Greeks Give Half Their Income To Taxes

Forty six percent of Greek citizens’ income will end up in taxes, according to data released by Eurostat. This percentage is one of the...

Greece Will Support Albania’s Plan to Enter the EU

The President of the Greek Republic--Karolos Papoulias--ended his two-day visit in Tirana and Gjirokastër assuring that Greece will support Albania’s plan to enter the...

Paris Wants EU Migrant Camps in Italy and Greece

France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has reportedly been trying to convince his Italian counterpart of the need to create EU-managed camps in Italy...

Refugees, Migrants Risk Death as Bitter Cold Grips Europe

U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter...

Truck Plows Into Bastille Day Crowd in France; Terror Attack Kills 84

French President Francois Hollande says the Bastille Day truck attack that killed 84 and injured 100 others in Nice has all the elements of...

Diplomatic Incident with Cypriot MEP in Ankara

A diplomatic incident unfolded against the Republic of Cyprus during a meeting of the European Parliament Committee on the Environment being held in Ankara. Cypriot...

Europe Tightens Borders in Migrant Crisis

In the wake of last week’s grisly discovery of 71 migrants suffocated in a truck in Austria, authorities there and in Germany and Hungary...

Member of European Parliament Suggests Rebranding Greece

A politician with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) said over the weekend that debt-burdened Greece is in need of a new image – and...

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...

EU Votes to End Scourge of Plastic Bags

EU countries would have to reduce the use of the common, polluting plastic carrier bags, under draft rules informally agreed between MEPs and the...