Refugees in Greece: Record number in overcrowded camps (Al Jazeera)

The number of refugees and migrants the Greek government is housing in camps on islands in the Aegean Sea has reached a record 31,000.

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Greece presents ‘radical’ pro-business budget (Politico)

ATHENS — Greece’s new conservative government put forward its first budget Monday, with ambitious growth targets and a distinctly pro-business line.

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US, Greece hail strategic relationship after signing defence deal (Al Jazeera)

Athens, Greece – The United States and Greece have signed a revised mutual defence cooperation agreement that analysts say will elevate Athens’ strategic value and lead to US investments in Greek military facilities.

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EU calls on Turkey to speed up readmission of irregular migrants (Al Jazeera)

Athens, Greece – Greece, Germany and the European Commission have called on Turkey to fully implement its migration agreement with the European Union by speeding up the return of asylum seekers that crossed onto the bloc’s territory from Turkish soil.

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Greece energy summit: Turkey, Cyprus lay claim to natural gas (Al Jazeera)

An energy summit in Athens has highlighted ongoing tensions between Cyprus and Turkey as the former makes plans to explore the vast reserves of oil and gas in an area it has demarcated as its Exclusive Economic Zone.

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Greece oil drilling could offset debt, threaten oceans (Al Jazeera)

Greece has traditionally been an energy-poor country. But that is set to change when exploratory oil drilling starts next year in the Gulf of Patras

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Refugee eviction causes fury in Greece (Al Jazeera)

Athens, Greece – The police eviction of 143 undocumented refugees and migrants from a disused school building in central Athens has provided the first negative feedback to the three-month-old conservative Greek government’s toughening refugee policy.

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Les législatives sonnent la fin de la parenthèse Tsipras (La Tribune de Genève)

Grèce Les conservateurs grecs reviennent au pouvoir avec la majorité absolue. Syriza, le parti gouvernemental d’Alexis Tsipras, subit une défaite cinglante.

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Conservatives Regain Control in Greece (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATHENS—Greece elected a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, initial results showed, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump.

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Greece’s Prospects Remain Bleak, Whoever Governs (The Wall Street Journal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATHENS—Greeks are expected to elect a pro-business government on Sunday, but the prospects for the country’s crisis-scarred economy remain grim.

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