Greece to toughen laws on sex crimes following recent abuse reports

Greece will toughen laws to combat sexual abuse and protect minors, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday following a cascade of recent scandals in culture and sport. “Greek society underwent a shock when it began to learn about its hidden facades,” Mitsotakis told parliament. The measures he outlined include stricter penalties for crimes against… Read More Greece to toughen laws on sex crimes following recent abuse reports

Several global leaders congratulate Joe Biden on winning U.S. presidential election

Several global leaders congratulated Joe Biden after major networks declared him winner of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, as voters narrowly rebuffed Republican incumbent Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership and embraced Biden’s promise to fight the coronavirus pandemic and fix the economy in a divided nation. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated the Democrat president-elect,… Read More Several global leaders congratulate Joe Biden on winning U.S. presidential election

Turkey and Greece agree to resume talks on disputed eastern Mediterranean region

Turkey and Greece have agreed to resume talks over their contested maritime claims in the eastern Mediterranean after a four year hiatus following weeks of tensions that culminated in a collision between their warships. The talks, which broke off in 2016 after 60 rounds that made little progress over 14 years, will resume in “the… Read More Turkey and Greece agree to resume talks on disputed eastern Mediterranean region