No guarantee of success in Cyprus talks: UN envoy

Athens, Jun 20 Next week's talks between Greece and Turkey on the reunification of Cyprus will not be easy and there was no guarantee of success, the UN envoy on Cyprus warned today."The starting...

Jun 20, 2017 10:38 PM | Newsscroll

Greek, Turkish premiers play down divisions ahead of Cyprus

talksAthens, Jun 19 Greece and Turkey put a territorial dispute in the Aegean on the back-burner in talks in Athens today, stressing their common commercial interests ahead of UN-sponsored talks...

Jun 19, 2017 11:32 PM | Newsscroll

Israel's prime minister: Med pipeline would be 'revolution'

Thessaloniki (Greece), Jun 15 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised today to promote plans for an ambitious Mediterranean undersea natural gas pipeline project, in a bid by his country...

Jun 15, 2017 9:53 PM | Newsscroll

Greece seeks bailout, debt breakthroughs

Luxembourg, Jun 15 Eurozone finance ministers will try to overcome months of differences with the IMF today and unlock sorely needed bailout cash for Greece to avert a fresh crisis.IMF chief...

Jun 15, 2017 9:56 AM | Newsscroll

Greece pushed to take bailout deal without debt relief

Brussels, Jun 14 Greece faced pressure today to accept a bailout deal with no new debt relief so that it can meet huge repayments and avert a fresh crisis this summer.After months of bickering,...

Jun 14, 2017 7:51 PM | Newsscroll

Biden: Trump at odds with most Americans on climate change

Athens, Jun 7 Former US Vice President Joe Biden stressed the need today to address global warming, despite President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, and voiced...

Jun 07, 2017 9:46 PM | Newsscroll

Eurozone fails to reach Greece debt deal amid IMF row

Brussels, May 23 Eurozone finance ministers have failed to reach a deal for fresh bailout cash for Greece, as a row with the International Monetary Fund over debt relief dragged on.After more than...

May 23, 2017 4:11 AM | Newsscroll

Greece to approve new cuts to secure cash, debt relief

Athens, May 18 Greece's parliament today was to approve a new round of austerity cuts, hoping to secure a pledge of debt relief and loan payment approval by the country's EU-IMF creditors this...

May 18, 2017 2:22 PM | Newsscroll

Thousands demonstrate in Greece in strike over new cuts

Athens, May 17 Thousands of Greeks demonstrated today against a new round of austerity cuts in a 24-hour general strike that disrupted travel and shut down public services.Around 12,000 people took...

May 17, 2017 6:55 PM | Newsscroll

China's Xi decries protectionism, touts Silk Road

Beijing, May 15 Chinese President Xi Jinping urged world leaders to reject protectionism today at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion of globalisation, as some countries raised concerns over...

May 15, 2017 6:26 PM | Newsscroll