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A memorial service marking the 47th anniversary of the military coup, at Saints Constantinos and Eleni Church in Nicosia, Cyprus, last week. Photograph: Katia Christodoulou/EPA

European history is full of treaties that create misgivings and recriminations between their signatories – compromises that satisfy neither side but b(...)

Monastiraki district of Athens: Cafes and restaurants have reopened  for sit-down service for the first time in nearly six months. Photograph: Petros Giannakouris

The death of Prince Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, and a member of the Greek royal family, was marked publicly here in Corfu, where he (...)

Turkish-Cypriot demonstrators   rally in the capital Nicosia calling for a federal solution to the Mediterranean island’s problems. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP/Getty

Three days of informal talks open on Tuesday in Geneva to sound out Greek and Turkish Cypriots on fresh negotiations to end the decades-old division o(...)

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s diktat  last year the former basilica of Hagia Sophia – arguably the heart of Orthodox Christendom – should become a mosque provoked international outrage.

This year Greece begins a series of commemorations, similar to those ongoing in Ireland: from the bicentenary of the war of independence from the Otto(...)

Image posted on September 23rd on the Instagram account of @navalny shows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sitting on a bench in Berlin. Photograph: @navalny/AFP via Getty

The European Union has plenty of pressing “domestic” issues to tackle, including the double impact of coronavirus and Brexit, but crises facing its ea(...)

Migrants in the Turkey-Greece border buffer zone in Edirne: The EU will not  increase financial aid to Turkey in response to threats.  Photograph: Bulent Kilic

EU governments have refused to increase financial aid to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey under the terms of their €6 billion migration deal, insisting E(...)

 Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis adjusts his tie during a parliamentary session  in Athens. Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters

I was wrong. Despite poll predictions of a landslide to New Democracy (ND) in last month’s elections, I didn’t think they would achieve an overall maj(...)

A protester wearing a Santa hat shouts slogans during a rally in Athens on December 17th, 2014. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras called for support on Wednesday ahead of a tight parliamentary vote that will trigger elections unless he can wi(...)