US-Turkish relations have never been easy to manage. But the current standoff between Washington and Ankara is striking, even by the standards of an historically difficult relationship.
The doctor shortages that are hampering the operation of hospitals are particularly acute on the islands which are busier than usual during the peak tourist season.
Anything that happens in Turkey, whether a minor incident or a full-blown domestic crisis, without fail appears to prompt a warning from wise-headed observers in Greece urging the government to be sober and cautious.
Again this year, the figures are showing that tourism is rightfully considered Greece’s main industry.
The US State Department has welcomed the return of the two Greek soldiers to Greece after five months’ imprisonment in Turkey, congratulating the Greek people and the foreign ministry.
The US prohibition on sales of defense and military technology to Cyprus is “unlawful” and can be removed without the need for legislation, a Greek American lobby group has said.
An 80-year-old man has been arrested in Volos for the murder of his 72-year-old wife in their home.
Greece’s Grigoris Polychronidis won individual BC3 gold at the World Boccia Championships in Liverpool.
A detailed report compiled by a retired fire service officer has pointed to a series of apparent mistakes and oversights by members of the Greek fire service, police and local authorities in the response to last month’s disastrous fires on the outskirts of Attica.
Police detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a 25-year-old man, who died shortly after midnight on Wednesday when he fell from a height onto rocks on Filopappou Hill in Athens after being mugged.