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Greece arrests seven for trafficking drugs from Albania to Italy

ATHENS: Greece’s coastguard said on Saturday that it had uncovered an international ring that transported large quantities of drugs from Albania to Italy using high-speed boats. The coastguard’s drug-fighting unit said it had arrested five Albanians and two Greeks and seized 1.5 tonnes of unprocessed cannabis and two speedboats, estimating that the ring had made… Read More »

Greece says Cyprus talks show progress, Turkey should drop rhetoric

ATHENS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday progress had been made in ending the decades-old stalemate on divided Cyprus, but urged Turkey to drop ‘aggressive rhetoric’ to reach a deal. “We are optimistic but with prudence and responsibility, as this situation merits, we will continue to work hard…and hope that we have positive… Read More »