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Germany Returns Two Stolen Greek Orthodox Icons

Two 18th-century Greek Orthodox icons that had been stolen in 2007 from a monastery outside Ioannina were returned to Greece by German authorities.

German Tourists Picked Greece in June

A total of 260,000 German tourists visited Greece in June, demonstrating their confidence in the country.

Greece and Germany Agree to Strengthen Cooperation in Tourism

Greece and Germany have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the area of tourism, according to Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy Vicky Loizou.

Greece in Top 5 Schengen Countries Issuing Short-stay Visas

Greece is ranked fifth among 10 Schengen countries that received the most short-stay visa applications in 2017 after France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

EU Set to Suggest Mandatory Fingerprinting on All IDs

In efforts to tackle terrorism, the European Commission plans to table a proposal that all EU identification cards include fingerprinting.

Schengen Zone Airport Checks Legal, Biometric IDs a Requirement

European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos recently stated that Schengen zone checks were both legal and carried out in most countries regularly.