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Rumors of Open Border Prompt Migrant Protests in Greece

Gatherings at a refugee camp and at the central train station in Athens followed false promises on social media that travel restrictions were about to be lifted.


Athens in Pieces: The Happiest Man I?ve Ever Met

What is it like to be a monk? I spent three days in Greece?s revered ?Holy Mountain? monastery to find out.


Europe Is a Soft Target. And It?s Under Attack.

Targeted by Putin?s Russia, Xi?s China and Trump?s America, Europe has a choice: Pull together, or be pulled apart.


In Greece, an Economic Revival Fueled by ?Golden Visas? and Tourism

Less than a year after the country ended a multibillion-euro international bailout, property buyers from China and Russia are helping to mend its economy.


Creating a Golf Destination in the Hills of Greece

With two golf courses completed and two more under construction, developers hope to draw wealthy enthusiasts to Messenia region.


With North Macedonia?s Inclusion, NATO Gets a Boost That Sends a Message

Political analysts said the accession of the country now known as North Macedonia to NATO, which could be complete by year?s end, was a setback for Russia.


How a Name Change Opened the Door to NATO for Macedonia

This week, the Balkan nation was formally invited to join the military alliance. A seemingly minor change to its name followed years of confrontation with Greece.


Leader of Greece, Visiting Turkey, Aims to Build Ties and Improve His Image at Home

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and visit an Orthodox seminary that Greeks hope to reopen.


Greece, 10 Years Into Economic Crisis, Counts the Cost to Mental Health

Depression and suicide rates rose alarmingly during the debt crisis as the country cut wages and health services and increased taxes.


Greeks Approve Deal to Rename Macedonia, in Victory for the West

The vote by the Greek Parliament, over impassioned opposition, clears a path for the renamed North Macedonia to join the NATO alliance.



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