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Putin: EU needs Russia to stay on global stage

2016-05-26 22:01

Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed in an article that the EU would not be a global player without his country's help, as he prepares for his first visit to the bloc this year.

Greece: Evacuation of Idomeni complete

2016-05-26 18:03

Greek police have completed the evacuation of the sprawling border camp of Idomeni by removing nearly 800 migrants, a police source says.

Refugees are removed from Greek camp

2016-05-25 05:22

After refusing to move for months, refugees camped out at the Greek border have been bused to shelters in a police operation.

Greek debt relief is coming, IMF rips Eurozone proposal

2016-05-24 11:43

Five years after handing Greece the biggest sovereign-debt write-off in history, European policy makers have come to the point of having a discussion on debt relief.

Greek deputy resigns over reforms, majority unchanged

2016-05-23 16:20

A lawmaker with Greece's governing Syriza party has resigned after rejecting parts of a new austerity package in a weekend vote, in a move that doesn't affect the government's majority in parliament.

Nico Marais: Uncertainty is investors biggest risk. How do you manage that?

2016-05-22 11:12

Uncertainty seems acute in global markets, and of course SA has a particular sovereign crisis. An expert discusses how we should we be thinking about this phenomenon.

EgyptAir search: Debris found off Greek island

2016-05-19 16:10

Signs of possible wreckage have been found off the Greek island of Crete in a search for an EgyptAir flight missing in the Mediterranean.

UN urges Greece to address migrant detention woes

2016-05-16 21:57

Greece must regulate and improve conditions for thousands of migrants detained in camps for weeks as they wait for asylum under a sketchy EU-Turkey deal, a UN human rights official says.

Carol Tshabalala having a blast with a Nigerian soccer star and friends

2016-05-12 13:00

Carol is living her best life in Greece.

1000s take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote

2016-05-08 22:32

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Athens as Greece's parliament prepared to vote on a controversial tax and pensions overhaul which has sparked mass opposition.

 

After mud and misery, migrants face new hardship

2016-05-26 21:07

Hours after leaving the mud and misery of the Greek border camp of Idomeni, Juan from Syria is dismayed to find his new home - a warehouse turned into a shelter - is hardly an improvement.

Greek police evacuate 1 000 more migrants

2016-05-25 22:00

Greek police have moved another 1 000 migrants out of Idomeni, the squalid tent city where thousands fleeing war and poverty have lived for months.

Greece starts evacuating squalid Idomeni migrant camp

2016-05-24 13:19

Hundreds of Greek police have begun clearing the squalid Idomeni camp, a migrant flashpoint on the Macedonia border where thousands of people have been camped out for more than three months.

Greece to intensify evacuation of squalid migrant border camp

2016-05-24 05:21

Greece will step up efforts to clear the squalid camp of Idomeni where over 8 400 migrants remain on the border with Macedonia after braving a winter in vain hope of being allowed through to Europe.

Greece OKs controversial new bailout measures

2016-05-23 07:39

Greek lawmakers have adopted another batch of controversial spending cuts and tax hikes ahead of a crunch Eurogroup meeting expected to unlock much-needed bailout funds for the debt-ridden country.

Greek air safety authorities deny EgyptAir wreckage found

2016-05-19 21:35

The head of the Greek air safety authority says the wreckage found in the Mediterranean close to where an EgyptAir passenger jet is thought to have crashed 'does not come from a plane'.

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WATCH: Third Egyptian plane tragedy in six months

National carrier EgyptAir says a plane carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo has gone missing in Egypt air space. This is the third Egyptian plane tragedy in recent months. Watch.

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Migrant arrivals to Greece drop amid pact tensions

2016-05-13 22:31

The number of migrants arriving in Greece has plummeted thanks in part to the EU's pact with Turkey, the Frontex border agency says.

Tired of Greece, migrants try to swim back to Turkey

2016-05-11 20:04

Six migrants who were fed up with being stuck on the Greek Island of Chios have tried to make their way back to Turkey - by swimming.

Southeast Europe flood warning

2016-05-03 22:34

Warnings have been issued in Bulgaria, eastern Greece and along Turkey's west coast mainly for heavy rain and large hail.

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