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QF's 'all-star' athletes participate in International Sports Festival in Greece

QF's 'all-star' athletes participate in International Sports Festival in Greece

Qatar Foundation (QF) participated in the American College of Greece’s 2019 International Sports Festival that took place recently in Athens, Greece.

Migrants end Athens rail station sit-in as camp protest stiffens

Migrants end Athens rail station sit-in as camp protest stiffens

Asylum-seekers on Friday ended their occupation of the main Athens railway station as a protest demanding access to the border and passage to other EU states picked up steam in northern Greece.

Bomb blast at Athens headquarters of media group

Bomb blast at Athens headquarters of media group

A bomb blast early Monday damaged a building in Athens housing the headquarters of Greece's private radio and television network Skai, but there were no casualties, police said.

Police, fire chiefs replaced after Greek fire disaster

Police, fire chiefs replaced after Greek fire disaster

The Greek government, widely criticised for its handling of the devastating fires east of Athens which killed 90 people, on Sunday replaced its heads of the police and fire brigade.

Greek police minister quits over wildfires disaster

Greek police minister quits over wildfires disaster

Greece's minister responsible for the police, Nikos Toskas, quit on Friday after scores died in wildfires near Athens last month, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' office said.

Greek town remembers lives lost to wildfire

Greek town remembers lives lost to wildfire

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing fierce recriminations for the government's response to the fire.

Death toll climbs to 88 from Greek wildfires

Death toll climbs to 88 from Greek wildfires

A woman has died in hospital taking the death toll from Greece's worst wildfires to 88, many of them children, officials said Saturday.

Greek wildfires toll rises to 79 amid search for survivors

Greek wildfires toll rises to 79 amid search for survivors

Scores of locals and holidaymakers fled to the sea to try to escape the flames as they tore through towns near Athens.

Wildfire kills 60 near Athens, flames trap families

Wildfire kills 60 near Athens, flames trap families

Emergency crews found one group of 26 victims, some of them youngsters, lying close together in a field just 30 metres from the sea near Mati in eastern Greece.

Athens to modernize 85 fighter planes amid tension with Turkey

Athens to modernize 85 fighter planes amid tension with Turkey

Greece plans to modernize a total of 85 outdated F-16 fighter aircraft amid tensions with neighbouring Turkey, the government 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.

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.