Greece

Greece, FYR Macedonia May Agree on Name by June, UN Envoy Says

The Republic of Macedonia and Greece continued UN-mediated talks seeking to resolve a long-lasting dispute on the former Yugoslav state’s official …

Breakthrough over 'Macedonia' name dispute finally in sight?

Greece and the Republic of Macedonia are meeting in New York for talks to reach an agreement over the use of the term "Macedonia." Could the Balkan …

World News

Opposition to Compromise over Name Dispute Intensifies in Greece

As negotiations between Greece and FYROM on the countries’ naming dispute begin in New York, opponents of a compromise solution are planning a rally …

Golden Dawn

ECB And The Euro

Eurozone politics is still in flux.<p>While growth is robust, price pressures are muted.<p>ECB meets next week and the forward guidance may not change much.<p>…

Economy

The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are rioting

Since the 2011 uprising, the IMF – backed by the G8 – has imposed economic reforms on Tunisia, at a cost to ordinary people<p>Tunisia has been facing protests across the country at price and tax rises since 3 January – the anniversary of the “bread riots” which occurred in 1984 under the Habib …

Economics

Germany demands clarity on risk reduction for banking union

© Reuters. Exploratory talks about forming a new coalition government in Berlin<p>By Joseph Nasr and Michael Nienaber<p>BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said on …

World Economy

New eurogroup chief urges speed in strengthening euro

The eurozone finance ministers' new leader says Europe needs to use a "unique window of opportunity" in the coming months to strengthen the …

Business

How to Island Hop to the Cyclades

The Cyclades are the most famous island group; the islands everyone means when they talk of Greek island hopping. The island group lies just to the …

Beaches

Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.86%

© Reuters. Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.86%<p>Investing.com – Greece equities were lower at the close on …

Markets

A Franco-German consensus on the euro

We pause the series analysing the project to rebuild macroeconomic theory to cover a very interesting contribution by a group of 14 French and German …

Stereotypes

Germany Moves to Speed Up Reply to Macron on Euro-Area Proposals

German lawmakers plan to draft joint proposals with France on ways to strengthen the euro area, taking up a call by French President Emmanuel Macron, …

Emmanuel Macron

14 Amazing Things To Do In Crete, Greece

Out of all the Greek islands like; Corfu, Samos, Santorini or Mykonos, Crete is (without a doubt) the largest. It’s a place filled with everything …

Europe

So The Eurozone Is Finally Recovering? Think Again

There is talk that Europe is finally recovering.<p>Growth rates have ticked up a bit.<p>I am not optimistic - too many unresolved problems</b> …

Business

Top eurozone economists push ambitious monetary union plan

Top French and German economists have called for a revamp of monetary union, backing an ambitious set of proposals that range from a rainy-day fund …

Economy

France and Germany agree on eurozone reform

PARIS — Governments talk a lot about eurozone reform but can’t get their act together. So it’s time for academics to step in.<p>That impatience seems to …

Politics

A Greek spring

It’s a Grexit with a difference. 2018 should be the year Greece ends eight years of economic tutelage, closing a chapter on an extraordinary period …

Margrethe Vestager

NATO chief due in Macedonia to discuss membership bid

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — NATO's secretary-general is due in Macedonia for talks on the country's renewed accession bid, a decade after a dispute with neighboring Greece halted an initial effort to join the alliance.<p>Jens Stoltenberg will arrive in Skopje later Wednesday. He will have meetings …

World News

UN Mediator: Macedonia Will Definitely Be Included in the New Name of FYROM

UN mediator for the naming dispute between Greece and FYROM has indicated that the term Macedonia will be included in the discussions kicking-off on …

Museums gain visibility through #MuseumSelfie day

On January 17, museums around the world are embracing the selfie as the #MuseumSelfie trend takes over social media.<p>Years ago, concerns about the …

Culture

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO:Weidmann, President of German Bundesbank attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the ECB headquarters in …

Economy

ECB Rebuked by EU Ombudsman for Draghi's Role in G-30 Club

Mario Draghi’s attendance at meetings of the Group of 30, a behind-closed-doors gathering of the world’s financial elite, constitutes …

Mario Draghi

Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Summit Tackles Economic Cooperation

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, center, talks to the media as Jordan's King Abdullah II, left, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listen …

Middle East

The sense of an ending: Contours of the next German government

The days of a towering role for Germany in Europe seem behind us.<p>It took five days and one long night to negotiate; and while the outcome is …

Angela Merkel

Five migration trends to watch in 2018

2017 saw a host of new and quickly deepening humanitarian crises from Southeast Asia to Africa. But behind this rising tide of forced displacement …

Migration

Macron, Merkel to meet Friday to talk Europe

PARIS — Angela Merkel will meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday afternoon to “talk about the future of Europe and upcoming priorities,” the French …

Emmanuel Macron

Maccabi Tel Aviv routed by Olympiacos

No contest in Greece as yellow-and-blue back to .500 in Euroleague after 30-point blowout.<p>Maccabi Tel Aviv guard Pierre Jackson playing against the …

Israel

What's In a Name: A Baltic Perspective on the Greece-FYROM Dispute

<b>By Prof. Vladislav B. Sotirovic*</b><p><i>The writer is professor at Mykolas Romeris University’s Institute of Political Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania.</i><p>The …

Refugees

Romanian President Hosts Talks on Premier After Government Falls

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis is set to meet political parties as the Black Sea nation looks to appoint its third prime minister in a year …

Business

Trying to Decide on a Tour? Here Are Athens Excursions Worth Taking

01 of 17<p>Morning Tour of Athens, Greece<p>Taking a tour at the beginning of your stay in Athens helps orient you to the capital city of Greece. This type …

Travel

Greece: Parliament Approves More Bailout Reforms Despite Protests

Share this:<p><b>Athens:</b> Greece’s parliament on Monday passed a swathe of reforms demanded by international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds, a …

Alexis Tsipras