Greece is a country in the southern Balkans


Greek PM issues apology, promises repercussions for transportation breakdown in greater Athens due to snow storm

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday morning offered another apology, on behalf of his government and personally, in the wake of major traffic problems created by an intense - but more-or-less forecast - snowstorm on Monday throughout the greater Athens area.

Coast Guard rescues 30 irregular migrants in Aegean Sea

The Turkish Coast Guard has rescued dozens of irregular migrants in the Aegean Sea who were pushed back to Turkish territorial waters by Greece.

Acting on information that there were migrants on a dinghy off the coast of the Dikili district of the province of İzmir, units launched an operation and rescued 24 people who were pushed back to the Turkish waters by Greek authorities.

Athens-area tollway accepts demand for 2K euros compensation for each vehicle stranded on Mon. during snow storm

Attiki Odos tollway, a major thoroughfare in the greater Athens area extending from western Attica prefecture to the international airport to the east of the Greek capital, on Tuesday reportedly committed to paying 2,000 euros in compensation for every vehicle stranded a day earlier, during a heavy snow fall.