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For the last several years, Greece has been going through a protracted and damaging economic crisis that has had profound consequences on the health of the Greek people. The economic crisis has predominantly impacted the health of vulnerable populations, with a rise in suicides and deaths due to mental and behavioural disorders. Although other European …
How are Greeks dealing with the country’s new value-added tax? Where are they cutting corners? As Marinathi Milona reports from Thessaloniki, many Greeks feel the increase is the right plan at the wrong time.
His impact not only on Greece's music but also its politics is unparalleled. As renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis turns 90, singer Maria Farantouri recalls their years of close collaboration. Born on July 29, 1925 on the island of Chios, Mikis Theodorakis has seen nine decades of political developments in Greece – and continually responded to them in music. Often…
Greece could surely use some economic growth – badly. But how? An evaluation of more than a hundred studies has revealed that public investment, even on credit, may just hold the key to long-term success. First of all, no one doubts that Greece is in need of fundamental reforms. It requires better administration, less corruption and more competition. It is…
Tourist numbers who visited Greece over past year exceeded 17 million tourists, making Egypt’s chances strong in attracting a large number to the coasts
Referendum held as obligations set by creditors were not generous enough to justify Tsipras crossing more red lines, says Merrill Lynch report
By Dr Cesar Chelala In 1960, the then Federal Republic of Germany paid Greece DM115m on account of compensation for Nazi crimes. Greek governments stated that this was only a fraction of what is due on account of loss of life, damaged infrastructure, and the repayment of a forced loan the Nazis extracted on Greece in 1942. Recent statements by leading …
Over 100 people arrested attempting to leave the country
President Al-Sisi met with Kammenos to discuss Libya and other regional issues
Two ministers discussed regional issues and voiced their desire to improve security cooperation
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who was born in Alexandria, passed away early on 25 January
Japanese tourist travelling 12,000 km to visit Greece will also be able to visit Egypt without any additional costs according to new agreement
The summit’s objective was to develop a tripartite partnership in various fields including “promoting peace, stability, security and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean in all fields (political, economic, trade, culture, tourism)”.
International cooperation minister looks to build on previous cooperation to increase economic and investment ties
The three leaders discuss deepening cooperation in various fields
Talks occur on security, energy and tourism ahead of 8 November meeting in Cairo
Ministerial meeting affirms policy agreement regarding regional instability
The round of 16 has been played out and it did not disappoint, five out of eight ties went to extra time
The first week of the World Cup has produced some fantastic football; Daily News Egypt gives you a roundup of the best moments
Greece’s Minister of Defence meets with Sobhi and Mansour
The crisis lender is sensitive to charges it dictates socially and economically harsh reforms on countries availing themselves of its support.
Reuters – Qatar announced contracts worth about $23bn on Thursday to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing Co, Airbus and other arms makers as the Gulf state accelerates its military build-up. The world’s top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter announced deals with about 20 global companies, including firms from the …
Abdel Hafez chooses Athens due to its great civilization and relationship with Egypt
Egypt and Greece seeking to enhance political and economic relations
Greek ambassador outlines how Greece’s EU Presidency could benefit Egypt
The Ionian Sea tragedy involved 27 migrants, whose nationalities are still unknown.
The three Mediterranean countries seek to strengthen ties and discuss regional issues
Evangelos Venizelos, who is also currently the deputy Prime Minister of Greece, was invited to visit Egypt on 5 September by Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy, announced a statement from the Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman Badr Abdelatty.
Merkel’s comments to Focus news weekly come a month before elections in Europe’s biggest economy and days after the woes of debt-mired Greece lurched onto the campaign trail.