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Greek court blocks Turkish extradition request

The Greek appeals court has rejected Ankara's request for the extradition of three Turkish soldiers. The cases of a further five soldiers will be decided in the coming weeks.

The Greek appeals court has rejected Ankara's request for the extradition of three Turkish soldiers. The cases of a further five soldiers will be decided in the coming weeks.

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Deadly summer sailing season begins

The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun

The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun

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Greece's island refugee camps buckle under the strain

Greece is feeling the first wave of 2017's refugee harvest, but camps on its Aegean islands are already full and the country is ill-prepared to take any more people without help.

Greece is feeling the first wave of 2017's refugee harvest, but camps on its Aegean islands are already full and the country is ill-prepared to take any more people without help.

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Documenta 14 set to open outside Germany for first time

It's the first time Documenta will open outside Germany. Athens is preparing to host the 14th edition of the modern art exhibition.

It's the first time Documenta will open outside Germany. Athens is preparing to host the 14th edition of the modern art exhibition.

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"Stop damaging Greece" say 46 MEPs

46 MEPS from different political groups and members of the Progressive Caucus of the European Parliament signed a common solidarity statement “Stop Damaging Greece” before next Eurogroup of 7th Ap

46 MEPS from different political groups and members of the Progressive Caucus of the European Parliament signed a common solidarity statement “Stop Damaging Greece” before next Eurogroup of 7th Ap

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Elderly Greeks protest against more pension cuts

Thousands of elderly Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against further pension cuts currently being negotiated.

Thousands of elderly Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against further pension cuts currently being negotiated.

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Brexit coming, Grexit looming?

New impasse in the negotiations of the Greek program raises fears of a repeat of a "Greek drama"

New impasse in the negotiations of the Greek program raises fears of a repeat of a "Greek drama"

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Greece and the European Union - don't blame me

There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.

There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.

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Greece: the land of honey

Attiki honey is a Greek family-run business founded in 1928. It has defied the economic crisis by increasing its exports worldwide. Alexandra Pitta-Chazapi who runs the business with her brother, tell

Attiki honey is a Greek family-run business founded in 1928. It has defied the economic crisis by increasing its exports worldwide. Alexandra Pitta-Chazapi who runs the business with her brother, tell

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EU-Turkey migrant deal a 'dangerous precedent', say aid groups

Greece is being used as a testing ground for degrading asylum policies that are setting a dangerous blueprint for the future, according to major humanitarian…

Greece is being used as a testing ground for degrading asylum policies that are setting a dangerous blueprint for the future, according to major humanitarian…

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IMF letter bomb inquiry focuses on Greece

An envelope which exploded at the European offices of the International Monetary Fund in Paris on Thursday bore a Greek return address.

An envelope which exploded at the European offices of the International Monetary Fund in Paris on Thursday bore a Greek return address.

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Children trapped in 'endless misery' at Greek refugee camps - report

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

Children waiting in Greek migrant camps for decisions from authorities on their asylum applications are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery,” internatio

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'Dream Empire' takes top award at Thessaloniki Film Festival

One of the world’s most important film festivals of its kind, the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, is coming to an end after displaying an array of films on topics from politics and history, to

One of the world’s most important film festivals of its kind, the 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, is coming to an end after displaying an array of films on topics from politics and history, to

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Farmers protest turned into heavy clashes in Athens

Greek farmers protesting against bailout-related income cuts on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens.

Greek farmers protesting against bailout-related income cuts on Wednesday clashed with riot police outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens.

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Greek mayors urge more help with migratory flows

The migration flows from Turkey to Greece were dramatically reduced after the EU- Turkey deal signed, local Greek officials said on Tuesday.

The migration flows from Turkey to Greece were dramatically reduced after the EU- Turkey deal signed, local Greek officials said on Tuesday.

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Greek police put on show major drugs haul

Greek authorities have presented the haul they seized in a major drugs raid at the weekend.

Greek authorities have presented the haul they seized in a major drugs raid at the weekend.

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France pledges unwavering support for Greece

Bernard Cazeneuve has pledged France’s unwavering support for Greece, as negotiations with bailout inspectors took place in Athens.

Bernard Cazeneuve has pledged France’s unwavering support for Greece, as negotiations with bailout inspectors took place in Athens.

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Refugee in suitcase arrested on Lesbos island

A migrant from Syria, aged 23, caught hiding in a suitcase in the port of Mytilini, Lesbos Island, Greece has been arrested by Greek police. The

A migrant from Syria, aged 23, caught hiding in a suitcase in the port of Mytilini, Lesbos Island, Greece has been arrested by Greek police. The

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Doctors walk out in Greece

Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes

Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes

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Metro and trams grind to a halt in Athens

Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu

Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu

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Greece: Stalled talks resume- new measures to come

Last week’s Eurogroup was just a first step towards a final deal between creditors and the Greek government in order for the bailout programme to get again back on…

Last week’s Eurogroup was just a first step towards a final deal between creditors and the Greek government in order for the bailout programme to get again back on…

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Greek bailout talks restart

Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.

Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.