The European Union and the US should play a more constructive role in resolving the Eastern Mediterranean dispute between Turkey and Greek Cyprus - the escalating of tensions is counter-productive.
Police say arsonists poured flammable liquid over the two cars. One is owned by a diplomat working at the Turkish consulate, the other by a Turkish national employed at an international financial institution headquartered in Thessaloniki.
After a disappointing showing in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party has given in to demands to hold an early election.
Twenty people, including ringleader Akbar Omar Tawfeeq, detained in operations in four Turkish provinces after a year-long investigation into the organisation, Istanbul police say.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announces early polls following his party suffers a major loss in European Parliament elections, saying the result does not rise to the expectation.
Polls opened at 0400 GMT in the east of the bloc and will finally close at 2100 GMT in Italy. Seven EU member states have already voted, and provisional results will be released late on Sunday.
Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay says Turkish Cypriots have rights to the resources in eastern Mediterranean and a new Turkish drilling ship, Yavuz, will operate in the area soon.
Scores of various countries within the European Union differ markedly, with some of those of the former communist states in Eastern Europe bringing down the average.
Police evicted refugees from squats in Athens leaving dozens of people including families with no place to go.
Voters in North Macedonia had another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election. Three university professors were vying for the largely ceremonial presidency.
Monitoring group says racist hate crimes have gone up 14 percent, with members of the far-right Golden Dawn movement often responsible.
Researchers from Britain and the US also found remains of Britain's early farmers were genetically similar to those discovered in what is now Spain and Portugal, indicating this population travelled east to west.
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