October 15, 2018 | 10:36
Twenty-two people, including children, died on Sunday (Oct 14) when a vehicle carrying migrants reportedly heading for EU member Greece plunged off the highway into a waterway in western Turkey.
September 04, 2018 | 11:31
Tourists and locals in Greece were left stranded on Monday (Sep 3) as ferry workers halted inter-island transport and voted to extend a paralysing strike by 24 hours, union and industry officials said.
July 27, 2018 | 09:00
Scorching hot weather set the conditions for Greece's wildfires - Europe's deadliest this century with scores killed - while record temperatures in the north of the continent have also sparked blazes causing widespread damage in recent days.
July 25, 2018 | 09:06
Greece was in mourning on Tuesday (Jul 24) following some of the worst wildfires this century, with fears the toll - at least 74 dead and 187 injured so far - could rise, as rescuers search for people trapped in their homes or burned-out cars.
July 24, 2018 | 08:00
At least five people have died and more than 20 have been injured as wild fires tore through woodland and villages around Athens on Monday (Jul 23), while blazes caused widespread damage in Sweden and other northern European nations.
March 13, 2018 | 14:56
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of PAOK owner, Greek-Russian businessman Ivan Savvidis, after he stormed the pitch to confront the referee in protest at a 90th-minute disallowed goal.
December 12, 2012 | 10:07
Greece raised 4.387 billion euros ($5.7 billion) at little-changed interest rates on Tuesday with a special bond issue to pay immediate bills amid indications a vital debt buy-back scheme had succeeded, exceeding the target.
November 20, 2012 | 09:13
Eurozone finance ministers will try Tuesday to reach a framework agreement on crucial aid to Greece and heal a split with the International Monetary Fund over a key Greek debt reduction target.
November 03, 2012 | 11:02
Europe must support debt-riddled Greece as it struggles to undertake tough reforms under an international bailout program, a senior Treasury official said Friday.
October 27, 2012 | 09:33
Eurozone ministers and officials are to hold a series of potentially critical meetings on Greece next week to decide whether it has done enough to get its next aid tranche and so avoid bankruptcy.
October 11, 2012 | 14:09
The International Monetary Fund is happy for debt-battered Greece to have an extra two years to bring its runaway deficit in line with the demands of global creditors, its chief said Thursday.
July 03, 2012 | 08:52
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Monday huddled with ministers and allies ahead of a crucial creditor audit as a European Central Bank official urged it to carry through with tough reforms.
June 21, 2012 | 10:09
Greece are in fighting mood ahead of their crunch Euro 2012 quarter-final on Friday against tournament favourites Germany, aiming to conjure up the spirit that helped them win the trophy eight years ago.
May 21, 2012 | 09:33
As investors and European leaders big and small tot up the potential cost of Greece departing the euro, the European Union too stands perilously close to meltdown after six decades in the making.
May 19, 2012 | 08:51
Fears that debt-stricken Greece may be headed for a chaotic eurozone exit loomed large as President Barack Obama met other G8 leaders for crisis talks in the United States on Friday.