The Valletta Summit on migration, 11-12.11.15, brought together 60 European and African Heads of State and Government in an effort to strengthen cooperation and address the current challenges as well as the opportunities of migration…

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In the course of the two-day deliberations at the Valletta Summit on Migration (11-12.11), attended by EU and African nations and followed by anEU informal summit later today (12.11) on the European response to the refugee crisis, Pr…

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Yesterday (04.11) Greece carried out the first relocation of asylum seekers from its territory to Luxembourg, part of an EU-approved plan to ease the burden on border nations inundated by this year's influx of hundreds of thousands of refu…

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On a two-day visit to Athens to evaluate implementation of the Greek economic programme and discuss the first package of ‘prior actions’ with Greek officials, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici n…

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Greece’s finance ministry and the country’s largest banks expressed yesterday (1.11) their optimism about the outcome of the third bank recapitalization, following the announcement of the results of European Central Bank’s…

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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Athens on Thursday (29.10) for a series of meetings with Greek officials focusing on the migrant and refugee crisis, the greek economy and bilateral relations.
 
Meeting Steinmeier at the P…

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Greece commemorated yesterday with school parades held nationwide the October 28 national holiday for the 75th anniversary of "Ohi Day", (No Day), which marked the country’s entry in the Second World War.

The customary military parade in the n…

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Greek FM Nikos Kotzias is on a official state visit in Cyprus, his first one after being re-appointed to the position of Foreign Minister in September. Yesterday (26.10), Kotzias met with this Cypriot counterpart, Ioannis Kasoulides, and Archbishop C…

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In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Greek migration minister Yannis Mouzalas has rejected accusations by Germany and other European countries that Greece is failing to defend its borders against mass migration, insisting that the refugees and other migrants trekking to Europe constitute a humanitarian crisis, not a defense threat. …

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Acknowledging the need for a better coordination of issues concerning migrants and refugees, a European Summit on the Western Balkans Migration Route took place yesterday in Brussels, on the initiative of European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker…

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