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 Georgian sentenced to 290 years in prison in Greece

Three members of a migrant trafficking ring were handed prison sentences ranging from 36 to 290 years in Greece. According to the case file, the three suspects were involved in 9 trafficking operations in which they illegally …

Earthquake hits Greece

A magnitude 7 earthquake occurred early Friday morning in Greece, in the Ionian Sea. The epicenter of this tremor was about 35km of the coast of the island of Zakynthos, reported citing the Associated Press.  …

Iranian embassy in Greece stormed by unknown attackers

A group of unknown attackers has stormed the Iranian Embassy in Athens. Nobody was reported hurt in the attack. The invaders broke glasses of the diplomatic police kiosk and damaged the embassy building. They threw bottles and …

Turkey calls for a new chapter in relations with Greece

Turkey’s foreign minister called for a new chapter in testy diplomatic ties with Greece on Saturday, even as he berated the neighboring country for providing a safe haven for Turkish “criminals.” As Reuters writes in an …

Greece expels Russian diplomats - media

Greece will expel two Russian diplomats and ban entry to another two over suspicions they tried to undermine an agreement between Athens and the neighboring Macedonia last month, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported, citing diplomatic …

EU to cut corners on Poland and  Baltic countries

The European Commission plans to shift more than 30 billion euro in EU funding away from central and eastern Europe, the Financial Times reported with reference to draft documents. Draft documents show the commission …

Georgian citizens arrested in Greece

Georgia's Interior Ministry and Greek police have detained 18 members of a criminal group as the result of a joint investigation in Athens. All detainees are Georgian citizens and are connected to crime boss Nodar …

Iran and Greece agree on transport cooperation

The Organization of Transport and Traffic Management of Iran and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport of Greece signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of transport cooperation The agreement provides for facilitating …