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Head of the Romanian diplomacy Teodor Melescanu will participate on Monday in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (CAE) to be held in Luxembourg, where the EU member states' Foreign ministers will have a joint working session with the Ministers of Defence, on which occasion they will assess the stage of progress in security and defence.
British singer and actor Sting called world leaders "half men and cowards" on Saturday for their inability to solve the refugee crisis.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already played down expectations of a breakthrough at hastily-arranged talks among EU leaders on Sunday on the migration dispute dividing Europe and threatening her own government.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed by the country's creditors.
Tsipras sported the burgundy tie with a white shirt and blue suit during a speech Friday to lawmakers from his left-led coalition government in Athens. It sat slightly askew.
A joint land and air exercise between Greece and Egypt, with the participation of Cypriot forces, is set to begin on Sunday in an area stretching from the island of Crete to the coast of the North African country.
Greece will take part in the exercise, dubbed Medusa 6, with two frigates, a submarine, a C-130 plane, eight F-16 jets, one AWACS, one Chinook helicopter and two Apaches.
Yahoo News - Germany has earned some 2.9 billion euros ($3.5 billion) since 2010 on Greek debt bought to help the struggling country, a government report seen by AFP showed Thursday.
"Contrary to all the rightwing myths, Germany profited massively from the crisis in Greece," said Sven-Christian Kindler, a Greens party MP whose question to the finance ministry uncovered the figure.
The Hague, 22 June 2018 (MIA) - The Dutch parliament blocked on Thursday (21 June) the opening of EU accession negotiations with Albania. The EU summit will decide on 28-29 June whether to open negotiations with Macedonia and Albania. All decisions concerning the EU accession process are decided at the EU level with unanimity, which means that any member country can block the process.
Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou brought up the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece during a visit to London this week, the ministry said in a press release on Friday.
The minister was in the British capital to participate in an event celebrating 100 years from the founding of the Koraes Chair of Modern Greek and Byzantine History at King's College London.