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# greece - Saturday 22 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 22,404 Views 3 Comments

Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.

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

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

Updated Aug 22nd 2020, 2:00 PM 21,406 Views 0 Comments

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
# Travel
# Travel

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

Aug 11th 2020, 1:39 PM 36,560 Views 29 Comments

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
# Migrants
# Migrants

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp

Jun 17th 2020, 6:01 PM 27,989 Views 55 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:25 PM 103,564 Views 93 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

May 25th 2020, 9:01 AM 19,956 Views 28 Comments

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
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

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

Mar 12th 2020, 10:37 PM 39,478 Views 52 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Updated Mar 7th 2020, 3:12 PM 52,407 Views 46 Comments

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
# European Dream
From The42
# European Dream

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

Mar 5th 2020, 9:26 PM 21,025 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Border
# Border

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

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,539 Views 87 Comments

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
# Syria Civil War
# Syria Civil War

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

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:00 PM 12,729 Views 76 Comments

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
# Open Borders
# Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:29 AM 24,661 Views 55 Comments

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
# Idlib
# Idlib

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

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,778 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 2,997 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast

Jan 11th 2020, 1:57 PM 12,047 Views 20 Comments

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
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

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

Nov 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 23,226 Views 12 Comments

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

# greece - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 7:00 PM 3,128 Views 0 Comments

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
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

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

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,057 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 4:17 PM 3,134 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 3:02 PM 16,642 Views 4 Comments

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

As it happened: Greece v Ireland, Euro 2021 qualifier From The42
Live Nov 12th 2019, 12:30 PM

As it happened: Greece v Ireland, Euro 2021 qualifier

# greece - Monday 4 November, 2019

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece
# Migration
# Migration

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

Nov 4th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,176 Views 14 Comments

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

# greece - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

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

Bohemians exit Uefa Youth League after narrow defeat in Greece

Oct 23rd 2019, 7:13 PM 3,292 Views 0 Comments

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
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

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

Sep 30th 2019, 10:40 PM 44,114 Views 53 Comments

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
# Suzanne Eaton
# Suzanne Eaton

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

Jul 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 36,271 Views 6 Comments

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

Six tourists killed by tornadoes and violent hailstorms in northern Greece
# Freak Storm
# Freak Storm

Six tourists killed by tornadoes and violent hailstorms in northern Greece

Jul 11th 2019, 7:50 AM 39,045 Views 7 Comments

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
# New Democracy
# New Democracy

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

Jul 8th 2019, 7:01 AM 9,217 Views 33 Comments

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
# Changing Of The Guard

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

Updated Jul 7th 2019, 6:17 PM 23,730 Views 56 Comments

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

# greece - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

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

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

May 8th 2019, 5:41 PM 13,649 Views 1 Comment

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

# greece - Monday 6 May, 2019

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

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

May 6th 2019, 10:30 PM 11,134 Views 2 Comments

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

# greece - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 11th 2019, 6:21 PM 3,801 Views 4 Comments

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

# greece - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From pastries to passports: How the Macedonian name change will affect citizens
# Macedonia
# Macedonia

From pastries to passports: How the Macedonian name change will affect citizens

Jan 27th 2019, 10:30 AM 20,961 Views 8 Comments

There is no shortage of minutiae to be ironed out over the coming years.

# greece - Friday 25 January, 2019

After years of dispute, Greece ratifies new name deal with Macedonia
# Macedonia
# Macedonia

After years of dispute, Greece ratifies new name deal with Macedonia

Jan 25th 2019, 4:00 PM 12,803 Views 14 Comments

Greek media polls show a majority of respondents are against the change

# greece - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal
# Greece
# Greece

Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal

Jan 20th 2019, 7:10 PM 17,237 Views 22 Comments

Police estimates put the number of demonstrators at 60,000 at 12pm.

# greece - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row
# Greece
# Greece

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row

Jan 16th 2019, 10:32 PM 11,066 Views 10 Comments

A total of 151 lawmakers supported Alexis Tsipras’ government out of 299 present.

# greece - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall

Jan 8th 2019, 8:24 PM 62,508 Views 49 Comments

The snowfall in Athens prompted authorities to close schools and courthouses, while many public offices and banks provided minimal services.

# greece - Saturday 29 December, 2018

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp
# Greek Wildfires
# Greek Wildfires

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp

Dec 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 15,439 Views 3 Comments

O’Callaghan-Westropp died after being caught up in the Greek wildfires this summer.

# greece - Monday 17 December, 2018

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Dec 17th 2018, 11:36 AM 21,518 Views 0 Comments

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

# greece - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece
# Clowns Without Borders
# Clowns Without Borders

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece

Nov 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,417 Views 9 Comments

The show has been developed to help children who are suffering from trauma.

# greece - Monday 1 October, 2018

Macedonians have voted to change the name of their country
# Balkan Ballot
# Balkan Ballot

Macedonians have voted to change the name of their country

Oct 1st 2018, 9:09 AM 41,658 Views 41 Comments

The country will be called North Macedonia if the plan passes through parliament.