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In a lawsuit, officials of the Eastern Orthodox Church say the university has four manuscripts that were looted from a monastery in Greece in 1917.
www.nytimes.com | 12/14/18
Demonstrators in Greece threw firebombs and pelted police with rocks Thursday as marches on the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager degenerated into violence.
www.foxnews.com | 12/6/18
A UK-based team arrives in Greece for the grand final of a contest to find innovative solutions for seafloor mapping.
www.bbc.co.uk | 12/5/18
Four migrants killed by a train in northern Greece may have been sleeping on the tracks when they were hit, authorities said Wednesday.
www.foxnews.com | 11/28/18
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The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 6 p.m. Greek authorities say they have broken a criminal ring that smuggled migrants that had entered Greece illegally to Italy by using small vessels departing from remote beaches.
www.foxnews.com | 11/26/18
Senior officials from Greece and neighbor Macedonia said Friday that progress has been made in talks to revise school books in the two countries as part of an effort to end hostility between the two countries.
www.foxnews.com | 11/23/18
Chris Marker’s 13-episode documentary series (streaming from Amazon Video) is a heady but playful examination of the impact of ancient Greece on modern life.
www.nytimes.com | 11/23/18
A court convicted the attackers of assault charges, downgraded from murder, after Bakari Henderson, 22, was beaten, chased and killed on the island of Zakynthos in 2017.
www.nytimes.com | 11/22/18
Archaeologists unearthed Tenea, which is thought to have been founded by Trojans. They also found tombs, coins and urns, among other items, in and around the city.
www.nytimes.com | 11/18/18
A march to the U.S. Embassy in Greece held Saturday for the anniversary of a fatally suppressed 1973 student uprising was mostly peaceful, while police officers and anarchists clashed in Athens and the next two next largest cities long after dark.
www.foxnews.com | 11/17/18
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to remove clerics from Greece’s civil service, raising concerns about job security and even national identity.
www.nytimes.com | 11/16/18
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas wins the ATP Next Gen final in four sets by beating Australia's Alex de Minaur.
www.bbc.co.uk | 11/10/18
The question of WWII reparations is still open, and Germany should pay up, says historian Karl Heinz Roth. But Poland, Greece and other countries would have to cooperate.
www.dw.com | 11/8/18
Greece’s key shipping industry – the biggest in the world – is going to be greatly affected by the US ban on Iranian oil exports.
www.bbc.co.uk | 11/8/18
A landmark deal brings Greece a step closer to separating the state from the Orthodox Church.
www.bbc.co.uk | 11/7/18
The first direct flight from Athens to Skopje in more than a decade takes to the skies.
www.bbc.co.uk | 11/1/18
Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Sunday attended Greece's annual military parade commemorating Greece's entry into World War II — against Italy.
www.foxnews.com | 10/28/18
The monks on an isolated peninsula in Greece have followed the same way of life for more than 1,000 years, but an Athens vs. Moscow diplomatic spat and a tourism onslaught are unsettling its habits.
www.nytimes.com | 10/20/18
Macedonia’s parliament approved a constitutional revision bringing a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece one step closer to a resolution that would unblock the country’s membership to NATO and the EU.
www.wsj.com | 10/20/18
Macedonia’s parliament approved a constitutional revision bringing a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece one step closer to a resolution that would unblock the country’s membership to NATO and the EU.
www.wsj.com | 10/20/18
The country would be known as North Macedonia, resolving a 27-year dispute with neighbouring Greece.
www.bbc.co.uk | 10/19/18
A serious rift in the church could have big consequences in Ukraine, Russia and Greece.
www.nytimes.com | 10/19/18
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and announced he will take over his portfolio.
www.wsj.com | 10/17/18
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and announced he will take over his portfolio.
www.wsj.com | 10/17/18
Eleven people have died in Northern Greece on Saturday after a smuggler’s vehicle carrying illegal migrants crashed head-on with a truck and caught fire.
www.foxnews.com | 10/13/18
All the occupants who died were in a car that was thought to have been part of a smuggling operation, the police said.
www.nytimes.com | 10/13/18
The three victims, who were apparently migrants, were found stabbed to death on a river bank.
www.bbc.co.uk | 10/12/18
Germany has faced reparations claims for decades – but insists the cases are closed. Now, with Greece, Poland and former colony Namibia bringing up the topic, is Berlin afraid of a slippery slope due to its complex past?
www.dw.com | 10/11/18
The leaders of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus are meeting on the island of Crete to discuss furthering regional cooperation, including oil and gas exploration rights in the east Mediterranean and efforts to combat illegal immigration to Europe.
The name North Macedonia could end a 27-year dispute with Greece and clear the way for Nato and EU membership.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/28/18
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed to ratify a landmark pact with neighboring Macedonia regardless of domestic political risks, as part of a strategy to stabilize the Balkan region in cooperation with the U.S. and European Union.
www.wsj.com | 9/27/18
Greece's civil protection services went on alert Thursday as the country braced for the threat of a cyclone, forest fires prompted evacuations on an island and an earthquake rattled the south of the country.
www.foxnews.com | 9/27/18
Three journalists were released from custody Sunday following a complaint against them by Greece's defense minister.
www.foxnews.com | 9/23/18
A large area of land by a lagoon in western Greece is covered by a giant spider-web.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/19/18
Macedonia could soon settle a dispute with Greece over its name, clearing a path to join NATO. Russia doesn’t want that.
www.nytimes.com | 9/16/18
Several people were hurt when a cliff collapsed on a popular beach on the Greek island of Zakynthos.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/13/18
At least seven people at the popular "shipwreck beach" on Zakynthos are hurt as rocks plunge.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/13/18
The U.S. military is in talks to expand its operations in Greece, including using more air and naval bases, signaling a potential move toward the eastern Mediterranean amid tensions with Turkey, officials said.
www.wsj.com | 9/12/18
The U.S. military is in talks to expand its operations in Greece, including using more air and naval bases, signaling a potential move toward the eastern Mediterranean amid tensions with Turkey, officials said.
www.wsj.com | 9/12/18
Two Turkish soldiers were released from Greek custody after they were arrested Sunday for entering Greece illegally.
www.foxnews.com | 9/9/18
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled his post-bailout economic policy over the weekend, promising some relief from austerity measures while sticking to budget discipline.
www.wsj.com | 9/9/18
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled his post-bailout economic policy over the weekend, promising some relief from austerity measures while sticking to budget discipline.
www.wsj.com | 9/9/18
James Franco looked smitten with his stunning love Isabel Pakzad during a sunsoaked break to Mykonos, Greece, on Friday.
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Sierra Leone international Alhassan Kamara explains Euro 2004 winner Traianos Dellas motivated him to join Greek side Panetolikos.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/6/18
Police are investigating Sinead McNamara's death on board a billionaire's yacht in Greece.
www.bbc.co.uk | 9/3/18
On Friday, Tiffany sailed around Santorini, Greece on a yacht. The 38-year-old actress was joined by several girlfriends including fellow comedian April Macie.
The United Nations refugee agency on Friday pressed Greece to improve conditions at the crowded island camps where thousands of migrants are held as part of a European Union deal with Turkey.
www.foxnews.com | 8/31/18
The UN says refugees should be moved off a Greek island after the BBC exposes appalling conditions.
www.bbc.co.uk | 8/31/18