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Athens to host tripartite summit between Greece, Egypt and Cyprus
Egypt

Athens to host tripartite summit between Greece, Egypt and Cyprus

Athens is scheduled to host a tripartite summit between the leaders of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday. The Cypriot…
Borg al-Arab Airport receives first AEGEAN flight from Athens
Egypt

Borg al-Arab Airport receives first AEGEAN flight from Athens

Alexandria’s Borg al-Arab International Airport has received its first AEGEAN flight coming from Athens, Greece, with 125 passengers on board.…
No income, 2,000 mouths to feed: Lockdown squeezes Greek zoo
World

No income, 2,000 mouths to feed: Lockdown squeezes Greek zoo

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It’s feeding time at Greece’s only zoo, and a capuchin monkey grabs as many mandarins as…
Tentative start to Turkey-Greece talks after year of strife
Middle East

Tentative start to Turkey-Greece talks after year of strife

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The first high-level talks aimed at reducing tensions between Turkey and Greece in five years took…
Greek civil servants on 24-hour strike
World

Greek civil servants on 24-hour strike

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Civil servants in Greece have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike expected to disrupt…
EgyptAir readies to resume flights starting from July 1
Travel

EgyptAir readies to resume flights starting from July 1

EgyptAir is set to begin resuming direct flights on Wednesday, July 1, after a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak.…
Iraqi refugee sets sights on Paralympics
Middle East

Iraqi refugee sets sights on Paralympics

ATHENS (Reuters) – On his fifth attempt, Iraqi refugee Wisam Sami finally succeeded in reaching Greece with thousands of others…
Turkey must ‘take responsibility’ for migrants, says Greece
Middle East

Turkey must ‘take responsibility’ for migrants, says Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday called on Turkey to “take responsibility” for a renewed wave of migrants to…
Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour
Environment

Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

The UN headquarters in New York, the pyramids of Egypt and Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue were among top world…
Macedonia signs accord to join NATO despite Russian misgivings
World

Macedonia signs accord to join NATO despite Russian misgivings

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO members signed an accord with Macedonia on Wednesday allowing the tiny ex-Yugoslav republic to become the…
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