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Greece: Republic in Southeast Europe
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southern and Southeast Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.

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Macedonian pro-Western, nationalist candidates tied in presidential vote

Macedonia's pro-Western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, and his main rival Gordana Siljanovska-Davkova emerged tied in the first round of presidential vote dominated by deep divisions over a change of..
Reuters - Published

Macedonians vote in election dominated by dispute over name change

Macedonians vote on Sunday in a presidential election dominated by deep divisions over a change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Greece

Road Trip Europe Day 27: The effects of Greece's financial crisis nearly 10 years on [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 27: The effects of Greece's financial crisis nearly 10 years on

Our correspondents Bryan Carter and Fay Doulgeri have set off on the next leg of Euronews' Road Trip ahead of the EU election in May. They have arrived to Metsovo in Greece where they have been asking..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:29Published

Thousands of PAOK fans celebrate first Greek league title in 34 years [Video]Thousands of PAOK fans celebrate first Greek league title in 34 years

Thousands of PAOK fans take to the streets to celebrate first Greek Super League title in 34 years

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:45Published

Greece parliament demand Germany pay WWII reparations [Video]Greece parliament demand Germany pay WWII reparations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said demanding reparations is "a historic and moral duty and a duty in memory of the heroes of the past."

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:58Published

Breakfast with Belle in Athens: 'young voters have to be engaged' says Greek MEP [Video]Breakfast with Belle in Athens: 'young voters have to be engaged' says Greek MEP

In the run-up to the European elections, Good Morning Europe host Belle Donati is travelling across the continent to meet Members of the European Parliament in their own constituencies. She's grabbing..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:07Published

Saving ancient texts in a Sinai desert monastery [Video]Saving ancient texts in a Sinai desert monastery

In Egypt's conflict-ridden Sinai, a team from Greece are digitizing thousands of fragile and ancient manuscripts at St Catherine's Monastery, the world's oldest Christian monetary still in use which..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:10Published

Watch: Divers get access to ancient shipwreck near Greek island [Video]Watch: Divers get access to ancient shipwreck near Greek island

The ancient cargo ship sank in the 5th century BC. It was laden with 4,000 ancient vases, probably containing wine, most of which remain intact.

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

Greek police fire tear gas at migrants as border convoy grows [Video]Greek police fire tear gas at migrants as border convoy grows

reek police fired tear gas on Friday (April 5) to disperse migrants who had gathered in a field near the country's border with Northern Macedonia in the hope of making their way illegally up through..

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

Greek police use tear gas on third day of migrants' protests [Video]Greek police use tear gas on third day of migrants' protests

Migrants clash with police for the third day in northern Greece.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

Greek police clash with migrants, block access to border route [Video]Greek police clash with migrants, block access to border route

Riot police fired teargas at migrants and refugees, which included children, in Greece on Saturday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Violence Erupts As Greek Authorities Clash With Migrants [Video]Violence Erupts As Greek Authorities Clash With Migrants

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Greek police clashed with angry migrants hoping to travel to northern Europe after being barred from reaching a nearby border crossing. On Thursday,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Migrants camp out in Northern Greece in false hope of borders opening [Video]Migrants camp out in Northern Greece in false hope of borders opening

Migrants remained in tents in Northern Greece for the third day, on Saturday (April 6) galvanized by reports on social media of plans for an organised movement to cross Greece's northern border. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Watch: Pinball wizards back in action at Athens museum [Video]Watch: Pinball wizards back in action at Athens museum

Pinball was hugely popular in Greece but the craze died out 20 years ago with the rise of computer games.

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

When dives go wrong - mishaps from last year's Cliff Diving World Series [Video]When dives go wrong - mishaps from last year's Cliff Diving World Series

Cliff diving mishaps from last year's World Series

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:03Published

Greek and North Macedonian PMs take historic selfie in Skopje [Video]Greek and North Macedonian PMs take historic selfie in Skopje

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is the first Greek leader to visit his northern neighbour since North Macedonia, previously known as Macedonia, declared independence in 1991. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Refugees to be forced out of UN-funded accommodation in Greece [Video]Refugees to be forced out of UN-funded accommodation in Greece

The government says this is a necessary step to integrate refugees into Greek society, but it has some refugees worried for their future.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:28Published

Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados [Video]Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados

Britain’s Prince Charles met with Lionel Richie on Tuesday, as the singer was named global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust International. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Flour bombs mark carnival in Greek town [Video]Flour bombs mark carnival in Greek town

The streets of the small Greek town of Galaxidi disappeared under clouds of colored flour on Monday in an annual tradition called the Flour War.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Flour power: Greeks enjoy messy annual tradition [Video]Flour power: Greeks enjoy messy annual tradition

The town of Galaxidi celebrates the 'Flour War' every year and uses two and a half tonnes of flour. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Dozens arrested for erecting giant cross in Lesbos meant to deter migrants [Video]Dozens arrested for erecting giant cross in Lesbos meant to deter migrants

The Greek island was one of the main gateways into Europe at the height of the migrant and refugee crisis.

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

Watch: Roger Federer claims 100th career ATP title in Dubai [Video]Watch: Roger Federer claims 100th career ATP title in Dubai

With a straight-set victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitspas at the Dubai Championships, the 37-year-old Swiss becomes the second man in tennis history to reach 100 titles. His first win was in 2001 in..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:30Published

Roger Federer Wins 100th Career Title [Video]Roger Federer Wins 100th Career Title

(CNN)Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai Open Saturday for the eighth time. The 37-year-old..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

The European Union's Model for Asylum-seekers [Video]The European Union's Model for Asylum-seekers

The European Union has a different plan for those seeking asylum. But could it work in America?

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

 

Polish MP calls for new push for WW2 reparations from Germany

Poland should follow Greece in stepping up pressure on Germany to pay billions of euros in damages for Nazi occupation during World War Two, a lawmaker in charge of Warsaw's reparations campaign said..
Reuters - Published

Country name change dispute haunts Macedonian presidential election

Macedonians vote in a presidential election on Sunday shaping up as an unofficial referendum on the hotly disputed change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.
Reuters - Published

Greek parliament calls on Germany to pay WW2 reparations

The Greek parliament voted on Wednesday to launch a diplomatic campaign to press Germany to cough up billions of euros in damages for the Nazi occupation of the country in World War Two, an issue..
Reuters - Published

Greek parliament debates war reparations claim against Germany

The Greek parliament will vote Wednesday on whether Greece should pursue billions of euros in reparations from Germany for the Nazi occupation during World War Two, an issue Germany says was settled..
Reuters - Published

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