DIAVATA, Greece Greek police fired teargas on Saturday as angry migrants hoping to travel to northern Europe hurled stones and bottles after being barred from reaching a nearby border crossing, witnesses said. | Video
DIAVATA, Greece, April 6 Greek police clashed on
Saturday with groups of migrants and refugees camped in a field
close to the country's northern border hoping to cross to
neighbouring countries and travel onward to northern Europe,
ATHENS/DIAVATA, Greece Greek police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse migrants who had gathered in a field near the country's border with Northern Macedonia in the hope of making their way illegally up through the Balkans towards northern Europe.
ATHENS Greece, the only European country without a proper register of land ownership, is confident it will finally have one in place by 2021 after spending hundreds of millions of euros on a project that began more than 20 years ago.
ATHENS, March 15 Greece, the only European
country without a proper register of land ownership, is
confident it will finally have one in place by 2021 after
spending hundreds of millions of euros on a project that began
more than 20 years ago.
ATHENS/LONDON Greece drew strong demand on Tuesday for its first 10-year bond issue since plunging into a debt crisis nine years ago, in a clear vote of confidence from markets in its economic revival days after securing a two-notch ratings upgrade.
ATHENS, March 4 Greece plans to issue a 10-year
bond this week after Moody's raised its rating by two notches,
sending yields on existing debt to a 12-year low.
ATHENS Greek authorities want banks to clean up their loan books faster, and they have put together new schemes to help lenders offload bad debt by wrapping it into asset-backed securities.
ATHENS After holding up its admission for years, Greece became the first nation on Friday to ratify Macedonia's membership of NATO after the two states resolved a decades-old name dispute last month.
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