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Greek court rejects extradition of 3 Turk officers accused of coup

Atenas - A Greek court on Monday rejected the extradition of three military officers demanded by Turkey over their alleged involvement in July's failed coup, a judicial source said.

Review: Mario Frangoulis delivers heavenly rendition of 'Amazing Grace' Special

Internationally renowned tenor Mario Frangoulis has delivered a spellbinding rendition of "Amazing Grace," which was filmed live at Herod Atticus Amphitheatre in Greece.

Migrants torch Greek camp after refugee deaths

Kallon - Angry migrants set fire to a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos after a woman and a six-year-old child died following a gas cylinder explosion, local police said.

Strikes in Greece against new cuts

Atenas - Strikes hit Greece on Thursday against a new round of tax hikes and labour changes considered by the government under the country's EU rescue deal.

Greece 'open' to Turkey talks on Cyprus: official

Atenas - Greece is "open" for talks with Turkey on the issue of divided Cyprus, Athens said Tuesday a day after key negotiations between the island's rival leaders ended without a deal.

Syrian hurt in attack at Greek island refugee camp

Atenas - A Syrian refugee was seriously hurt and others left without shelter when assailants wielding rocks and firebombs targeted a migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios, officials said Friday.

Path of globalisation 'demands a course correction': Obama

Atenas - Globalisation has brought many economic benefits to the world but needs a "course correction" to address growing inequality, US President Barack Obama said Wednesday on his European farewell tour.

Obama urges 'course correction' on globalisation

Atenas - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said globalisation needed a "course correction" to address growing inequality, in a speech full of pointed barbs at his successor Donald Trump.

Greek police fire tear gas at anti-Obama protesters

Atenas - Greek police fired tear gas and stun grenades against protesters marching on central Athens Tuesday where US President Barack Obama was making his last foreign trip as head of state.

Obama warns of risks from 'crude' nationalism

Atenas - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned against succumbing to "crude" nationalism in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum and the American vote, and with a wave of European elections looming.

Obama praises Greece's 'extraordinary compassion' for refugees

Atenas - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Greece for showing "extraordinary compassion" to hundreds of thousands of migrants, many of them fleeing war, in what has become an enormous challenge for the entire European Union.

Strong Europe 'good' for the US, NATO 'vital': Obama

Atenas - A strong and unified Europe is "good" for the United States and NATO is "absolutely vital" for US security and prosperity, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he launched his final European trip.

Obama in Europe to reassure allies over 'vital' NATO

Atenas - The NATO alliance is "absolutely vital" to US interests, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as he flew in to Europe to reassure jittery allies concerned by Donald Trump's shock presidential election win.

After Trump shock, Obama heads to Athens to talk democracy

Atenas - US President Barack Obama will arrive in Athens on Tuesday, the first stop on a final foreign trip that will aim to reassure worried Europeans following Donald Trump's surprise presidential election victory.

Far-left Greek group claims French embassy attack

Atenas - A far-left Greek group on Monday claimed responsibility for last week's grenade attack on the French embassy in Athens which slightly wounded a police officer on duty.

Greek police ban Athens protests during Obama visit

Atenas - Greek police have banned protests planned during US President Barack Obama's trip to Athens from Tuesday, the first leg of his last official visit to Europe.

In Athens, refugees tutored on new life in Europe

Atenas - At a Portuguese embassy briefing for Syrian and Iraqi refugees flying out the next morning from Athens, a young man wants to know how many cigarette cartons he can pack, while an elderly woman asks who will care for her once she lands.

Grenade thrown at French embassy in Greece, policeman hurt

Atenas - Assailants on a motorcycle threw a grenade at the French embassy in Athens Thursday, slighting wounding a police officer on duty, police said.

Grenade thrown at French embassy in Greece, policeman hurt

Atenas - Assailants on a motorcycle threw a grenade at the French embassy in Athens Thursday, slighting wounding a police officer on duty outside, police said.

Under-pressure Greek PM to reshuffle cabinet: state TV

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was expected to reshuffle his cabinet, state TV reported Friday, in an apparent bid to boost his government's standing after unpopular austerity cuts.State TV ERT said the reshuffle was "hours away".
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