Greece resumes shipping mail and packages overseas following a 48-hour suspension imposed following a spate of parcel bombs sent to embassies in Athens and to European Union leaders.
Greece resumed the shipment of all mail and packages abroad after midnight on Friday, following a suspension it imposed in the wake of a spate of parcel bombs sent to embassies in Athens and to European governments.
The European Union and Germany deny a report of a 20-25 billion euro (GBP22 billion) aid plan for Greece, and Athens pledge again to take new steps if needed to keep tough deficit-cutting plans on target. 2010-02-22 (Context: Athens, European Union, Greece)
2007 Greek fires: More than 53 people, including children, die during the Peloponnese forest fires in Greece and many are missing in burnt villages. Huge fires also occur in the Imitos mountain area, Filothei, Athens and also in the Styra, Euboea and Keratea regions. The Greek government declares a national emergency and seeks assistance from the European Union. 2007-08-25 (Context: Athens, European Union, Greece)
Flash floods on the outskirts of the Greek capital Athens kill at least 16 people and injure dozens more after a severe thunderstorm. 2017-11-15 (Context: Athens, Greece)
Germany announces plans to start deporting newly-arrived migrants to Greece starting in March. According to EU's Dublin Regulation, asylum seekers must file for asylum in the member state they arrived in. 2017-01-12 (Context: European Union, Greece)
Police in northern Greece move more than 400 Syrians and Iraqis by bus from a makeshift camp near the Macedonian border to a shelter near the northern city of Thessaloniki. More than 50,000 migrants remain stranded in Greece following European border closures, and the European Union's agreement with Turkey. 2016-06-13 (Context: European Union, Greece)