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# greece - Friday 30 December, 2016

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador
# Mystery
# Mystery

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 AM 17,289 Views 5 Comments

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# greece - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards
# Ghost Of Bailouts Past
# Ghost Of Bailouts Past

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Dec 24th 2016, 4:52 PM 11,913 Views 14 Comments

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

# greece - Friday 23 December, 2016

"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67
# New Arrival
# New Arrival

"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:55 PM 10,110 Views 18 Comments

Medics said she was the oldest-ever surrogate.

# greece - Monday 12 December, 2016

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece
# Asylum
# Asylum

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Dec 12th 2016, 9:57 AM 16,350 Views 164 Comments

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# greece - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens

Nov 10th 2016, 10:25 AM 5,120 Views 4 Comments

The grenade left a tennis ball-sized hole in the pavement, and shrapnel marks on the embassy gate and guard post.

# greece - Monday 7 November, 2016

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais

Nov 7th 2016, 6:00 AM 10,837 Views 34 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.

# greece - Monday 17 October, 2016

Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'
# Ben Needham
# Ben Needham

Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'

Oct 17th 2016, 1:28 PM 34,251 Views 23 Comments

Ben Needham, who was 21 months, was last seen at the site on the island of Kos in 1991.

# greece - Friday 30 September, 2016

Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler
# Ancient Graves
# Ancient Graves

Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler

Sep 30th 2016, 6:23 PM 26,899 Views 6 Comments

Ben Needham disappeared from the Greek island of Kos in 1991.

# greece - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp
# Rape Arrests
# Rape Arrests

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp

Sep 28th 2016, 7:50 PM 22,025 Views 0 Comments

The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.

# greece - Monday 19 September, 2016

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp
# Greece
# Greece

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp

Sep 19th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,885 Views 32 Comments

Police believe the fire was set deliberately by people inside the camp.

# greece - Sunday 18 September, 2016

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport
# No Place To Go
# No Place To Go

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport

Sep 18th 2016, 9:00 PM 19,095 Views 30 Comments

Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.

# greece - Friday 16 September, 2016

Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident
# Ben Needham
# Ben Needham

Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident

Sep 16th 2016, 8:11 PM 41,583 Views 24 Comments

Ben Needham was 21 months old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos.

# greece - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece
# Aegina
# Aegina

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece

Aug 16th 2016, 9:55 PM 21,723 Views 0 Comments

Several more people were injured.

# greece - Friday 1 July, 2016

QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?
# Sponsored By Dacia
# Sponsored By Dacia

QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?

Jul 1st 2016, 3:39 PM 28,701 Views 29 Comments

Route 66, the Amalfi Coast or the Wild Atlantic Way?

# greece - Friday 17 June, 2016

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis
# MSF
# MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

Jun 17th 2016, 1:20 PM 11,200 Views 55 Comments

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# greece - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016
# Out In The Cold
From The42
# Out In The Cold

How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016

Jun 7th 2016, 3:49 PM 14,716 Views 3 Comments

Expanding the tournament from 16 to 24 teams hasn’t worked out for everyone.

# greece - Monday 6 June, 2016

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004?

Jun 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,610 Views 2 Comments

Take a trip down memory lane.

# greece - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection
# Bailed Out
# Bailed Out

Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection

May 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 17,625 Views 57 Comments

Germany has continue to oppose any debt relief for Greece.

# greece - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

May 24th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,621 Views 42 Comments

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

# greece - Monday 23 May, 2016

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds
# Parliamentary Drachma
# Parliamentary Drachma

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

May 23rd 2016, 9:51 AM 10,291 Views 56 Comments

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

# greece - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them
# Pipe Dream
# Pipe Dream

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them

May 22nd 2016, 5:30 PM 35,172 Views 34 Comments

They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.

# greece - Saturday 21 May, 2016

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear
# Egyptair
# Egyptair

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

May 21st 2016, 4:55 PM 62,304 Views 46 Comments

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# greece - Monday 9 May, 2016

Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms
# Third Bailout
# Third Bailout

Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms

May 9th 2016, 10:54 AM 9,012 Views 81 Comments

More than 18,000 people rallied in Athens in protest at further tax hikes and pension reforms.

# greece - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life
# Julien Mercille In Greece
# Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Apr 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 107 Views 86 Comments

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# greece - Monday 11 April, 2016

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash
# Greece-Macedonia
# Greece-Macedonia

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash

Apr 11th 2016, 8:37 AM 11,135 Views 67 Comments

Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.

# greece - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey
# Controversial
# Controversial

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Apr 9th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,219 Views 42 Comments

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# greece - Friday 8 April, 2016

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey
# Greece
# Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

Apr 8th 2016, 7:47 AM 9,798 Views 60 Comments

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

# greece - Monday 4 April, 2016

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey
# EU Deal
# EU Deal

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

Apr 4th 2016, 7:16 AM 15,294 Views 64 Comments

The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.

# greece - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
# Migration Crisis
# Migration Crisis

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 21,839 Views 160 Comments

Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.

# greece - Friday 18 March, 2016

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'
# Refugees
# Refugees

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'

Mar 18th 2016, 6:48 PM 23,277 Views 95 Comments

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

# greece - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Mar 1st 2016, 9:49 AM 11,048 Views 87 Comments

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

# greece - Saturday 30 January, 2016

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece

Jan 30th 2016, 12:32 PM 9,545 Views 73 Comments

So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in
# Making A Point
From The42
# Making A Point

Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in

Jan 30th 2016, 12:06 PM 6,825 Views 1 Comment

An incredible scene during last night’s game.

# greece - Friday 22 January, 2016

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece

Jan 22nd 2016, 2:07 PM 10,183 Views 64 Comments

Two boats are reported to have sank off the Greek coast, leaving at least 42 migrants dead.

# greece - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

Dec 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,685 Views 4 Comments

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

# greece - Saturday 19 December, 2015

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
# Tragic
# Tragic

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Dec 19th 2015, 11:49 AM 8,486 Views 92 Comments

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

# greece - Monday 23 November, 2015

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe
# Macedonia
# Macedonia

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:40 PM 24,536 Views 103 Comments

One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.

# greece - Saturday 7 November, 2015

There's an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
# We Need Rhodes
# We Need Rhodes

There's an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Nov 7th 2015, 10:15 AM 30,407 Views 72 Comments

And it would only cost around €250 million.

# greece - Friday 6 November, 2015

Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today
# Unpopular
# Unpopular

Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today

Nov 6th 2015, 5:10 PM 24,494 Views 70 Comments

The former ‘rock star’ Greek finance minister sat down for a chat with Miriam O’Callaghan.

# greece - Monday 2 November, 2015

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

Nov 2nd 2015, 1:28 PM 8,139 Views 64 Comments

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.