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Qatar Airways touches down in Greek city Thessaloniki

Qatar Airways touches down in Greek city Thessaloniki

The airline expedited expansion strategy in Europe continues with the airline’s commitment to Greece, with service to Mykonos commencing in May.

Greece to get 5.7 bn euros in bailout cash

Greece to get 5.7 bn euros in bailout cash

Eurozone authorities will make a fresh 5.7 billion euro cash injection to Greece on Wednesday, putting Athens further down the road to leaving its painful bailout programme later this year.

Emir meets Greek leader

Emir meets Greek leader

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at his Emiri Diwan office on Tuesday with Kyriakos Mitsotakis, president of New Democracy party of Greece.

At least 16 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

At least 16 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island

Sixteen people, including at least five children, drowned on Saturday when the small boat they on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials said.

Greek taxi drivers protest against Uber 'invasion'

Greek taxi drivers protest against Uber 'invasion'

The drivers say the services are taking their business. They have also accused the Greek government of holding up legislation to regulate booking apps such as Uber and the locally-developed app Beat.

Greece not planning soldier exchange with Turkey

Greece not planning soldier exchange with Turkey

Greece is not planning to exchange two soldiers held by Turkey after illegally entering the country with eight Turkish soldiers who seek asylum in Greece, the Greek junior foreign minister said Saturday.

Greek, Turkish vessels collide again amid Cyprus gas row

Greek, Turkish vessels collide again amid Cyprus gas row

A Greek and a Turkish patrol boat again collided near a disputed islet group in the Aegean, the Greek navy said Tuesday, as a Turkey-EU row unfolded over Cyprus.

Qatar Airways brings Airbus A350 to Greece for the first time

Qatar Airways brings Airbus A350 to Greece for the first time

Award-winning airline to launch direct service to Thessaloniki in March as part of its continued expansion plans

Bomb explodes outside Greek court, no casualties: police

Bomb explodes outside Greek court, no casualties: police

A bomb exploded early Friday outside one of Greece's main courthouses, officials said, but police had cleared the area and nobody was hurt.

Erdogan, in Greece, says border treaty unclear

Erdogan, in Greece, says border treaty unclear

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said protecting the rights of ethnic Turks within Greece's borders was a priority for Turkey.

Greek government faces questions over botched Saudi arms sale

Greek government faces questions over botched Saudi arms sale

The Greek government has come under fire over a planned arms sale to Saudi Arabia that fell through amid accusations of incompetence against the defence minister, a key ally of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Body found as Greek flood toll rises to 21

Body found as Greek flood toll rises to 21

The death toll from flash floods near Athens last week has risen to 21, with one more person still missing, officials said on Tuesday.