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Greece: Country in Southeast Europe
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. Located on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Sea of Crete and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin, featuring thousands of islands. The country comprises nine traditional geographic regions, and has a population of nearly 10.4 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city.

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Party leaders in Greece make final pitches to voters ahead of European Parliament elections [Video]

Party leaders in Greece make final pitches to voters ahead of European Parliament elections

Leaders from Greece's main parties have been out campaigning in a final effort to woo voters ahead of upcoming European Parliament elections.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:22Published
How do Greek islanders feel about EU elections? [Video]

How do Greek islanders feel about EU elections?

Many on the Greek island Milos say they don't care about upcoming European elections as they feel it will have little impact on their daily life, but others want EU officials to do more.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:34Published
Non-profit 'Healthy Seas' cleans up contaminated Greek oceans [Video]

Non-profit 'Healthy Seas' cleans up contaminated Greek oceans

The operation lasted ten days and tackled a location in Ithaca and another near Patras, where around 30 tonnes of nets and waste were collected.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:24Published
State of the Union: sunshine in Ankara, darkness in Tbilisi [Video]

State of the Union: sunshine in Ankara, darkness in Tbilisi

This edition of State of the Union focuses on the continuing diplomatic détente between Turkey and Greece and the escalating domestic upheaval in Georgia.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 07:00Published
Hamas Trying To Set Up A Secret Base In Turkey? | IDF Claims Capturing Hamas Secret Document [Video]

Hamas Trying To Set Up A Secret Base In Turkey? | IDF Claims Capturing Hamas Secret Document

Hamas has been planning to establish a covert base in Turkey and other terror cells to coordinate attacks against Israeli targets, including NATO members, according to a document captured by the IDF in..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:47Published
U.S Provokes Putin With 'Patriots': Pentagon To 'Rush' Deadly Missiles As Poland Turns Down Kyiv [Video]

U.S Provokes Putin With 'Patriots': Pentagon To 'Rush' Deadly Missiles As Poland Turns Down Kyiv

Escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia intensify the demand for air defense systems. Kyiv seeks US Patriot systems, but Washington's support falls short. Poland's President confirms inability..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:35Published
The Most Famous Pizza Styles From Around the World [Video]

The Most Famous Pizza Styles From Around the World

The Most Famous Pizza Styles , From Around the World. Cozymeal compiled a list of the 10 most famous styles of pizza from around the globe. Here they are:. Neapolitan Pizza, This pizza started it..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:31Published
Athens turns orange as winds carry dust from Sahara desert [Video]

Athens turns orange as winds carry dust from Sahara desert

Skies over southern Greece turned an orange hue on Tuesday as dust clouds blown across the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa engulfed the Acropolis and other Athenian landmarks.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:35Published
Countdown to 2024 Paris Olympics starts as Greece lights flame at Olympia [Video]

Countdown to 2024 Paris Olympics starts as Greece lights flame at Olympia

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:19Published

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