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  • Greece elected to UN Security Council for 2025-26, FM Gerapetritis calls it ‘historic day’

    Greece elected to UN Security Council for 2025-26, FM Gerapetritis calls it 'historic day'

    "Today is a historic day for Greece, for our country's imprint in the world. The UN General Assembly voted predominantly in favour of our country. This is a great success. This shows the important capital that Greece has in the world, in the international environment," stressed Foreign Affairs Minister

    Greece elected to UN Security Council for 2025-26, FM Gerapetritis calls it ‘historic day’
  • 95.8% of bathing waters in Greece have “excellent quality”, says EEA

    95.8% of bathing waters in Greece have “excellent quality”, says EEA

    The highest share of excellent bathing waters is found in Cyprus, Croatia, Austria and Greece. In Belgium, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Malta, Austria and Romania, all officially identified bathing waters met at least the minimum quality standard in 2023.

    95.8% of bathing waters in Greece have “excellent quality”, says EEA
  • Libya, Greece at Odds Over Eastern Mediterranean EEZ

    Libya, Greece at Odds Over Eastern Mediterranean EEZ

    This complaint is likely due to a illegal 2022 agreement between Libya and Turkey that defined their EEZs, but this agreement is controversial because it ignores the presence of Greek islands, particularly Crete.

    Libya, Greece at Odds Over Eastern Mediterranean EEZ
  • Saharan dust reappears in southern, western Greece

    Saharan dust reappears in southern, western Greece

    EMY said the phenomenon will be weaker than it was in late April, when it created an otherworldly atmosphere in parts of southern Greece, including Athens. This time, the dust is expected to be more noticeable in Crete and the Peloponnese.

    Saharan dust reappears in southern, western Greece
  • Greece Sees Slight Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Amid EU Decline

    Greece Sees Slight Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Amid EU Decline

    Amidst a notable 4.0% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across the European Union in the fourth quarter of 2023, Greece experienced a modest 0.3% increase in emissions, according to recent data released by Eurostat.

    Greece Sees Slight Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Amid EU Decline
  • Greece ranks 5th in EU in discrimination against LGBTIQ people, survey finds

    Greece ranks 5th in EU in discrimination against LGBTIQ people, survey finds

    Although the figure is the 5th highest in the EU, it has decreased since the previous EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) survey in 2019, where 51% of respondents in Greece had faced discrimination. 

    Greece ranks 5th in EU in discrimination against LGBTIQ people, survey finds
  • Greece Remains a Top Destination for American Travelers in 2024

    Greece Remains a Top Destination for American Travelers in 2024

    Greece remains one of the most popular European destinations for travelers from the United States in 2024, as confirmed at the American Leisure Lifestyle Awards 2024. Greece won top honors at these awards.

    Greece Remains a Top Destination for American Travelers in 2024
  • PM: Channels with Turkey must stay open

    PM: Channels with Turkey must stay open

    Mitsotakis dismisses calls to postpone Ankara visit over monastery’s conversion into mosque

    PM: Channels with Turkey must stay open
  • Athens, Ankara finalizing details of PM’s Turkey visit

    Athens, Ankara finalizing details of PM’s Turkey visit

    Greek and Turkish officials are trying to finalize the details of the visit by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Ankara on May 13, when he will meet with the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  

    Athens, Ankara finalizing details of PM’s Turkey visit
  • Greece Leads EU in Energy Price Decrease

    Greece Leads EU in Energy Price Decrease

    Following a surge that began before the war in Ukraine, electricity and gas bills in Greece saw a decrease in the latter half of 2023, offering some respite to consumers.

    Greece Leads EU in Energy Price Decrease
  • High concentrations of Saharan dust over Greece to subside during the day

    High concentrations of Saharan dust over Greece to subside during the day

    Prevailing west-northwesterly winds will gradually carry the dust toward the Aegean sea, while high concentrations of dust are expected on Thursday over the islands of the Dodecanese

    High concentrations of Saharan dust over Greece to subside during the day
  • Greece to Protect 198 ‘Untouchable Beaches’

    Greece to Protect 198 ‘Untouchable Beaches’

    These beaches, numbering 198 across the country, fall within the Natura 2000 network and will be off-limits for concession and, by extension, for the placement of umbrellas, sunbeds, etc.

    Greece to Protect 198 ‘Untouchable Beaches’
  • Greece submits 4th payment request, amounting to 2.3 billion euros, to Recovery Fund

    Greece submits 4th payment request, amounting to 2.3 billion euros, to Recovery Fund

    Alternate Minister of National Economy and Finance Nikos Papathanasis submitted on Wednesday to the European Commission the 4th payment request, amounting to 2.3 billion euros, for the loan part of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).

    Greece submits 4th payment request, amounting to 2.3 billion euros, to Recovery Fund
  • Greece plans 2 marine protected areas. But rival Turkey and environmental groups aren’t impressed

    Greece plans 2 marine protected areas. But rival Turkey and environmental groups aren’t impressed

    But the plan has irked Greece’s neighbor and regional rival, Turkey, while environmental organizations say the initiative doesn’t go far enough, noting that the country also allows environmentally harmful practices such as energy exploration in sensitive marine environments.

    Greece plans 2 marine protected areas. But rival Turkey and environmental groups aren’t impressed
  • Politico: Total dividends of Greek banks at 840 million euros

    Politico: Total dividends of Greek banks at 840 million euros

    According to an article in Politico, citing Greek banking sources, the European Central Bank is expected to give the go-ahead in June for the four systemic lenders.

    Politico: Total dividends of Greek banks at 840 million euros
  • High level Greek-Turkish diplomatic, military meetings ahead

    High level Greek-Turkish diplomatic, military meetings ahead

    Greek-Turkish relations, often tense, have been relatively normal since February 2023, when Greece sent rescue teams in the wake of two devastating earthquakes in eastern Turkey.

    High level Greek-Turkish diplomatic, military meetings ahead