Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.
Browsing Tag

Greece

At least 16 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

ATHENS: At least 16 people, including six children, perished Saturday after a migrant boat capsized in the Aegean Sea, the deadliest disaster in the area since a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey to try to stem the flow of…

Greece makes six new arrests after extreme violence

ATHENS: Six Greek men, members of extremist groups, were arrested by counter-terrorism police on Tuesday, accused of being involved in a recent spate of attacks against migrants and left-wing activists, a police source said. Five men…

Greece makes sharia law optional for Muslim minority

ATHENS: The Greek parliament on Tuesday made the practice of Islamic sharia law in family disputes optional for the country's Muslim minority, changing a century-old legacy. Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras immediately…

IMF to launch new form of aid — with no money

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund announced on Wednesday it will launch a new tool to support governments in financial trouble -- but one that involves no money -- formalizing a step it took last week for Greece. Instead of…