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Greece: Republic in Southeast Europe
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known as Hellas, is a sovereign state located in Southern and Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.

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Greece says has had no request from Iranian oil tanker to dock

Greece said on Tuesday it had not had a request for an oil tanker at the center of a row between Iran and the U.S. to dock at one of its ports, as Washington warned Greece against helping the vessel.
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Greece

Watch: Full moon casts a glow by Greece's Koroni castle [Video]Watch: Full moon casts a glow by Greece's Koroni castle

The moon was celebrated with cultural events around the country, with local media reporting that museums and archaeological sites would stay open late.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

The Brief: Unemployment rate in Greece drops to lowest level since 2011 [Video]The Brief: Unemployment rate in Greece drops to lowest level since 2011

The unemployment rate in Greece has dropped to the lowest level since May 2011. This is a sign that the country's troubled economy is recovering and showing modest growth.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:15Published

Turkish drill ships raise tensions in eastern Med [Video]Turkish drill ships raise tensions in eastern Med

Two Turkish drill ships are continuing operations in the eastern Mediterranean and another ship will join them this month, as a dispute over natural resources there fuels tensions between Turkey and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

BA flights hit again by IT failures [Video]BA flights hit again by IT failures

Problems with British Airways' IT systems left thousands of passengers facing flight cancellations, delays and long queues at airports in the airline's third major computer failure in a little more..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

British Airways cancels some flights due to IT failure [Video]British Airways cancels some flights due to IT failure

Problems with British Airways' IT systems left thousands of passengers facing flight cancellations, delays and long queues at airports. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Greece told to 'save your paradise' as oil companies move in [Video]Greece told to 'save your paradise' as oil companies move in

Greece told to 'save your paradise' as oil companies move in

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:43Published

'You'd be a very beautiful doll, like Barbie,' Greek restaurateur 'told' new UK PM Boris Johnson [Video]'You'd be a very beautiful doll, like Barbie,' Greek restaurateur 'told' new UK PM Boris Johnson

A restaurant owner in Greece said she had served Boris Johnson Greek food and once told him that if he were a doll, he would look like Barbie.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:15Published

Greece’s new gov't says tax cuts will boost jobs and investment [Video]Greece’s new gov't says tax cuts will boost jobs and investment

Economists say few businesses show enough profit to pay tax anyway, and more reforms are required.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

Greek capital Athens rattled by 5.1-magnitude earthquake [Video]Greek capital Athens rattled by 5.1-magnitude earthquake

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday (July 19), briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Strong Earthquake Rocks Athens Greece [Video]Strong Earthquake Rocks Athens Greece

A strong earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending terrified people rushing into the street. The 5.1 magnitude tremor struck 14 miles northwest of the capital, according to the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Earthquake hits near the Greek capital, Athens [Video]Earthquake hits near the Greek capital, Athens

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit in a suburb 23 kilometres northwest of Athens on Friday, the non-profit European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:02Published

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist [Video]Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:53Published

Can Greece become EU's 'most business-friendly' country? [Video]Can Greece become EU's 'most business-friendly' country?

In an exclusive interview with Euronews, Greece's new Minister for Growth and Investments, Adonis, Georgiadis, detailed some of the measures the government will take to turn the country into "the most..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:36Published

New Greek Prime Minister faces uphill battle to fulfill promises [Video]New Greek Prime Minister faces uphill battle to fulfill promises

Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece's new Prime Minister on Monday, and his Cabinet will follow on Tuesday. But it won't be easy to deliver on his promises to the Greek people.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:05Published

Six people killed after storms hit northern Greece [Video]Six people killed after storms hit northern Greece

Gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck overnight in Halkidiki region, a popular tourist destination in the summer.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Partial skull found in Greece is Europe’s oldest human fossil [Video]Partial skull found in Greece is Europe’s oldest human fossil

Researchers have dated a skull found in the 1970s to be the oldest modern human outside of Africa.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Deadly storm pummels northern Greece [Video]Deadly storm pummels northern Greece

Six people have died in a powerful storm in northern Greece. The storm hit the northern Halkidiki region, toppling trees and power pylons, cutting power and blocking roads.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece [Video]Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece

Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck Halkidiki in northern Greece late on Wednesday,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Freak storm hits northern Greece, killing six foreign nationals [Video]Freak storm hits northern Greece, killing six foreign nationals

A freak storm hit northern Greece on Wednesday evening, killing six foreign nationals.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:27Published

Raw Politics in full: von der Leyen meets with MEPs, Italy closes migrant centre [Video]Raw Politics in full: von der Leyen meets with MEPs, Italy closes migrant centre

-Von der Leyen tries to win over MEPs -Greece's new prime minister meets cabinet -Italy approves closure of migrant centre All this and more on Tuesday's episode of Raw Politics.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 48:45Published

Greece's new PM Mitsotakis appoints cabinet [Video]Greece's new PM Mitsotakis appoints cabinet

Christos Staikouras was appointed as finance minister, while Nikos Dendias will head the foreign ministry.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:43Published

Greece election: Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in as new prime minister [Video]Greece election: Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in as new prime minister

Centre-right New Democracy led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis beats leftist Syriza with pledges to lower taxes and create jobs.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published

Watch: Greece's Kyriakos Mitsotakis is sworn in as prime minister [Video]Watch: Greece's Kyriakos Mitsotakis is sworn in as prime minister

Greece's Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as the country's new prime minister after his New Democracy party won a parliamentary majority on Sunday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:29Published

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister [Video]Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister

Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

 

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official

The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says..
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt

An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have..
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker in standoff with West heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S.

An Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, and Iran warned against any U.S. move to seize the vessel after the British..
Reuters - Published

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters

Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots.
Reuters - Published

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted

Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities..
Reuters - Published

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