The head of the European Commission (EC) proposed an "effective and human" pact on migration and asylum.Full Story
Students in Greece are protesting to keep universities out of reach of the police and maintain the academic sanctuary intact.Full Story
Humanitarian organizations supporting migrants fear the right-wing government restrictions on access to asylum.
The skull in question was found in the late 1970s during the excavation of the Apidima Cave in the southern Peloponnese region of Greece.
With 98 percent of the ballots counted, the right-wing conservative party won 39.84 percent of the vote securing 158 of the 300-seat parliament, which means an absolute majority.
Two exit polls gave conservative New Democracy a commanding lead of between 38 and 42 percent of the vote, suggesting an outright majority in Greece's parliament.
Greek Prime Minister, the left-leaning Alexis Tsipras faces possible loss in the elections as voters favor center-right Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Current Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras could be replaced by Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a right-wing politician who is starting to gain popularity inside Greece.
Greece and Italy are the only major European economies to have engaged with the project due to the West's concern over China’s growing strength as illustrated by BRI.
The proposal, which comes ahead of national elections in October, calls on the government to take "every appropriate legal and diplomatic action to satisfy Greece's demands."
Since its crisis began in 2010, Greece has received nearly US$316 billion in loans from multilateral agencies, making it the EU’s most indebted nation.