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Polish MP calls for new push for WW2 reparations from Germany

BERLIN Poland should follow Greece in stepping up pressure on Germany to pay billions of euros in damages for Nazi occupation during World War Two, a lawmaker in charge of Warsaw's reparations campaign said on Thursday.

Country name change dispute haunts Macedonian presidential election

SKOPJE Macedonians vote in a presidential election on Sunday shaping up as an unofficial referendum on the hotly disputed change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.

World, Apr 18 2019

Greek parliament calls on Germany to pay WW2 reparations

ATHENS The Greek parliament voted on Wednesday to launch a diplomatic campaign to press Germany to cough up billions of euros in damages for the Nazi occupation of the country in World War Two, an issue Berlin says was settled long ago.

World, Germany, Apr 17 2019

Greece to strike deal this weekend to repay IMF early: official

WASHINGTON Greece is looking to strike a deal this weekend to repay early about half of the loans it received from the International Monetary Fund, in a bid to lower the euro zone member's burden of debt servicing, a senior official said on Friday.

Apr 12 2019

Greek conservative leader eyes EU vote victory, PM post in election by autumn

ATHENS Greece's potential next prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, says he plans to unblock privatizations, cut taxes and enact meaningful reforms to attract investment, increase state efficiency and make the pension system viable.

World, Apr 09 2019

Clashes erupt as Greek police stop migrants from reaching border

DIAVATA, Greece Greek police fired teargas on Saturday as angry migrants hoping to travel to northern Europe hurled stones and bottles after being barred from reaching a nearby border crossing, witnesses said. | Video

World, Apr 07 2019

Greek police fire tear gas at migrants as border convoy grows

ATHENS/DIAVATA, Greece Greek police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse migrants who had gathered in a field near the country's border with Northern Macedonia in the hope of making their way illegally up through the Balkans toward northern Europe. | Video

World, Turkey Apr 05 2019

Pentagon eyes F-35 sales to Greece, Romania and Poland: U.S. official

WASHINGTON The United States is considering expanding sales of Lockheed Martin Corp-made F-35 fighter jets to five new nations including Romania, Greece and Poland as European allies bulk up their defenses in the face of a strengthening Russia, a Pentagon official told Congress on Thursday.

World, U.S., Spain Apr 04 2019

Brexit? It's all Greek to me, says PM Tsipras in Athens

ATHENS Greece's prime minister said on Thursday he was struggling to understand Britain's Brexit machinations and was surprised its political system could not find a way out of the crisis.

World, China, Apr 04 2019

Migrants gather near Greece's northern border, seeking to cross

DIAVATA, Greece Dozens of refugees and migrants stuck in Greece gathered in a field near the country's northern border on Thursday, seeking to travel onward to northern Europe.

World, United Nations, Apr 04 2019