Athens clearing up centre after overnight anarchist riots

The centre of the Greek capital Athens was being cleared up Thursday after a night of rioting by anarchists that prompted police to respond with tear gas after being pelted with Molotov cocktails...

Athens rejects asylum bids from Turkish soldiers who fled coup

The Greek government has rejected the asylum applications of six Turkish soldiers who landed a military helicopter in Greece amid the chaos of a failed coup in Turkey, media reports said Tuesday...

Greece stands to receive 1.1 billion euros in bailout aid

Eurozone finance ministers paved the way Monday for Greece to receive 1.1 billion euros (1.2 billion dollars) in bailout aid, while holding back on a further 1.7 billion euros earmarked for...

Eurozone ministers mull 2.8-billion-euro aid payout for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers were discussing Monday whether Greece has made enough reform progress to receive its next bailout payment of 2.8 billion euros (3.1 billion dollars), with several eager...

Severe storm causes floods in western Greece

Severe weather on several Greek islands early on Saturday has led to flooding that caused serious damage in the west of the country, according to local media.

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Greece over four-day period

More than 600 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek islands from Turkey over the last four days, 280 of whom reached the country's shores by boat in the past 24 hours, the Greek refugee...

Outrage as tear gas used against senior citizens in Athens demo

Police in Athens used tear gas against a group of demonstrating senior citizens on Monday in Athens, triggering outrage in the media and from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according to reports...

Greece passes bailout hurdle with appointments to privatization fund

Greece has passed an important hurdle to receive its next bailout tranche by securing the European Commission's approval for top appointments to a new privatization fund, a spokeswoman for the...

Italian police bust Greek-Albanian drug racket, arrest 99 suspects

A major Greek-Albanian drugs cartel that supplied Italian Mafia groups with hard and soft narcotics has been dismantled with 99 arrests, Italy's financial police Guardia di Finanza said Tuesday....

Eighteen arrested for fire that destroyed Lesbos refugee camp

Greek police have arrested 18 migrants following a fire at a refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, the Athens-based newspaper Kathimerini reported Tuesday.

Large fire in Lesbos refugee camp contained, arson suspected

A fire that forced thousands of people to flee a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos destroyed most of the camp but is now under control, eyewitnesses said Monday.

Thousands flee fire in refugee camp on Lesbos

More than 3,000 people fled a fire in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, Greek media reported.

Number of migrant arrivals in Greece rises sharply

The number of migrants reaching Greece has sharply risen, with at least 374 arriving from Turkey over the weekend, the country's migration crisis authority said on Monday.

Greek island firefighters work to limit blaze to southern half

The southern part of the Greek island of Thasos is in flames as efforts to control a forest fire continue, Greek broadcaster Skai reported Monday.

Large forest fire rages across Greek island

A forest fire on the Greek island of Thasos in the northern Aegean Sea has destroyed several homes.