Greece: Extreme right group faces verdict at criminal trial

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police officials said Tuesday they are planning to deploy about 2,000 officers around Athens as the leadership of the extreme right group Golden Dawn faces a landmark crimi...

Greek, Turkish leaders speak after months of tension

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The leaders of Greece and Turkey spoke by phone Friday, the prime minister’s office says, after months of increasing tension between the two countries. Greek Pr...

Despite risks, Greek islands keen to reopen to tourists

MYKONOS, Greece (AP) — Mykonos’ newest bar-restaurant, Pelican, seemed to appear from nowhere. Tables, coffee machines, light fittings, music mixers and staff wearing matching black ...

Outside US, top scientists steer debate away from politics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — President Donald Trump is never far from a public spat with his government’s top expert on the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most recent flare-up occurring this week over the ...

Back in recession, Greece puts faith in digital overhaul

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece plans to rapidly expand government digital services in 2020 to try and slim down its notoriously slow-moving bureaucracy and help the country exit its pandemic recession m...

Greece: Clashes on islands over new migrant camps

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Riot police and residents clashed for several hours on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios Tuesday, as protesters tried to prevent authorities from bringing excavating machines...

UEFA pledges support for Greek soccer overhaul

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — President of UEFA Aleksander Ceferin says it has agreed to help Greece overhaul its professional leagues to curb violence and corruption. Ceferin met with Greek...

Greece, US hold live-fire drill following military base deal

LITOCHORO, Greece (AP) — Army aviation forces from Greece and the United States took part in a live-fire training exercise Wednesday at the foot of Mount Olympus, marking deepening defense ties betwee...

Greece set to ratify new military deal with United States

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's parliament is set to ratify an agreement with the United States for a major expansion of military cooperation as it faces an escalation of tensions with neighboring Turk...

Greece plans floating border barrier to stop migrants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The government in Greece wants to use a floating barrier to help stop migrants from reaching the Greek islands from the nearby coast of Turkey. The Defense Mini...

Tom Hanks' family offered Greek passport too for fire help

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government is extending its offer of citizenship to Tom Hanks to his wife and their two children, in recognition of the family's help in assisting victims of a deadly wi...

Greece retains negative yield in first debt auction of year

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has raised 487.5 million euros ($544.4 million) in a treasury bill sale that saw the country maintain its negative interest rate in the first debt auction of the year as t...

Greece deal with Lockheed seals major air force upgrade

Greece says it has signed an agreement with U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin that will allow a major upgrade of its F-16 fighter jet fleet over the next seven years as the country emerges from ...

Greece: VAR referee's home attacked after league leader held

The Greek Football Federation has condemned an attack on the home of a video assistant referee only hours after a controversial topflight match decision. No one was hurt in the hous...

Greece: Migrant child killed in boat collision

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Greek coast guard patrol boat collided with a dinghy carrying migrants to the island of Kos from Turkey on Wednesday, leaving a child dead and another person missing, aut...