Greece

Macedonia name dispute brings Greeks onto the streets
Greece's dispute with Macedonia has dragged on for over 25 years
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Macedonia name dispute brings Greeks onto the streets

Hundreds of thousands say name implies territorial claim over their own northern Macedonia region
5 Feb 2018
Erdogan shoots from hip on historic Greek trip
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras
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Erdogan shoots from hip on historic Greek trip

Long-held grievances surface during first visit by a Turkish president to Greece for 65 years
8 Dec 2017
Two dead and hundreds injured in Greece and Turkey quake
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Two dead and hundreds injured in Greece and Turkey quake

Popular holiday resort of Kos rocked by 6.7-magnitude tremor overnight
21 Jul 2017
Top 5 Greek islands to escape the crowds
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Top 5 Greek islands to escape the crowds

Portfolio takes a look at the Greek islands offering a more peaceful getaway
21 Apr 2017
Divine inspiration: Where to celebrate Easter in Europe
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Divine inspiration: Where to celebrate Easter in Europe

Join in with traditional festivities during a seasonal sojourn to one of these colourful cities
27 Mar 2017
IS targets vulnerable refugee children for recruitment
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IS targets vulnerable refugee children for recruitment

Extremist groups are offering money and food in bid to radicalise youngsters
6 Feb 2017
Majority of Greeks regret joining euro
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Majority of Greeks regret joining euro

Fifty-three per cent say it was 'wrong' to join single currency - and feeling is strongest among the young
6 Jan 2017
Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize
President Santos shakes hands with Farc leader Timonchenko
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Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Committee honours politician's efforts to agree a peace deal with Farc rebels after 52-year conflict
7 Oct 2016
The Peloponnese: Still off the beaten track
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The Peloponnese: Still off the beaten track

Wild and remote, this is the destination that topped the Lonely Planet's chart
24 May 2016
2015: A bad year for...
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2015: A bad year for...

From desperate refugees to the struggling NHS – it has been a year of tragedy and misfortune for many
27 Dec 2015
Colossus of Rhodes could tower over island again
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Colossus of Rhodes could tower over island again

Ambitious plans revealed for 150-metre statue of sun god covered in golden solar panels
24 Dec 2015
Greece finally reaches deal to release €12bn bailout funds
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos
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Greece finally reaches deal to release €12bn bailout funds

ECB stress tests show country's banks needs €14bn to fill a capital shortfall
18 Nov 2015
Greece crisis: has bailout ended threat of Grexit?
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Greece crisis: has bailout ended threat of Grexit?

Economic targets remain ambitious and the political situation is far from settled
20 Aug 2015
Greek police accused of abusing refugees on island of Kos
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Greek police accused of abusing refugees on island of Kos

Authorities warn of bloodshed as country faces humanitarian 'crisis within a crisis'
12 Aug 2015
Greece travel advice: how crisis may affect your finances
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Greece travel advice: how crisis may affect your finances

It's not just holiday money – savings and mortgage rates could also be affected by the Greek crisis
13 Jul 2015
US stock markets fall after Greek vote
US Market Trader Grexit
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US stock markets fall after Greek vote

Wall Street slide mirrors falls in Asia and Europe as global 'Grexit' jitters take hold
6 Jul 2015
How Greek papers want their readers to vote
Greek Newspapers
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How Greek papers want their readers to vote

Greece's notoriously partisan press is divided over whether Greeks should vote Yes or No in Sunday's referendum
2 Jul 2015
'Leap' second: how much was it worth?
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'Leap' second: how much was it worth?

During yesterday's extra second, Apple earned about twice the average UK weekly salary
1 Jul 2015
Greek crisis: a case of history repeating itself
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Greek crisis: a case of history repeating itself

If Greece leaves the euro, it won't be the first monetary exit for the Hellenic Republic
1 Jul 2015
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