Andrew Skitt Gilmour
History, Middle East
The Greeks are well suited for helping us to think about the complexity of the Middle East’s political future because they began their political journey influenced by the civilizations of the ancient...
DOHA (Sputnik) - Greece has been tangled up in a maritime standoff with Turkey in the Mediterranean and has no spare ships to help secure the Strait of Hormuz, its national security adviser said on Wednesday.
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Milan (AFP) – Roberto Mancini has succeeded with stage one of his mission to bounce back from failing to qualify for the last World Cup by sealing Italy’s place at Euro 2020 with Saturday’s 2-0 win over Greece that pushed their...
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The Corinth Canal built in 1893 connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It runs through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and divides the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland, supposedly making the peninsula an island.
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The Pokémon Go community of Salamina, an island in Greece's Saronic Gulf, have called for help from the global community.
ATHENS (Sputnik) - The Church of Greece has granted Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II the right to decide about the autocephaly of the non-canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate, recognised the right of the...
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For The First Time Ever, Greece Issues Negative Yielding Debt
As armies of fixed income strategists battle over whether US Treasuries are facing higher or lower yields, Greece has no such qualms and in a historic shift today, the former...
ATHENS, Greece — More than a year after Greece exited its bailout programs, investors made history in the country Wednesday by buying its short-term debt at a negative yield, meaning they volunteered at least in theory to get less money back than...
A Swedish Social Democrat municipal politician, Rashad Alassad, has been busted for smuggling illegals into Sweden from Greece with real Swedish passports. Thanks to Vlad Tepes.
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On Saturday, 5 October, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed an updated defence agreement, which extended the American use of the Souda Bay base on the island of Crete “for an indefinite period.”
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The Port of Piraeus, one of the largest and most important transport hubs in Greece, has undergone numerous transformations and weathered the nation's financial and political crises over the past decade.
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Authorities in Greece have expanded a program to transfer migrants and refugees from overcrowded camps on the islands to the mainland amid concern that the number of arrivals from nearby Turkey could continue to rise
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Greek authorities say a Syrian toddler has drowned at a beach in southern Greece after the boy wandered away from his parents and exited a migrant camp
Greece Never Really Recovered From Its Financial Crisis
Authored by Petropoulos Delis Fotios via The Mises Institute,
Now that Greece’s bailout program has ended, what are the prospects for economic growth and development in Greece?...
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Greece for a two-day visit to underline support for the NATO ally, reinforce cooperation, and sign an amendment to a mutual defence cooperation agreement.
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Senior German and European Union officials have finished a two-day visit to Turkey to save a migrant deal in an effort to avert a humanitarian crisis.The number of migrants entering Greece from Turkey continues to surge, following a threat by...
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Paris (AFP) – Roma starlet Nicolo Zaniolo has been brought back into the Italy fold from disciplinary exile after being picked by Roberto Mancini for his side’s upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers with Greece and Liechtenstein.
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Tuesday’s top stories: Greece urged to fast-track asylum-seekers as 1,000 die on the Mediterranean; just 16 women addressed UN General Assembly; less alcohol means longer lives in Russia; cholera campaign in Sudan; standing up for older people on...
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ATHENS (Sputnik) - The Greek Ministerial Council has taken a harsh approach toward the immigration laws by deciding to tighten the asylum application system, the government spokesman, Stelios Petsas said.
ATHENS (Sputnik) - More than 600 people are currently being evacuated from the Olympic Champion ferry in Greece's northwestern Igoumenitsa port, as the vessel has caught fire Saturday morning, the AMNA reported.