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In Greece, China Finds an Ally Against Human Rights Criticism

At a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the European Union sought to draw attention to abuses in China, only to be blocked by Greece, which is courting Chinese investment.
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Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:48 pm

Greece’s Open Wound of Division

An attempt on the life of a former prime minister is shrugged off, even celebrated.
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Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:47 pm

E.U. Reaches Debt Deal for Greece Worth 8.5 Billion Euros

The deal, reached by eurozone finance ministers, includes formal participation by the International Monetary Fund.
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Posted: June 15, 2017, 9:29 pm

Greece Declares Emergency After Earthquake Hits Lesbos

The temblor on Monday killed a woman and injured 15 others, but no damage was reported at two refugee camps on the island.
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Posted: June 13, 2017, 2:53 pm

Greek Government Accused of Deporting Turkish Asylum Seekers

Rights activists say an embattled journalist and others fleeing persecution were sent back to Turkey in an effort to placate the Erdogan government.
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Posted: June 8, 2017, 11:14 pm

How Did I Not Know About Pork Gyros?

Discovering a classic, and common, Greek favorite in an unexpected place.
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Posted: June 8, 2017, 10:00 am

Macedonia Has New Government, but Rocky Road Ahead

A change in power after 11 years was met with cautious optimism, but leaders will wrestle with political divisions, a feeble economy and tense ethnic relations.
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Posted: June 1, 2017, 3:31 pm

Ex-Premier of Greece Is Hurt When Bomb Explodes in His Car

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and it was not clear whether the bombing was connected to parcel bombs that were sent from the country in March.
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Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:30 pm

Anarchists Fill Services Void Left by Faltering Greek Governance

Anarchist groups are taking matters into their own hands after years of austerity policies and a refugee crisis have undermined the Greek government.
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Posted: May 22, 2017, 5:01 am

Hundreds of Thousands Strike in Greece as Cuts Near Approval

Workers joined a one-day walkout to protest a further round of austerity measures agreed with international creditors.
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Posted: May 17, 2017, 11:50 am

Cyprus

World news about Cyprus. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.

House’s Inquiry Into Russia Points a Congressman to Cyprus

Representative Mike Quigley of Illinois visited the island nation as part of intelligence committee’s investigation into Moscow’s involvement in the American election.
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Posted: April 15, 2017, 1:03 am

Cyprus Fears Russian Meddling in Its Settlement Talks

Russia’s possible support for anti-establishment forces in Europe have Cypriots wondering whether it is determined to thwart a settlement between Greek and Turkish partisans.
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Posted: February 5, 2017, 5:07 pm

Erdogan Says Turkish Troops Will Stay in Cyprus ‘Forever’

After peace talks among Turkey, Greece and Britain, the Turkish president said soldiers would not leave Cyprus unless Greek troops pulled out.
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Posted: January 13, 2017, 10:35 pm

Erdogan Says Troops Will Be in Cyprus ‘Forever,’ Complicating Hopes of Reuniting

The Turkish leader, however, often takes a firmer line with domestic audiences than with foreign ones, and diplomats said they remained cautiously optimistic.
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Posted: January 13, 2017, 7:00 pm

‘Symbol of Hope’: U.N. Chief Says Deal to End Cyprus Divide Could Be Near

At talks in Geneva, representatives of Britain, Greece and Turkey met with Cypriot leaders from both sides of the island nation, which has been divided since 1974.
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Posted: January 12, 2017, 9:27 pm

As the E.U.’s Language Roster Swells, So Does the Burden

The European Union spends about $1 billion a year on services related to its 24 official languages. Some want to add Turkish — and perhaps drop English.
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Posted: January 4, 2017, 2:11 pm

Cyprus Peace Talks End With Each Side Blaming the Other

Negotiations to end a decades-old division between Greek and Turkish Cypriots broke down Tuesday, and no date was set for a new round of talks.
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Posted: November 23, 2016, 12:16 am

Cyprus: Why One of the World’s Most Intractable Conflicts Continues

The island nation has been divided since 1974 in a complex dispute. Leaders of both sides began five days of talks on Monday to resolve it.
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Posted: November 8, 2016, 12:10 am

Egyptian Who Hijacked Jet Is Ordered Deported From Cyprus

Seif Eldin Mustafa had forced the EgyptAir plane to divert, claiming that he was wearing an explosive vest and demanding to see his former wife.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:42 pm

Shootout in Cyprus Resort Town Kills at Least 3

At least three people were killed and two were wounded in the resort town of Ayia Napa, the police said.
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Posted: June 24, 2016, 2:00 am

 

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