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Yuval Steinitz, the Israeli Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources, talks to the press at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem on August 13, 2015, announcing a major agreement between Israels government and a consortium including US firm Noble Energy on natural gas production in the Mediterranean Sea.

Egypt Launches Regional Gas Forum, Including Israel in Fold

CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt hosted its first ever regional gas forum on Monday, with several regional delegations attending alongside Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, in what was just the second such visit by an Israeli Cabinet member since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

Baby boy George Doikas, born on on October 31, 2011, cries at a state maternity hopital in Athens. The United Nations says that by its best estimates the seven billionth baby will be born on October 31, and countries around the world have planned events surrounding the demographic milestone. AFP …

Report: Greek Population in Dangerous Decline

The population of Greece is dropping at a rate that has analysts worried about the country’s future as the fertility rate is well below replacement levels and significant brain drain exists.

A Greek Orthodox priest arrives after an explosion at the Orthodox church of Agios Dionysios in the upscale Kolonaki area of Athens, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Police in Greece say an officer has been injured in a small explosion outside a church in central Athens while responding to a call …

Greece: Two Injured in Explosion Outside Athens Church

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek police officer and a church caretaker were injured in an explosion as they investigated a suspicious package outside a church in central Athens early Thursday.

A worker walks in front of pipes which lie stacked at the Nord Stream 2 facility at Mukran on Ruegen Islandon October 19, 2017 in Sassnitz, Germany. Nord Stream is laying a second pair of offshore pipelines in the Baltic Sea between Vyborg in Russia and Greifswald in Germany for …

Israel, Greece, Cyprus to Ink European Natural Gas Pipeline Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said that Israel, Greece and Cyprus will sign an agreement early next year to build a pipeline to carry natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe, while the United States pledged its support for the ambitious project.

Evros River

200 Illegal Migrants Cross River into Greece from Turkey

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities say about 200 migrants have crossed into Greece from the northeastern land border with Turkey, an unusually large number of arrivals in that area in a single morning.

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Macron Vows Punishment for States Refusing Third World Migration

Emmanuel Macron has said funding should be withdrawn from pro-sovereignty nations reluctant to hand more power over to Brussels, and that countries which refuse to welcome third world migrants must be thrown out of the Schengen area.

Mattis in Macedonia to counter 'Russian influence' against name change

EU Urges Macedonia to Change Name to Placate Member State Greece

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) – The official in charge of European Union’s enlargement negotiations has urged Macedonians to vote in a referendum this month on renaming their country “North Macedonia,” a change that could pave the way for its EU and