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Greece: Republic in Southeast Europe
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, historically 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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Panathinaikos-Olympiakos game abandoned after clashes

Greek league rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had their game abandoned after fans from host Panathinaikos clashed with police outside Athens' Olympic Stadium, and attempted to attack the Olympiakos..
USATODAY.com - Published

End in sight for Greece's long quest to complete national land registry

Greece, the only European country without a proper register of land ownership, is confident it will finally have one in place by 2021 after spending hundreds of millions of euros on a project that..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Greece

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

North Macedonia, Greece boost economic ties after dispute [Video]North Macedonia, Greece boost economic ties after dispute

After the dispute over the name change ended, the two countries are seeking to improve trade that was reduced for years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published

N Macedonia and Greece to decide ownership of name for branding [Video]N Macedonia and Greece to decide ownership of name for branding

A committee is to decide, over the next three years, which products may continue to use the term 'Macedonian'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras visits shut orthodox school in Turkey [Video]Greek PM Alexis Tsipras visits shut orthodox school in Turkey

Why the reopening of the religious school could help end a bitter dispute between Greece and Turkey.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Greek Minister Caught Taking A Puff Tells EU Official to Butt Out [Video]Greek Minister Caught Taking A Puff Tells EU Official to Butt Out

According to Reuters, Greece’s deputy health minister has told the European Union’s top health official to butt out after getting a reprimand for smoking in public. Deputy minister Pavlos Polakis..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Greece's Tsipras visits Hagia Sophia on trip to boost Turkey ties [Video]Greece's Tsipras visits Hagia Sophia on trip to boost Turkey ties

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid a symbolic visit to Istanbul's former cathedral Hagia Sophia on Wednesday (February 6) on a trip aimed at improving ties with Turkey, long strained by disputes..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Territorial disputes to top agenda of Greece-Turkey talks [Video]Territorial disputes to top agenda of Greece-Turkey talks

The two nations' tussle over oil and gas riches off the coast of Cyprus is also expected to be on the agenda.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:18Published

Will Greece's rugby 'rebels' prevent a World Cup qualification? [Video]Will Greece's rugby 'rebels' prevent a World Cup qualification?

Greece is on the verge of qualifying for their first-ever World Cup, but a splinter rugby group could ruin their chances.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Greek parliament approves Macedonia's new name [Video]Greek parliament approves Macedonia's new name

Amid deep divisions, Greek parliament approves Macedonia name-change deal to end neighbours' protracted dispute.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Greek parliament ratifies North Macedonia name accord [Video]Greek parliament ratifies North Macedonia name accord

Greece's parliament on Friday (January 25) ratified a landmark accord that changes the name of neighboring Macedonia, ending a decades-old dispute and opening the way for the ex-Yugoslav republic to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Macedonia Changing Its Name. Here's Why That's Important [Video]Macedonia Changing Its Name. Here's Why That's Important

After 27 years of mutual mistrust, a name deal has been sealed between Athens and Skopje. CNN reports under the agreement, Greece's neighbor will stop using the name "Republic of Macedonia". That name..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Protesters and police clash outside Greek parliament over Macedonia name [Video]Protesters and police clash outside Greek parliament over Macedonia name

Greek police fired teargas to disperse protesters, who hurled petrol bombs and stones. Several rallies are planned against a deal over the name of neighbouring Macedonia. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Thousands protest in Athens against Macedonia name change [Video]Thousands protest in Athens against Macedonia name change

The name-change agreement is the result of a dispute between Macedonia and Greece that has lasted 27 years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Clashes Erupt in Greece as Protesters Demonstrate Against Macedonia Name Change [Video]Clashes Erupt in Greece as Protesters Demonstrate Against Macedonia Name Change

Protesters clashed with police outside Greece’s parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people Sunday against the Greek-Macedonia name deal. At least 25 police officers were injured..

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:56Published

 

The magical island of Santorini, Greece

 
USATODAY.com - Published

Greece backs Bolivian leader’s call for Venezuela dialogue

greece backs bolivian leader’s call for venezuela dialogue
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is backing calls by Bolivia for a negotiated settlement to the severe political and financial crisis in Venezuela. Many...
WorldNews - Published

IMF: Greece among best performers in eurozone

imf: greece among best performers in eurozone
The International Monetary Fund says Greece is still vulnerable but has made great progress.
BBC News - Published

Greece Allows First Crematorium In Defiance Of Orthodox Church

greece  allows first crematorium in defiance of orthodox church
Greece has moved a step closer to opening its first crematorium, passing a decree that paves the way for a facility to be built in Athens despite persistent criticism from the Orthodox church, The..
WorldNews - Published

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