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In Greece, children of the Holocaust speak out at last

Athens - "I celebrated my seventh birthday inside the camp of Bergen-Belsen with a piece of bread and sticks for candles," recalls 83-year-old Lola Angel, one of the few Greek Jews left to remember the horror of Nazi concentration camps.

Greece elects first woman president for 'new era'

Athens - Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with no party-political allegiance.

Greece elects first woman president

Athens - Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law.

Parliament to elect Greece's first woman president

Athens - A trailblazing judge with particular expertise in environmental law and the constitution will become Greece's first female president on Wednesday.

Greece seeks to break wall of silence on femicide

Athens - The gang rape and murder of 21-year-old Eleni Topaloudi shocked Greeks so much that the country may now be turning a corner in tackling the scourge of femicide.

Foreign correspondent attacked at Greek far-right protest

Athens - A foreign press correspondent was attacked on Sunday during a far-right protest in central Athens against the presence of migrants in Greece, according to Greek news agency ANA.

Libya strongman Haftar in Greece for talks ahead of peace meeting

Athens - Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar will hold talks in Athens on Friday, days ahead of a peace conference in Berlin which he and the head of Tripoli's UN-recognised government Fayez al-Sarraj are expected to attend.

Five arrested in Greek anarchist squat raid

Athens - Five people were detained Saturday as Greek police moved to evacuate two recently cleared Athens squats reoccupied by suspected anarchists, state agency ANA said.

Greek PM on White House trip amid Turkey tension

Athens - Six months into his term, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis heads to his first White House visit on January 7 amidst tense relations with NATO ally and regional rival Turkey.

Greece, Cyprus, Israel sign EastMed pipeline deal

Athens - Greece, Cyprus and Israel on Thursday signed an agreement for a huge pipeline project to ship gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe despite Turkey's hostility to the deal.

Greek Jews slam synagogue graffiti attack

Athens - Jewish community leaders in Greece on Tuesday slammed the "profane" daubing of anti-semitic slogans at a recently-restored synagogue, the latest in a series of similar incidents.

Prosecutor seeks acquittal of Greek neo-Nazi cadres in murder trial

Athens - The prosecutor in a landmark Greek murder trial involving neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn sparked outrage in court Wednesday when she called for the acquittal of the group's leaders.

Greek prosecutor urges acquittal of neo-Nazis in murder trial

Athens - A Greek prosecutor sparked outrage in court Wednesday by calling for the acquittal of senior members of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, during a long-running murder trial.

Stuck in Greek snow, refugees already miss dismal camps

Kallon - Sitting in the lobby of a disused ski lodge on a northern Greek mountain, Congolese asylum-seeker Sylva Caumba blankly stares at the unfamiliar snow outside.

In Greek migrant camp, women endure hardship and fear

Ch - Mired in the mud, living under a plastic tarpaulin next to overflowing bins, 18-year-old Afghan Merziyeh Eskandari knows she faces another hard day in the migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios.

Review: Andreas Vazaios wins three medals at 2019 European Championships Special

Greek swimmer Andreas Vazaios has a major reason to celebrate. He took home three medals at the 2019 European Swimming Championships.

Greece expels Libyan envoy over Turkey maritime deal

Athens - Greece's foreign ministry on Friday said it was expelling the Libyan ambassador for failing to disclose the contents of a disputed maritime jurisdiction deal with Turkey that has raised hackles in the region.

Greek youths demonstrate in memory of teen slain by police

Athens - Greek youths and far-left groups demonstrated in Athens and other cities on Friday in memory of a teenage boy killed in 2008 by a police officer, an act that sparked weeks of riots.

Greece on high alert on anniversary of teen shooting

Athens - Authorities in Greece were on high alert Friday in case annual rallies commemorating the fatal police shooting of a teenage boy 11 years ago once again turn violent.

Arson suspected in Athens hotel fire

Athens - Authorities in Greece on Thursday were investigating possible arson in a four-star Athens hotel fire in which three people were hurt, state news agency ANA said.
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