- EU ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flow Updated: Feb-06-16 9:34 am
AMSTERDAM - European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better way to protect European borders instead of relying on EU member Greece.
- Why pensions are the new flashpoint in Greece's crisis Updated: Feb-05-16 8:59 am
ATHENS, Greece - Combine a rapidly aging population, a depleted work force and leaky finances and any country's pension system would be in trouble. For debt-hobbled, unemployment-plagued Greece, it's a nightmare.
- Protests, EU demands add pressure on Greece's Tsipras Updated: Feb-04-16 3:51 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests across Greece Thursday as the country was crippled by a general strike against painful pension reforms demanded by bailout lenders.
- Greece orders 2 men to remain in custody pending IS trial Updated: Feb-02-16 10:12 am
ALEXANDROUPOLI, Greece - A Greek magistrate on Tuesday ordered two men to remain in custody pending trial on charges of attempting to travel to Syria through Greece to join the Islamic State group.
- The Latest: Stoke signs $26m Imbula in winter's biggest deal Updated: Feb-01-16 6:03 pm
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- IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics Updated: Jan-28-16 11:28 am
ATHENS, Greece - A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.
- Greek coast guard says 11 people, mostly children, drown Updated: Jan-28-16 3:22 am
ATHENS, Greece - At least 11 people, most of them children, died Thursday in the latest migrant boat sinking off an eastern Greek island, while an undetermined number of people were missing, the Greek coast guard said.
- IOC's Bach: Rio de Janeiro Games will 'overwhelm' world Updated: Jan-27-16 4:47 pm
ATHENS, Greece - IOC President Thomas Bach predicted on Wednesday that the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will "overwhelm" the world, despite Brazil's deep financial crisis.
- Thousands of Greek professionals protest pension reform plan Updated: Jan-21-16 7:57 am
ATHENS, Greece - Thousands of Greek lawyers, doctors, engineers and other professional groups are marching peacefully through central Athens to protest drastic new income cuts under planned pension reforms.
- Greece OKs $402.5M offer from China's Cosco for port stake Updated: Jan-20-16 4:38 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Greece has approved an offer from China's Cosco group to buy a 67 percent stake in the country's largest port, a state privatization fund said Wednesday, in a process initially opposed by the left-wing government.
- Greece seeks German know-how to tackle tax evasion Updated: Jan-16-16 4:04 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Greece has turned to a German state government to seek help in combating tax evasion.
- Britain's Hammond hopeful of Cyprus 'breakthrough' Updated: Jan-14-16 9:06 am
ATHENS, Greece - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Thursday that his government is optimistic a new round of talks in war-divided Cyprus could finally produce a breakthrough.
- Canada mining company suspends work, cuts jobs in Greece Updated: Jan-12-16 11:35 am
ATHENS, Greece - Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold said Tuesday it is suspending work at a site in Greece and laying off 600 workers following protests by local residents and a spat with the country's leftwing government.
- Greece receives offer from China's Cosco for Piraeus port Updated: Jan-12-16 11:23 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's privatization fund says China's Cosco Group is the only bidder for a majority stake in the port of Piraeus, which is the debt-mired country's biggest.
- Tighter border checks leave migrants trapped in Greece Updated: Jan-11-16 8:45 am
ATHENS, Greece - Dreams rarely come true, at least not for long.