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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.

Turkey-Libya deals 'void': Egypt, France, Greece, Cyprus

Apo - France, Greece, Egypt and Cyprus on Wednesday declared "null and void" agreements between Ankara and Libya assigning Turkey rights over a vast area of the eastern Mediterranean.

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.

Captain, 7 crew abducted from Greek oil tanker in Cameroon port

Douala - Armed men staged a night raid on a Greek oil tanker anchored in a Cameroonian port and abducted eight crewmen, including the vessel's Greek captain, the merchant marine ministry and the ship's owner said Tuesday.

Greek FM seeks support against Tripoli-Ankara maritime deal

Benghazi - Greece's foreign minister made a whirlwind tour of eastern Libya, Egypt and Cyprus Sunday amid tensions with Turkey following Ankara's contentious maritime deal with the Tripoli government.

Empty Libyan migrant camps, pope urges

Vatican City - The pope called for migrant detention centres in Libya to be cleared on Thursday, saying it was a "sin" to remain indifferent to the abuses suffered by refugees.

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.

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.

Vulnerable migrants brace for winter in dismal Lesbos camp

Amid the filth around the dismal camp of Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, a refugee and his son pick up firewood and transport it in a stroller, hoping to resist winter's chill.

Greece to ask for NATO support over Turkish-Libyan military agreement

Athens - Greece will seek support from NATO at an alliance summit in London this week following a military deal signed by Turkey and Libya's UN-recognised government, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday.

MSF charity urges evacuation of Greek migrant camps

Apo - The head of the charity Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday called for authorities to "urgently evacuate" vulnerable migrants from badly overcrowded camps on Greek islands.

UN urges Greece to fix 'miserable' migrant camps

Greece must take "urgent" steps to improve "miserable" conditions in its overcrowded island migrant camps, the UN refugee chief said Wednesday.

Three die as storm front batters Greece

Athens - Three people died in Greece on Monday as a storm front battered parts of the country, causing flooding and landslides, officials said.

Greek PM sets up migrant child protection scheme

Athens - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday announced a new scheme to protect unaccompanied migrant minors reaching the country, two days after condemning other EU states for their lack of solidarity.

Greek PM condemns EU on migrant kids

Athens - Greece has failed to persuade other EU states to accept around 3,000 unaccompanied minors, the Greek prime minister said on Friday, condemning the bloc for failing to show "solidarity".

'Humour saved my life', says subversive director John Waters

Thessalon - Big smile flashing and pencil-thin moustache quivering, subversive director John Waters laughs heartily as he looks back at an improbable 40-year career that made him a trash film icon.

Greece: Turkey needs to end 'blackmail' for migrant aid

Washington - Greece's migration minister said that Turkey needs to stop "blackmail" if it wants more EU aid, saying its loaded language had prompted a spike in movement toward Greek shores.

Greece to overhaul migrant camps and enforce 'air-tight' borders

Athens - Greece announced a plan Wednesday to massively overhaul its overcrowded migrant camps on islands facing Turkey and make borders "air-tight" against a feared new surge of asylum-seekers.

Greece to shut down three largest migrant camps

Athens - Greece will shut down the three largest of its overcrowded migrant camps on islands facing Turkey, and replace them with new closed facilities with much larger capacity, officials said Wednesday.

28 arrests after Greek annual anti-junta demo

Athens - Greek police said they have arrested 28 people for violence that followed a large demonstration in Athens to mark the anniversary of a 1973 anti-junta uprising.

Over 30,000 march in Greek annual anti-junta demos

Athens - Over 30,000 Greeks demonstrated under a heavy police presence Sunday to mark the anniversary of a 1973 anti-junta uprising, the first since the election of the new conservative government.

Thousands march in Greek annual anti-junta demo

Athens - Thousands of Greeks took part in demonstrations Sunday to mark the anniversary of a 1973 anti-junta uprising, with police bracing for trouble after a series of raids on anarchists.

Asylum-seekers in Greece, Italy face years of limbo: EU audit

Apo - Asylum-seekers crowded into "hotspots" in Greece and Italy face limbo that can drag on for years because of legal bottlenecks and poorly performing EU schemes, a report said Wednesday.
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