Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
Nearly half of nonperforming mortgage loans in Greece qualify for the long-term settlement status that allows for a part of the debt to be written off, according to bank estimates.
AEK won its fourth Greek Basketball Cup on Saturday upsetting favorite Olympiakos at Iraklio with an 88-83 triumph in the final, having also eliminated champion Panathinaikos in the semis.
Turkey’s actions in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) cast doubt on prospects of a just solution to the island’s division, Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis has said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to make progress on a common asylum system, warning that member states who expect financial support from the bloc need to show solidarity when it comes to migrants too.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Saturday underscored the importance of offering countries in the West Balkans the prospect of EU membership, but insisted they must resolve all border disputes before joining the bloc.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has no objection to plans to turn the eurozone’s bailout fund into a European Monetary Fund, she said in comments published on Saturday.
Greek Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexandros Gennimatas reacted to comments by a Turkish foreign ministry spokesman on Saturday, accusing the neighboring country of violating international law and calling upon Ankara officials to comply with European political norms.
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested that Greece will remain under some form of outside supervision after exiting its bailout program.
With the help of volunteers, dozens of child refugees and single mothers dressed up to celebrate the Carnival season at the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos on Friday. The revelry was organized to lift the spirits of the refugees, many of whom have been living in cramped conditions at the center which has been criticized by human rights groups. Earlier this month, the United Nations refugee agency warned of an increase in physical violence and sexual assault at the Moria camp, citing scores of reports of sexual or gender-based violence. [ANA-MPA]