Latest in Tag: Greece Highlight
Latest in Tag: Greece
A record number of tourist visitors in 2016 was not enough, but it did certainly do the country good. As the 2017 tourist season starts, the industry is banking on an even better year.The tourist season in the old harbour of Skopelos island off Greece’s eastern coast is starting, as it often does, in a …
Debt-laden Greece far exceeded its international creditors’ demands for budget savings last year, outstripping even the target for 2017, and presenting a strong case for unlocking more bailout funds.In 2016, the cash-strapped eurozone country spent 6.9 billion euros ($7.38 billion) less than it earned, boosting its so-called primary budget surplus – excluding interest payments on …
The two countries aim to diversify trade exchange, away from oil products, says Greek embassy official
The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Euro Africa Company to conduct a feasibility study to implement an electricity project that would connect Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus. Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker explained that the MoU includes a feasibility study that will determine the future steps that will be …
The five-day military training will commence on 8 December, says Egypt’s official army spokesperson
Chairperson meets with head of FONASBA in London to discuss the challenges of the sector
A German researcher journeyed from Norway to Greece, visiting 22 cities to find out if there’s such a thing as a “color character” of a city – and if so, how does it affect us?
Promoting relations with the EU, fighting illegal immigration, and sustainable development agreements among the highlights
The fourth Egyptian, Cypriot, and Greek tripartite summit put the illegal immigration crisis and the constant flow of refugees streaming from crises across the region at the top of the agenda. During discussions between the leaders of each country, the trio agreed on the importance of dealing with illegal immigration and the flow of refugees. …
Greece’s left-wing government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has started an auction for private television licenses. Opposition leaders spoke of market interference, saying they would not recognize the results.
Lack of state transparency led to inaccurate information surrounding maritime demarcation between Egypt and Greece
The Egyptian government has a resolution stating that these properties are registered under its name in 1984; Greek government cooperated to remove infringements
Many refugees are at a loss in their makeshift camps in Greece. Volunteers have set out to help them get the information they need and debunk false rumors. Marianna Karakoulaki reports from Thessaloniki.
As Christodoulos Lazaris prepares to leave his position as Greek ambassador to Egypt, he sits down with Daily News Egypt to discuss Egyptian-Greek relations
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the leader of the Greek conservative party Nea Dimokratia, says he wants to “liberate” Greece from left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. He tells DW how he intends to accomplish this.
Twelve years ago Ronaldo was left in tears after Greece wrecked his Euro dream. This time the Real Madrid star was in tears, but the script had a very different ending.
German companies look eager to help Greek islands cover their energy needs with the help of renewables. And Berlin could help with the financing of such projects, the German economy minister has said in Athens.
Germany’s economy minister, who is on a three-day visit to Greece, has told the Greek people that he understands their concerns about the tough austerity measures imposed on them by the creditor nations.
Germany’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel is embarking on a three-day trip to Greece, where he is expected to focus on intensifying bilateral trade and investment partnership amid the fallout from Brexit.
One of the EU’s most fragile economies is bracing for fallout from Britain’s referendum. Greece has become ground zero for the EU’s experiments – from austerity to refugee distribution. Omaira Gill reports from Athens.
Greek’s ailing banks will be given access to the European Central Bank’s refinancing program. The move brings Greece closer to financial normalization, a gift for its compliance in passing tough austerity measures.
Greece has been given another EU bailout tranche worth billions of euros. But once again, the money will not be available for investment programs as it’s meant to pay debts and remove a long list of state arrears.
The refugee crisis has finally made the subject of refugees’ fates a topic of discussion around the world. But little has improved for most of them, says Oliver Sallet.
Trust in news is highest in Finland and lowest in Greece, a new report on digital news consumption by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism finds. And news via social media is all the rage.
Fewer migrants are arriving in Greece – the EU’s deal with Turkey appears to be working. But for how long? The EU continues to demand visas for Turks entering the bloc, much to Ankara’s displeasure.
A buy-out of the Greek port by Chinese shipping giant COSCO is closer to completion, defying protest. Meanwhile, Germany, pleased by Greece’s economic reforms, has given its stamp on new credit for its government.
Approximately 340 migrants were rescued on Friday and nine bodies were found, according to Greek officials
Can Greece deliver on its promises this time? Michel Friedman interviews Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister of State in Alexis Tsipras’ government.
Greek lawmakers have voted to overhaul the country’s tax and pension systems. The reforms are deeply unpopular, as Athens will be reaching deeper into the pockets of ordinary Greeks. Here’s a look at what got passed.