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Greek Ministry Seeks Hotels, Apartments to Host Refugees

The Greek Citizen Protection Ministry has announced a tender for a housing program for refugees that involves renting out hotels or apartment complexes.

Poll: Greeks Say EU ‘Moving in the Wrong Direction’

Greeks appear to be wary of the EU, with the majority claiming it is “moving in the wrong direction", according to a poll by MRB.

Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

World Leaders to Gather in Greece for Delphi Economic Forum 2019

Heads of State, Prime Ministers and EU Commissioners will participate in the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, which will be held between February 28-March 3 in Delphi, central Greece.

No More Free UK Entry to EU Residents, Priority on Skilled Workers

European Union citizens will no longer enjoy preferential immigration status after Brexit on 29 March 2019, while priority will be given to skilled workers.

EU Aviation Braces for No-deal Brexit as UK Issues Technical Notices

As the date of Britain’s exit from the European Union draws near, uncertainty grows surrounding the future of aviation.

UK Issues Guidelines in Case of No-deal Brexit

The UK government has published an updated guide with advice on issues that may arise in case no agreement with the EU is achieved after Britain exits the European Union.

Brexit ‘White Paper’ Next Step Towards UK-EU Aviation Bargain

The UK government has published a white paper, which proposes a softer Brexit, amid concerns that the country's exit from the EU will lead to disruptions in the aviation industry.

Sting Thanks Greece for Aiding Refugees while Others ‘Build Walls’

British singer-songwriter Sting praised Greece for setting the bright example and stepping up to support the thousands of migrants arriving in the country.

Juncker Calls on Greeks to Persist for a Better Future

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during his visit to Athens expressed his support for Greece and optimism that better days are ahead.

EU Approves Post-Brexit Transition Plan

The leaders of 27 EU states approved a set of guidelines on key issues, paving the way for the next phase of Brexit negotiations.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

EU Ministers OK Brexit Phase-out Period Guidelines

In efforts to minimize disruption in business, tourism and security, EU ministers agreed to a set of guidelines in order to finalize post-Brexit relations with the UK.

Tusk’s Migrant Quota Action Causes EU Rift, Reactions

A move by European Council President Donald Tusk to review the mechanism of mandatory quotas for the redistribution of asylum seekers has created a stir in the EU.

Tusk: Brexit Challenge Still Ahead, Next Phase for Talks

Satisfied with the progress made in Brexit talks thus far, European Council President Donald Tusk said the most difficult challenge still lies ahead.

Defence, Energy, Trade Top Trump-Tsipras Talks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and US President Donald Trump discussed cooperation in the areas of defence, energy and trade during a meeting in Washington.

US-Turkey Ties in Jeopardy Amid Diplomatic Spat, Tourism on Hold

The United States and Turkey are playing power games as both countries have suspended visa services, amid a volatile period in view of growing terrorism threats.

Greece Moves Up US Agenda, Tsipras to Meet Trump in Washington

Regional security, terrorism and the issue of the Souda base on Crete, will be discussed on October 17 during a meeting of Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and US President Donald Trump.

Juncker Says Greece the Greatest Challenge of his Political Career

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker admitted in Strasbourg on Wednesday that Greece was among the toughest issues on his agenda.

Greek PM in China to Bolster Ties, Foster Business Relationships

As part of efforts to strengthen cooperation with China, Greek PM arrived in Beijing on May 12 to participate in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
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