Migrant truck crash kills 22 in Turkey

Migrant truck crash kills 22 in Turkey

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.
Tourists stranded as seamen extend Greek ferry strike

Tourists stranded as seamen extend Greek ferry strike

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.
Heatwave grips northern Europe as Greece burns

Heatwave grips northern Europe as Greece burns

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.
Greece in mourning as horrifying wildfires kill 74

Greece in mourning as horrifying wildfires kill 74

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.
At least five dead in Greek wildfires

At least five dead in Greek wildfires

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.
Greek league suspended after gun controversy

Greek league suspended after gun controversy

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.
Greece borrows at steady rates as buy-back ends

Greece borrows at steady rates as buy-back ends

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.
Eurozone ministers wrestle with Greek debt, IMF split

Eurozone ministers wrestle with Greek debt, IMF split

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.
Europe must support Greece reforms: US official

Europe must support Greece reforms: US official

Europe must support debt-riddled Greece as it struggles to undertake tough reforms under an international bailout program, a senior Treasury official said Friday.
Eurozone to meet on Greek aid, debt accord extension

Eurozone to meet on Greek aid, debt accord extension

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.
IMF wants to give Greece two more years

IMF wants to give Greece two more years

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.
Greece faces crucial audit

Greece faces crucial audit

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.
Greece in fighting mood ahead of Germany clash

Greece in fighting mood ahead of Germany clash

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.
Europe on journey to the unknown if Greece exits

Europe on journey to the unknown if Greece exits

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.
Greece tops G8 agenda as eurozone crisis snares Spain

Greece tops G8 agenda as eurozone crisis snares Spain

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.
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