Germany sealed deals with Greece and Spain Friday to take back migrants previously registered in those countries, in a crucial win for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she faced a weekend deadline to heal a deep rift within her fragile ruling coalition.
The landmark accord follows decades of inconclusive talks which had soured relations between the two countries.
Greece's leftist-led government was expected to shrug off a censure vote and protests on Saturday as it prepares to sign a provisional deal to end a 27-year name row with Macedonia.
The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) launched an initiative in Rome on Monday to help find missing migrants in the Mediterranean, a day after Italy and Malta refused to allow a rescue boat carrying 629 migrants to dock in their ports.
Greece submitted a draft bill to parliament late on Friday outlining reforms in the energy, pension and labour sectors as the government races to secure the last loans from its international bailout programme.
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla on Wednesday began their first joint official visit to Greece, a country of mixed feelings for the British royal family.
The airline expedited expansion strategy in Europe continues with the airline’s commitment to Greece, with service to Mykonos commencing in May.
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.
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.