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Eurostat's economic figures constitute a strong weapon in the negotiations

Government officials expressed their content over Eurostat's second bunch of economic figures on the Greek economy in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday.
May 4, 2016

Moscovici cautiously optimistic over agreement

European Commissioner for Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici appeared cautiously optimistic over a possible agreement at Monday's Eurogroup during the presentation of the European Commission's spring report.
May 3, 2016

Refugees arrivals at low levels

Refugees and migrants' flow to the Greek islands remained at low levels in the last days. No arrivals were recorded on Lesvos in the last four days while 52 arrivals were recorded on Chios and 12 on Samos on Easter Sunday.
May 3, 2016

Greece has still to deal with some insufficiencies

European Commission spokesperson Mina Andreeva on Monday said that Greece still has to face 'some insufficiencies" at its external borders in order the "progressive abolition of the borders control to be possible until November".
May 3, 2016

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

With "Holy Fire," fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago.
U.S. News & World Report: May 1, 2016

Turkish planes carried out 29 violations of Greek air space on Thursday

Turkish military aircraft carried out 29 violations of Greece air space in the Aegean on Thursday, just days ahead of the Orthodox Easter. These included a flight over the islands Anthropofagi and Makronisi in the Fourni island complex by four Turkish F-16s at 29,000 feet.
April 29, 2016

No additional measures will be requested from Greece

Following Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' telephone conversation with European Council President Donald Tusk and his warning that if a Eurogroup meeting is not held, he will request a Eurozone summit meeting, there was a spurt of activity in Brussels
April 29, 2016

Greece hands over Olympic flame to Rio Olympics 2016 organizers

Greece officially handed over the Olympic flame to the Brazilian organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Wednesday, in a ceremony held at the Panathenian Stadium in Athens.
April 27, 2016

Tsipras not pleased with IMF, expressed displeasure to EU's Tusk

Tusk on Wednesday called for an early meeting of euro zone finance ministers to discuss Greece in the coming days.
DNA India: April 27, 2016

Contingent measures and debt issue to blame for failure of agreement

The so-called contingent measures and the debt issue were the reasons why the Greek economic staff and the institutions did not reach an agreement, a eurozone official told ANA-MPA on Wednesday.
April 27, 2016