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 ATOR: Thailand, Cyprus and Turkey - most popular destinations for Russian tourists in 2016

ATOR: Thailand, Cyprus and Turkey - most popular destinations for Russian tourists in 2016

The data of Rosstat and tourist offices indicate that Thailand was the most popular destination among tourists from Russia in 2016. About 866.6 thousand tourists traveled to this country, 28% more than in the previous year, according to the …

A challenging issue: The EU-Turkey refugee agreement

A challenging issue: The EU-Turkey refugee agreement

The agreement has turned the Greek islands into an “open-air prison”

Eleftherios Petrunias: finally I won the gold medal at the FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku!

Eleftherios Petrunias: finally I won the gold medal at the FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku!

The champion of the World Cup in Artistic gymnastics in Baku in ring exercises, the Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrunyas said in an interview with a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza that …

Eleftherios Petrunias wins gold at FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Chion in rings exercises

Eleftherios Petrunias wins gold at FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Champion in rings exercises

Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrunias won the gold medal at the FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku in rings exercises. The judges gave him 15,466 points. Kazuyuki Takeda (Japan) came …

Georgia and Greece agree to develop cooperation

Georgia and Greece agree to develop cooperation

Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze met with the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, who is visiting Tbilisi today on his first ever official state visit to the country. The Foreign …

Four NATO nations would pick Russia to defend them If threatened

Four NATO nations would pick Russia to defend them If threatened

Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey will rely on Russia in case of threat

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

It steps up efforts to provide larger lists of resettlement candidates

European debt crisis: It#039s not just Greece that#039s drowning in debt

European debt crisis: It's not just Greece that's drowning in debt

Greece is still drowning in debt as the International Monetary Fund has warned that its debts are on an "explosive" path

Turkey threatens migrant deal with EU after Greece blocks coup case

Turkey threatens migrant deal with EU after Greece blocks coup case

Foreign minister says Turkey will reassess EU agreement due to Greece's 'political decision' to block extradition of eight Turkish soldiers

Turkey blasts Greek court ruling on fugitive soldiers

Turkey blasts Greek court ruling on fugitive soldiers

The Turkish Foreign Ministry protested Thursday a Greek court's decision not to "extradite the eight fugitive Turkish soldiers, which the Turkish government accuses of having links to the July 2016 foiled coup attempt," Anadolu …

Greek court blocks extradition of Turkey coup suspects

Greek court blocks extradition of Turkey coup suspects

Greece's Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the extradition of eight Turkish military officers sought by Ankara over July's failed cou, a justice source said, Al Jazeera reports. In addition, the court ordered that the …

Europe covered by New Year refugee wave

Europe covered by New Year refugee wave

1,159 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017, through 12 January, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 22,590 through the first 12 days of January, 2016, the spokesman for the International Organization for …

Russian consul found dead in Greece

Russian consul found dead in Greece

The head of the consular department at Russia's embassy in Greece Andrey Malanin has been found dead in his flat in Athens, BBC reports with reference to police. Initial signs suggested Malanin died of …

Most wanted Greek terrorist recaptured

Most wanted Greek terrorist recaptured

Greek police say they have recaptured a convicted far-left militant Pola Roupa, wanted for more than four years after she absconded during her trial on domestic terrorism charges. A police statement says Roupa was …

Europe’s deepening economic divide will eventually rip the euro apart

Europe’s deepening economic divide will eventually rip the euro apart

Germany’s road to economic success has been at the expense of other European country’s economic failure

Greece decides to extradite Turkish soldiers who fled coup - media

Greece decides to extradite Turkish soldiers who fled coup - media

A Greek court decided to extradite three Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after a failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan in July, one of their lawyers said. The three pilots were among a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled …

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

A populist groundswell, newly bolstered by the Italian referendum's results, has found a voice in parties on both ends of the political spectrum

Greek and Bahraini enterprises to appear in Crimea

Greek and Bahraini enterprises to appear in Crimea

Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov said today that a delegation of entrepreneurs from Greece will arrive in the peninsula in the nearest time. ‘’We are expecting a delegation from Greece on Monday-Tuesday,’’ he …

Turkey slams Greek defense minister’s ‘damaging’ remarks

Turkey slams Greek defense minister’s ‘damaging’ remarks

Turkish Foreign Ministry criticized the Greek Defense Minister over his remarks about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, saying the minister 'lacked the capacity to assess and express his views about developments between two …

US envoy to Greece: TAP is real project

US envoy to Greece: TAP is real project

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project represents a key contribution to the goal of energy diversification, the US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said. "TAP is a real project, unlike some of other …

 Turkish foreign minister: Cyprus talks a #039last opportunity#039

Turkish foreign minister: Cyprus talks a 'last opportunity'

Current talks on reuniting the divided island of Cyprus are a "last opportunity" and five-party negotiations that include Turkey, Greece and the United Nations should start swiftly, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …

Obama to ask Greece to close its ports for Russian ships

Obama to ask Greece to close its ports for Russian ships

US President Barack Obama, whose presidency will end on January 20 next year, plans to ask Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to close Greek ports for Russian warships. It is expected that this request will be …

Israel sees higher chance of gas export to Europe via Greece

Israel sees higher chance of gas export to Europe via Greece

The country is ready to sign long-term export contracts

Iran crude oil exports to hit four-month low in November: source

Iran crude oil exports to hit four-month low in November: source

Low seasonal demand in Europe takes the edge off its post-sanctions export bonanza

EU-Turkey: tackled migrant crisis

EU-Turkey: tackled migrant crisis

Six months after EU-Turkey refugee deal, 73,000 remain stranded in Europe

Brussels bemoans Russian strategy to weaken EU, backs down on sanctions threat

Brussels bemoans Russian strategy to weaken EU, backs down on sanctions threat

However, an EU plan to threaten Russia with sanctions for its part in attacks on Aleppo was put on hold

Russian tourists#039 interest in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan is growing

Russian tourists' interest in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan is growing

The South Caucasus demonstrates the most balanced price-performance ratio

 Russian gas pipeline via Greece is economic project

Russian gas pipeline via Greece is economic project

Greece is determined to implement a project on the delivery of Russian natural gas to Europe, an adviser to the Greek Prime Minister, Dimitris Velanis, said.  The gas pipeline from Russia to Europe through …

More than 500 refugees prevented from entering Greece illegally last week

More than 500 refugees prevented from entering Greece illegally last week

Published4 hours ago[Refugees trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, Sept. 30 2015. (AFP Photo)] Refugees trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the …

Tspiras hopes #039Club Med#039 to soften EU austerity

Tspiras hopes 'Club Med' to soften EU austerity

There is no European convergence when disparities exist, Tspiras says