At barbecues and garden parties, the conversation centers on the eventful preceding six months, on the much-needed break in August and on the difficult winter ahead.

12.07.2022 / 09:11

Eurozone finance ministers gave Greece and the rest of the bloc a clear signal in the direction of fiscal adjustment on Monday after the last Eurogroup meeting before the summer vacation.

22.06.2022 / 11:18

A strict reference to Turkey is included in the draft conclusions of the European Summit which will take place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels.

21.06.2022 / 12:41

Turkey is now further away from the EU compared to what was happening a quarter of a century ago, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, in an interview given to a small number of European newspapers, including Kathimerini.

30.05.2022 / 18:07

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Monday he will raise the issue of the escalating Turkish provocations against Greece “as a factor of destabilization in the eastern Mediterranean region,” as he arrived at an EU summit in Brussels on Monday.

26.05.2022 / 11:22

The European Commission’s initial lackluster response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying that he no longer recognizes Kyriakos Mitsotakis became firmer later on Wednesday, with one high-ranking official saying that the EU demands respect for its leaders and member-states.

24.05.2022 / 19:44

A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he no longer recognizes Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and will refuse to meet him at a planned summit, the European Commission on Tuesday urged Turkey, an EU candidate country, to steer clear of activities that might escalate tension with members of bloc.

24.05.2022 / 16:33

Despite the extension in the general escape clause from the European Union Stability Pact for another year, Greece will still have to take substantial steps toward fiscal streamlining in 2023, European institutions agree, having been one of the most generous member-states in the bloc regarding measures against the pandemic’s economic impact and energy hikes.

24.05.2022 / 15:48

The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, on Tuesday declined to make a comment on controversial remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday that he no longer recognizes the Greek prime minister and will refuse to meet him at a planned summit.

01.04.2022 / 22:34

Despite the increased uncertainty due to the war in Ukraine, the management of the Greek economy is evolving positively, according to a eurozone official who spoke to reporters on Thursday in Brussels.

12.03.2022 / 13:50

The war in Ukraine and the onset of the pandemic in 2020 are similar in that they are an external shock with a wide-ranging impact on the European Union, Jacob Kirkegaard tells Kathimerini.