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11.10.2021 / 10:20

As revelations about pushbacks of migrants by several EU member-states, including Greece, and human rights violations by security forces pile up, 12 member-states, including Cyprus and Greece, have sent a letter to the European Commission calling for tougher measures to protect Europe’s borders from migration flows.





09.09.2021 / 14:00

The European Union wants Turkey to abide by the agreement on migrants reached in March 2016, European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi told Turkish officials.


03.09.2021 / 14:57

Europe’s top human rights watchdog has lambasted Greece’s new bill aiming to regulate the deportations and returns of migrants, saying it poses serious restrictions on the activities of NGOs trying to save lives in the Aegean.


27.08.2021 / 15:36

The political and military leadership of the Afghan Army must shoulder a significant part of the blame for its swift collapse when confronted with the Taliban, according to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.


26.08.2021 / 17:24

Progress in the nine months since the worldwide Covid-19 vaccination campaign began has been significant, but the virus remains a formidable foe.


23.08.2021 / 19:40

The West will have to deal with the consequences of abandoning Afghanistan, according to retired general H.R. McMaster.


16.07.2021 / 09:08

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), only 66 million vaccines had been delivered to the African continent by July 8.


15.07.2021 / 21:38

Greece is setting an example for other countries of what can be achieved if there is the necessary political will green energy transition, according to Frans Timmermans, executive vice president of the Commission responsible for the European Green Agreement, in an interview with Kathimerini.


13.07.2021 / 22:10

The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Policy Josep Borrell expressed concern on Monday over developments regarding the fenced-off town of Varosha in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, amid Ankara’s plans to change its status in violation of relevant United Nations resolutions.



08.07.2021 / 04:00

The European Commission has upwardly revised its growth forecast for Greece this year to 4.3%, from 4.1% previously, according to its summer estimates published on Wednesday, while sticking to its projection for a 6% expansion next year.