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# greece - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# greece - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation

The judgement came to a background of clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators.

# greece - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Ireland to resettle 50 people from fire-ravaged Greek refugee camp

Justice Minister Helen McEntee said today that Ireland will welcome refugee families from Greece under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

# greece - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Tear gas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos

Asylum seekers have been sleeping rough since Wednesday, when the Moria camp was gutted in apparent arson attacks.

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

# greece - Friday 11 September, 2020

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down

Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.

# greece - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

# greece - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp

A state of emergency is set to be declared on the island.

# greece - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

From The42 Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# greece - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula

Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.

From The42 Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleads not guilty in Greek court after Mykonos arrest Altercation

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleads not guilty in Greek court after Mykonos arrest

The £80million defender was arrested late on Thursday.

# greece - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Government says Greece remains on Green List, despite 'second wave' of outbreak

The country has seen a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

# greece - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp

The children will be received into the care of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency.

# greece - Friday 29 May, 2020

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

# greece - Monday 25 May, 2020

Greece resumes island ferry services in bid to salvage summer tourist season

Travel to the islands had been generally off-limits since a lockdown in late March.

# greece - Thursday 12 March, 2020

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries

The plan, available for a month only and based on a €2,000 stipend, is only open to those who arrived in Greece before 1 January.

# greece - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream

In Greece, a row has erupted over whether to cancel Holy Communion, while China has just 99 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# greece - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win

The Girls In Green were 1-0 winners over group rivals Greece at Tallaght Stadium.

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# greece - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border

Greek authorities said they thwarted an attempt by about 1,000 people overnight to cross the border.

# greece - Monday 2 March, 2020

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

# greece - Sunday 1 March, 2020

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

From The42 Ireland facing into must-win qualifiers in their bid for the big breakthrough Euro Vision

Ireland facing into must-win qualifiers in their bid for the big breakthrough

The next fortnight has the potential to define the Euro 2021 qualifying campaign for Vera Pauw’s side.

# greece - Saturday 11 January, 2020

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast

Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.

# greece - Monday 25 November, 2019

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

# greece - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

From The42 'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece Two Points Dropped This post contains videos

'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece

The FC Köln striker scored her second international goal today – but was left disappointed afterwards.

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

From The42 Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves' Disappointment This post contains videos

Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'

Ireland boss says her side need to ‘be better’ and ‘learn to dominate a game’ after frustrating late draw.

From The42 Heartache for Ireland as late equaliser ends winning start to 2021 qualifiers Tough Blow

Heartache for Ireland as late equaliser ends winning start to 2021 qualifiers

It finished 1-1 in Athens as Greece struck for an injury-time goal.

As it happened: Greece v Ireland, Euro 2021 qualifier

Catch up on all the action as Vera Pauw’s charges conceded a late equaliser in Athens.

# greece - Monday 4 November, 2019

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.

# greece - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From The42 Bohemians exit Uefa Youth League after narrow defeat in Greece Heading Out

Bohemians exit Uefa Youth League after narrow defeat in Greece

PAOK FC won tonight’s second leg tie 1-0.

# greece - Monday 30 September, 2019

Greece says it wants to begin returning 10,000 migrants after deadly fire sparks riots

A deadly fire led to riots in a camp on the island of Lesbos.

# greece - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Foul play suspected in death of US scientist whose body was found in World War II bunker in Crete

The 59 year-old had been attending a conference on the Greek island.

Six tourists killed by tornadoes and violent hailstorms in northern Greece

Dozens of other people have been injured after strong winds hit the region of Halkidiki.

# greece - Monday 8 July, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras loses re-election to centre-right

Mitsotakis will be sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister today.

# greece - Sunday 7 July, 2019

After five years in power, Greece's bailout-era Syriza government is dumped from power Changing Of The Guard This post contains videos

After five years in power, Greece's bailout-era Syriza government is dumped from power

Exit polls show Alexis Tsipras’ party has been ousted by the conservative opposition.

# greece - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From The42 'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?' Outspoken

'Why should a young player suffer because of an opponent cheating and an official being misled?'

Colin O’Brien is standing firm on his comments following Monday’s controversial red card against the Czech Republic.

# greece - Monday 6 May, 2019

From The42 Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece Roundup

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece

It was a busy day of action in the Uefa U17 European Championships across the country.

# greece - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin On Home Turf

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin

Colin O’Brien’s charges face Greece, Czech Republic and Belgium in next month’s tournament.

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