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Broker of 2004 Cyprus Peace Plan, Kofi Annan, Dies Aged 80

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has died aged 80, it was confirmed on Saturday. The Ghanaian diplomat served as the UN chief for...

Greece, Germany Forge Deal on Refugee Re-Admissions

A deal which could see refugees who applied for asylum in Greece but subsequently moved on to Germany returned has been struck between Athens...

Many Feared Dead in Italy Bridge Collapse

Reports from Genoa, Italy suggest many people may have been killed when a motorway bridge suddenly gave way on Tuesday. The major structure collapsed during...

Merkel Says Talks with Greece on Taking Back Asylum Seekers Well Underway

Angela Merkel told the media on Monday that talks with Greece on re-admitting asylum-seekers from Germany's borders were well underway. In comments reported by the...

Turkish Lira Slides Further as Trump Announces US Tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump has tweeted to confirm he will double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkish imports as the lira crashed to 6.51...

Greek Museums Take on Europe’s Best in Video Awards

Two Greek museums are in the running for a European award which recognizes short videos produced to showcase their exhibits, storytelling and research. The Diachronic...

Fireball Rocks Italian Highway (photos, video)

Shocking images have shown the moment an explosion ripped across a highway in Italy. The blast took place on Monday afternoon, near the airport in...

Swiss Experts Crack Code of 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Greek Papyrus

A mysterious 2,000-year-old papyrus covered in mirror writing, including ancient Greek, had baffled scientists for years. Now researchers in Switzerland think they have solved...

Social Media Storm Erupts over Greek Thrashing of Turkey in Water Polo

Greece and Turkey are frequently rivals in and out of the sporting arena, but a whitewash of Turkey's water polo side by their Greek...

EU Commissioner Calls on FYROM Citizens to Back ‘North Macedonia’ Deal

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) took a step closer to EU membership talks on Tuesday. European Commissioner for enlargement Johannes Hahn arrived in...