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Greek PM says 2020 budget will respect fiscal targets

Jul 20 2019

ATHENS Greece will submit a 2020 budget later this year that will fully respect the fiscal targets agreed with its lenders, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday.

Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures

Jul 02 2019

ATHENS Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it with mines, he says. He would also call a referendum on the death penalty for drug dealers and pedophiles.

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus

Jul 01 2019

NICOSIA An errant missile struck Cyprus early on Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what authorities described as a spillover from strikes between Israel and Syria. | Video

Greek conservatives tipped to oust leftists in early election

Jul 01 2019

ATHENS Greece's opposition conservatives are expected to ride a wave of anger over continuing austerity measures to seize power from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's leftists in next Sunday's election.

Ankara presses Turkish Cypriots' resources claim after Cyprus agrees gas deal

Jun 07 2019

ISTANBUL/ATHENS Turkey said on Friday that Turkish Cypriots had rights to a share of the island's offshore resources, days after the Greek Cypriot government agreed a revenue deal with a U.S. firm over a gas find in the eastern Mediterranean.

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote

May 27 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections.

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote

May 27 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections.

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza

May 26 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections on Sunday.

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza

May 26 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections on Sunday.

Cyprus police find fifth victim of suspected serial killer

May 05 2019

NICOSIA Police in Cyprus found a body in a lake on Sunday that they believe to be the fifth victim of a suspected serial killer who preyed on foreign women for almost three years without detection.

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