suffered extensive damage in a fire apparently set on purpose, with thousands forced to flee to safety, police said.

Greek central banker denies rift with government

Atenas - Greece's central banker on Saturday denied that the leftist government of Alexis Tsipras was seeking to squeeze him out as he probes the loans of a politically sensitive bank.

Greece says adopting new credit measures for EU, IMF

Atenas - Cash-strapped Greece will adopt before month's end a new package of measures designed to mollify EU and IMF creditors, Athens' finance ministry said Friday.

UEFA elects surprise candidate Ceferin as new leader

Atenas - UEFA overwhelmingly elected surprise candidate Aleksander Ceferin of Slovenia as its new president Wednesday and he vowed to review a deal over Champions League places for major clubs.

Greece must improve shelter for migrant children: EU

Atenas - Greece must find shelter for 1,500 unaccompanied migrant children, many of whom are held in squalid conditions according to rights groups, a top EU official said Monday.

Greece says EU-IMF rift stalling Greek debt solution

Thessalon - A rift between the EU and the International Monetary Fund on the way to tackle the Greek debt crisis is delaying its solution, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday.

EU ups Greece refugee aid after damning report

Thessalon - The European Commission announced 115 million euros in extra funding Saturday to help Greece deal with migrants, a day after a damning report into conditions migrants face.

Southern EU nations call for growth, burden-sharing on migration

Atenas - Southern EU leaders on Friday called for revised asylum rules to fight the ongoing migration crisis, and appealed for unity ahead of a showdown on the post-Brexit future of the bloc.

Greece raises 246 million in grueling TV tender

Atenas - Greece raised 246 million euros ($274 million) on Friday by auctioning four private TV licenses in a marathon bid dominated by shipowners, including the boss of the country's top football club."For the first time in the history of the land...

Greece must shield refugees from winter, crime: UN

Atenas - Greece must step up efforts to protect thousands of refugees and migrants from the coming winter and boost security in its camps, the UN's top refugee official said Thursday.

Refugee who made it returns with drone to halt drownings

Kallon - Standing on a pebbled beach on the Greek island of Lesbos, Mehdi Salehi searches for a good spot to set his drone loose.

Greece says at least 41,000 asylum seekers on its territory

Atenas - Greece has at least 41,000 refugees and migrants who are seeking asylum, mostly Syrians eligible to relocate within the EU, the migration minister said on Tuesday.

Greece wins six Olympic medals in Rio de Janeiro, three are gold

Rio De Janeiro - The 2016 Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro have come to a close, and Greek athletes have earned three medals for their motherland, Greece.
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