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January 11, 2019 8:54 AM Greek PM to seek support from ally to avert snap election

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will ask his conservative coalition ally on Friday to keep supporting the government, hoping to avert a snap election after the parties fell out over a deal on neighboring Macedonia’s name. Tsipras has said that he will request a confidence vote if he loses the parliamentary support of the right-wing 185

January 10, 2019 7:31 PM Germany's Merkel says expects Greece to return to markets

ATHENS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she expected Greece would be able to return to financial markets after it emerged from a multi-billion euro bailout program last year. “Yes of course, my visit, all my work, has this as its purpose, that Greece can stand on its own feet, and get financing from the markets,” Merkel told journalists 164

January 6, 2019 12:32 PM 3 dead after heavy rain turns Greek creek into torrent

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's fire service says the bodies of two men missing since a downpour on Thursday have been found separately in a creek southeast of Athens. The two men, 67 and 64 years old, along with the older man's wife, had set out from Keratea, a town about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southeast of Athens, in the pouring rain. The 64-year-old had volunteered 160

January 5, 2019 8:08 AM Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new 'potential' oil buyers

LONDON (Reuters) - All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers. The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions 143

December 13, 2018 9:23 PM Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (Piroschka van de Wouw, Pool Photo via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders 105

November 28, 2018 12:01 PM European soccer fans left bloodied after violent rivals throw petrol bombs and flares into the stands

Riot police were called into action to diffuse the situation after home supporters threw a petrol bomb and flares into the stands of the Athens stadium where the traveling Ajax fans were. (REUTERS) Chaos unfolded in the stands prior to AEK Athens' Champions League defeat to Ajax in Greece. Riot police were called into action to diffuse the situation 121

November 13, 2018 1:18 PM UEFA Nations League: State of play for finals, promotion and relegation

There are now just two rounds of games left in the UEFA Nations League, and the picture is becoming clearer about who will take part in the finals next June, as well as which nations will be promoted and relegated. - The fourth-placed teams, and the worst-performing third-placed team in the groups of League C are relegated. Points against the team in fourth-place 127

November 10, 2018 4:15 PM Van Carrying Migrants Crashes, Killing a Child and Injuring 27 in Greece

(THESSALONIKI, Greece) — Greek police say that a 4-year-old Iraqi boy has been killed and 27 others injured when a van carrying migrants struck a truck while fleeing police in northern Greece. Police said Saturday that the two traffickers, including the 24-year-old Iraqi driver, were among the injured. The van, with Bulgarian license plates, failed to stop at a police 100

November 6, 2018 8:36 AM Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean

In this photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, migrants arrive at the port of San Roque, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain's maritime rescue service saved 520 people trying to cross from Africa to Spain's shores on Saturday. Also, one boat with 70 migrants arrived to the Canary Islands 89

November 5, 2018 8:36 PM Eni to look at sanctions measures to see if it can use Iranian crudes

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian oil major Eni will look at the Iran sanctions measures to see if it can use Iranian crudes to allow it greater flexibility in procuring supplies, a spokesman said on Monday. “Eni is examining the ... provisions to see if the decision allows it to consider the use of Iranian crudes for further flexibility in its crude supply 94