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Greece expels Russian diplomats who ‘tried to bribe Greek officials’

Greece expels Russian diplomats who ‘tried to bribe Greek officials’ In a rare moment of downturn in relations between Athens and Moscow, Greece has expelled two Russian diplomats and refused to accredit two more, reportedly for “undermining Greek national security”.Source: Greece expels Russian diplomats who ‘tried to bribe Greek officials’

Moscow Vows Reciprocal Response to Expulsion of Russian Diplomats From Greece – Sputnik Internationa

Athens has taken measures against Russian diplomats over “illegal activities” and “meddling” that undermine “national security,” according to Kathimerini newspaper, which cited diplomatic sources. Russia will give a mirror response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Greece, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.Russia to respond to expelling of Russian diplomats from Greece, Russian…

EU EXPANSION: Macedonia could join bloc after ending tense row with Greece over name

EU EXPANSION: Macedonia could join bloc after ending tense row with Greece over name The tiny Balkan country has repeatedly tried to join the EU and Nato, but its attempts have been blocked by neighbouring Greece. Athens officials had objected to the name Macedonia, fearing territorial claims on a northern Greek province of the same…

Conflict Looming Between Greece And Turkey Over The Oil-Rich Imia Islets?

Conflict Looming Between Greece And Turkey Over The Oil-Rich Imia Islets? Yesterday the Turkish Foreign Ministry: “the rocks of Imia, their territorial waters and the airspace are exclusively under the Turkish sovereignty”…  An honest answer to Ankara is given by Athens regarding Imia and the provocative announcement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The Greek Ministry…

Flooding hits parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey as rivers overflow

Flooding hits parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey as rivers overflow Several rivers in southeastern Europe have broken their banks late March 2018, causing flooding in parts of northern Greece, southeastern Bulgaria, and northwestern Turkey. The Evros (Meriç / Maritsa) River in Greece has been at dangerous levels since March…… Read more »    …

Explosive Device Reportedly Detonates in Greece’s Thessaloniki, No Casualties

Explosive Device Reportedly Detonates in Greece’s Thessaloniki, No Casualties ATHENS (Sputnik) – An improvised incendiary device was detonated early on Tuesday near the entrance to the building housing the administration of the Neapolis and Stavroupolis diocese of the Greek Orthodox Church in the Greek city of Thessaloniki, local media reported.Source: Explosive Device Reportedly Detonates in…

BREAKING: Earthquake rocks Greece – huge tremor felt in Athens

BREAKING: Earthquake rocks Greece – huge tremor felt in Athens BREAKING: Earthquake rocks Greece – huge tremor felt in Athens  Express.co.ukFull coverage Source: BREAKING: Earthquake rocks Greece – huge tremor felt in Athens From News Feed