World Population Day: More People in the EU, But Less in Greece

On January 1, 2016, Eurostat recorded the population of the European Union at 510.1 million people, compared with 508.3 million on January 1, 2015....

European Parliament Discusses Replacing FRONTEX with New Agency

The full revision of the EU border agency FRONTEX’s mandate and its renaming to European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) to allow for a...

‘Suntan’ by Argyris Papadimitropoulos Wins Top Prize at Edinburgh Film Festival

The film 'Suntan' directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos and shot entirely on the island of Antiparos won the prize for Best International Feature Film at...

EU Creates New European Border Controls to Curtail Migrant Influx

The European Union has agreed to the creation of a new European border and coast guard following a joint decision by the European Commission,...

Russians Extremely Disappointed Over Olympics Ban

Russia's track and field team has been banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The global body that governs track and field competition,...

Greek Kafeneion Products Take Center Stage in Brussels

The history of Greek cafes captured through the lens of George Pittas is featured at the Theorem Gallery in Brussels. The display marks the...

More Money Needed for Refugees and Migrants in Greece, Balkans

The U.N. refugee agency reports a multi-million-dollar appeal begun early this year on behalf of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants in Greece...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos Stresses Need to Turn Migration Into an Asset for the Economy

"The timely and effective integration of third countries is crucial for turning migration into an advantage for the economy and the cohesion of our...

German Recognition of Armenian Genocide Puts EU-Turkey Deal at Risk

The Turkish government is outraged after German lawmakers voted for the recognition of the Armenian genocide. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the...

“Voir le Pays” Wins Award at Cannes Film Festival

The sisters Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin, directors and screenwriters of the French-Greek movie "Voir le Pays" won an award from the committee of...