Nigeria, Greece sign pact to boost economic ties
Nigeria and Greece have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost the volume of trade between both countries and find new grounds for economic cooperation. The President, Greek-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Ninos Yiamakis, expressed optimism that the chamber’s trade mission would help to improve bilateral ties, including creating industrial relationship. At the chamber’s business…
D’Tigress’ fairy-tale run continues as Nigeria downs Greece to qualify for quarterfinals
Nigeria’s D’Tigress yesterday continued their Cinderella run in the ongoing FIBA Women Basketball World Cup with Greece their latest victim.
Greek prime minister vows to revamp national disaster unit as fire toll hits 93
Embattled Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday vowed to create a new national disaster unit as the death toll from last month's deadliest-ever wildfires rose to 93.
Greek prime minister Tsipras visits scene of wildfire disaster
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday paid his first visit to the area ravaged by the country's worst ever wildfires as anger mounts over his government's response to the disaster that left scores of people dead.
Rescuers scour scorched towns after Greece wildfires kill at least 74
Rescue workers in Greece continued to search charred homes and burned-out cars Wednesday as the toll from some of the worst wildfires this century is expected to rise from at least 74 dead and 187 injured.
Greek wildfires kill 50 as resort 'no longer exists'
The grisly discovery of 26 bodies brought the death toll to 50 on Tuesday in the wildfires ravaging the seaside areas around Athens in Greece's deadliest blazes in more than a decade, with fears the death toll may yet rise further.
Macedonia, Greece seek to settle name spat at last
The Greek and Macedonian foreign ministers meet in Vienna on Friday for UN-mediated talks aimed at translating progress in their bitter dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic's name into a deal.
Violence-ridden Greek football in danger of 'Grexit': FIFA
World football body FIFA on Wednesday said Greece's violence-ridden championship was on the "edge of a cliff" and Greek clubs faced exclusion from international competition unless authorities took rapid action.
Greece says gets green light for more bailout funds
Greece said Friday that EU experts have approved a fresh cash injection under its bailout loan programme which is due to wrap up later this year. The Greek finance ministry said in a statement that the 5.7 billion euros ($7.0 billion) should be disbursed in mid-March following approval by lawmakers in several eurozone countries. The…