Latest News from Greece

Greek judges accuse Tsipras government of 'dirty' attacks

Judges in Greece have reacted angrily to a blunt barrage of government criticism over recent court rulings, naming them "dirty" attacks. 

The government "is systematically attempting to subjugate and control justice," the association of judges and prosecutors protested over the weekend.

Greece returns to bond market after three-year hiatus

Greece sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, a significant step towards gaining financial independence and exiting its third international bailout next year.

IOM: 120 018 Migrants and Refugees Arrived in Europe Since the Beginning of 2017

The number of refugees and migrants who arrived in Europe since the beginning of the year has reached 120 018 people, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, quoted by BGNES.

On the way to the "Promised Land," 2361 people died, said the spokeswoman of IOM  Jolie Milman at a briefing at the headquarters of the organization in Geneva.

Cheeky Exploits on Instagram “visits” Greece (cheeky butt pics)

Showing your butt in the most beautiful places in the world, a new amazing trend appeared recently on Instagram! It’s the account Cheeky Exploits which launched the trend, publishing the photos of the participants from around the world, showing their ass in beautiful landscapes. A nice collection of butts to start the week!

PM Tsipras celebrates return to markets while receiving Commissioner Moscovici

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras stated it was time to plan the remaining work to complete the programme in August 2018, during his meeting with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici at Maximos Hall, Tuesday. Addressing Mr.

US agency provided intelligence on Turkish cargo ship Aegean: report

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is behind intelligence provided to Greek authorities that a Turkish-flagged freighter, to which the Greek coastguard had opened fire in the Aegean Sea on July 3, was allegedly carrying drugs, daily Habertürk reported on July 25.

Tsipras upbeat over Greek bond sale

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras voiced his optimism Tuesday as the country held its first bond sale since 2014.

Speaking during a meeting with Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, in Athens, the leftist leader said that "investors were welcoming the Greek bond sale."

Right back to 2014

It's incredible, but somehow we've managed to get right back to where we were at the end of 2014. Angry and desperate as they were, Greek voters elected a group of people who were completely unprepared for anything - as is becoming increasingly apparent.

The Greek Police is after Imported Alcohol from Bulgaria

According to a report by the Greek police, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio, alcoholic beverages of unknown origin, of which tourists often complain, come in huge quantities from Bulgaria. Reports SEGA. 

Banks discern many benefits in Greece's new bond issue

Greece's return to the bond markets on Tuesday will have a particularly positive impact on the economy and the local credit system, according to senior bank officials.

UN envoy: Cyprus peace talks unlikely to resume anytime soon

A United Nations envoy said Monday that he sees little chance that talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus would restart anytime soon after their collapse in Switzerland earlier this month.

Film Commission invites photographers to showcase Greece

People often throw ideas around about cheap and easy ways of boosting foreign investment in movie production in Greece. So what incentives do exist that could persuade international producers to shoot films here instead of elsewhere?