Greece

thumbnailGreece seeks Swiss co-operation in hunt for tax cheats
2014-04-09Athens is asking for assistance to identify Greek citizens who are using Switzerland as a tax haven.
thumbnailIn crisis, Greece strives to consolidate medical care
2014-04-03Two recent reports identified problems in the Greek health system.
thumbnailAdditional bailout funding on the way to Greece
2014-04-02Reforms allow Athens to tap into bailout money set aside by international lenders. In other business news: Improved economic conditions allow Cyprus to drop its ceiling on daily cash withdrawals.
thumbnailArrests, loss of MPs unravel Greece's Golden Dawn
2014-03-31Extremists face prosecution as the party's popularity takes a sharp dive.
thumbnailMontenegro tops tourism growth list
2014-03-26Tourism revenue in Montenegro is expected to grow more than 17 percent from last year. Also in business news: Turkey will begin to renegotiate its Customs Union Agreement with the EU by June.
thumbnailRegion calls for diplomatic solution of Ukrainian crisis
2014-03-24Diplomacy is the only way out of the deadlock in Crimea, officials say.
thumbnailFive Serbian cities make list of Europe's top 10
2014-03-19The cities were chosen based on categories including human resources and life and business environment. Also in business news: Cyprus appoints Georghadji as new central bank governor.
thumbnailBalkans, EU continue struggle for press freedom
2014-03-13Balkan countries remain a dangerous place for journalists, according to a recent report on media freedom.
thumbnailGastronomy bridges gap between Greece, Turkey
2014-03-11Culinary arts have helped to close the political gap between Turkey and Greece.
thumbnailArrests aid terrorism fight in Albania
2014-03-06The arrests of five suspects bring a long-desired relief from a terror group's actions.
thumbnailMacedonia, Serbia to build alternative aircraft landing sites
2014-03-04Helicopter landing sites and water landing strips will improve safety and the economy.
thumbnailExperts urge action to help child beggars
2014-03-03Child beggars on the streets are a global phenomenon, but experts and NGOs in Southeast Europe are urging governments to take action.
thumbnailAthletes return from Olympics with sense of togetherness
2014-02-28Memories of friendship and solidarity were forged among athletes from the Balkans and Turkey during the 2014 Sochi Games.
thumbnailGreece to develop Athens' former airport site
2014-02-26The government will pursue commercial development at the giant former airport site to help offset the effects of the economic crisis.
thumbnailEU nudges western Balkans toward economic reform
2014-02-26Improving the financial climate will attract investment, the Union said. In other business news: Bulgaria and Macedonia seek more funding for Corridor 8.
thumbnailMacedonia and Greece sign military pact
2014-02-24The two countries signed a plan for co-operation specifying joint activities this year.
thumbnailGreece hopes to rejuvenate privatisation effort
2014-02-19Greece met its 2013 target of bringing in 1.3 billion euros, but only after the target was scaled back from 3 billion euros.
thumbnailRomania's GDP growth leads the EU
2014-02-19Quarterly economic growth registers at 1.7 percent in Romania, Eurostat says. In other business news: Turkey ranks third in a list of the world's friendliest destinations for Muslim travellers; Albania encourages Italian investment.
thumbnailTurkey, Greece increase anti-terrorism efforts
2014-02-18The arrest of DHKP-C members underscores the need for security co-operation, experts say.
thumbnailEU warns Balkan nations about illegal waste depots, poor waste management
2014-02-17Bulgaria's failure to deal with illegal waste depots violates EU regulations and raises the issue of the waste management problems in the region.

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After years riddled with scandal, officials are taking steps to end corruption and crime in football.

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