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Tsipras: We are determined to find a just and viable solution to the Cyprus problem

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aleksis-tsipras "Once again we state our determination to find a just and viable solution to the Cyprus problem in the framework of UN resolutions but also of Cyprus' status as an EU member state," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on exiting the Presidential Mansion on Tuesday, following a meeting with the President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos to

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Top court prosecutor asks judges to reject Turkish extradition request for first two officers

Supreme Court prosecutor Vasiliki Theodorou recommended the rejection of Turkey’s extradition request for two Turkish army officers accused of participating in the country’s foiled coup attempt last July, arguing the case is legally inadmissible, as the evidence provided by the neighbouring country’s authorities were “vague”.

Theodorou’s oral a

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Authorities transfer 75 people from Moria hotspot to accommodation in rented rooms, hotels

Only 75 individuals from the snow-filled Moria hotspot had been provided with alternative accommodation in rented rooms and hotels in Lesvos on Tuesday. The UN High Commission for Refugees had on Monday announced that 130 vulnerable asylum seekers, mainly families with children living in tents, will be found alternative lodgings during the cold

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Greek stocks end slightly higher

Greek stocks ended slightly higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday in thin trading conditions as investors remained sidelined awaiting fresh news and incentives. The composite index of the market rose 0.19 pct to end at 660.56 points, off the day’s highs of 665.25 points. The Large Cap index rose 0.15 pct and the Mid Cap index eased 0.72 p

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Frontex launches pool of experts to organise returns of migrants to country of origin

EU border and coast guard agency, Frontex, said on Tuesday it launched a pool of 690 experts who will support the return of migrants across the EU to their country of origin, as part of agency’s expanded mandate. The experts drawn from member-states and Schengen associated countries will be at the disposal of Frontex.

The poll of experts will

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Minoan Lines withdraws from Adriatic Sea

Minoan Lines on Tuesday announced it was withdrawing from the Adriatic Sea shipping lines after 35 years to focus on the domestic coastal shipping lines and said they will operate as general sales agent for the parent company Grimaldi.

The Italian group, that owns Minoan Lines, decided to withdraw the company from the Adriatic Sea, where Minoan

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Mitsotakis to Alpha: 'Tsipras has no plan for the future'

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kyriakos-mitsotakis Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis renewed his call for early elections on Tuesday, during an interview broadcast during Alpha television's main night-time news programme on Tuesday, noting that ND would not ask for elections unless it was absolutely certain it was ready to take over the government.

"Tsipras does not have a

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