Czech Police Aid FYROM in Keeping Migrants from Crossing Greece-FYROM Border

On Monday forty Czech police officers left to help Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) protect its border with Greece, Petr Petik, deputy police...

Greek Georgios Chatzimarkakis Starts a New Political Party

Georgios Chatzimarkakis (born 21 April 1966 in Duisburg) is a German politician of Greek descent, Member of the European Parliament with the Free Democratic Party of Germany (part of the Alliance of Liberals...

British Paper Says Greece is Europe’s Beggar

Under the title The Greek Patient Returns for More Help, the British newspaper The Independent described Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' visit to European...

Greece Aims for Quick Deal on Waste Shipments

Representatives from the European Union's member states will next week (5 February) agree a mandate for negotiations with MEPs on a proposal to revise...

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,...

Court Rejects Karadzic Subpoena of Greek President

The UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court has rejected a call by Bosnian Serb former leader Radovan Karadzic to subpoena Greek President Carolos Papoulias to...

Cultural Initiative Aims to Put Greece in Positive Light

Sometimes, Europeans think of Greece when they read articles about the financial crisis. Some others pass the Hellenic Ministry's campaign signs in Times Square...
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Why Frontex Can’t Solve the Mediterranean Migration Crisis on Its Own

Frontex operations alone cannot be a solution to Europe's immigration problem as the agency does not have the scope or ability to address the causes of the current migration crisis.

IOM: 350,000 Migrants Have Fled to Europe This Year

The International Organization for Migration said Tuesday that more than 350,000 migrants have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean this year, fleeing turmoil...

German Foreign Minister Westerwelle: ‘Cliches for Greeks Are Silly Stereotypes’

Speaking to German weekly Die Zeit in an interview, “European values and German arrogance,” German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle described the cliché that ”Greeks are lazy,"...