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Migrants, solidarity groups and relatives hold posters during a protest in central Athens against “Fortress Europe” and the EU-Turkey deal, which they allege delayed a rescue operation of a migrant boat in March. Photograph:  Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty

Given that Greece had first-hand experience of a fascist government as recently as 1967-1974, and that today it has a neo-Nazi party lying third in th(...)

Sri Lanka: five days in a suite in a fairly high-end beach resort costs less than €100. Photograph: iStock

What if you were to pick your holiday destination based purely on price? What if money was the sole object as opposed to no object? Where could you en(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson speaking to the press before   a meeting of EU foreign ministers  in Brussels on Monday, March 19th. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

When EU foreign ministers met on Monday the UK, in the form of foreign secretary Boris Johnson, turned up to look for a bit of solidarity over the Sa(...)

Ruth Gallagher (right),  visiting the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio with Irish friends Claire Flynn and Lisa Foley

Ruth Gallagher grew up in Rathmines in Dublin and moved to London after finishing a law degree at Trinity College. “I got offered a training contrac(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras shakes hands with President Michael D Higgins in Athens in February. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty

The most pervasive effect of President Michael D Higgins’s state visit to Greece last month is that Greeks see another small and peripheral nation rea(...)

Zaineb, from Aleppo in Syria, with one of her three children at an apartment funded by the EU, in Livadia. Photograph: DG Echo

When the mayor of the Greek city of Livadia, Giota Poulou, supported the construction of a mosque for the benefit of refugees and asylum seekers from (...)

President Michael D Higgins and his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos inspect the presidental Evzoni guards, during the official welcome ceremony outside the presidental palace in Athens. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins has said he no longer rules out running for a second term of office, providing his clearest indication yet about his futur(...)

Workers remove a sign with the former name of the highway leading to the Greek border, “Alexander of Macedonia”, newly renamed “Friendship Highway”, near Skopje on February 21st. The government decided to change the name of the highway, along with the name of the Skopje airport, following the name dispute with Greece. Photograph:  Robert Atanasovski/Getty Images

"It’s our name, our language and our identity," say the people of Macedonia, asking the international community to recognise their state as the R(...)

John McGough: he grew up fast

If there was a prize for the GAA’s most authentic-sounding club name, the shortlist might include Blackhill Emeralds in Co Monaghan. Located just west(...)

Left wing-backed independent Stavros Malas shakes hands with Nicos Anastasiades of the right wing Democratic Rally party in Nicosia, Cyprus. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou

Greek Cypriots go to the polls on Sunday in a tight run-off election between the conservative incumbent, Nicos Anastasiades, and an independent challe(...)

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