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Greek army denounces 'serious' Turkish navy violation

Atenas - A Turkish navy patrol boat on Friday fired shots in Greek waters in the southeast of the Aegean Sea, Greek military staff said, qualifying the incident as "serious".

Greek troops defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Thessalon - Greek soldiers on Sunday successfully defused a World War II bomb in Thessaloniki, the country's second largest city, after evacuating tens of thousands of people from the area.

Tsipras warns IMF, Germany to stop 'playing with fire' over Greek debt

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday warned the International Monetary Fund and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to "stop playing with fire" in the handling of his country's debt.

70,000 being evacuated in Greece as WWII bomb defused

Thessalon - Greek authorities on Saturday began evacuating some 70,000 people in the city of Thessaloniki ahead of an operation to defuse a bomb from World War II.

Greece hopes migrant burden will turn into boon

Atenas - Two decades ago, an influx of half a million migrants boosted Greece's economy. Today, the government and some experts hope a new wave of migrants will do the same.

Greece relocates migrants after camp deaths

Atenas - Greek authorities on Tuesday relocated dozens of migrants from a congested camp on the island of Lesbos following three deaths attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Greece's best-selling daily to cease publication due to debts

Atenas - Two historic Greek newspapers, including the country's best-selling daily, will cease publication, the debt-ridden Lambrakis Press Group announced on Saturday.

Greek prosecutor argues against Turkish officers' extradition

Atenas - A Greek supreme court prosecutor on Wednesday argued against extraditing two Turkish officers over July's failed coup, in the second of three such hearings this week.Prosecutor Haralambos Vourliotis said the officers "came (to Greece) as supplicants.

Slain Greek envoy's Brazilian widow denies guilt

Atenas - The widow of Greece's ambassador to Brazil, arrested as an alleged accomplice in his murder last month, denied guilt over his death in a letter published Wednesday.

Greek supreme court hears Turkish officers' extradition case

Atenas - Greece's supreme court on Tuesday opened a final appeal hearing for two Turkish officers fighting extradition to their homeland over July's failed coup.

Greek justice minister vows speedy corruption inquiry

Atenas - Greece's justice minister on Tuesday promised a "swift and thorough" investigation into suspected corruption by civil servants and Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis.

Red faces in Athens over Ferris wheel that won't turn

Atenas - A senior Athens city official has resigned in an unprecedented fiasco over a Ferris wheel that was erected for Christmas but then dismantled over safety concerns before ever operating.

Syrian chef serves up slice of home in Greek camp

- Before braving a 'trip of death' to escape Syria, Talal Rankoussi was a chef in a Damascus restaurant considered the largest in the world.

Greek minister sends Dickensian jibe for Xmas

Atenas - The Greek finance minister's Christmas cards this year feature Ebenezer Scrooge, the tight-fisted protagonist of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", in a what is clearly a jibe directed at the country's creditors.

Greek vote on tax help for migrant islands pushed to Wednesday

Atenas - A Greek parliament vote on a special tax allowance for Aegean islands struggling to accommodate thousands of migrants has been pushed to Wednesday, the chamber said.

EU seeks to calm budget row with Greece

Atenas - Austerity-wracked Greece could strike a deal with its creditors by early next year, a senior EU official said Sunday, seeking to calm a recent row over surprise handouts announced by Athens.

Greece approves pension handout defying eurozone

Atenas - Greek lawmakers on Thursday approved a pension handout that has set the country on a collision course with hardline European creditors who accuse the struggling eurozone member of defiance.

With rebel Aleppo to fall, Syrians abroad ponder cost

Atenas - As the battle for Aleppo enters its final phase, Syrians now living in Greece feel utterly consumed by the human cost of the four-year rebel fight for the traumatised city.

Greek police detonate bomb outside ministry

Atenas - Greek police on Monday detonated a bomb outside the labour ministry in Athens following a warning phone call, a police source said.Bomb specialists blew up a backpack found outside the ministry building entrance in central Athens. Nobody was hurt.

Greece to approve new cuts for 2017 in parliament vote

Atenas - Greek lawmakers were to approve Saturday a new round of pay cuts and tax hikes for 2017 demanded by international creditors, with Athens hoping for an ECB stimulus next year.
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