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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Greece

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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’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.
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.
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.
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's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.
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.
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.
Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula
Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleads not guilty in Greek court after Mykonos arrest
The £80million defender was arrested late on Thursday.
Government says Greece remains on Green List, despite 'second wave' of outbreak
The country has seen a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast
Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Greece v Ireland, Euro 2021 qualifier
Catch up on all the action as Vera Pauw’s charges conceded a late equaliser in Athens.
41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece
The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.
Bohemians exit Uefa Youth League after narrow defeat in Greece
PAOK FC won tonight’s second leg tie 1-0.
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.
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.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras loses re-election to centre-right
Mitsotakis will be sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister today.
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.
'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.
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.
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.