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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Greece

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Greece's maverick ex-minister Varoufakis launches new political party
The former Finance Minister says the party “will not mince our words”.
'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.
At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece
Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.
Macedonia to change the name of Alexander the Great airport to heal rift with the Greeks
They’re also going to rename a motorway “Friendship Highway”.
Why Macedonia has been embroiled in a decades-long row with Greece about its name
ICYMI: Macedonia is both the name of a Balkan country, and the name of a northern province in Greece.
Croatia close in on ticket to Russia 2018 as they fire four and ease past Greece
The game finished 4-1 in Zagreb.
Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity
People can also make the decision from the age of 15.
A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece
The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.
Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake
The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.
Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey
The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.
Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty
Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.
Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool
She was found unconscious in the pool.
Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar
Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.
This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey
Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.
People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.
Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack
ERT said Papademos, PM from 2011 to 2012, had been targeted by a letter bomb.
Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm
A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.
Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale
But the industry isn’t too worried.
Greek police probe string of deaths in migrant camp
Police are investigating the deaths of three migrants in six days.
The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys
About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.
The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016
Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.
Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador
Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.
Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards
Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”
"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67
Medics said she was the oldest-ever surrogate.
'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece
Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.
Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens
The grenade left a tennis ball-sized hole in the pavement, and shrapnel marks on the embassy gate and guard post.
Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais
Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.
Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'
Ben Needham, who was 21 months, was last seen at the site on the island of Kos in 1991.
Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler
Ben Needham disappeared from the Greek island of Kos in 1991.
Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp
The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.
Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp
Police believe the fire was set deliberately by people inside the camp.
WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport
Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.
Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident
Ben Needham was 21 months old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos.
Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece
Several more people were injured.
QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?
Route 66, the Amalfi Coast or the Wild Atlantic Way?
Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis
“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”
How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016
Expanding the tournament from 16 to 24 teams hasn’t worked out for everyone.
Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004?
Take a trip down memory lane.
Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection
Germany has continue to oppose any debt relief for Greece.
Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people
The move is expected to take at least 10 days.