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Greek Orthodox Patriarch Backs Turkey’s Syria Mission

  Turkish media on Friday reported that the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew I, has backed Turkey’s military action in northern...

Crowds Ransack Turkish Cypriot Newspaper Offices

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan was accused of incitement on Monday, after a mob in northern Cyprus ransacked the offices of a newspaper critical...

Turkey Casts Doubt on 2016 Migrant Deal

Turkey has rebuffed any suggestion of an associate membership of the European Union, as its EU minister on Friday warned a 2016 migrant deal...

UK Denies Man Asylum For Failing to Know Greek Philosophers

  A Pakistani man who claimed to be under threat in his home country for his humanist beliefs, had his claim to asylum in the...

Greece Takes Part in Southern EU Summit

  Migration is expected to dominate a high-level meeting of southern European states -- including Greece -- to be held later in Rome on Wednesday. Senior...

Divisive Auctions Recall Earlier Crises

Ugly scenes of clashes between protestors and riot police in an Athens courthouse this week, returned attention to the long-running saga of home foreclosures...

EU Drone Rules Move Closer To Takeoff

Moves towards EU-wide regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles – more commonly known as drones – took another step closer to reality on Thursday. MEPs and...

Greek ‘Fake News’ Buster goes to Brussels

On a day when U.S. President Donald Trump proposed a ‘fake news’ competition, one young Greek went to Europe’s parliament to present a hoax-busting...

Bulgarian Orthodox to Consult on FYROM Church Split

A long-standing split between Bulgaria and FYROM’s Orthodox churches may be heading for a resolution, despite concerns it could fuel more disagreement among Europe’s...